Should Riyad Mahrez Leave Leicester?

Should Riyad Mahrez Leave Leicester?

The Leicester exodus is starting to begin as many feared with Ngolo Kante leaving for Chelsea. After Jamie Vardy declined Arsenal earlier in the window and signed a new contract, there was hope that the club would be able to keep hold of their team for one more season and attack the Champions League. However, now Kante is leaving and reports suggest that Riyad Mahrez is interested in following the Frenchman out of the club. Mahrez was the side's standout …
The prospects of Leicester City in the 2016/17 English Premier League

The prospects of Leicester City in the 2016/17 English Premier League

Leicester City had everyone dumbfounded by their rise to become Premier League winners. It was the story of the under dog that was football’s most talked about achievement. But in a season in which top teams like Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham were all having issues, and who can forget the controversy surrounding Chelsea and their manager, José Mourhino, is it not surprising, then that Leicester City were able to seek victory and celebrate their success? Some could also cite …
Is £30m for Deeney Worth Paying for Leicester City?

Is £30m for Deeney Worth Paying for Leicester City?

The new television deal will lead to some crazy transfer fees from this summer onwards and perhaps the first will be Troy Deeney's possible move to Leicester City. Reports suggest that the champions may be willing to pay up to £30m for the striker, with an offer of £25m already rejected. The is a ludicrous sum for a player with one season of Premier League football under his belt and one that hasn't even been capped at international level. Many …
Vardy's Out - What Next For Leicester City?

Vardy's Out - What Next For Leicester City?

Leicester City are still going pretty strong in the title-race and will face-off against Swansea with ongoing uncertainty over Jamie Vardy's return from suspension. England striker Vardy has been ruled out of the Foxes' next game due to his extremely controversial sending-off in the game against West Ham for two bookings. However, Vardy could be banned for another game and according to reports, the disciplinary commission is not due to decide until next week. Vardy has until Thursday to respond …
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 …
Top 7 PFA Young Player of the Year Contenders

Top 7 PFA Young Player of the Year Contenders

With the Premier League season slowly winding down, it is that time of the year where the player of the year is determined. More specifically the young player of the year. To be eligible for the award, a player must be 23 years or younger at the beginning of the season. Currently held by Harry Kane coming off his breakout year, could we see another Tottenham player win the award or could we see the same retain it? Here are …
Fairy tales still exist in football's monopoly era

Fairy tales still exist in football's monopoly era

The 2015-16 Premier League season has been one full of surprises, disappointments, over-achievers, under-achievers, sackings, transfers and Leicester City. The Foxes are flying in the league and could become champions in the Premier League for the first time in the club’s history just two seasons after claiming Championship glory. With Jamie Vardy’s international career reaching untold heights and Riyad Mahrez’ profile spreading to Europe, Leicester City’s fairy tale story has been one full of glory for most neutrals enjoying the …
Observations from the battle of the top four

Observations from the battle of the top four

It’s a television broadcasters dream: four clubs, all in with a genuine shout of winning the Premier League, all playing each other on the same weekend. Arsenal played host to league leaders Leicester, Tottenham Hotspur visited Manchester City and in terms of drama, both games lived up to the hype. But what can we take away from the battle of the title contenders? The standard of refereeing in the Premier League is not good Sadly, the standard of officiating in …
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