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English soccer rocked by 'spy' scandal

(CNN)Leeds United's Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa has left his club embarrassed after trying to spy on an opposition team ahead of a key game in its bid to win promotion to the English Premier League.Ahead of Friday's Championship game in English football's second tier between Leeds and Derby County, Bielsa admitted to sending a spy to watch the opposition at their training ground on Thursday.The man was "sent on his way," said Derbyshire police on its Twitter feed.On Saturday, Leeds said its owner Andrea Radrizzani had met with Derby County counterpat Mel Morris "to formally apologize for Marcelo's actions.""Following comments made by Marcelo Bielsa yesterday the club will look to work with our head coach and his staff to remind them o ...