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Peru Nolaskoain Will Play With Bilbao Athletic Against Gernika On Saturday

Iñigo Martinez has finally conquered the calf strain that sidelined the defender for the entirety of the preseason and the opening two games of the La Liga campaign. He played his first game of the year last weekend against Real Madrid and already looks to be in great form. With the 27-year-old back in the team Peru Nolaskoain will now

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Gaizka Garitano Praises Bilbao Athletic’s Well-Balanced Performance In 4-1 Win Over Leioa

Bilbao Athletic have been in red hot form to start the season and currently sit at the top of the table with a two point cushion over Racing. The Katxorros were back in action on Saturday when they cruised to a 4-1 win over Leioa and after the game manager Gaizka Garitano admitted that it was a game of two

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Asier Villalibre Making The Most Of His Opportunities Since Returning To Bilbao Athletic

It may be difficult to believe, but Asier Villalibre is still only 20 years old. The striker made his first team debut back in late 2016 and many expected him to become a regular face in the senior squad. However, things did not go his way. After loan spells with Numancia, Real Valladolid, and Lorca the Lezama product found it

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Gaizka Garitano “We Deserved The Win Because We Scored More Goals, But I’m Not Happy At All”

Bilbao Athletic defeated Amorebieta 3-1 on Saturday to continue their unbeaten run to start the league campaign. While the Cachorros were absolutely terrifying in attack, their defense struggled at times and gave the ball away far too often. After the game, manager Gaizka Garitano said his team deserved the win but that he was not happy at all with the

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Bilbao Athletic 3-1 Amorebieta: Cachorros Continue Unbeaten Streak And Top The Table

Athletic Club hosted Amorebieta on Saturday at Lezama as they were looking to continue their unbeaten run to start the season. Before the game began, the players wore shirts in tribute of Oihan Sancet who suffered a torn ACL last weekend and it was clear that they were playing for their teammate. From the opening whistle the Cachorros were deadly

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Oihan Sancet Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery To Repair Torn ACL and Meniscus

When Oihan Sancet was forced to leave last weekend’s match against Gimnástica with a knee injury there was immediate concern that the midfielder had suffered something serious. The 18-year-old underwent further testing which confirmed that he had torn his ACL and the meniscus in his left knee, effectively ending his season. It was unfortunate news for the Lezama product who

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Bilbao Athletic Defender Javier Murua Trains With The First Team

The international break is underway and that means that Athletic will be without a few key players. Iñigo Martinez is currently with the Spain National Team, while Unai Nuñez and Unai Simón have both been called up to the U21 squad. Although they are away from the group, Athletic will continue training with one eye firmly fixed on the upcoming

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Oihan Sancet Diagnosed With Torn ACL And Meniscus In Left Knee

When Oihan Sancet fell awkwardly on his left leg during Bilbao Athletic’s match against Gimnástica there was immediate concern. The 18-year-old was in clear pain while holding his knee and had to be taken off. When the game was over the club announced that he had suffered a knee sprain and would be undergoing further tests. There was concern that

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Oihan Sancet Suffers Knee Injury During Bilbao Athletic’s Draw Against Gimnástica

Oihan Sancet may only be 18 years old, but he’s already shown immense talent and the potential to become an important player for Athletic Club. This summer he was called up by manager Eduardo Berizzo to train with the first team and the decision was made for him to split time between the senior squad and Bilbao Athletic. So far

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