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Xabi Etxeita Suffers Knee Injury During Loss To Deportivo

Kuko Ziganda had a difficult decision to make going into Saturday’s match against Deportivo La Coruña. Center-back Unai Nuñez was suspended for the game due to yellow card accumulation and Yeray had only just received medical clearance to play again. All signs pointed to Xabi Etxeita featuring in the starting lineup but the defender has not played his best this

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Athletic Club Want To Extend And Improve Iñigo Córdoba’s Contract

When Iñigo Córdoba was promoted to the first team over the summer he was expected to play a supplementary role and continue developing while facing top flight competition. He wasn’t supposed to play significant minutes in his first season, but that was thrust upon him when Iker Muniain suffered a torn ACL in late September. Córdoba, still just 20 at

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Iker Muniain Scores Vital And Emotional Goal In Unforgettable Return From Injury

In late September Iker Muniain’s season looked over before it could even get going. He suffered a torn ACL which meant a serious surgery and months of rehabilitation lay before him. Losing the winger also significantly affected the team who struggled on the pitch without his creativity and flare. For most athletes, a torn ACL means their season is finished,

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