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Vardy confirms commitment to Leicester City

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has confirmed his commitments to the Foxes, playing down reports linking him with a move away. The 31-year-old, who in the summer of 2016 turned down the chance to join Arsenal, has been linked with Everton and reigning Premier League champions Chelsea. Chelsea are known to be looking for another striker as...

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...

Tickets sold out for Leicester’s Champions League opening match

Tickets have sold out for Leicester City's Champions League opener against Club Brugge, after fans queued round the clock to get their hands on tickets. The Foxes travel to Belgium for their opening match in Europe's Premier competition, which will take place on Wednesday 14th September. City were given an allocation of 1,400 tickets...

Leicester hold secret talks with Roy Hodgson

Leicester have held secret talks with former England manager Roy Hodgson about becoming their new manager. The Foxes are looking to find a replacement for Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked last week. Hodgson has been out of work since England’s embarrassing Euro 2016 campaign that saw them exit the tournament against minnows Iceland. However,...

Leicester snap up Iheanacho in £25m move

Leicester City completed the signing of Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City last night for a fee believed to be in the region of £25million. The 20-year-old striker has signed a five year contract and becomes the fourth addition to Craig Shakespeare’s squad ahead of the new campaign. The striker is regarded as one of the most...

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 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 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...

Ranieri finally breaks silence on his sacking: “It was a shock”

Claudio Ranieri has finally spoken out about his dismissal as Leicester City manager, saying it was a huge shock to him. Ranieri, 65, was removed from his post in February. Since then he has kept a low profile, but he appeared on stage in his homeland of Italy in a ceremony to honour regional football...

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...

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