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Bielsa Spent 300 Hours On Extraordinary Presentation

An impromptu press conference was called earlier today by under-fire Leeds United boss, Marcelo Bielsa. The eccentric manager had admitted that he was responsible for the spy controversy that dogged his sides’ win over Derby last week. The buzz that followed this presser announcement for 5p.m saw many believe that he would step down as Leeds manager, or at least …

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Leeds See Off Derby And Extend Lead Amid Spy Controversy

Leeds United’s losing streak ended in style on Friday night. The Championship leaders lost three in a row over the New Year period, but looked much more like the outfit that have thrilled under manager Marcelo Bielsa this season. Speaking of Bielsa, the eccentric boss openly admitted to sending the so-called spy to Derby’s training ground yesterday, claiming that he …

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Lampard Responds As Bielsa Admits Sending Spy To Derby Training

It emerged earlier that man a who was spotted acting suspiciously outside Derby County’s training centre was an employee of Leeds United.  The two teams have kicked off in a crucial Championship encounter that now has added tension. Derby notified police of the man’s presence, though no arrests were made. Given this method of subterfuge, it was surprising to see that …

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Derby County Investigate After Leeds Employee Found In Grounds

Derby County have released a statement confirming that a man who was spotted acting suspiciously outside their training centre was an employee of Leeds United.  Leeds currently sit top of the Sky Bet Championship table with Derby lying eight points behind. The two sides meet in Elland Road tonight. The Derbyshire Constabulary were called to the Derby County Training Centre …

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Irish Conquerer Harry Wilson Scores Another Trademark Screamer

Derby County’s Liverpool loanee Harry Wilson only seems to score screamers. Ireland fans are well aware of that. Wilson, who scored a tremendous free-kick in Wales’ 0-1 victory over the Boys in Green in October, once again showed his ability from outside the area in Derby’s 3-1 defeat to Sheffield United on Wednesday. The 21-year old has scored a plethora …

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Chelsea See Off Gallant Derby County In Frank Lampard’s Return

Frank Lampard returned to Stamford Bridge in a competitive capacity for the first time since leaving the club, but it wasn’t the triumphant homecoming he was hoping for. Chelsea made eight changes from the side that thumped Burnley at the weekend, but it was still a strong one featuring the likes of Mateo Kovacic, Cesc Fabregas and N’Golo Kante. Derby …

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Derby Shocker Piles Misery On Mourinho Who Admits Captain Decision

Jose Mourinho was left red-faced amid fresh talk of a rift with Paul Pogba as Manchester United crashed to a shock penalty shoot-out defeat against Frank Lampard’s Derby in the League Cup on Tuesday. Just hours after Mourinho reportedly told unsettled star Pogba that he would never captain the team again, there was a bitter pill for the United manager …

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Bielsa Won’t Get Carried Away After Leeds Hammer Lampard’s Derby

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa refused to label his side as promotion contenders after the Yorkshire club maintained their fine start with a 4-1 thrashing of Frank Lampard’s Derby on Saturday. Following a 3-1 win over Stoke last weekend, Leeds were in good form again as former Argentina and Marseille coach Bielsa won his battle with ex-Chelsea star Lampard, who was …

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Last-Gasp Goal Gives Lampard Winning Start With Derby

Former Chelsea and England star Frank Lampard enjoyed a winning start to his managerial career on Friday when Derby County sealed a come-from-behind 2-1 triumph at Reading with a last-minute goal. Tom Lawrence headed in the winner in the fourth minute of injury time from a cross by Mason Bennett just as the game — the opening fixture in the …

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Lampard Admits He Missed The Football “Bug” Ahead Of Derby Bow

Frank Lampard says he swapped the relative comfort of the pundit’s chair for the fraught job of manager because he missed the “bug” as he prepares for his first competitive game at the helm of Derby County. Lampard has worked primarily in the media since retiring from playing in 2017 following a glittering career that included three Premier League titles, …

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Shay Given Takes Up New Role With Frank Lampard At Derby County

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - JANUARY 14: Shay Given of Stoke City arrives prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on January 14, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Ireland goalkeeping legend Shay Given has embarked on a new post-playing career with Championship side Derby County. The 42-year-old, who was released by Stoke City at the end of the 2016/17 season but was reluctant to officially retire from the game, has been appointed as the Head Goalkeeping Coach at Derby as part of new manager Frank Lampard’s backroom team. …

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