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Leicester City and their manager could create ‘unbelievable’ record this weekend

If Leicester beat Stoke today, Craig Shakespeare could be the first English Manager to win his first four Premier League matches. Only Jose Mourinho, Guus Hiddink, Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola have won their opening four Premier League matches. Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare admits joining the Premier League's elite managers would be an "unbelievable" achievement. Since replacing...

Ranieri finally breaks silence on his sacking: “It was a shock”

Claudio Ranieri has finally spoken out about his dismissal as Leicester City manager, saying it was a huge shock to him. Ranieri, 65, was removed from his post in February. Since then he has kept a low profile, but he appeared on stage in his homeland of Italy in a ceremony to honour regional football...

Jamie Vardy received death threats over Ranieri’s sacking

Jamie Vardy has revealed he received death threats following Leicester’s sacking of Claudio Ranieri. The 30-year-old also claimed his wife had been cut up while driving with the couple’s children in the car. He blamed "hurtful" and "false" allegations that he influenced the decision to sack the Italian. Ranieri left in February, nine months after winning the...

Bookies reduce odds on Leicester winning the Champions League

Bookmakers have reduced the odds of Leicester City winning the Champions League to 25/1, having been 100/1 previously. The Foxes produced a remarkable display against Sevilla to reach the quarter-finals, prompting a William Hill spokesman to say: "Leicester have delivered on one fairy tale, why not another." The team has joined some of the world’s biggest...

Leicester make history to reach last eight of Champions League

Leicester City once again scaled improbable heights with a 2-0 victory over Spanish club Sevilla to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Wes Morgan's 28th minute goal and Marc Albrighton's precise shot after the half time break saw the Foxes overturn the 2-1 defeat they suffered in former manager Claudio Ranieri's final match in...

Leicester City to offer Shakespeare manager’s job

Craig Shakespeare will be offered the Leicester City manager's job until the end of the season according to a number of media sources. The club's owners have been impressed with the turnaround in form showed by the team since Claudio Ranieri was sacked two weeks ago. The Foxes have won both of their games with...

Leicester defeat Hull to record second win within a week

Leicester City recorded their second win in a week after beating Hull City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium today. The game also saw Mahrez end his 11-game goal drought in the Premier League with a brilliant individual goal. Having beaten Liverpool on Monday evening, Leicester's revival since sacking Claudio Ranieri continued under caretaker manager Craig...

Leicester hold secret talks with Roy Hodgson

Leicester have held secret talks with former England manager Roy Hodgson about becoming their new manager. The Foxes are looking to find a replacement for Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked last week. Hodgson has been out of work since England’s embarrassing Euro 2016 campaign that saw them exit the tournament against minnows Iceland. However,...

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...

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