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Aduriz: I Am Where I Want To Be, I Really Enjoy Playing For Athletic

Aritz Aduriz is still defying Father Time at age 36. The striker has already become one of the best forwards in Athletic Club history, but he is still very much focused on the present and accomplishing more with the Basque giants. Right now the Lions are preparing for Thursday’s Europa League clash with Panathinaikos which will help determine whether or

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Balenziaga: We Have To Start Strong And Try To Take Control Early In The Match

In just two days Athletic Club will be traveling to Athens, Greece for the first leg of their Europa League knock-out tie against Panathinaikos. The Greeks will be a very difficult opponent who is known for their strength at home. Athletic will not only have to overcome their opponents, but also the Apostles Nikolaidis Stadium. Following Tuesday’s training session, Mikel

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Ziganda: I Don’t Remember Ever Experiencing Anything Like This Before

Thursday’s Basque Cup final was certainly an interesting affair. Mikel Vesga opened up the scoring against Alaves who responded quickly with a penalty thanks to Ibai Gomez. In the second half Aritz Aduriz pulled the Lions back ahead, but a second penalty saw the score leveled at 2-2. Alaves did have two players sent off late in the second half

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Athletic Club’s Basque Final Against Alaves Ends In Referee Drama

Thursday’s Basque Cup Final between Athletic Club and Deportivo Alaves was the last friendly of the summer for both clubs. The winner was going to be crowned as the best team in the Basque Country but, technically, the game never ended. Mikel Vesga opened up the scoring before Ibai Gomez equalized through a penalty. Aritz Aduriz took the lead back

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Iñaki Williams: At Athletic We Are More Than Teammates, We Are Friends

Athletic Club will face off with Deportivo Alaves on Saturday in the final of the Basque Country Cup. However, all eyes are fixed on Thursday’s trip to Greece when the Lions will play the first leg of their Europa League knock-out tie against Panathinaikos. Following Friday’s training session, winger Iñaki Williams took the time to speak to the press and

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Beñat: It Doesn’t Change Anything For Me If I Play With One Person Or Another

It has been a summer of change for Beñat. Not only does he have a new coach in Kuko Ziganda, he also has a new midfield partner in Mikel Vesga. After several years of partnering with Mikel San Jose, Vesga has been thrust into the starting lineup and, so far, things have been going very well. Following Thursday’s late training

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