How Shakespeare's Ballad has Steadied the Leicester Ship

How Shakespeare's Ballad has Steadied the Leicester Ship

Leicester’s is a classic example of how quickly things can change in football. A season after scaling the heights of clinching their first ever Premier League title, the Foxes were down at the nadir, struggling to look for anything that they could hold on to climb out of the dreaded red zone. Claudio Ranieri’s axing from his position as the manager did nothing to dispel the gloom that surrounded a club whose fall from grace seemed inevitable after the miraculous …
Arsenal vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After Arsenal caused a shock in the FA Cup semi-final to beat Manchester City, they return to league action and they will feel more confident about their chances of finishing in the top four. It remains an uphill battle for the Gunners, but they now have positive momentum and all they can do is focus on themselves. If they win their matches, they will have a good chance of finishing in the top four. They face a difficult match against …
Decoding What Went Wrong For The Foxes On Opening Day

Decoding What Went Wrong For The Foxes On Opening Day

It is the first time that the defending champions have lost on the very first day of the Premier League, and it also looks like Leicester City’s dream fairytale run is over. They defied all the odds last season and won the league, but this time around, it looks like all the odds are against them. Their team looked unmotivated, nervous and even their bests such as Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Drinkwater, etc., all seemed to be struggling to establish …
Leicester City: Analysing The League Leaders' Tactics

Leicester City: Analysing The League Leaders' Tactics

The first half of this EPL season saw Leicester City build their gameplay around a stunning attacking approach, but their defence is slowly coming out to the fore now. After a fourth 1-0 victory in five games against Crystal Palace on Saturday, here’s a look at Leicester’s tactics and what worked for them. Leicester’s table domination during Christmas can be attributed to a record of 37 goals in 17 games. Jamie Vardy’s record-breaking scoring run had propelled them to unthinkable …
Leicester City vs Norwich City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City vs Norwich City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Both these clubs would have expected to be fighting relegation this season, but that couldn't be further from the truth for Leicester, who have been a revelation. They are very much in the title race and will be pleased that their tough run of games is over as they will now target the next few matches for maximum points. Norwich have been very poor defensively and are in a perilous position, outside the bottom three on goal difference alone. Newcastle …
Leicester City in Premier League Dreamland

Leicester City in Premier League Dreamland

Who would have thought that when the season started, that at the turn of the year newly promoted Leicester City would be leaders of the Barclays Premier League  and almost guaranteed Champions League football next season at the expense of the so called bigger clubs like Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool. Leicester certainly are the surprise club of the season. Some might have thought that they might have run out of steam especially during a hectic Christmas period, but no, …
Manchester United vs Leicester Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Leicester Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

A high-profile matchup between the current top two teams in the 2015-2016 Premier League, Leicester City and Manchester United, takes place at the King Power Stadium on November 28th to conclude this week's Saturday games. TEAM NEWS LEICESTER CITY: Leicester City is on a four-game winning streak and a six-game unbeaten run to seize league leadership from Manchester City last week. The Foxes did so by trashing lowly club Newcastle United, 3-0, at St. James' Park last Saturday. Striker Jamie …
Leicester City vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Despite being in the bottom three for almost the entire season, the Foxes have suddenly found their mojo, winning 5 of their last 6 matches; an amazing run of form that has seen them climb out of the bottom 3. They go into this game, knowing that a win would give them some breathing space especially with only 3 games to go in the season. Southampton ran out comfortable 2-0 winners when the two sides met back in November with Shane …
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