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 …
Why Leicester City Keep Winning

Why Leicester City Keep Winning

There are many different ways of telling the amazing story of Leicester City, different points in time to start the story and different theories behind its remarkable nature. Rightly, many of the stories cite the years in the faceless doldrums of multiple owners, managers and seemingly endless amount of players on a conveyer belt passing them in and out of the club. However this story is less about those years. Instead, this one focusses on the last three years and …
Arsenal v Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Hands down, the tie of the weekend and potentially one of the games of the season that could decide the whereabouts of the title race, will take place at the Emirates, when Arsene Wenger's Arsenal and high-flying Leicester City. For Arsenal, this is a must-win fixture. Simple as. The difference between the last ten years and this year from an Arsenal and Arsene perspective is the fact that if they don't manage to win the title by May, then it …
Should Leicester switch from their 4-4-2 against Arsenal?

Should Leicester switch from their 4-4-2 against Arsenal?

This weekend could be a watershed moment in this years title race.  Manchester City and Tottenham face off just a few hours after Arsenal and Leicester City.  With all four of the top four teams facing each other, this could be the weekend someone pulls away from the pack or someone falls away into the race for fourth place. With so much up for grabs this weekend, coaches will be focusing on getting every little detail right.  They'll be analyzing …
The Flying Foxes Maul Manchester City

The Flying Foxes Maul Manchester City

Leicester have taken a trip to the lion's den and come back with three points. City were Leicester's biggest title rivals and an early somewhat fortuitous goal by Robert Huth in the 3rd minute set the tone of the game. It completely set the mood of what materialised thereafter. City looked downtrodden and defeated even after that first goal, the body language was languid and there was no display of any energy or hunger or desire. There seems no pride …
Leicester City vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

It’s the clash of two big title-contenders of the EPL this Saturday – Manchester City vs Leicester City, and it is definitely one game that nobody would want to miss. Leicester City are currently three points ahead of Manchester City, however, due to goal difference, if the home side manage to claim all three points, they'll see themselves go top of the league. Leicester maintained their three-point lead at the top of the pile after their comfortable 2-0 victory over …
The Vardy Show

The Vardy Show

Leicester City got revenge on Liverpool in their latest Premier League meeting. Having lost one nil to the Reds at Anfield in December, for me it was always on the cards. In fact I had an uneasy feeling all day about this game and all my usual match day rituals couldn't help Jürgen Klopps team get a valuable win over the League leaders, which would have given fans and players the belief that top four is a real possibility. Now …
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