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Comparing Jamie Vardy’s 2015/16 campaign with his performances for Leicester this season

Jamie Vardy’s season couldn’t be more different from last. In February 2016, the former Fleetwood frontman was topping the goalscoring charts, had recently beaten a historic Premier League record and was a near certainty to be in the Euro squad for the upcoming summer tournament. Fast forward 12 months, and he is struggling to consistently hit the back of the …

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How Leicester City rated on a battling night against Sevilla in the Champions League

Kasper Schmeichel Leicester City

Jamie Vardy’s late goal and an inspired performance from Kasper Schmeichel gave Leicester City hope of a Champions League quarter-final as they battled to a 2-1 defeat against Sevilla. Embed from Getty Images   Kasper Schmeichel saved an early penalty after Wes Morgan’s rash challenge, but Pablo Sarabia rose above Christian Fuchs to power a header into the far corner …

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It's time for Leicester City to have faith in this 20-year-old winger

Precariously positioned a single point above relegation, last season’s champions are undeniably in a fight for survival. Despite progressing in Europe and the FA Cup the Foxes hold an embarrassing accolade of being the only side in England’s top 4 divisions yet to score a league goal in 2017. A generally poor first half against Manchester United last Sunday ended …

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Why talk of Leicester City sacking Claudio Ranieri is nonsense

Claudio Ranieri Leicester City

Even nine months on, Leicester City’s Premier League triumph still seems scarcely believable. Defying mammoth odds of 5000/1, the Foxes sent shockwaves through world football by pulling off arguably the greatest upset in sporting history. From relegation favourites at the start of the campaign, Claudio Ranieri’s heroes embarked upon a journey that has given each of them immortal status. For …

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Where will Swansea’s clash with Leicester City be won and lost?

Sundays four o’clock kick-off sees a key battle emerge at the bottom of the table, Swansea vs Leicester. Both teams sit on 21 points, just one point safe of the relegation zone. The game is especially important for both teams then, a ‘six-pointer’; which could be the difference between safety and relegation come the end of the season. Swansea had …

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What has gone wrong at Leicester City? Why Ranieri needs to shoulder the responsibility

Has there ever been such a meagre, half-hearted defence of any title in world sport than that offered by Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City side in the Premier League this season? A little exaggerated perhaps, but it was hard to disagree with Foxes goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel when he called the club’s title defence “embarrassing” following another defeat at the King Power …

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Three things we learnt from Manchester United’s return to winning ways against Leicester

Claudio Ranieri Leicester City

Manchester United ensured that they extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League to 15 matches after comfortably seeing off the challenge of current champions Leicester City on Sunday. Goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Juan Mata saw off a spirited effort from Claudio Ranieri’s side, who remain just a single point above the relegation spots. Embed from Getty …

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Leicester City vs Manchester United: Match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Manchester United will travel to the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon hoping to end their run of three consecutive draws, which has seen them fail to take advantage of close rival slip-ups. Despite extending their impressive unbeaten record to 14 Premier League matches (seven wins, seven draws), their 0-0 stalemate against relegation-threatened Hull during midweek cost Jose Mourinho’s side …

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