Athletic Club ladies’ squad raises the courtain of the Primera Iberdrola at home this Sunday (field 2 Lezama, 12 noon) against Madrid CFF, a team that faces its third season in the highest category of state football and has made a firm bet after a season in which they finished just two points above the relegation.
Madrid’s club was founded in 2010, and after two campaigns in the top flight aims to consolidate in the elite. For it has looked for the balance in its exits and entrances in squad for this year. The Madrid CFF has eight new faces, in addition to the support that always support the players of its reserve team, which precisely lost in Lezama last weekend by 4-2 against Athletic B team.
Among her incorporations, the Brazilian international Monika Hickmann leads the defence and is one of the great signings that Madrid CFF has signed. In the forward line, the players from Madrid have another player of international stature, the French striker Marie-Laure Delie, formerly of Paris Saint Germain. Coach Oscar Fernandez makes his debut in front of the white team.
This renewed Madrid CFF promises to struggle hard and for it the technician has a large and versatile team. Lionesses’ rival has also got off to a good beginning in the domestic competition as it won by the minimum and in extremis (94th minute) against Real Betis in the first matchday of the league.
The pedigree of a great lioness: Tzibi Juaristi
Women’s C Team manager Tzibi Juaristi has turned 44 today, a few days after her side was promoted to the Liga Vasca for the next season
‘I feel like we haven’t finished the work’
After his renewal, Angel Villacampa is expectant and eager to know how far he can get with the team next season
Amaia Peña returns to Athletic
The goalkeeper from Portugalete returns to the red-and-white team after a successful experience in the United States and signs until 2022 with the first team
The Primera Iberdrola is officially over
The RFEF’s Sole Judge of Competition concludes the championship (with Athletic Club, in 5th position) with the classification existing at the time of the suspension
Tribute to Amaia Olabarrieta and Saioa González
Just four years ago today, both players, Amaia Olabarrieta and Saioa Gonzalez, officially said goodbye to the field
Three years since the farewell of three historic players
Three years ago today Eli Ibarra, Iraia Iturregi and Irune Murua received a tribute in Lezama to their long career at the club
2004: Two-time champions of the Super League
Today is the 16th anniversary of the celebration at San Mamés against Torrejón of the second consecutive league for a champion Athletic Club since the penultimate round
Women’s C will play in the Women’s Basque League
The young red-and-white team gets promoted after a season in which they have won all 22 of their league matches
The fourth Superleague in five years
On this day in 2007, the women’s team won its fourth league title, the third one at San Mamés with the red-and-white supporters
A cruel defeat to say farewell to old San Mamés
7 years ago tomorrow, FC Barcelona clinched the victory and the league title just before the old stadium was demolished