Independent Attitude

What a rare interview from the 1990s tells us about Marcelo Bielsa and Pontus Jansson

No Broken Flowers

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.

Bielsa’s Essence Rare

Our fans are physical, our manager is cerebral, and the Premier League isn’t ready for Leeds.

The Madman’s Plans

Searching for a conspiracy, all we find is integrity.

Comrades In Arms

Like the best managers, Marcelo Bielsa isn’t scared of deploying the most powerful of coaching weapons: the hug.

Hug It Out

Who wants a hug? Everybody!