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Leicester and Mahrez take the Champions League by storm

Leicester City made a stunning debut in the Champions League beating Club Brugge 3-0. They now top their group after Porto and Copenhagen drew their opening game. Leicester scored twice inside the first half hour, with Marc Albrighton scoring the Foxes' first-ever Champions League goal, before Riyad Mahrez crashed in a brilliant free-kick. Mahrez made it...

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 sack manager Claude Puel

Leicester City Football Club has today parted company with Claude Puel, who leaves his position as First Team Manager with immediate effect. The sacking comes after Saturday's 4-1 defeat by Crystal Palace and just under a year-and-a-half since Puel replaced Craig Shakespeare at the King Power Stadium.

Leicester on track to qualify for last sixteen in Champions League

Kasper Schmeichel's stunning late save helped Leicester secure a crucial point in the Danish capital, keeping the Foxes on track to qualify for the last sixteen of the Champions league. Claudio Ranieri's men had visited the Danish capital for their Christmas party last year, but their stunning Premier League title win made this trip...

Leicester urge fans to ‘be fearless’ with new home kit for 2017/18 season

Leicester City and their official shirt supplier Puma have released the new Leicester City 2017/18 home kit. The new kit was modelled by Jamie Vardy, Wes Morgan and Kasper Schmeichel and Co. Riyad Mahrez was noticeable in his absence for the promotional shots, adding fuel to the rumours he could be leaving in the summer. As...

Tickets sold out for Leicester’s Champions League opening match

Tickets have sold out for Leicester City's Champions League opener against Club Brugge, after fans queued round the clock to get their hands on tickets. The Foxes travel to Belgium for their opening match in Europe's Premier competition, which will take place on Wednesday 14th September. City were given an allocation of 1,400 tickets...

Leicester Tigers sack their director of rugby Richard Cockerill

Leicester Tigers have sacked their director of rugby Richard Cockerill, a club legend serving the last 23 years with the club. As a player, Cockerill made 262 appearances for Tigers, winning five league titles, four cups and had 27 England caps. The 46-year-old became head coach in 2009, with Tigers winning the Premiership title and reaching...

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...

Slimani scores twice as Leicester beat Burnley

Islam Slimani marked his Premier League debut with two headed goals as Leicester City eased to a 3-0 win over Burnley. The Algerian international, who signed for a club-record fee of £30million, wasted little time in endearing himself to fans at the King Power Stadium. Slimani opened the scoring in first-half injury time when he rose...

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,...

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