Street renamed Marcelo Bielsa Way after Leeds United's historic promotion
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The street, which connects Trinity Leeds to Commercial Street, was renamed this morning (Saturday) and signage will be installed next week.
Leeds were guaranteed promotion last night after West Brom lost to Huddersfield Town, securing Bielsa's place in Leeds United history.
David Maddison, centre director of Trinity Leeds United, said: “This is a fantastic moment for the city and we are delighted to be able to share in the celebrations as Leeds United return to the Premier League.
“The speed at which the manager has turned around the fortunes of this team and the manner in which he’s done it – the Bielsa way – he deserves all the plaudits and we are absolutely delighted to rename this street ‘Marcelo Bielsa Way’.
“The street renaming is a permanent reminder for fans, and any visitors from his native Argentina, of the team’s incredible achievement.
“We’re proud to be part of the Leeds United community and we wish the players, the manager and the fans every success for next season.”
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