Jamie Vardy nets 1st hat trick since 2012 in pummeling of Manchester City

Jamie Vardy nets 1st hat trick since 2012 in pummeling of Manchester City

Jamie Vardy might very well have a party to celebrate this one. Heading into Saturday’s match against Manchester City, the Leicester striker, whose rags-to-riches story was one of the marquee narratives surrounding the Foxes’ improbable run to the title last season, had only hit the back of the net twice this campaign. He topped that […]

Jamie Vardy insists he is not a racist

Vardy hit the headlines for the wrong reasons when he made an offensive remark to an Asian man during a night out that was caught on video and resulted in him being fined. In an extract of his autobiography, Jamie Vardy: From Nowhere, My Story, serialised in The Sun, Vardy said: “Most convictions get wiped […]

Leicester City and Bournemouth battling to sign former Arsenal target Jankto

Leicester City and Bournemouth are reportedly interested in signing talented young midfielder Jakub Jankto from Udinese.  According to the Guardian, Arsenal scouted the 20-year-old for a season, but did not make an offer. Leicester and Bournemouth are now amongst the favourites to sign him, the source suggests, with a price-tag of £8 million mooted. A Czech Republic […]

Liverpool vs Leicester City: Five key battles to expect

Almost every pundit in the country would have placed both Liverpool and Leicester in their Premier League top seven going into the campaign but hardly any would have either team any higher than fifth. Jurgen Klopp and Claudio Ranieri are both attempting to beat the odds by breaking into what looks to be an impenetrable top […]

Drinkwater snubs impoved Leicester deal amid Tottenham talk

Danny Drinkwater has reportedly turned down a new and improved £80,000-a-week contract with the champions Leicester. The 26-year-old, who played 35 times in the Foxes’ title-winning side last term, still has two years left to run on the £30,000-per-week contract he penned in 2014. According to The Sun, Leicester want to bring him in line […]

Claudio Ranieri bemoans Leicester complacency

Claudio Ranieri bemoans Leicester complacency

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri feels his side’s loss to troubled Hull City was down to a lack of team spirit and complacency. Goals from Adama Diomande and Robert Snodgrass secured a memorable win for managerless Hull City after Riyad Mahrez’s equaliser from the penalty spot as the Foxes became the first ever Premeir League […]

Champions Leicester fire Premier League starting gun

Three months and six days after their glittering coronation as Premier League champions, Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City launch the new season with a trip to promoted Hull City on Saturday. The novelty of their 5,000-1 triumph is still to wear off, but Leicester are already looking to the future. Midfield lynchpin N’Golo Kante and transfer […]