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Jermain Defoe set for return to Premier League with Leicester City

Posted Saturday, January 03, 2015 by theguardian.com141 hits

· Defoe to leave MLS after one season at Toronto FC · Leicester have beaten QPR to striker's signature · Defoe: Toronto's taunts hurt me Jermain Defoe leaves the MLS after scoring 11 goals in 19 games for Toronto FC. Jermain Defoe is set to join Leicester City from Toronto FC. The Premier League's bottom club have jumped to the front of the queue for the striker's signature, ahe...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Newcastle preview - Drinkwater out for Leicester

Posted Saturday, January 03, 2015 by PA72 hits

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson will make changes for the FA Cup third round visit of Newcastle. Midfielder Danny Drinkwater misses out after injuring a groin in Thursday's 2-2 draw at Liverpool. Defender Paul Konchesky returns from suspension while midfielders Jeffrey Schlupp and Riyad Mahrez are available for their last match before the African Cup of Nations. While a win against Newcastle ...Full Story »

Liverpool 2-2 Leicester City: Anfield stunned as hosts surrender two-goal lead

Posted Friday, January 02, 2015 by Goal.com46 hits

Two goals in two minutes from David Nugent and Jeffrey Schlupp earns bottom side Leicester a point at Anfield as they cancel out two goals from Steven Gerrard. Leicester City came from 2-0 down to secure a point at Liverpool thanks to two goals in two minutes from David Nugent and Jeffrey Schlupp. Resurgent Liverpool looked to be heading for a third consecutive Premier League victory when tw...Full Story »

Liverpool 2 : 2 Leicester City - Foxes fight back to stun Liverpool

Posted Thursday, January 01, 2015 by PA36 hits

Liverpool squandered a somewhat fortuitous lead as a battling Leicester stunned their hosts with two goals in as many second-half minutes to draw 2-2. After back-to-back wins the new year was supposed usher in the beginning of the Reds' drive towards the top four but the same old defensive frailties were exposed by the league's bottom team. Leicester will argue a point was the least they deser...Full Story »

Liverpool vs Leicester City preview - Liverpool quiet in January sales

Posted Thursday, January 01, 2015 by PA2386 hits

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers does not expect to be particularly active in the transfer window and will put his faith in the raft of signings he made in the summer. Despite concerns over form at either ends of the pitch the Reds boss is unlikely to be looking to rectify either when the market reopens in January. Rodgers will have striker Daniel Sturridge fit again by the middle of next mon...Full Story »

Hull City 0 : 1 Leicester City - Mahrez wins it for Foxes

Posted Sunday, December 28, 2014 by PA32 hits

Leicester clung on by their fingertips to a first victory in 14 Barclays Premier League matches at Hull, easing some of the pressure on manager Nigel Pearson and ensuring the Tigers remain mired in the relegation battle. Both sides finished with 10 men after late red cards for Paul Konchesky and Stephen Quinn, but it was the 32nd minute strike by Riyad Mahrez that settled matters in the visitor...Full Story »

Hull City - Leicester City preview - Bruce: Next game bigger than final

Posted Sunday, December 28, 2014 by PA59 hits

Hull boss Steve Bruce has labelled Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash with Leicester a bigger game than last season's FA Cup final. The Tigers host Nigel Pearson's strugglers at the KC Stadium buoyed by their 3-1 Boxing Day win at Sunderland - a first league win in 11 attempts since October 4. That lifted them out of the bottom three and six points clear of the rock-bottom Foxes, but Bruce...Full Story »

Pearson bemoans Leicester luck

Posted Saturday, December 27, 2014 by Foxsports.com33 hits

Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson wants his side to start turning their good performances into victories. The Foxes, who are without a win in 13 Premier League matches, put in a spirited display against Tottenham but ultimately it was in vain as the visitors ran out 2-1 winners at the King Power Stadium. And Pearson, whose side are bottom of the table, wants his team to start making their own ...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 : 2 Tottenham Hotspur - Eriksen Tottenham's saviour

Posted Friday, December 26, 2014 by PA38 hits

Christian Eriksen was Tottenham's saviour as they survived a storm to edge past Leicester 2-1. The midfielder curled in a free kick with 19 minutes left to leave the Foxes winless in their last 13 games. Former Leicester loanee Harry Kane scored inside the first minute for Spurs but the Foxes rallied and Leonardo Ulloa levelled in the second half. The striker also hit the post and Hugo Lloris...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur preview - Pearson plots survival mission

Posted Friday, December 26, 2014 by PA80 hits

Nigel Pearson knows how to pull off a great escape but the Leicester boss insists there are no quick fixes to save the Foxes. They are bottom of the Barclays Premier League at Christmas ahead of the Boxing Day visit of Tottenham. Only two sides have ever survived being bottom on December 25 - Sunderland last season and West Brom in 2005. And Pearson was Bryan Robson's assistant when the Baggi...Full Story »

