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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...

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...

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 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...

Leicester Tigers pay Remembrance Day tribute

Leicester Tigers players and supporters paid their Remembrance Day tribute at Welford Road today. The players wore black armbands with a poppy, as they lined up side by side with players from Newport Gwent Dragons. This was their second fixture in the Anglo-Welsh Cup campaign. Before kick-off, the stadium heard the playing of The...

What are Leicester’s chances in the Champions League

Leicester City have been drawn against Porto, Club Brugge and Copenhagen in the Champions League. Whilst Claudio Ranieri insists City are the "underdogs" again, the draw gives them a favourable chance of making the last 16 in Europe's elite club competition. It means the foxes will miss a number of tricky potential ties in the first round,...

Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez has no regrets over failed Arsenal move

Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez has said he has no regrets over the collapse of a proposed summer switch to Arsenal and is not currently interested in a move to Paris Saint-Germain. Mahrez, 25, won the PFA Player of the Year as Leicester clinched the title last season, and his performances led to strong speculation...

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...

Leicester City to offer Shakespeare manager’s job

Craig Shakespeare will be offered the Leicester City manager's job until the end of the season according to a number of media sources. The club's owners have been impressed with the turnaround in form showed by the team since Claudio Ranieri was sacked two weeks ago. The Foxes have won both of their games with...

Pele leads tributes to England and Foxes legend Gordon Banks

England and Leicester City legend, Gordon Banks, has passed away at the age of 81. Widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, Banks was instrumental in England’s World Cup win against Brazil in 1966. At club level he managed two League Cup...

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