Category Archives: Midlands Football

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…


Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea: Blues hang on to win

Jamie Vardy won and scored a penalty kick for Leicester, which sits 17th with three points.

Chelsea target Danny Drinkwater hands in transfer request

Leicester and England midfielder eager to seal move to Stamford Bridge.

Leicester 2-0 Brighton: Foxes ease past Seagulls

Okazaki, Maguire on target as Foxes are off and running for the season.

Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal: Jese leads Potters to win

Lacazette had a late goal controversially ruled offside as Arsenal fell ahead of its trip to Liverpool.

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…

Robson-Kanu sent off after scoring winner for West Brom

BURNLEY, England — Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu came on in the 63rd minute, scored the winner in the 71st and was sent off in the 83rd as West Bromwich Albion beat Burnley 1-0 on Saturday to maintain its perfect English Premier League start. Robson-Kanu held off two Clarets defenders to fire home the only goal at…

New signings pay off as West Brom beats Bournemouth 1-0

WEST BROMWICH, England — West Bromwich Albion’s off-season signings made an impressive debut as the Baggies beat Bournemouth 1-0 in their English Premier League opener on Saturday. Central defender Ahmed Hegazi headed the only goal at the Hawthorns while another newcomer, Jay Rodriguez, kept Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic busy in the first half. West Brom…

Leicester sign local lad George Thomas from lower leagues

Thomas, 20, arrives from Coventry City after compensation fee agreed.

Report: AS Roma contacts Mahrez’s agent

I Lupi has already added Maxime Gonalons and Hector Moreno this offseason.