West Ham United 2 : 0 Leicester City - Hammers heap winter woe on Foxes

Posted Saturday, December 20, 2014 by PA33 hits

Andy Carroll was on target as West Ham's fourth win in five games ensured Leicester would be bottom of the Barclays Premier League at Christmas. Only twice before - West Brom in 2004-2005 and Sunderland last season - have the side at the foot of the Premier League standings on December 25 avoided relegation. The Foxes were culpable as their winless run was extended to 12 games through goals fr...Full Story »

West Ham United vs Leicester City preview - Allardyce has sympathy for Pearson

Posted Saturday, December 20, 2014 by PA49 hits

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce believes the Football Association were wrong to charge Leicester boss Nigel Pearson over his argument with a fan, and feels more can be done to stop tempers boiling over behind the dugout. Pearson has accepted an FA charge of using insulting words towards a supporter but has requested a personal hearing. A video has emerged of the incident during his side's 3-1 ho...Full Story »

Leicester City 0-1 Manchester City: Lampard winner soured by Kompany injury blow

Posted Sunday, December 14, 2014 by Goal.com114 hits

Manuel Pellegrini's side barely had to break a sweat in order to see off the Premier League's lowest-ranked side but lost Edin Dzeko in the warm-up before their captain limped out Manchester City were comfortable in seeing off bottom-of-the-table Leicester City 1-0 at the King Power Stadium, Frank Lampard scoring the decisive goal. The only real setbacks for Manuel Pellegrini's side were inj...Full Story »

Leicester City 0 - 1 Manchester City - Lampard lights the way for City

Posted Saturday, December 13, 2014 by PA38 hits

Veteran Frank Lampard delivered again for Manchester City as the champions overcame the absence of any senior strikers to beat Leicester 1-0. The former England midfielder - whose loan from New York City expires at the end of the month - struck the only goal late in the first half of a dull Barclays Premier League encounter at the King Power Stadium. It was the 36-year-old's sixth goal of an i...Full Story »

Leicester City vs Manchester City preview - Pellegrini: City form must continue

Posted Saturday, December 13, 2014 by PA67 hits

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has warned his team they cannot afford to let their intensity drop as they travel to struggling Leicester. City have burst into form in recent weeks, recording exhilarating Champions League victories over Bayern Munich and Roma amid a run of six successive wins. Their midweek triumph in Rome saw them complete a remarkable turnaround in the Champions Le...Full Story »

Aston Villa 2 - 1 Leicester City - Villa claim win in feisty encounter

Posted Sunday, December 07, 2014 by PA44 hits

Alan Hutton bagged his first Aston Villa goal as they clinched a feisty 2-1 win over 10-man Leicester. The right-back, who had been frozen out by manager Paul Lambert before this season, netted with 20 minutes left to cap their comeback. Leonardo Ulloa ended his drought with his first goal in 10 games to put the Foxes ahead but Ciaran Clark equalised within minutes. And Paul Konchesky was sen...Full Story »

Aston Villa - Leicester City preview - Lambert banking on Bayern boost

Posted Sunday, December 07, 2014 by PA78 hits

Aston Villa fans will hope to see the benefits of a meeting of minds between manager Paul Lambert and Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola this week. Lambert flew to Germany to spend time watching the German giants train and sit down with former Barcelona coach Guardiola. The Villa boss has extensive contacts in the Bundesliga from his playing career with Borussia Dortmund and took full advantage ...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 - 3 Liverpool: Gerrard inspires Foxes triumph

Posted Tuesday, December 02, 2014 by PA90 hits

Liverpool may want to re-think the contract offer made to Steven Gerrard after their captain bailed them out in a 3-1 comeback victory over Leicester like he has done so many times in the past. The former England midfielder's current deal expires in the summer and, despite the offer of an extension, he has yet to commit to stay at the club he has been with since he was nine. But while Gerrar...Full Story »

Leicester City 1-3 Liverpool: Reds record second straight win

Posted Wednesday, December 03, 2014 by Goal.com61 hits

The 34-year-old pounced on a fumbled clearance by Wes Morgan to stroke in the winner for the Reds after Adam Lallana cancelled out a Simon Mignolet own goal opener Steven Gerrard marked his return to the starting XI with a crucial goal as Liverpool defeated 10-man Leicester City to move into the top half of the Premier League. The hosts took the lead on 22 minutes when Leonardo Ulloa's shot ...Full Story »

Leicester vs Liverpool preview - Pearson keeps the faith

Posted Tuesday, December 02, 2014 by PA58 hits

Boss Nigel Pearson insists he will keep faith with his Leicester side despite slipping to the bottom of the table. The Foxes hosts Liverpool on Tuesday after Saturday's 3-2 defeat at QPR left them propping up the Barclays Premier League. But Pearson remains positive as the Foxes search for their first win in nine games. He said: "We're in a position we don't want to be in of course. I think t...Full Story »

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