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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...

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...

Fuchs signs new three year contract with Leicester

Christian Fuchs has signed a new contract that ties him to Leicester City until June 2019. The title-winning full-back joins the likes of Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Wes Morgan and Kasper Schmeichel in committing his long-term future to the club. The Austria international has made 45 appearances since joining Leicester on a free transfer before...

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...

Leicester City mount incredible fightback at Stoke

Leicester City recovered from Jamie Vardy's red card and a two-goal deficit to earn a remarkable 2-2 draw at Stoke. Vardy was controversially sent-off by referee Craig Pawson for a two-footed tackle on Mame Diouf. The dismissal sparked wild scenes with the usually calm Ranieri angrily confronting the referee. Stoke took advantage to score twice before...

Leicester sack Shakespeare four months after his appointment

Craig Shakespeare has been sacked as manager of Leicester City, four months after his appointment. The Foxes have won just once in eight Premier League games this season and the club decided to part with Shakespeare less than 24 hours after a 1-1 draw with West Brom. The 53-year-old is understood to have been told of...

Gold medals continue for Loughborough athletes

Loughborough College athletes continued to see Gold medal success, with Libby Clegg powering to an impressive victory in the 200m T11 in Rio. Earlier in the pool, Ellie Simmonds clinched bronze in the S6 200m - taking the College medal tally to five gold and two bronze. With the 100m title secured a few days...

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...

Should Okazaki start ahead of Vardy?

With Leicester City's emphatic 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace, Claudio Ranieri has been left with somewhat of a dilemma. Should he start with the relentless Okazaki ahead of Vardy in their next Premier League fixture against Tottenham. After eight games without a goal, Vardy was taken out of the firing line and allowed to rest...

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