Statue of Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa heading to Scarborough and Whitby this weekend

A Leeds United supporter is bringing a life-sized statue of the club's Championship-winning manager, Marcelo Bielsa, to Whitby and Scarborough this weekend.

By Duncan Atkins
Friday, 31st July 2020, 10:58 am
Tony Clark and his statue of Leeds United boss Marco Bielsa.
Tony Clark and his statue of Leeds United boss Marco Bielsa.

Tony Clark is a Leeds United supporter who is trying to raise money for mental health charity Mind.

He is a Bali bomb survivor from 2002 and during lockdown, commissioned a statue from artists in Bali, of Bielsa, the Argentinian manager of Leeds United, who have just secured a long-awaited promotion from the Championship to the Premier League.

The statue was shipped over and Tony has been raising awareness for the charity since.

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Tony will be bringing the statue to Whitby on Saturday afternoon and Scarborough on Sunday.

Here is his itinerary:


3:30-5pm Whitby Football Club


12-1pm Scarborough Seafront driving & parking where possible

1.30-2.30pm The Ship, Falsgrave Road

3-3.45pm Pickering Market Place

4.15pm-5pm Helmsley Market Place

He is raffling the statue off to one lucky fan who can win it - to enter click here and donate £10 to Tony's Just Giving page.

Bielsa's statue has already enjoyed a tour of Yorkshire, visiting Filey, York, Harrogate and Wetherby as well as the Whites' HQ at Elland Road.

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