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Marcelo Bielsa, Plato and what we can and cannot know

WHEN YOU’RE A CHILD AND YOU DREAM OF BEING A FOOTBALLER, you dream of playing in games like the one Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain played out on Easter Sunday, 2015. 3,099 more words


Lucien Favre. Someone Hire Him!

It seems that the managerial merry-go-round is in perpetual motion in modern football. Since the start of the season across Europe’s top 5 leagues 22 managers have been sacked or resigned already, undoubtedly with more to follow. 2,229 more words


Marcelo Bielsa: a profile.

Marcelo Bielsa is believed to be negotiating a deal to become the next Swansea manager, following the sacking of Gary Monk. 316 more words


The obsession of Marcelo Bielsa

As featured on Guardian Sport

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WITH ONE BRIEF, shocking press conference, he was gone. Marcelo Bielsa announced to the media at the Stade Vélodrome following Olympique Marseille’s 1-0 loss to Caen that he had stepped down as head coach. 3,188 more words


Mauricio Pochettino's Bielsa-esque work at Tottenham

THE TERM ‘COACHING TREE’ is one that is familiar to those that follow American sports. There, coaches spend time learning under more experienced colleagues before branching out from their mentor to form careers in their own right. 1,653 more words


Chile National Team progression

For me, there is nothing better than being Chilean. We are born, with more national pride than ever after what past generations have been through makes us who we are today, passion, love and respect for all, but, more importantly, we are born to live and breathe football unconditionally. 1,397 more words



«Les gens disent que je suis un passionné de football, je leur répondrais que je suis un passionné tout court.»