Category Archives: Midlands Football

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…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/new-signings-pay-off-as-west-brom-beats-bournemouth-1-0/wcm/0a1530f2-3293-4ba2-a03e-6f42c2b01400

Leicester sign local lad George Thomas from lower leagues

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

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/08/leicester-sign-local-lad-george-thomas-from-lower-leagues/

Report: AS Roma contacts Mahrez’s agent

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

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/07/12/report-as-roma-contacts-mahrezs-agent/

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/