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Leicester stars set for £280k bonus EACH after sealing Premier League promotion

Posted Tuesday, April 08, 2014 by hits

BIG MONEY: Leicester's players are set for a cash bonus after landing promotion to the top flight Leicester 's heroes will bank up to £280,000-a-man after sealing promotion back to the Premier League. And some will also see their wages double next season after ending the club's 10-year wait for a return to the top-flight. Nigel Pearson's top players had pay-rise clauses written into thei...Full Story »

Leicester City wins promotion to the Premier League

Posted Sunday, April 06, 2014 by YAHOO Sport41 hits

Leicester City earned promotion back to the Premier League on Saturday after a 10-year absence, despite not being in action. Nigel Pearson's side claimed a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday on Friday, knowing that promotion to the top flight would be confirmed if results on Saturday went their way. QPR fell to defeat at manager Harry Redknapp's old club Bournemouth, while Derby County could onl...Full Story »

Leicester City's Lloyd Dyer leaves it late to heap misery on Fulham

Posted Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by theguardian.com40 hits

Lloyd Dyer scores Leicester's fourth goal to send them through to the Capital One Cup quarter-finals. The pressure on the Fulham manager Martin Jol is increasing after his much-changed Premier League side went down to an entertaining but ultimately chaotic defeat at the hands of the Championship side Leicester City. The Cottagers conceded three goals in 13 minutes either side of half-time, tw...Full Story »

Manchester United close to deal for Leicester starlet Schlupp

Posted Wednesday, March 06, 2013 by YAHOO Sport87 hits

Leicester City starlet Jeffrey Schlupp is on the verge of joining Premier League leaders Manchester United after spending a month on trial at Old Trafford, according to Foxes boss Nigel Pearson. The German-born Ghana international has played for the Red Devils' Under-21 side twice in the past week and the striker - who can also play at left-back - performed well enough for his current manager t...Full Story »

LA Galaxy's David Beckham offered player-coach role at Leicester City

Posted Thursday, October 06, 2011 by theguardian.com131 hits

• Sven-Goran Eriksson says he has discussed move • Beckham's LA Galaxy contract expires in November Sven-Goran Eriksson hopes to be reunited with David Beckham at Leicester City. The former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson says he has offered David Beckham a chance to join Leicester City in a player-coach role. Beckham's Major League Soccer contract with LA Galaxy is set to expi...Full Story »

Nottingham Forest 2 : 2 Leicester City - Championship round-up

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by The Sun71 hits

BOAT COMES IN ... George Boateng celebrates a rare but crucial winner against Leicester GEORGE BOATENG sealed a late point for Nottingham Forest as the battle of the ex-England managers ended in a draw.Sven Goran Eriksson's Leicester were 2-0 up after goals from David Nugent and Gelson Fernandes. But Forest, under the stewardship of Steve McClaren, stormed back in the final 10 minutes. Matt...Full Story »

Leicester make winning Championship start

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 by YAHOO Sport23 hits

LONDON (AFP) - Sven Goran Eriksson's Leicester justified their billing as one of the Championship's promotion favourites by grinding out a 1-0 win at Coventry on the opening day of the season on Saturday. Eriksson was handed a substantial transfer kitty by Leicester's Thai owners during the close-season and splashed out over £8 million on 10 new signings. The spending spree paid instant d...Full Story »

Thai consortium takes sole ownership of Leicester

Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2011 by YAHOO Sport40 hits

LONDON (AFP) - The Thai-based consortium in control of Championship side Leicester has taken sole ownership of the club, it was announced on Wednesday. Asia Football Investments had owned an 80 percent stake in the club but have now purchased the remaining 20% from fellow shareholders Cronus Sports Management. The deal follows Asia Football Investments takeover of Leicester in October 2010. Le...Full Story »

Jose set for England return ... at Leicester!

Posted Wednesday, May 11, 2011 by The Sun225 hits

JOSE MOURINHO is set to return to English football this summer — when his Real Madrid side take on Leicester in a pre-season friendly.The Foxes will host nine-time European champions Real in a showdown at the Walkers Stadium on July 30, one week before the new Championship campaign begins.Real boss Mourinho could include the world's two most expensive players in Cristiano Ronaldo and Kak...Full Story »

Scunthorpe v Leicester preview

Posted Saturday, March 12, 2011 by skysports.com104 hits

Team news ahead of Saturday afternoon's Championship clash between Scunthorpe and Leicester at Glanford Park. Scunthorpe boss Ian Baraclough looks set to be boosted by the return of midfielder Michael O'Connor for the game. The Northern Irishman has been sidelined since January with a knee problem but returned to training this week and may come into contention for a starting role. The Iron...Full Story »

