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Chelsea youngster becomes Marcelo Bielsa’s first Leeds signing

Marcelo Bielsa has made his first signing since taking over as manager of Leeds United, after agreeing a deal to take Lewis Baker from Chelsea on a season-long loan. A graduate of the Chelsea academy, the midfielder has only ever made one appearance for Chelsea, a three minute cameo as a substitute against Derby County in January 2014. Instead his ...

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Marcelo Bielsa appointed new Leeds coach

Leeds United have chosen Marcelo Bielsa as their new head coach, appointing the Argentine on a two-year deal. He replaces Paul Heckingbottom who was relieved of his duties at Elland Road last month. Bielsa said in a statement “’It has always been my ambition to work in England and I have had several opportunities to do so during my career, ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Brian Clough

The outspoken and fearless Brian Clough remains one of the greatest managers in the history of football. He did endure setbacks, notably at Leeds United and the fact that he never landed the England job, but his achievements overshadow any blemishes. Tactics and man-management Most of Clough’s success can be attributed to his ability to find the right players for ...

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Football’s Biggest Controversies – Doping

Diego Maradona The 1986 World Cup winner is considered by many to be the greatest footballer of all time. The way he led Argentina to the pinnacle of world football in 1986 has very few parallels in any sport. Maradona was blessed with superhuman abilities. His intelligence on the pitch, never say die attitude, and most importantly, his close control ...

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