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Mikel Balenziaga In Line To Start Against Real Betis, Iker Muniain Returns To Training On Thursday

Coming off of a huge performance against Real Madrid has left Athletic Club with a desire for more. On Sunday they will travel to the Benito Villamarín for their first away game of the season against Real Betis and the Lions are working hard in preparation. As has usually been the case so far under Eduardo Berizzo, the team has

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Loan Watch: Andoni López Has Hit The Ground Running With Almeria

Over the last two years Andoni López has arguably been the most consistent and reliable player at Bilbao Athletic. The left-back has constantly played at a high level and proved that he was ready to face stronger competition. He had offers to join Numancia on loan during the winter transfer window, but the decision was made for him to stay

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New-Look CD Basconia Still Trying To Find Their Rhythm After A Poor Start To The Season

Since becoming Athletic’s feeder club in 1997 CD Basconia have never been relegated from the Tercera. They have had great years and terrible years, but the team has done a fine job of preparing Lezama players for the jump up to Bilbao Athletic which is the most important thing. Over the past four seasons Basconia have flirted with relegation with a 10th

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Peru Nolaskoain Reportedly Rejected An Offer From Real Sociedad Over The Summer, Set To Sign Contract Extension With Athletic Club

Peru Nolaskoain has been one of the biggest stories of the Athletic Club season so far. The 19-year-old was called up to the first team by Eduardo Berizzo who then proceeding to transition the midfielder into a center-back where he has thrived. Even before making the switch Nolaskoain was a top youth prospect and was already getting attention from rivals

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Iker Muniain Misses Training With Calf Bruise, Could Be Unavailable For Sunday’s Match Against Real Betis

Despite Athletic’s amazing performance against Real Madrid on Saturday there was a bit of bad news. Before the hour mark Iker Muniain was seen holding his calf and eventually sat down on the field and called for medical attention. The 25-year-old didn’t look to be in serious pain, but the discomfort was obvious and he was immediately taken out of

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Making Sense Of Cristian Ganea’s Place In The Athletic Club Squad

After just three games this year Eduardo Berizzo is already taking advantage of the squad depth that he praised during the preseason. The manager said on multiple occasions that everyone needed to be ready to contribute for the team and he has already used 20 different players so far. Only six players have yet to feature this season and one

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Unai Simón “I Am Gaining Confidence And Hope To Continue Playing At This Level”

If there were any fans that hadn’t yet given Unai Simón their full support that all changed on Saturday. The 21-year-old made several outstanding saves against a deadly Real Madrid team to help Athletic earn a 1-1 draw and the San Mamés took notice. Afterwards the goalkeeper spoke with Alfonso Herrán of AS and said that the performance over the weekend is

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Athletic Club Turn Their Attention To Real Betis As They Look To Continue Unbeaten Streak

After a demanding game against Real Madrid over the weekend the Athletic Club players were given the day off on Monday to rest and recuperate. The Lions have earned 5 points from their opening three matches, which puts them tied for seventh in the table, and still have a game in hand. So far they have only played fixtures at

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