Tag Archives: Marcelo Bielsa

Marcelo Bielsa Leaves Olympique Marseille in a Blaze of Glory

We should’ve known that this is how it would end between Marcelo Bielsa and Olympique Marseille. A manager who is the antithesis of sanity combined with a club such as Marseille, with its frenzied, checkered history, had all the ingredients for … Continue reading

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Olympique Marseille’s Murky Future

It was almost impossible to ignore the 2014-15 iteration of Olympique Marseille for a number of reasons. Whether it was manager Marcelo Bielsa telling the press not even two months into the job that he had an opt out clause after one … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Most Underrated League, Greg Dyke the Gawd, Football Hunger Games

It’s time for another edition of the EDIZD Mailbag! We have a PACKED mailbag this time around, and we got so many good questions that we couldn’t answer them all. (If your question does not appear here, it will be … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Spurs’ Defense, Mou’s Bus Preferences, Monaco’s Rebirth

Q: Will Tottenham ever find a back four that actually knows how to defend properly? A: Spurs have benefited a lot this season (and last and even the season before last) from Hugo Lloris’ talents. He’s has made no shortage of huge saves for … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 11

The big matchup in Ligue 1 this week was Marseille traveling to Lyon. The away match was the toughest test of the season for Marcelo Bielsa’s men. They failed in a 1-0 loss. Yoann Gourcuff followed up his brace last … Continue reading

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