TSB Goes Latin

An image of Alex Sabella looking great in the red and white stripes of Estudiantes
It's seven players against eleven, one goal against three. But Estudiantes have Alejandro Sabella on their team.
Artwork by Joseph Gamble
Like a Hurricane
Richard Finn reads French, and he has read Le football selon Marcelo Bielsa, the book of life at Leeds by Salim Lamrani.
Bielsa is an inspiration to many, but not everyone is inspired the same.
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Home From Home
The pandemic has caused so much trauma, it’s hard not to worry about Bielsa.
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Skipping Roque Jr
Raphinha was worth waiting for.
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Talk English
Maybe Bielsa should learn English, once other managers learn to speak like Bielsa.
At Home With Marcelo
Marcelo Bielsa looks at home in Leeds. But Rosario is his home, and Natxo’s, too.
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Cycle of Experimental Art
Radical, confrontational, revolutionary: how the art of 1960s Rosario is reflected in the art of Marcelo Bielsa’s football.
What a rare interview from the 1990s tells us about Marcelo Bielsa and Pontus Jansson
Red Blood, Black Heart
Born in Barcelona, football traveller Natxo now works at his dream job in the marketing department at Newell’s Old Boys. Football in Rosario, he says, is mad.
Eight Games
Our fans are physical, our manager is cerebral, and the Premier League isn’t ready for Leeds.
Searching for a conspiracy, all we find is integrity.
Like the best managers, Marcelo Bielsa isn’t scared of deploying the most powerful of coaching weapons: the hug.