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Southampton v Leicester City

20 Jan

Southampton’s defeat by Burnley last weekend was their fourth in a row in the league TEAM NEWS Virgil van Dijk and Ryan Bertrand are both likely to return for Southampton after sitting out the midweek FA Cup win over Norwich. Jose Fonte will not be considered for selection while his future at the club remains […]

BBC to show Leicester & Man Utd FA Cup ties

18 Jan

Leicester City beat Everton 2-1 at Goodison Park in the third round Derby County’s FA Cup fourth-round home match against Leicester City will be shown live on BBC One, as will the ties between Millwall and Watford and Manchester United and Wigan Athletic. Premier League champions Leicester will visit Championship side Derby on Friday, 27 […]

Ranieri in Italian football Hall of Fame

18 Jan

Claudio Ranieri led Leicester to the title in his first season in charge Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been inducted into the Italian Football Federation’s Hall of Fame. He became the third Italian manager to win the Premier League title with an astonishing victory in the 2015-16 season. The 65-year-old is included alongside former […]

Ranieri wants Conte to win league title

17 Jan

Ranieri is the third Italian to win the Premier League title after Carlo Ancelotti (Chelsea in 2009-10) and Roberto Mancini (Manchester City in 2011-12) Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri wants fellow Italian Antonio Conte to win the Premier League title with current leaders Chelsea. Ranieri, 65, led the Foxes to a surprise league title last […]

Nurse describes saving football legend

14 Jan

Image caption Lisa Fereday was at the ceremony as her daughter had been nominated for an award A nurse has described how it took four shocks with a defibrillator to revive Leicester City legend Alan Birchenall after he collapsed on stage. “The Birch”, 71, was at the Leicester Mercury Sports Awards when he suffered a […]

Swansea last U23 side left in EFL Trophy

11 Jan

Ruben Lameiras’ goal set Coventry City on their way to a 3-0 win against Brighton Under-23s Swansea City were the only development side to make it through to the quarter-finals of the EFL Trophy as four under-23 teams went out on Tuesday. A brace from Oli McBurnie saw the Swans under-23s beat Wolves’ academy side […]

Swansea last U21 side left in EFL Trophy

11 Jan

Ruben Lameiras’ goal set Coventry City on their way to a 3-0 win against Brighton Under-21s Swansea City were the only development side to make it through to the quarter-finals of the EFL Trophy as four under-21 teams went out on Tuesday. A brace from Oli McBurnie saw the Swans under-21s beat Wolves’ academy side […]

Leicester sign Genk midfielder Ndidi

6 Jan

Ndidi helped Genk reach the knockout stages of this season’s Europa League after they finished top of their group Leicester City have signed defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for a reported £15m from Belgian side Genk. The 20-year-old Nigeria international completed his move on Thursday after a work permit was approved, signing a five-and-a-half-year deal. Ndidi […]

Leicester City sign midfielder Ndidi

5 Jan

Ndidi helped Genk reach the knockout stages of this season’s Europa League after they finished top of their group Leicester City have signed defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for a reported £15m from Belgian side Genk. The 20-year-old Nigeria international completed his move on Thursday after a work permit was approved, signing a five-and-a-half-year deal. Ndidi […]

Leicester City to sign midfielder Ndidi

3 Jan

Ndidi helped Genk reach the knockout stages of this season’s Europa League after they finished top of their group Leicester City are set to sign Genk midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for a reported £15m, subject to a work permit. The 20-year-old Nigeria international will sign a five-and-a-half-year deal when he completes the move. A statement on […]