Category Archives: East Midlands Football

Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City: An own goal divides them

Riyad Mahrez and Demarai Gray scored after Leicester had gone down 1-0, and Leicester is on 23 points after the win.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/09/newcastle-united-2-3-leicester-city-an-own-goal-divides-them/

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Late own goal gives Leicester thrilling 3-2 win at Newcastle

NEWCASTLE, England — Leicester snatched a thriller with Newcastle by 3-2 and a third consecutive English Premier League win on Saturday. Ayoze Perez’s own goal four minutes from the end ensured there were contrasting emotions at St. James’ Park, as Newcastle’s run without a win was extended to seven games. Joselu gave the home side…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/late-own-goal-gives-leicester-thrilling-3-2-win-at-newcastle

Premier League preview: Newcastle vs. Leicester City

Newcastle has lost five of its last six games, but they return home to try and turn things around with Leicester City coming to St. James Park on Saturday evening

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/08/premier-league-preview-newcastle-vs-leicester-city/

Kante scores winner for Chelsea vs former club Leicester

LEICESTER, England — N’Golo Kante gave his former club another reason not to have sold him as defending English Premier League champion Chelsea beat Leicester 2-1 on Saturday. Talk before the match focused on another former Leicester player Danny Drinkwater — who stayed on the Chelsea bench — but it was Kante who made the…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/kante-scores-winner-for-chelsea-vs-former-club-leicester

Transfer-seeking Mahrez stars in Leicester win in EPL

LEICESTER, England — Riyad Mahrez showed potential suitors what they could be getting by inspiring Leicester to a 2-0 win over Brighton in the English Premier League on Saturday. The Algeria winger put in a transfer request during the off-season but Leicester hasn’t received a suitable offer, rejecting three bids from Italian side Roma. Setting…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/transfer-seeking-mahrez-stars-in-leicester-win-in-epl/wcm/68540569-87a1-4e11-93d9-f257bfb0e3d7

Leicester inks manager Craig Shakespeare to three-year deal

During last season, Shakespeare led the Foxes to an 8-3-5 record as he served as caretaker manager following Claudio Ranieri’s sacking.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/06/08/leicester-inks-manager-craig-shakespeare-to-three-year-deal/

Leicester City groundsman reveals amazing new pitch design ahead of Premier League finale

The Premier League is reaching its final stretch of games, and the defending champions are pulling a few tricks it has hidden up it sleeves. With one more away game preceding back-to-back home games to finish out the campaign the club’s groundsmanager revealed a brilliant new design: In place of the center circle, the grounds…

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2017/05/leicester-city-groundsman-reveals-amazing-new-pitch-design-ahead-of-premier-league-finale/

Leicester City’s revival begs the question: What went wrong for Ranieri?

What about Claudio Ranieri’s departure has caused Leicester City to return to its title-winning form?

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/03/16/leicester-citys-revival-begs-the-question-what-was-wrong-under-ranieri/

Norwich confirms Alex Neil sacking as club continues slide

The Canaries have gone winless in six of their last seven Championship fixtures.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/03/10/norwich-confirms-alex-neil-sacking-as-club-continues-slide/

Report: Leicester offer job to Craig Shakespeare

Interim boss could stay on until the end of the season.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/03/07/report-leicester-offer-job-to-craig-shakespeare/