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Mahrez leaves it late to earn Leicester a point

Posted Sunday, March 04, 2018 by PA29 hits

Riyad Mahrez saved Leicester from defeat with a last-gasp goal to salvage a point from a 1-1 Premier League draw with Bournemouth.It looked like Josh King’s first half penalty would be enough for the Cherries to take all three points after they deservedly took the lead at the King Power Stadium.Leicester had chances to equalise and it looked like they would be denied, until Mahrez struck f...Full Story »

Shinji Okazaki the only injury doubt for Leicester

Posted Saturday, March 03, 2018 by PA48 hits

Leicester hope to have striker Shinji Okazaki back in contention for the visit of Bournemouth.The Japan international will be assessed ahead of Saturday’s game, having missed the last three matches with a knee problem.Okazaki resumed training this week and is the only injury concern for manager Claude Puel, whose side are without a win in four Premier League outings.Bournemouth manager Edd...Full Story »

Lambert refuses to blame Butland blunder for Stoke failing to beat Leicester

Posted Saturday, February 24, 2018 by PA32 hits

Paul Lambert refused to blame Jack Butland for Stoke’s failure to win at Leicester and labelled his goalkeeper the best in Britain. Stoke remain in the Premier League relegation places after an error from Butland meant they had to settle for a point from a 1-1 draw. Lambert’s team looked set to climb out of the bottom three ahead of the Saturday afternoon top-flight fixtures afte...Full Story »

Jack Butland error helps Leicester salvage point against Stoke

Posted Saturday, February 24, 2018 by PA44 hits

Stoke remain in the relegation places after an error from goalkeeper Jack Butland meant they had to settle for a point from a 1-1 draw with Leicester. Paul Lambert’s team looked set to climb out of the bottom three ahead of the Saturday afternoon Premier League fixtures after Xherdan Shaqiri’s lovely first-half finish put them ahead. However, Butland gifted Leicester an equaliser...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Stoke City - Wes Morgan in frame for Leicester return

Posted Saturday, February 24, 2018 by PA113 hits

Leicester skipper Wes Morgan could make his first Premier League appearance since New Year’s Day against Stoke on Saturday after suffering no ill-effects on his return from injury.The 34-year-old, who captained the Foxes to their shock title victory twoseasons ago, lined up against Sheffield United in the FA Cup fifth round lastFriday evening to signal the end of his lay-off with a hamstri...Full Story »

Claude Puel says Leicester have put Riyad Mahrez saga behind them

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA40 hits

Claude Puel insists the Riyad Mahrez saga was put to bed once and for all with the reception the midfielder received from the Leicester fans on Friday night.Mahrez made his return to the starting line-up – and was back at the King Power Stadium – for the first time since going AWOL after thecollapse of his proposed transfer to Manchester City.The Algerian received warm applause from ...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 - 0 Sheffield United: Vardy header sinks Blades and sends Leicester into last eight

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA40 hits

Sheffield Wednesday fan Jamie Vardy put the Blades to the sword as Leicester knocked Sheffield United out of the FA Cup.Sheffield-born Vardy, released by the club he supports at the age of 16, had been the target of “Owls reject” taunts by the visiting supporters, but he had the last laugh when he headed the only goal of the game after 66 minutes.The fifth-round tie was the first gam...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Sheffield United - Wes Morgan in line for Leicester return in FA Cup

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by PA63 hits

Leicester captain Wes Morgan could make his return from injury against Sheffield United in the FA Cup.The central defender has been out since suffering a hamstring injury on New Year’s Day but he might be back in the squad for the fifth-round tie.Shinji Okazaki is still struggling with the knee problem that saw him miss the Premier League trip to Manchester City and the striker will remain...Full Story »

Leicester are stronger with returning Riyad Mahrez – boss Claude Puel

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA55 hits

Claude Puel insisted neither he nor any of the Leicester squad have a problem with Riyad Mahrez after the playmaker came off the bench during the 5-1 defeat by Manchester City.Mahrez only returned to training on Friday after a self-imposed 10-day absence following the blocking by Leicester of a move to Manchester City, during which he missed games against Everton and Swansea.Puel had said on Thu...Full Story »

Manchester City 5 - 1 Leicester City: Aguero scores four as five-star Manchester City thrash Leicester

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA60 hits

Sergio Aguero scored four times as Premier League leaders Manchester City showed Riyad Mahrez what he is missing in a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester.Mahrez returned as a substitute for Leicester after more than a week in self-imposed exile following the collapse of a move to City but he could do little to stop Pep Guardiola’s rampant side.Aguero scored all his goals in the second half at the E...Full Story »

Pep Guardiola says Riyad Mahrez's absence from Leicester training is not Manchester City's responsibility

