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Gaizka Garitano Unhappy With Heavy Usage Of Bilbao Athletic Players During Club’s U23 Match

Bilbao Athletic lost their first game of the season over the weekend and manager Gaizka Garitano is standing firm over what he believes to be the reason. The club played their first match in the Premier League U23 International Cup on Wednesday which saw 14 of Garitano’s players called to the squad. It left the manager with only one day

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Breaking Down The Major Changes Coming To Athletic Club This Summer

For four consecutive years Athletic Club enjoyed European competition and were one of the best teams in all of La Liga. The Lions played tough football, were organized, and the San Mamés was a fortress that even the best clubs struggled to overcome. This season all of that has changed. Kuko Ziganda took over as manager after Ernesto Valverde left

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Athletic Club Scouting Iñigo Ruiz de Galarreta Ahead Of Potential Summer Move

Iñigo Ruiz de Galarreta is an enigma in Bilbao. The midfielder joined Lezama at just ten years old and every season was the most prolific player in his age group and position. It seemed almost a sure thing that he would eventually be playing regular minutes at the San Mamés, but two horrific knee injuries stunted his progression and saw

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Athletic Club President Josu Urrutia Discusses The Future Of Ernesto Valverde

Athletic President, Josu Urrutia, spoke to the media on Thursday in an effort to discuss the state of the club. This is something that he does regularly during the season and didn’t come as a surprise. However, going into the press conference there was only one question on everyone’s mind. What is the status of Ernesto Valverde. Naturally, this was

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Explaining Cuco Ziganda’s Distant Relationship With Sporting Director Amorrortu

James explains the background of the bad relationship between potential Athletic Club manager Cuco Ziganda and current Sporting Director Jose Maria Amorrortu. If Ziganda replaces Ernesto Valverde, can the two work together or will someone have to leave Bilbao? President Josu Urrutia may have a difficult decision to make in the coming months. 

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