It’s the poem that no Leeds United fan would ever want to write. Not that too many Leeds fans write poems, but you catch my drift. After club legend Marcelo Bielsa’s emotive dismissal, BT Sport commissioned me to write a farewell poem.

The poem was broadcast during their matchday coverage of Leicester v Leeds on Saturday and received an incredible response on social media – clocking up over 50,000 views across the weekend. Anyway, you can watch it back below. Onwards and upwards with Jesse Marsch…

Bielsa farewell poem for BT Sport

poet, educator & activist

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