Leicester opened their home league campaign for 2017/18 with a 2-0 win at home over newly promoted Brighton. Foxes fans will be hoping that in demand Algerian striker Riyad Mahrez stays at the King Power after he played a crucial role in their win over the Seagulls. For LCFC, Japanese international Shinji Okazaki netted within the first minute, with Harry Maguire adding a second (his first ever for the club) after the break Continue reading
Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy was on the scoresheet as England beat Lithuania 2-0 in front of a 77,690 strong crowd at Wembley in their World Cup qualifier on 26-03-2017 . Vardy, a second half sub for Jermain Defoe, scored minutes after coming on. Assist by Liverpool’s Adam Lallana Continue reading
Leicester Tigers have announced that former Leinster and Queensland Reds coach Matt O’Connor will be taking over the reins at Welford Road from April 2017, subject to him being given a work visa. O’Connor will replace former All Black Aaron Mauger, who is said to be devastated at the club’s decision to show him the door. This weekend’s game against Northampton will be Mauger’s last as Tigers coach and the news of O’Connor’s appointment comes just a day after Tigers beat Saints to claim the Anglo-Welsh Cup, their first piece of silverware in four years. Continue reading
Craig Shakespeare becomes the first Leicester City manager to win his first three Premier League games in charge as the Foxes survive a second half barrage at the London Stadium to beat Slaven Bilic’s West Ham 3-2- their first win on the road in the 2016/17 league season.
Mahrez, Vardy and Huth the scorers for LCFC Continue reading
Was player power behind Ranieri’s sacking? As it often happens, when a new manager comes in, the team seems to turn a corner, and the Foxes started off life after Ranieri with a 3-1 win over Liverpool, with Danny Drinkwater’s goal the pick of the lot Continue reading
Springbok winger JP Pietersen scored twice as Leicester Tigers thrashed struggling Bristol Rugby 50-17 in their AVIVA Prem clash.
Pietersen’s former Sharks teammate Patrick Cilliers was also on the scoresheet, with the likes of Owen Williams, Telusa Veainu, Brendon O’Connor, Adam Thompstone and Greg Bateman also netting as the Tigers picked up their biggest win of the season Continue reading
A late goal from Millwall right back Shaun Cummings sees Leicester suffer another setback as the ten man Lions knock the Foxes out of the FA Cup Continue reading
Leicester City become the first reigning league champions to fail to score in six consecutive league games as they go down 2-0 away at Swansea. Alfie Mawson (36) and Martin Olsson (45+2) with the goals for Swansea at the Liberty Stadium Continue reading
Bonus point win for Leicester Tigers as they beat Gloucester 34-9 at Welford Road. Luke Hamilton, Adam Thompstone and Maxime Mermoz were on target for the Tigers, with another award by the referee as a penalty try. Owen Williams scored three conversions and a drop goal while five points also came from the boot of Freddie Burns (1P 1C) Continue reading