The Square Ball Week: The Perfect Match

by Moscowhite • Daniel Chapman,

Leeds and Bielsa are a perfect match; like Fred and Ginger, or Sid and Nancy. A new article at The Square Ball.

The Square Ball Podcast #114: Honking Goose

by Moscowhite • Daniel Chapman,

We’re tired of Spygate, but it won’t stop the childish finger pointing. With unlikely allies, we’re ready to go to war with Pontus and head up the Salim Lamrani revolution. First stop, however, is New York, where Jack Harrison will feel right at home. Listen here.

Leeds United 2-0 Derby County: Secret Joy

by Moscowhite • Daniel Chapman,

Anyone who thinks Marcelo Bielsa is unsporting doesn’t understand the joy of football. But Leeds United do. Match report at The Square Ball.

The Times: Marcelo Bielsa making ‘Dirty Leeds’ likeable again

by Moscowhite • Daniel Chapman,

I spoke to Rick Broadbent for this article in The Times about Marcelo Bielsa’s impact at Leeds United; it features my encounter with Chilean poet and Bielsista Felipe Cussen, and contributions from Simon Rix of Kaiser Chiefs, Josh Warrington and Eddie Gray.

The Square Ball Podcast #112: Can’t Cry, Won’t Cry

by Moscowhite • Daniel Chapman,

Two defeats means the podcast returns to familiar scapegoating territory. And who better to pick on than a bunch of children? The transfer window is open but would Bielsa even take Messi in his bid to take Frank Lampard to school again? Probably not. Listen here.