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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...

Leicester’s Mark Selby wins UK Championship final

Mark Selby won the UK Snooker Championship final for the second time. The Leicester man said he wanted to "shut the critics up" with his performance in a high-quality final. Selby, 33, beat Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-7 after trailing his opponent early on in the match. Selby made three century breaks and six further half-centuries to...

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...

Drinkwater signs new five-year deal

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater has committed his future to Leicester City by signing a five-year contract with the Premier League champions. The 26-year-old played a key role in the Foxes' remarkable title triumph under Claudio Ranieri last season and is now tied to the club until 2021. The former Manchester United man played in 35 of City’s...

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 become first British team to win first three Champion League games

Leicester City‘s 1-0 win over Copenhagen means the Foxes have become the first British side to win their first three games in the Champions League. The Foxes made it nine points from nine this evening, with Riyad Mahrez's finish securing a deserved victory against Copenhagen at the King Power Stadium. This means they are now...

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...

Vardy scores hat-trick as Leicester dominate against Manchester City

Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick as Leicester rediscovered their league form beating Manchester City 4-2 at the King Power Stadium. Vardy ended a 16 match goal drought, as the Foxes tore into their visitors from the start and were two goals to the good within five minutes. Islam Slimani slipped a pass between two defenders for...

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 City suffer heavy defeat at Anfield

Leicester City suffered a heavy defeat against Liverpool, with the hosts notching a 4-1 victory at Anfield. Leicester lined up with their regular starters from last seasons title-winning team, with the exception of Daniel Amartey in for N'Golo Kante. Their deadline day signing, Islam Slimani, did not make the team, returning from International duty on...

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