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Leicester City become first english team to win their first two Champion League games

Leicester City made it six points out of six, with a convincing 1-0 victory against Porto. The Foxes have become the first English side to win their first two matches in the Champions League. This means Ranieri's men have made a better start to life in Europe’s premier club competition than the likes of Manchester...

Leicester City give full backing to Ranieri

Leicester City have issued a statement of ‘unwavering support' for Claudio Ranieri, insisting the club’s success has been built on ‘stability’. The Foxes have won just once in their last nine games, however the statement said: "The entire club is and will remain united behind its manager and behind its players, collectively and firmly focused...

Leicester appoint ex-Southampton boss Claude Puel as new manager

Leicester City have appointed former Southampton boss Claude Puel as their new manager. Puel led Southampton to an eighth-place finish in the Premier League last season as well as the League Cup final but still lost his job in June, with his style of football coming in for criticism from Saints fans. However, Leicester have offered...

Shakespeare appointed permanent Leicester City manager

Leicester City have appointed Craig Shakespeare as the club's permanent manager on a three-year deal. Shakespeare replaced Italian manager Claudio Ranieri, who inspired Leicester to their unlikely title triumph in the 2015-16 season. Although Leicester ended the campaign without a win in their last three games, Shakespeare won eight of his 16 Premier League matches in...

Riyad Mahrez surprises kids after their goal celebration goes viral

Four school children whose wild goal celebrations went viral had a surprise visit from their Premier League hero Riyad Mahrez, who brought along the Premier League trophy to their classroom. Footage of the boys celebrating went viral after Leicester's equalising penalty against Middlesborough on Saturday. That joy may well have been eclipsed on Wednesday afternoon...

Leicester must forget United loss immediately says Ranieri

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri wants his team to quickly turn their focus to Tuesday's Champions League clash with FC Porto after the Premier League champions lost 4-1 to Manchester United. Leicester started the game well, however United took the lead in the 22nd minute through Chris Smalling. This was followed by further first-half goals from...

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...

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...

Round up of Leicester City’s transfer activity so far

It's a big summer for new boss Craig Shakespeare and the Foxes have been busy in the transfer market. Here's a round up of City's deals and activity so far: Kelechi Ihaenacho The Manchester City striker is believed to be close to making a £25m move to Leicester City. The 20-year-old is in advanced talks with...

Leicester would not have beaten Chelsea with Kante says Ranieri

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri believes the Foxes defeat at Chelsea cannot simply be explained by N'Golo Kante swapping clubs. The Premier League champions lost 3-0 at Stamford Bridge as goals from Diego Costa, Eden Hazard and Victor Moses capped a slick performance from Antonio Conte's side. "Of course, N'Golo Kante was important for us" said...

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