Premium sportswear brand forges link with Spanish La Liga side Athletic Club Bilbao

Athletic Club ground San Mames

Manchester-based sportswear brand, Castore, has sealed a multi-year partnership with Spanish La Liga side, Athletic Club Bilbao.

It will become the club’s official kit partner for the 2023-2024 season, and onwards.

The partnership signifies Castore’s ongoing commitment to the highest level of football, while further strengthening the brand’s presence in La Liga.

Castore will design and manufacture high performing, playing and training kits, which will be worn by Athletic Club’s first team, women’s team and youth academy sides.

Athletic Club is currently enjoying a successful season in the Spanish top flight, with the Basque side sitting in the top half of La Liga and challenging for a place in Europe.

Tom Beahon, co-founder at Castore, said: “We are incredibly proud to announce our partnership with Athletic Club today. The club is full of heritage and tradition, but also share Castore’s desire for innovation which will be the key to our success as partners.

“Together we look forward to getting fans excited about our bespoke product and retail offering which will cement Castore’s position in the Spanish and Basque football market.”

Jon Uriarte, president at Athletic Club, said: “Castore is a leading sportswear manufacturer that already works with some of the most important entities in the world. It is another example of the club’s intention to be at the forefront of innovation and high performance.”

Castore partners with world-class athletes and brands to drive innovation and superior performance. Its technical fabrics in sportswear are worn across the likes of English Premier League sides Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers, Scottish Premier League side Glasgow Rangers, F1 team McLaren, tennis champion Andy Murray, and Oracle Red Bull Racing.