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Police name five people killed in helicopter crash outside King Power stadium

Five people who died when a helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening have been named. While formal identification has not yet taken place, Leicestershire Police has named the fatalities as Leicester City Football Club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, two members of his staff, Nursara Suknamai and Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and...

Leicester City owner on board crashed helicopter

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on the helicopter that crashed outside the football club's King Power Stadium, the BBC has reported. The incident occurred in the club's car park, after the Premier League game with West Ham. Police cars and emergency services rushed towards an area where flames were clearly visible before the area...

Vardy confirms commitment to Leicester City

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has confirmed his commitments to the Foxes, playing down reports linking him with a move away. The 31-year-old, who in the summer of 2016 turned down the chance to join Arsenal, has been linked with Everton and reigning Premier League champions Chelsea. Chelsea are known to be looking for another striker as...

Mahrez rumoured to attend medical at Liverpool as part of €55m move

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez is set for a medical at Liverpool imminently, according to reports. Liverpool sold Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for £142million and they have now set the wheels in motion to bring in his replacement. Mahrez’s superb form for Leicester City has already been acknowledged with a nomination for the Premier League’s Player...

Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez shocks fans with new blonde look

Riyad Mahrez showed off a new blonde hairstyle in Leicester City’s 1-0 win over Burnley this weekend. The 26-year-old flaunted the well-trimmed bleached hair, as he enjoyed another productive display for the Foxes. The Algerian set up the first goal for Demarai Gray after just six minutes, as Claude Puel’s men marched to their second successive...

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...

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