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Leicester appoint ex-Southampton boss Claude Puel as new manager

Leicester City have appointed former Southampton boss Claude Puel as their new manager. Puel led Southampton to an eighth-place finish in the Premier League last season as well as the League Cup final but still lost his job in June, with his style of football coming in for criticism from Saints fans. However, Leicester have offered...

Leicester sack Shakespeare four months after his appointment

Craig Shakespeare has been sacked as manager of Leicester City, four months after his appointment. The Foxes have won just once in eight Premier League games this season and the club decided to part with Shakespeare less than 24 hours after a 1-1 draw with West Brom. The 53-year-old is understood to have been told of...

Man charged after Leicester fans’ homophobic chanting

A man who was arrested after homophobic comments were made at the Leicester City v Brighton football match at the weekend has been charged. Jason Holmes, 44, from Leicester, has been charged with chanting indecently under Section 3 of the Football Offences Act. He will be appearing at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 14 September. A...

Leicester snap up Iheanacho in £25m move

Leicester City completed the signing of Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City last night for a fee believed to be in the region of £25million. The 20-year-old striker has signed a five year contract and becomes the fourth addition to Craig Shakespeare’s squad ahead of the new campaign. The striker is regarded as one of the most...

Leicester City release new black and gold away kit

Leicester City have released their new away kit for the 2017/18 Premier League season. The new kit marks a return to a black design, which was last adorned by the Foxes during the Premier League title-winning campaign of 2016. German manufacturer Puma have again designed and produced the strip, which maintains the recent tradition of having...

Round up of Leicester City’s transfer activity so far

It's a big summer for new boss Craig Shakespeare and the Foxes have been busy in the transfer market. Here's a round up of City's deals and activity so far: Kelechi Ihaenacho The Manchester City striker is believed to be close to making a £25m move to Leicester City. The 20-year-old is in advanced talks with...

Leicester City Season Tickets for 2017/18 Premier League sell out

Leicester City have confirmed that Season Tickets for the 2017/18 Premier League season have now sold out. During the first week of the renewal period, over 15,000 Season Ticket holders renewed their seats for the new Premier League campaign. Existing Season Ticket holders were allocated a four-week renewal period, and over 97 per cent...

Shakespeare appointed permanent Leicester City manager

Leicester City have appointed Craig Shakespeare as the club's permanent manager on a three-year deal. Shakespeare replaced Italian manager Claudio Ranieri, who inspired Leicester to their unlikely title triumph in the 2015-16 season. Although Leicester ended the campaign without a win in their last three games, Shakespeare won eight of his 16 Premier League matches in...

Craig Shakespeare closes in on Leicester City job

Craig Shakespeare is still waiting to learn whether he has got the the manager's job permanently for next season. Talks have begun with Leicester City over the extension of his managerial contract. Many had expected an announcement this weekend, but that did not happen. He still has a year remaining on his assistant manager's deal, but...

Leicester urge fans to ‘be fearless’ with new home kit for 2017/18 season

Leicester City and their official shirt supplier Puma have released the new Leicester City 2017/18 home kit. The new kit was modelled by Jamie Vardy, Wes Morgan and Kasper Schmeichel and Co. Riyad Mahrez was noticeable in his absence for the promotional shots, adding fuel to the rumours he could be leaving in the summer. As...

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