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 …
Player of the Season: Riyad Mahrez

Player of the Season: Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez is probably the best "pound for pound" signing in the Premier League era. The £400,000 paid to Le Havre in 2014 has had the most impact of any budget player purchased by any club. Free transfers such as James Milner, Man City to Liverpool, although "free" have huge wages and a huge signing on fee attached, so do not remotely resemble the bargain the £400k Mahrez and the £1m Leicester paid to Fleetwood Town for Jamie Vardy represent. …
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 …
Hull City v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

Hull City v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

On December 28th, Leicester City travel to the KC Stadium to take on Hull City.  Leicester are desperate for points in this one. The Foxes have collected only 10 points this season and sit six points behind the Tigers in 17th.  Hull crawled out of the relegation zone on Boxing Day with a 3-1 win over Sunderland.  Hull could create a gap between themselves and the relegation zone with a win here and will be desperate to use the momentum …
Stoke City vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Stoke City vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

Both sides have had great results against much more fancied sides already with The Potters beating Manchester City 1-0 - at The Etihad no less - whereas Leicester have already banked creditable draws against Everton, on the opening day of the new season, and Arsenal. It cannot be underestimated how difficult Leicester’s start to the season has been with matches already played against Everton, Chelsea away and Arsenal - with Arsenal failing, like Everton, to take full points from Leicester. …