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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...

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...

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