Marcelo Bielsa

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Marcelo Bielsa
Marcelo Bielsa 2018 (cropped).jpg
Bielsa in 2018
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Alberto Bielsa Caldera
Date of birth (1955-07-21) 21 July 1955 (age 66)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Leeds United (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1977 Newell's Old Boys 25 (0)
1978–1979 Instituto 40 (0)
1979–1980 Argentino (R) 48 (0)
Total 113 (0)
Teams managed
1980–1990 Newell's Old Boys (youth coach)
1990–1992 Newell's Old Boys
1993–1995 Atlas
1995–1996 América
1997–1998 Vélez Sarsfield
1998 Espanyol
1998–2004 Argentina
2007–2011 Chile
2011–2013 Athletic Bilbao
2014–2015 Marseille
2016 Lazio
2017 Lille
2018– Leeds United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Marcelo Alberto Bielsa Caldera (Spanish pronunciation: [maɾˈselo alˈβeɾto ˈβjelsa],[a] nicknamed El Loco Bielsa [ˈloko ˈβjelsa],[a] meaning "Madman Bielsa"; born 21 July 1955) is a former Argentine football player. He is currently the head coach of Leeds United FC.

Managerial statistics[change | change source]

As of match played 3 April 2021[1]
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record
P W D L Win %
Newell's Old Boys 1990 1992 97 39 38 20 040.2
Atlas 1993 1995 77 29 20 28 037.7
América 1995 1996 33 10 14 9 030.3
Vélez Sársfield 1997 1998 44 23 14 7 052.3
Espanyol 10 July 1998 19 October 1998 12 3 3 6 025.0
Argentina 20 October 1998 15 September 2004 85 56 18 11 065.9
Chile 11 July 2007 4 February 2011 51 28 8 15 054.9
Athletic Bilbao 7 July 2011 30 June 2013 113 43 31 39 038.1
Marseille 17 May 2014 8 August 2015 41 21 7 13 051.2
Lazio 6 July 2016 8 July 2016 0 0 0 0 !
Lille 24 May 2017 15 December 2017 14 3 4 7 021.4
Leeds United 15 June 2018 Present 132 69 22 41 052.3
Total 708 324 179 205 045.8

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 In isolation, Bielsa is pronounced [ˈbjelsa].

References[change | change source]

  1. "Managerial statistics". Soccerbase.com. Retrieved 27 July 2012.