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Chile Comment: Marcelo Bielsa And La Roja - A Love Affair That Turned Sour Overnight

Nicholas Rosano explains how back-room disputes and differences destroyed a partnership which had left Chile more solid and healthy on the field than ever...

In August 2010, Harold Mayne-Nicholls, the president of the ANFP and FFC, the governing bodies of Chilean football, was proud to announce a contract extension for the much-loved Marcelo Bielsa that would see him remain in his post as Chile manager until 2015.

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GJ232179d ago

Shame to see him go. He really turned chile around