Posted Saturday, February 10, 2018 by Skysports.com71 hits

Riyad Mahrez was the subject of several bids from Manchester City in January Pep Guardiola has insisted Manchester City are not to blame for Riyad Mahrez's absence from Leicester City training. City attempted to sign Mahrez late in the January window but, even though Mahrez submitted a transfer request, Leicester refused to sell him to the Premier League leaders. Mahrez only returned to train...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Leicester City - John Stones to make City comeback against Leicester

Posted Saturday, February 10, 2018 by PA75 hits

John Stones is available again as Premier League leaders Manchester City host Leicester on Saturday.The England centre-back has missed City’s last two games due to illness and then a minor knee problem.Midfielder Phil Foden (ankle) is also fit but playmaker David Silva (hip), winger Leroy Sane (ankle), striker Gabriel Jesus and left-backs Benjamin Mendy and Fabian Delph (all knee) are stil...Full Story »

Leicester held at home by Swansea with Mahrez still missing

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2018 by PA22 hits

Swansea’s resurgence continued as they climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-1 draw at Leicester, who were again without wantaway midfielder Riyad Mahrez.All the pre-match talk was about the AWOL Algerian, who has not been seen by the club since his proposed move to Manchester City collapsed on Wednesday.Mahrez unexpectedly missed the defeat at Everton that night and h...Full Story »

Claude Puel expects 'good man' Riyad Mahrez to be welcomed back by Leicester squad

Posted Saturday, February 03, 2018 by Skysports.com80 hits

Riyad Mahrez failed to push through a move to Manchester City in the January transfer window Leicester boss Claude Puel believes Riyad Mahrez will be welcomed back by his team-mates despite his failed bid to join Manchester City. Mahrez handed in a transfer request in a bid to push through a move to the Eithad on Deadline Day, and has not reported for training with the Foxes since the end of t...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Swansea City - Leicester without Riyad Mahrez for Swansea clash

Posted Saturday, February 03, 2018 by PA54 hits

Riyad Mahrez’s continued absence means Leicester manager Claude Puel will have an unchanged squad against Swansea. Mahrez missed the midweek defeat at Everton as he hoped to complete a move to Manchester City and he has not been seen by the club since that transfer collapsed. Captain Wes Morgan (hamstring) has resumed training but he is not yet ready to be considered for selection and ...Full Story »

Leicester news: Riyad Mahrez to be fined £200,000 and forced to apologise to team-mates

Posted Friday, February 02, 2018 by Express.co.uk198 hits

The Algerian angered them by failing to turn up for training the day before their league clash at Everton when he became aware Leicester were knocking back big-money bids from Manchester City. The 26-year-old tried to force the issue by submitting a transfer request only to see a final deadline-day bid of around £60m fail to shift the Midlands club. Mahrez now faces a massive climbdown a...Full Story »

Theo Walcott at the double as Everton overcome Leicester

Posted Thursday, February 01, 2018 by PA40 hits

Theo Walcott’s maiden Everton goals secured a first win in eight matches as a 2-1 triumph over Leicester arrested their slide under Sam Allardyce.The £20million January signing became the first Toffees player to score twice in his maiden Premier League appearance at Goodison Park since Romelu Lukaku against Newcastle in September 2013 with a first-half double.Jamie Vardy’s pena...Full Story »

Puel relieved as gamble pays off in Leicester win at Peterborough

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA26 hits

Leicester manager Claude Puel admitted it was a risk to field so many changes for his side’s Emirates FA Cup fourth-round clash against Peterborough on Saturday.The Frenchman made 10 changes from the team that beat Watford in the Premier League last weekend, with Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy both left on the bench.But Puel’s brave gamble paid off as the Foxes completed an impressive ...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Watford - Leicester to recall big guns against Watford

Posted Friday, January 19, 2018 by PA71 hits

Several players will return to the Leicester team when they resume their Premier League campaign at home to Watford. Kasper Schmeichel, Harry Maguire, Onyinye Ndidi, Marc Albrighton and Jamie Vardy were all rested to one degree or another against Fleetwood in the FA Cup in midweek but should be back in the starting line-up on Saturday. Ben Chilwell missed the third-round replay through suspe...Full Story »

Robert Huth poised to make Leicester comeback following lengthy absence

Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018 by PA74 hits

Defender Robert Huth could make his first Leicester appearance of the season in the FA Cup third-round replay against Fleetwood on Tuesday.The German centre-back has been sidelined since the summer after ankle surgery and then the recurrence of a foot problem, but Ben Chilwell is banned.Jamie Vardy is fit after missing the first tie against his former club with a groin problem and Matty James i...Full Story »

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