Category Archives: East Midlands Sport

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

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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/

How Twitter reacted to Leicester City firing Claudio Ranieri

See how social media responded to Claudio Ranieri’s dismissal.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/02/23/how-twitter-reacted-to-leicester-city-firing-claudio-ranieri/

How Twitter reacted to Leicester City firing Claudio Ranieri

See how social media responded to Claudio Ranieri’s dismissal.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/02/23/how-twitter-reacted-to-leicester-city-firing-claudio-ranieri/

Defensive regression the biggest culprit of Leicester City’s collapse

Leicester City is staring relegation in the face, and the aging defense is the biggest reason why.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/02/12/defensive-regression-the-biggest-culprit-of-leicester-citys-collapse/