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Leicester beat Liverpool as fans show support for Ranieri

Leicester City triumphed in a stunning 3-1 victory over Liverpool in their first match since sacking Claudio Ranieri last week. Two goals from Jamie Vardy and a goal from Danny Drinkwater powered Craig Shakespeare's side to their first win in six Premier League matches at the King Power Stadium. The victory asks serious questions of the...

Leicester City players say speculation over manager’s sacking ‘untrue’ and ‘hurtful’

A number of Leicester City players have issued statements to thank their ex-manager and advise fans that speculation that they were involved in the dismissal of manager Claudio Ranieri is "untrue" and "hurtful". Jamie Vardy wrote on his instagram page: "Claudio has and always will have my complete respect. There is speculation I was involved...

Claudio Ranieri returns to Leicester City for final goodbyes

Claudio Ranieri returned to Leicester City's training ground on Saturday to say final goodbyes to his former players and staff. Ranieri spent just under 45 minutes at Leicester's training ground talking with his ex-staff and players. He told reporters: "I feel good now, because of what we achieved at Leicester. I hope it happens again but...

Claudio Ranieri speaks out: ‘Yesterday my dream died’

Claudio Ranieri has spoken out following Leicester City's decision to sack him on Thursday, saying: "Yesterday my dream died." The English champions are battling relegation and decided a change was needed to give the team the best possible chance of survival. Ranieri said in a statement. "After the euphoria of last season and being crowned Premier...

Is this the reason why City and Ranieri parted ways?

Following the decision to relieve Claudio Ranieri of his managerial duties at Leicester, many notable players, commentators and fans have expressed dismay at the decision by the Club's Board. City icon Gary Lineker told BBC Radio 4 he shed a tear at the news of Claudio Ranieri's sacking last night. Jamie Carragher and former Germany captain...

Leicester City sack Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City have sacked their Premier League-winning manager Claudio Ranieri, nine months after leading them to the title. His departure comes less than 24 hours after a 2-1 defeat at Spanish side Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League tie. The move reflects the Club's strong desire to remain in the Premier League, with...

Leicester City give full backing to Ranieri

Leicester City have issued a statement of ‘unwavering support' for Claudio Ranieri, insisting the club’s success has been built on ‘stability’. The Foxes have won just once in their last nine games, however the statement said: "The entire club is and will remain united behind its manager and behind its players, collectively and firmly focused...

Ranieri urges Leicester fans to give Kante a warm welcome

Claudio Ranieri has urged Leicester City fans to give N'Golo Kante a warm reception at the King Power Stadium when Chelsea visit this weekend. Kante, 25, was a key player in the Foxes' title triumph last season but was the only key member of that squad to spurn Leicester for a £30m move to Chelsea...

Claudio Ranieri wins best FIFA coach of the year

Claudio Ranieri has been named as the Best FIFA Coach 2016 after his Premier League title heroics with Leicester. The Italian guided the Foxes to the Premier League trophy , in one of the greatest football fairy tales of all time. He beat off competition from Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane and the Portugal national coach...

Ahmed Musa’s double for Leicester knocks Everton out of the FA Cup

Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa scored a quickfire double to knock Everton out of the FA Cup. The 24-year-old scored twice in the space of five minutes after seeing his side go behind by a goal from Romelu Lukaku. The win comes at a time when the defending champions have struggled to record victories away from...

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