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Season 2016/17: meet the teams - Athletic Bilbaum

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Athletic Bilbaum have moved up a division, but they must overcome the departure of key players Josh Pugh and Ben Bell to mix it with the best this season.

Centre-back Ben Cantopher will lead by example in a team that features a “young, cohesive unit, with a solid structure and a dangerous attack”.

Managers Julius Judah and Nick Shinder are targeting consistency, with Seb Silverman and Rob Rodney the players to watch.

COMPETITIONS ENTERED:
Division 1, Peter Morrison, Cyril Anekstein Cup

HOPES FOR THE SEASON:
We plan to build on our strong 2016, demonstrate more consistency and cement our place in Division One

PLAYERS IN & OUT:
Out: Josh Pugh, Ben Bell
The squad has been strengthened with a few new key signings, but the core of the squad is ready to continue the 2016 form

PLAYERS TO WATCH:
The key players to look out for this season are a fully-fit Seb Silverman and the midfield maestro; Robert Rodney

WHAT WILL THE TEAM BRING TO THE LEAGUE THIS SEASON?
A young, cohesive unit, with a solid structure and a dangerous attack

CAPTAIN:
Ben Cantopher (CB)

Managed by: Julius Judah, Nick Shinder and assisted by the management committee

HOME GROUND:
Chase lodge (back on grass)

CLUB COLOURS:
Green and white striped shirts, green shorts and green socks.

SPONSOR:
The together plan (charity) and Michael Anvoner & Company (Solicitors)

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