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Ranieri does not blame players but says someone at the club wanted to push him out

Claudio Ranieri refuses to believe Leicester City's players betrayed him, despite his sacking in February. However, he believes someone at the club was working against him. "I can't believe my players killed me. No, no, no" he told Sky Sports. And while he insisted his players were not behind his sacking, he indicated there were others...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

Funeral arrangements for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha announced

The funeral for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha will begin on Saturday in Thailand after his body was formally identified. His family said the funeral will take place in a Buddhist ceremony in Thailand with bathing rituals at a temple in Bangkok. This will then be followed by recitation ceremonies over seven days. In recognition of Vichai's status...

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...

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...

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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