Published: Mon, June 04, 2018
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Leeds sack head coach Heckingbottom

Leeds sack head coach Heckingbottom

The former Barnsley manager took over from Thomas Christiansen in February but their form in the second happen of the season was pretty deplorable, winning just four matches overall.

Leeds finished the season in 13th place in the Championship.

Heckingbottom's assistant, Jamie Clapham, head of fitness Nathan Winder and analyst Alex Bailey will also depart, while the set-piece coach Gianni Vio will not have his contract renewed. "We are confident of making a quick appointment".

Whites managing director Angus Kinnear had spent time in Bielsa's native Argentina last week and Bielsa's representatives confirmed on Friday night that talks with Leeds were underway about filing the vacant managerial hotseat at Elland Road.

Bielsa has been out of work since December, but the experienced Argentine can list his national side, Chile, Athletic Bilbao and Marseille among the teams that he has managed during a 28-year career.

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Landing Bielsa would be a major coup for Leeds as they look to recapture former glories.

Heckingbottom was told of his dismissal during a family holiday in...

Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani took control of the club in May a year ago. He was informed of the decision by telephone this morning having met with United's director of football, Victor Orta, for talks in Greece yesterday.

Fans had finally been hoping to see promotion back to the Premier League, 14 years after relegation.

Barnsley dropped out of the Championship on the final day of the 2017-18 season.

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