Marcelo Bielsa’s time at Newell’s

Marcelo Bielsa has a very special connection with Newell’s Old Boys. He began his playing career at the club from Rosario and returned there to coach at their academy. In 1990 he took over the first team and won two league titles, as well as reaching the 1992 Libertadores final. He has remained an idol at the club ever since. In 2009, Newell’s’ changed the name of their ground to Estadio Marcelo Bielsa.

Marcelo Bielsa’s time at Newell’s

Marcelo Bielsa has a very special connection with Newell’s Old Boys. He began his playing career at the club from Rosario and returned there to coach at their academy. In 1990 he took over the first team and won two league titles, as well as reaching the 1992 Libertadores final. He has remained an idol at the club ever since. In 2009, Newell’s’ changed the name of their ground to Estadio Marcelo Bielsa.