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More Clubs Pile Pressure On Officials Over Leeds Spying

A further 11 Championship clubs have written to the English Football League to voice their concerns after Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa admitted spying on all his side’s opponents this season. Leeds lead the Championship, England football’s second tier. But their 2-0 win over Derby County last week was overshadowed by Bielsa’s admission he sent a club employee to spy …

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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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Marcelo Bielsa Admits To Spying On Every Single Team This Season

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Under fire Leeds coach, Marcelo Bielsa has admitted to spying on every single club his Leeds team have faced so far this season.  A club official was spotted at the Derby training ground on Friday morning ahead of the two club’s league meeting later that evening. The employee in question was later grilled by the Football League authorities in relation …

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Leeds Reportedly Looking At Ireland & Bristol Winger Callum O’Dowda

According to reports made by Sky Sports, Leeds United’s search for a winger has led towards interest in Irish international Callum O’Dowda. Leeds have undergone something of a renaissance under manager Marcelo Bielsa and at present, are sitting four-points clear at the top of the Championship as they look to re-establish themselves in the top-flight of English football for the first …

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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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“Call Me If Needed” – Bielsa’s Leeds Continue To Garner Big-Name Attention

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United continued their scintillating start to the Championship season after they defeated Preston North End by 3-0 at Elland Road on Tuesday night. A brace from Welsh international striker Tyler Roberts and one from captain Liam Cooper was enough for an emphatic Leeds win which helped them maintain their impressive unbeaten start to the season. Since arriving …

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Are Leeds United Heading Back To The Promised Land?

Leeds United fans are daring to dream that a return to the Premier League could be on the cards after a sensational start to the season under Marcelo Bielsa. It’s easy to get carried away with just four games of a mammoth forty-six game season gone and ten points on the board from twelve available, seeing them beat promotion favourites Stoke City …

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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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Ireland Prospect Patrick Bamford Close To Completing £10m Leeds Move

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Patrick Bamford of Middlesbrough during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at Riverside Stadium on March 2, 2018 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford looks set to complete a move to Leeds United in the very near future. Multiple reports have suggested that the former Chelsea forward is on the verge of completing a move to Boro’s Championship rivals, for a deal that could be worth as much as £10m. Leeds United have agreed a fee with Middlesbrough for striker Patrick Bamford. …

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Leeds Hire Veteran Marcelo Bielsa As Their New Head Coach

English Championship outfit and fallen giants Leeds said Friday they have appointed Argentinian Marcelo Bielsa as new head coach on a two-year deal. “I am delighted to accept the role of head coach at Leeds United. It has always been my ambition to work in England,” Bielsa said in a statement. “When a club with Leeds United’s history made me …

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