Category Archives: Midlands Football

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/

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/

Week 26: Managerless Leicester stun Liverpool, Kane hat-trick sees Spurs sweep Stoke aside

Premier League champions Leicester began life after Claudio Ranieri with their first league win of 2017, as a Jamie Vardy brace helped the Foxes bag a surprise 3-1 win over Liverpool.

http://ballsandbrawls.com/2017/02/28/week-26-recap/

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/

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/

Ranieri turns attention to survival after latest PL defeat

The Foxes have now gone winless in their last six Premier League appearances.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/02/12/ranieri-turns-attention-to-survival-after-latest-pl-defeat/