Leeds United discussion | Marcelo Bielsa appointed | "I spy all my opponents"

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  1. Aug 26, 2018
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    evil_geko Full Member

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    But...but....he has no trophies compared to Jose, where are the trophies? WHERE ARE THEY?!!?!

    Yes, if you couldn't tell, I am sick and tired of Jose fanboys pulling the trophy count card to defend his terrible management.

    God forbid we try with some fresh talented manager.
  2. Aug 26, 2018
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    Absolute class. Trophies or no trophies, that is so attractive to watch. Shame that a circus like Leeds is enjoying better football in the Championship than we are in the Premier League.
  3. Aug 26, 2018
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    Bielsa has another effect as well, and that is possible more exciting for Leeds. I don't think Leeds are up to the following though, as it has been a terrible run club, but there is a possibility for Leeds now to form an identity that can be there for years. Bielsa did this with Chile and Bilbao, where the following years, the clubs followed his blueprint. He is extreme, but then you can get a more pragmatic coach in that has the same principles as its core. I think it was Jonathan Wilsons that had this point(?) (correct me if I am wrong here)
  4. Jan 11, 2019
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    Zebs Clare Bald'ings Daughter

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    :lol: Oh Leeds, never change.
  5. Jan 11, 2019
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Weird club with odd behaviour.

    Two losses in a row, annual bottle job incoming?
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    Brilliant. :lol:
  7. Jan 16, 2019 at 15:57
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Is he resigning?
  8. Jan 16, 2019 at 15:59
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  9. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:03
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    Skills Snitch

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    Hope they crash and burn without him
  10. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:03
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    Wow
  11. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:04
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    Kapardin Full Member

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    It's classic El Loco, more like. This is Bielsa doing what he does best.

    So much for promotion.:lol:
  12. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:05
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    adexkola Arsenal supporter

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    The feck? Seriously he's resigning?
  13. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:09
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    He called a conference at Marseille to resign before.
  14. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:09
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    Hope he resigns and hope Leeds capitulate. Last thing we need is another team in the league raising their game twice a season
  15. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:09
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    Oh man. :lol:
  16. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:09
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Well this will piss on their born fire
  17. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:10
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    Would be peak Leeds if he resigned :lol:
  18. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:10
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    Others are reporting he's just going to apologize for the spying. But would be very like him to resign angrily today. Also, there's a PL job at Huddersfield about 7 miles away so that might intrigue him.
  19. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:11
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    I'm kind of tired and sick of his act by now. He has no real respect for the clubs he take on. If he resigns, I don't care for him one bit any more.
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    No way will he resign, unless I'm missing something? Him being batshit crazy + arranging a press conference does not equal him resigning in my opinion.
  21. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:12

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    Please make it true!
  22. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:12

    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    Would be absolutely bizarre if he resigns... can't see it happening here, even if there is precedent.
  23. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:13

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    Amazing. You'd think he and they were a sure thing for promotion. Wonder if he himself even knows what hes going to say yet.
  24. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:14

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    I still don't see how he / the club have done anything wrong. Or is it just against the spirit of the game in others' opinions?
  25. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:14

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    Want Leeds back up so this is irritating. I hate the media in this country.
  26. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:14

    Red Katie The least positive person in match threads ever

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    Stupid question, but why does he do this? Is he crazy? It doesn't make sense.
  27. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:15

    fishfingers15 Contributes to username and tagline changes

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    This week I've heard two Podcasts and all panelists were surprised that charges have been brought against Leeds and Bielsa. Their understanding was this happens all the time across England. Apparently AvB used to that when Mou was managing Chelsea and Lampard either wasn't just aware of the extent of the spying or he knew about it and has a convenient memory loss now.

    Leeds hierarchy is absolutely behind Bielsa and probably the outcome will be Bielsa will say some guff about apologies and Leeds will go on.

    EDIT : Panelists on the Totally football show were also not sure why this is suddenly a big issue. They didn't say it out loud but there was a subtle hint that Bielsa being an Argie and this occuring against Derby managed by Lampard, a popular English guy could have something do with it.
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    It's probably just a formal apology or some other shit, seriously doubt he'll be resigning at this stage of the season.

    I mean it's barely a big deal or anything.
  29. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:16

    Rafaeldagold New Member

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    If he resigns honestly what a joke. Over a nothing issue just because Saint Frank Lampard & his friends in the media kept crying about it. When all it was was proactive team scouting- this fake outrage is pathetic & English football will lose a great manager over thus non issue.
  30. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:17

    OnlyTwoDaSilvas Gullible

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    I'm assuming it's based on him doing the same at Marseille, after only one league game. He called his own presser and walked. But he did have disagreements with the club's management there. I'd doubt the club are not backing Bielsa, as there's no chance they'll get a better manager for the forseeable future.

    I'd be surprised if it's anything other than an apology.
  31. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:17

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    On the one side yes, it's better for us to not have to face rivals on a consistent basis and probably lose points on the odd occasion. BUT it makes 2 more very exciting games every season.
  32. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:17

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    This is peak Bielsa.
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    Mental if he resigns. Wanted them back up, bigger games.
  34. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:20

    J_XO New Member

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    Don't get why any United fan would want Leeds in the PL. Let them rot away
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    Bet Leeds fan are shitting it right now
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    United 'fans' wanted Pool to win the CL last season. Some people are just insane.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Because Leeds have been a historic rival of our, like Liverpool, so big games. I don't count the London clubs a rivals in that way.
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    I'd rather they didn't get promoted - because it would be funny, but if they do, I won't mind as the games against them will be class (especially when we win :drool: )
  39. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:24

    Rafaeldagold New Member

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    Those 2 things are very very different..

    I’d never want Liverpool to win even a coin toss.

    But having Leeds back up & having 2 passionate exciting games a season is better than playing Huddersfield or Bournemouth
  40. Jan 16, 2019 at 16:24

    prateik Full Member

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    Why would he resign? has something happened?

    It cant be because of the training spying thing.. That is not new.. at all.