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Marcelo Bielsa delivers verdict on Eddie Nketiah’s Leeds United debut – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

(Photo by Alex Dodd – CameraSport via Getty Images)Arsenal Published on August 15, 2019 Marcelo Bielsa has been quoted by Leeds Live in his pre-Wigan Atheltic press conference as delivering his verdict on Eddie Nketiah’s Leeds United debut – and he was not completely full of praise. Nketiah, 20, joined the Championship promotion hopefuls on…

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A year with Marcelo Bielsa: the inside story of Leeds United’s revival – FourFourTwo
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A year with Marcelo Bielsa: the inside story of Leeds United’s revival – FourFourTwo

This article first appeared in the May 2019 issue of FourFourTwo. Subscribe today! 5 issues for just £5 The meeting took place at a hotel in Buenos Aires, beginning in the sunshine at 10am and finishing indoors an hour before midnight. They broke for a meal in the middle, on Marcelo Bielsa’s insistence, but even…

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Marcelo Bielsa laments squandered chances after Lewis Grabban grabs point for Nottingham Forest – The Times
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Marcelo Bielsa laments squandered chances after Lewis Grabban grabs point for Nottingham Forest – The Times

After a month of discontent for Marcelo Bielsa at Elland Road, his team’s failure to convert pressure into chances, and a scrambled Forest equaliser, will have done little to lift his mood. By the time Lewis Grabban forced in a 77th-minute goal, via a deflection off his chest and a wild miskick, Leeds should have…

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Marcelo Bielsa refuses to panic after Leeds stutter to Nottingham Forest draw – The Telegraph
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Marcelo Bielsa refuses to panic after Leeds stutter to Nottingham Forest draw – The Telegraph

Leeds 1 Nottingham Forest 1 Marcelo Bielsa is refusing to panic and denies his Leeds United team felt nerves, despite dominating Nottingham Forest but allowing the visitors to snatch a smash-and-grab draw.  “Leeds are falling apart again” was a chant used to irritate the Yorkshire club as they failed to secure promotion last season and…

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Marcelo Bielsa admits the one reason why he stayed at Leeds United – Mirror Online
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Marcelo Bielsa admits the one reason why he stayed at Leeds United – Mirror Online

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Bielsa stays on at Leeds despite missing out on Premier League promotion – The Punch
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Bielsa stays on at Leeds despite missing out on Premier League promotion – The Punch

Leeds announced on Tuesday that manager Marcelo Bielsa will remain at the club for another season despite failing to reach the Premier League this season. Bielsa, 63, who guided Leeds to the playoffs in his first campaign in charge, has agreed to stay at Elland Road after the Championship club activated their option to extend…

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Marcelo Bielsa news: Leeds agree head coach contract extension despite Serie A & La Liga links – Goal
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Marcelo Bielsa news: Leeds agree head coach contract extension despite Serie A & La Liga links – Goal

The Argentine is set to remain in West Yorkshire despite United’s devastating Championship play-off defeat to Derby Leeds have confirmed Marcelo Bielsa will remain at Elland Road until at least 2020 after agreeing a contract extension with the head coach. Bielsa signed a two-year deal when he joined the Championship club last summer, but the agreement…

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Marcelo Bielsa to stay at Leeds after extending contract – Mirror Online
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Marcelo Bielsa to stay at Leeds after extending contract – Mirror Online

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Bielsa dipped into own pocket for Leeds United’s £200000 fine – AS English
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Bielsa dipped into own pocket for Leeds United’s £200000 fine – AS English

Marcelo Bielsa says he paid Leeds United’s £200,000 Spygate fine out of his own pocket. Bielsa takes responsibility The English Football League sanctioned Leeds in February after finding the Championship club guilty of breaching rules relating to treating opposition teams with the “utmost good faith”. Bielsa admitted to observing each of his rivals’ training sessions and, speaking ahead of…

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Marcelo Bielsa loves football and we love him… – Football365.com
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Marcelo Bielsa loves football and we love him… – Football365.com

Date published: Wednesday 1st May 2019 8:30 The madness in the Leeds vs Aston Villa game at the weekend may have inadvertently been a perfect encapsulation of one of the event’s main protagonists. Ignoring the colours of the shirts, the melee involved: a player being stretched beyond his physical threshold; an erratic and yet somehow…

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Bielsa orders Leeds players to sit back and let Aston Villa score – AS English
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Bielsa orders Leeds players to sit back and let Aston Villa score – AS English

Marcelo Bielsa’s been in an out of the news right the way through the season while he has been endeavouring to get Leeds United promoted back to the Premier League. First there was an incident involving a man found lurking in the bushes close to a rival club by police – the prowler turned out…

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Marcelo Bielsa and John Terry in touchline bust-up as Leeds allow Aston Villa to score – Metro.co.uk
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Marcelo Bielsa and John Terry in touchline bust-up as Leeds allow Aston Villa to score.

There were wild scenes at Elland Road on Sunday afternoon as Leeds United allowed Aston Villa to score after they netted a controversial goal themselves. The two promotion hopefuls met in West Yorkshire and Leeds took a hugely questionable lead through Mateusz Klich in the 73rd minute. Jonathan Kodjia had gone down injured and the…

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Marcelo Bielsa orders Leeds players to allow Aston Villa to equalise in dramatic scenes at Elland Road – The Telegraph
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Marcelo Bielsa orders Leeds players to allow Aston Villa to equalise in dramatic scenes at Elland Road – The Telegraph

There were angry scenes between Leeds and Aston Villa in the final 20 minutes of their Championship clash Credit: Getty Images Sheffield United are now officially back in the Premier League, but that was the last thing on anyone’s minds after the extraordinary events at Elland Road.  When Mateusz Klich put Leeds ahead in the…

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What Marcelo Bielsa has said about Leeds’ promotion hopes after defeat at Brentford – Football.London
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What Marcelo Bielsa has said about Leeds’ promotion hopes after defeat at Brentford – Football.London

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Bielsa in extraordinary self-criticism as Leeds boss struggles to explain loss – Teamtalk.com
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Bielsa in extraordinary self-criticism as Leeds boss struggles to explain loss – Teamtalk.com

Marcelo Bielsa admitted that he didn’t have any answers about Leeds United’s surprise 2-1 defeat to Wigan, which saw them fall out of the automatic promotion places. Leeds looked like they would be in for a comfortable victory when Cedric Kipre was sent off for Wigan and Patrick Bamford put Leeds 1-0 up, but a…

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