FM Preview: Leicester City v Millwall 22 Jan 2011

Posted Friday, January 21, 2011 by hits

FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Leicester City take on Millwall in a Championship match on Saturday, 22nd January 2011 at 15:00. History of the Leicester City v Millwall fixture Leicester City are ready to welcome Millwall to Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Foxes are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 2 of the...Full Story »

City beats Leicester 4-2 to reach FA Cup 4th round

Posted Wednesday, January 19, 2011 by YAHOO Sport66 hits

LONDON (AP)—Carlos Tevez’s 16th goal of the season helped Manchester City earn a 4-2 win over second-tier Leicester in a FA Cup third-round replay on Tuesday. The Argentina striker set City on its way in the 15th minute with a stunning individual effort and although he later missed a second-half penalty, the hosts had too much for Leicester as they set up a match at Notts County in ...Full Story »

Manchester City Vs Leicester City preview and prediction 18 January

Posted Monday, January 17, 2011 by WOSB.com893 hits

The England FA Cup football match between Manchester City and Leicester City kicks off on 18 January 2011.Manchester City has played 12 English Premier League matches this season on City of Manchester Stadium. On home ground Manchester City has won 7, drawn 3 and lost 2 matches. This ranks the Citizens 4th in home team performance in the English Premier League. Leicester City has played 14 En...Full Story »

Leicester vs Man City preview

Posted Sunday, January 09, 2011 by skysports.com167 hits

Team news for Leicester's FA Cup third-round clash with Manchester City at the Walkers Stadium on Sunday (4pm). Roberto Mancini will not have Edin Dzeko in his Manchester City squad. Although City have completed a £27million swoop for the Bosnian, the deadline for registrations ahead of this weekend's games was missed and the striker will have to wait until next Saturday against Wolves...Full Story »

FM Preview: Leicester City v Swansea City

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by hits

The game between Leicester City and Swansea City in the Championship on Monday, 3rd January 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.History of the Leicester City v Swansea City fixture Leicester City prepare to entertain Swansea City at Walkers Stadium on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Foxes are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only...Full Story »

Millwall Vs Leicester City preview and prediction 28 December

Posted Tuesday, December 28, 2010 by WOSB.com47 hits

The English Championship football match between Millwall (16th) and Leicester City (15th) kicks off on 28 December 2010. Millwall has played 10 English Championship matches this season on New Den Stadium. On home ground Millwall has won 4, drawn 3 and lost 3 matches. This ranks the Lions 18th in home team performance in the English Championship. Leicester City has played 11 English Championshi...Full Story »

Leicester v West Brom Preview: Chris Brunt Sounds the Baggies Charge

Posted Tuesday, October 26, 2010 by hits

CARLING CUP, THE WALKERS' STADIUM TUESDAY OCTOBER 26TH, KICK-OFF 1945 BST. Roberto Di Matteo has made such an impressive start at the Hawthorns that West Brom currently find themselves in the unchartered territory of the top six, briefly occupying a Champions League spot before Sunday's results. A quarter-final place is also up for grabs as Di Matteo prepares for an intriguing head-to-head w...Full Story »

Eriksson set to take charge of Leicester

Posted Sunday, October 03, 2010 by YAHOO Sport13 hits

LEICESTER, England (AP)—Former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson is on the verge of taking charge of English second-tier club Leicester. The 62-year-old Eriksson, who attended Leicester’s 3-1 victory against Scunthorpe on Saturday, said he could sign a deal on Sunday. The central England team has called a media conference for Sunday. Eriksson said he is aware that new Thai owner Ai...Full Story »

Norwich v Leicester

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by BBC.com11 hits

Npower ChampionshipVenue: Carrow Road Date: Tuesday, 28 September Kick-off: 1945 BSTCoverage: BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC local radio & highlights on The Football League Show TEAM NEWSNorwich boss Paul Lambert again has no fresh injury concerns. Andrew Surman (knee) and Michael Nelson (ankle) are still out, while Steven Smith (ankle) and Zak Whitbread (calf) have returned to f...Full Story »

Portsmouth v Leicester Preview

Posted Tuesday, September 21, 2010 by BBC.com48 hits

Portsmouth    v    LeicesterLive text and statsContent will update automatically Tuesday, 21 September 2010 Carling Cup third roundVenue: Fratton Park Date: Tuesday, 21 September Kick-off: 1945 BST Coverage: BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC local radio & highlights on The League Cup Show TEAM NEWSPortsmouth are still without defender Hermann Hreidarss...Full Story »

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