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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...

Ranieri urges Leicester fans to give Kante a warm welcome

Claudio Ranieri has urged Leicester City fans to give N'Golo Kante a warm reception at the King Power Stadium when Chelsea visit this weekend. Kante, 25, was a key player in the Foxes' title triumph last season but was the only key member of that squad to spurn Leicester for a £30m move to Chelsea...

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 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 defeat Hull to record second win within a week

Leicester City recorded their second win in a week after beating Hull City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium today. The game also saw Mahrez end his 11-game goal drought in the Premier League with a brilliant individual goal. Having beaten Liverpool on Monday evening, Leicester's revival since sacking Claudio Ranieri continued under caretaker manager Craig...

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 City players say speculation over manager’s sacking ‘untrue’ and ‘hurtful’

A number of Leicester City players have issued statements to thank their ex-manager and advise fans that speculation that they were involved in the dismissal of manager Claudio Ranieri is "untrue" and "hurtful". Jamie Vardy wrote on his instagram page: "Claudio has and always will have my complete respect. There is speculation I was involved...

Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez shocks fans with new blonde look

Riyad Mahrez showed off a new blonde hairstyle in Leicester City’s 1-0 win over Burnley this weekend. The 26-year-old flaunted the well-trimmed bleached hair, as he enjoyed another productive display for the Foxes. The Algerian set up the first goal for Demarai Gray after just six minutes, as Claude Puel’s men marched to their second successive...

Ahmed Musa’s double for Leicester knocks Everton out of the FA Cup

Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa scored a quickfire double to knock Everton out of the FA Cup. The 24-year-old scored twice in the space of five minutes after seeing his side go behind by a goal from Romelu Lukaku. The win comes at a time when the defending champions have struggled to record victories away from...

Leicester Tigers players disciplined after incident in Italy

Leicester Tigers have taken disciplinary action against a number of players after Italian police were called to attend an incident during the club's pre-season trip to Italy. The incident occurred at a fast food restaurant following the team's win against Treviso on 19 August. A player was alleged to have taken food without paying, having...

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