Leeds vs Derby: Marcelo Bielsa takes full responsibility for spying incident

Leeds supervisor Marcelo Bielsa has taken full accountability for the spying incident which overshadowed tonight’s Championship match in opposition to Derby County.

Derby released a statement today revealing {that a} man “appearing suspiciously” on the perimeter of their coaching floor – forcing Frank Lampard to halt coaching – was “an worker of footballing workers at Leeds United Soccer Membership”.

Talking to Sky Sports activities earlier than the sport, Bielsa mentioned:

“It’s true there was somebody from Leeds United. The [person] accountable of this incident is me. I’m liable for it. There may be some choice that I would like to present. It doesn’t matter if that is unlawful or authorized or whether it is proper or flawed.


“For me it’s sufficient that Frank Lampard and Derby County felt it was not the suitable factor to do and that I didn’t behave nicely. Yesterday I talked to Frank Lampard and he advised me that I didn’t respect the truthful play guidelines.

“I’ve a distinct viewpoint on it however the essential factor is what Frank Lampard and Derby County suppose. 

“I’m the one [person] liable for it as a result of I didn’t ask the membership Leeds United permission to do this.

“With out looking for a justification, I’ve been utilizing this sort of observe for the reason that {qualifications} for the World Cup with Argentina. This isn’t unlawful, we’ve been doing it publicly, we speak about it within the press, for some individuals it’s the flawed factor to do however for different individuals it’s not the flawed factor to do.’ 

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