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As of February 21st Leicester City stand, incredibly but unsurprisingly, top of the Barclaycard Premiership. Their clean, crisps and aggressive style of play as seen them take the Premier League by storm losing only three times this season to Arsenal home and away and Liverpool. Leicester are currently the league leaders with two points to spare from second place Tottenham, but only goal difference separates Spurs from Arsenal. This means should they hold their impressive spot at the top of the Premiership, not only would they be crowned the champions …

There are many different ways of telling the amazing story of Leicester City, different points in time to start the story and different theories behind its remarkable nature. 
Rightly, many of the stories cite the years in the faceless doldrums of multiple owners, managers and seemingly endless amount of players on a conveyer belt passing them in and out of the club. However this story is less about those years. Instead, this one focusses on the last three years and why and how this remarkable story can be made more understandable, …

This ‘soap opera’ of a Premier League Season thus far continues to enthral, surprise and entertain us with each week. The main storyline being Leicester City’s unexpected title tilt. With unpredictable results providing intriguing plot twists, this season is actually playing out more like a ‘Telenovela’. It is highly unlikely that we shall get another campaign as schizophrenic as we have so far witnessed again anytime soon.
Each week, we tune in expecting them to fall out of the frame, allowing a more familiar played out scenario to take charge, one …

The 2015-16 Premiership season is almost upon us, I will have a lot at each team and access what they have done thus far and what they possibly still need to do to achieve their target.
I shall split this into 3 parts, the first part being the hypothetical bottom seven, including the three promoted sides, and the four teams who survived the drop, (positions 14-17th), in the Premiership last season.
Bournemouth (Last season – 1st in the Championship)
The only times I have had to mention Bournemouth before the 2014/15 season was …

After a career spanning 20 years, Kevin Phillips retirement from the game today leaving many a football fan in admiration of his career.
Phillips, who turns 41 this summer, burst onto the scene for Watford at the tail end of the 1994/95 season scoring 24 goals in nearly 60 appearances for the Hornets. A big money move to Sunderland saw him score over 100 goals in just over 200 games for the Black Cats where he became the first Sunderland player to score over 30 goals in a season since the …

Three players each from Leicester City and Burnley have been recognised their performances this season in the Championship PFA Team of the Year.
Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, defender Wes Morgan and midfielder Danny Drinkwater have all been named in the PFA’s side of the season along with Burnley’s Kieran Trippier, Jason Shackell and Danny Ings.
Ross McCormack, Leeds United’s leading scorer, was joined by Derby County duo Craig Bryson and Will Hughes alongside Andy Reid of Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town’s Aaron Cresswell.
Championship PFA Team of the Year: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City); Keiran …

Leicester City will be playing Premier League football next season after a ten year absence, and I’m writing about the key factors that has led to the Foxes success this campaign.  First of all, the team spirit from Nigel Pearson’s men this season has been absolutely tremendous on and off the field. The boys in blue will never give up, scoring a good number of late goals at home and away from home to keep gathering precious points towards promotion.
This coincidently has a correlation towards a famous saying commonly …

Manchester United are set to fight it out to sign Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, according to The Metro.
The 27 year-old, who is the son of United legend Peter Schmeichel, has been in outstanding form for the Championship leaders this season and his form has been attracting the interest of an array of top-flight clubs and the Foxes will face a challenge in trying to keep the Great Dane at the King Power Stadium.
Danish-born Schmeichel, who started his career at United’s arch rivals Manchester City, , is out of contract …

Former Blackpool striker Gary Taylor-Fletcher was today announced as Leicester City’s latest signing, agreeing to a one-year contract at the King Power Stadium.
Taylor-Fletcher was a free agent after leaving Blackpool in the summer. During his six years with the Seasiders, the 32 year old made 215 appearances, scoring 36 goals. The Englishman has previously played for Hull City, Lincoln City and Huddersfield Town.
After agreeing terms to a one-year contract this morning, Taylor-Fletcher, who has scored in all four English divisions, will join up with his new team mates and could …

Leicester City staged a dramatic comeback to beat Birmingham 3-2 after a buzzing afternoon at the King Power Stadium which left Foxes fans on the edge of their seats.
Nigel Pearson’s men got off to a good start with Jamie Vardy and Matt James both coming close within the first ten minutes, before Birmingham’s Matt Green ran past Jeff Schlupp to get on the end of a Shane Ferguson cross after eleven minutes, taking the Blues in front. Despite the early setback, the Foxes dominated the first half, left-back Jeff …