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Athletic Bilbao sacks coach after winless streak

IANS  |  Bilbao (Spain) 

Spanish side on Tuesday sacked its head in the light of the club's woeful track record in the season so far.

The club said the manager, who was appointed to lead the first team in May, would be replaced by Gaizka Garitano, reports news.

One of La Liga's founding members, the has never dropped into the second tier of Spanish football but at present finds itself in the relegation zone off the back of 13 matches without a win.

The news of the staffing change came after Levante routed 3-0 at home.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 18:14 IST
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