So Leeds United have blown it. What seemed unthinkable a few months ago - before 'Spygate' - has happened. Leeds players have 'bottled' what looked like certain automatic promotion. Now they've lost the play off semi-final to Derby County.
While I hope it doesn't mean we've seen the last of Marcelo Bielsa in English football, I am delighted for Derby manager Frank Lampard. To go to Elland Road having lost the first leg was going to require some effort from the Rams but they saw off Leeds and Derby will now meet Aston Villa in the final.
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