English football’s battle to protect its culture against foreign influence, and Leeds United. A new article at The Square Ball.
This one has it all: Spygate, Frank Lampard’s Derby County, Neil Warnock, Frankie Box & the fate of the universe. ¡Leeds Carajo! Listen here.
Anyone who thinks Marcelo Bielsa is unsporting doesn’t understand the joy of football. But Leeds United do. Match report at The Square Ball.
I spoke to Rick Broadbent for this article in The Times about Marcelo Bielsa’s impact at Leeds United; it features my encounter with Chilean poet and Bielsista Felipe Cussen, and contributions from Simon Rix of Kaiser Chiefs, Josh Warrington and Eddie Gray.
Two defeats means the podcast returns to familiar scapegoating territory. And who better to pick on than a bunch of children? The transfer window is open but would Bielsa even take Messi in his bid to take Frank Lampard to school again? Probably not. Listen here.
Marcelo Bielsa walked out of two clubs after promises about transfers were broken. What now of his promise to Leeds? A new article at The Square Ball.
The FA Cup is over and done with, but the players we saw this weekend are not. Match report at The Square Ball.
When Bielsa watches the video tape, he’ll still see the maddest of mad victories flashing before his mad eyes. Match report at The Square Ball.
Perhaps the best present we’ve had from Marcelo Bielsa this year is a team that always plays to win. Match report at The Square Ball.
Adkins ruined our Christmas fun, but Leeds are still top after two festive miracles. Listen here.