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Championship
Mad Scientist Marcelo Bielsa finding Leeds promotion formula volatile
12:00 Tuesday 19th March 2019

Marcelo Bielsa had Leeds United back on track for a place in the Premiership next season. The Whites returned to winning ways after suffering through Spygate earlier in the campaign. Five wins and a draw in six matches since taking their lumps…

Championship
Set the Championship mixer to frappe this weekend
08:00 Saturday 23rd February 2019

This season’s Championship deserves to be remembered as the most competitive ever, no matter who eventually wins the title. The top six places that offer direct and playoff promotion to the Premier League change hands faster than a baby…

Championship
Leeds vs Norwich: Who comes out on top as the Championship stakes are raised?
15:00 Saturday 2nd February 2019

Still rocked from the spy gate scandal, Leeds manager, Marcelo Bielsa, will be taking charge of another game where the pressure is on. The Yorkshire side host Norwich City in a huge top-of-the-table clash in the Championship. Bielsa's boys…

Championship
Norwich's reaction to Pulis and Bielsa nipping at their heels? Farke it
12:00 Saturday 1st December 2018

There's a manager hogging the headlines in the Championship and it's not Frank Lampard. The Chelsea legend works wonders with Derby. Fans salivate at the prospect of seeing him across different stadia in the English second tier,…

Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur - Manchester City = £££
12:00 Monday 29th October 2018

Compare Tottenham with Manchester City, you will find several similarities. Both are regular title contenders with only two points currently separating them in the table. The pair play an exciting, modern style, a result of their managers’…

Championship
Will Leeds United's home form cost them promotion?
12:00 Friday 12th October 2018

There's an air of excitement around Elland Road at the moment, as Leeds United find themselves as one of the Championship's early pacesetters. Leeds have been here before. As recently as last season, the Yorkshire club got their…

Championship
Should Leeds United sign Emmanuel Emenike
15:00 Sunday 23rd September 2018

Leeds United is on a mission. The Premier League's the ultimate goal. England's second-tier was entirely White after eight rounds. Birmingham splashed a bit of blue on the canvas with a shocking 2-1 defeat at Elland Road Saturday.…

Championship
Are Leeds United experiencing vintage Marcelo Bielsa?
09:00 Tuesday 21st August 2018

Apprehension became the dominant mood when news broke Marcelo Bielsa was appointed Leeds United manager. Normally, a manager with the Argentine's pedigree arouses anticipation, especially when arriving at a club with such a rich history.…

Championship
Championship preview: Can Leeds United finally return to the Premier League?
08:00 Tuesday 31st July 2018

Championship football begins this coming weekend. Leeds United are prepping for their first match. The Whites were 13th last season, a step backwards from 2016/17 when they finished seventh, missing the playoffs by five points. With the new…

Championship
Marcelo Bielsa and Leeds: Can two wrongs make a right?
09:00 Sunday 17th June 2018

Just over 17 years ago, Leeds United made it to the semi-finals of the Champions League with an excellent young team that their manager, David O’Leary, referred to as his babies. The future looked extremely bright for the Yorkshire club…

Championship
More perils await Leeds United with Marcelo Bielsa
08:00 Friday 15th June 2018

Leeds United’s utter desperation for a top class manager has driven them off to beguiling Argentine, Marcelo Biesla. Amidst all purported pedigree and influence on the modern game, United will do themselves good by looking elsewhere.…

Features
Pep Guardiola's Zen Buddhist club
10:00 Friday 8th September 2017

Pep Guardiola rejoined Txiki Begiristain and Ferran Soriano at Man City to restore the lost Barcelona ethos. Spiritually speaking, it was the wrong choice. At its peak, Barcelona was a shining light for leftist ideologues everywhere.Alone among…

Opinion
What's happening to Marcelo Bielsa's new Lille?
11:00 Thursday 31st August 2017

Four games into the French Ligue 1 season, Lille find themselves in far worse position than prior to Marcelo Bielsa's arrival. The Mad Scientist's latest experiment is turning to an epic failure.LOSC hasn't been the same since they won that…

Opinion
UEFA Champions League knockout preview: Premier League perspective
15:58 Wednesday 15th February 2017

There was real optimism that the four English sides taking part in the Champions League could make it to the last 16 for the first time since 2013/14.  And then there were three... Brief review of Group Stage On paper, it should have been,…

Opinion
8 managers who spent less time incharge than Sam Allardyce
16:23 Thursday 29th September 2016

English football was thrown into turmoil on Tuesday after it emerged that ex-Three Lions coach, Sam Allardyce, appeared to be explaining how to dodge the Football Association third-party rule. The 61-year-old subsequently quit his role after…