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Brendan Rodgers reassures fans he is staying as Leicester miss out on top four

Posted Monday, May 24, 2021 by PA39 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers insisted he will not be leaving this summer after seeing his side’s season end in Champions League heartbreak.The Foxes were primed to add a top-four finish to their historic FA Cup win as they led Tottenham 2-1 with 14 minutes to go, with Jamie Vardy’s two penalties – either side of Harry Kane’s leveller – having put the hosts in the ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers reflects on ‘special day’ as he leads Leicester to FA Cup glory

Posted Sunday, May 16, 2021 by PA40 hits

Triumphant Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers saluted his fantastic Foxes after their historic FA Cup victory.Leicester lifted the trophy for the first time after Youri Tielemans’ second-half stunner beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley.Tielemans settled a tight game which saw late drama with two fine saves from Kasper Schmeichel and former Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell having a goal ruled out by VA...Full Story »

Leicester launch £35m Boubakary Soumare raid as they back Brendan Rodgers in transfer market amid Tottenham links

Posted Monday, May 03, 2021 by hits

BRENDAN RODGERS is making a stunning £35million bid to bring French midfielder Boubakary Soumare to Leicester City. The Foxes hope to agree a fee with Lille for their powerful star and offer him a deal worth around £5m to join them. Boubakary Soumare is wanted by Leicester in a £35million deal It is a huge statement by Leicester who are prepared to back Rodgers as they prepare ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers makes strong statement on Tottenham job and warns Spurs and Big Six rivals

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2021 by hits

Brendan Rodgers has made it clear he does not want to take the vacant Tottenham job as his Leicester project continues to flourish. Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers appears to have definitively ruled himself out of the running to become the next Tottenham manager - and says the Foxes have the right mentality in place to be permanent challengers to the Premier League's 'Big Six'. Rodgers is admir...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers pleased with Leicester’s desire in win over Crystal Palace

Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by PA27 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers praised Leicester’s desire after a crucial win over Crystal Palace kept their Champions League dream on track.Kelechi Iheanacho’s 17th goal of the season – his 14th in his last 14 games – earned a battling 2-1 win after the Eagles gave the hosts a scare.Wilfried Zaha put Palace in front before Timothy Castagne and Iheanacho struck to move Leicester se...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers wants Leicester fully focused on Champions League qualification

Posted Friday, April 23, 2021 by PA30 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers has called for complete focus in Leicester’s race for the Champions League.Jamie Vardy scored his first goal for two months as the Foxes inched towards a Champions League return after victory over West Brom.Strikes from Jonny Evans and Kelechi Iheanacho wrapped up a 3-0 win inside 40 minutes at the King Power Stadium on Thursday.The Foxes give their top four hopes a bo...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers delighted after guiding Leicester to the final of the FA Cup

Posted Monday, April 19, 2021 by PA26 hits

Brendan Rodgers is delighted for everybody connected to Leicester after Kelechi Iheanacho fired the club to a semi-final victory against Southampton and a shot at their first-ever FA Cup win.Sunday’s tense semi-final was played out in front of 4,000 spectators at Wembley as the semi-final doubled up as one of the government’s pilot events.In-form Iheanacho struck the decisive goal un...Full Story »

Leicester players 'hid in the dark' after being busted by boss Brendan Rodgers at Covid-flouting house party

Posted Monday, April 12, 2021 by hits

FOUR Leicester City stars at a Covid-flouting house party were busted by their manager — then hid before cops arrived. Boss Brendan Rodgers found out James Maddison, Harvey Barnes and Hamza Choudhury were at teammate Ayoze Perez's home with up to 18 others. James Maddison was one of four Leicester City stars caught at an illegal house partyCredit: Rex Features Three of them were then dr...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers admits Euro challenge hit by players breaching Covid protocols

Posted Monday, April 12, 2021 by PA29 hits

Brendan Rodgers admitted Leicester’s Champions League challenge had been undermined by players who breached Covid protocols.Ayoze Perez, James Maddison and Hamza Choudhury were left out of the crucial match against fellow European hopefuls West Ham having reportedly broken the guidelines.West Ham went on to inflict only Leicester’s second away defeat of the season, with a 3-2 victory...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers wants Foxes to create history after seeing off Manchester United

Posted Monday, March 22, 2021 by PA23 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers urged Leicester to create history after the Foxes reached the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1982.Kelechi Iheanacho’s double and Youri Tielemans’ strike beat Manchester United 3-1 to set up a last four clash with Southampton at Wembley next month.Mason Greenwood did equalise in the first half but United were second best as their hopes of winning a 13...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers lauds Leicester’s forwards after dismantling Sheffield United

Posted Monday, March 15, 2021 by PA21 hits

Leicester’s three-pronged attack of Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy and Ayoze Perez earned the praise of manager Brendan Rodgers after they put sorry Sheffield United to the sword at the King Power Stadium.Iheanacho scored his first Premier League hat-trick, with two of the goals set up by Vardy, while Perez’s strike and an Ethan Ampadu own goal sealed a 5-0 success for the Foxes whic...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers not interested in Leicester’s lofty position until end of season

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2021 by PA26 hits

Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester’s current league position is irrelevant after they moved second in the Premier League by coming from behind to snatch victory at struggling Brighton.Daniel Amartey’s late header secured a 2-1 success at the Amex Stadium to push the Foxes two points above Manchester United.Kelechi Iheanacho’s second goal in two games levelled for the Champions L...Full Story »

Kasper Schmeichel is one of the best – Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2021 by PA19 hits

Brendan Rodgers hailed Kasper Schmeichel as one of the Premier League’s best goalkeepers after the Dane produced several fine saves to help Leicester avoid defeat at Burnley.Schmeichel was beaten after four minutes when Matej Vydra intercepted a loose Hamza Choudhury pass and lashed into the net as the Czech ended a goal drought in the league lasting more than a year and 1,212 minutes on t...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers takes responsibility for Leicester’s Europa League exit

Posted Friday, February 26, 2021 by PA36 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers took the blame for the Foxes’ meek Europa League exit to Slavia Prague.Second-half goals from Lukas Provod and Abdallah Sima helped Slavia deservedly win 2-0 on the night and on aggregate to reach the last 16.Rodgers, who was missing the injured James Maddison and banned Kelechi Iheanacho, started with 13-goal Harvey Barnes on the bench with Youri Tielemans i...Full Story »

Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu set to replace injured Colchester captain Harry Pell

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by PA27 hits

Captain Harry Pell is expected to miss out-of-form Colchester’s Sky Bet League Two match with Exeter.The U’s are without a win in their last 12 league games, having gone down 1-0 at Crawley at the weekend.Pell lasted just over half-an-hour of the latest defeat before being forced off with a calf injury.Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu replaced his skipper and could be in line to come into Stev...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers says Leicester are in ‘a good position’ after Slavia stalemate

Posted Friday, February 19, 2021 by PA24 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers vowed his side will rediscover their killer instinct after their Europa League stalemate at Slavia Prague.The Foxes were forced to settle for a scrappy 0-0 draw in the Czech Republic in the first leg of their last-32 tie on Thursday.Jamie Vardy touched the ball just 13 times as the visitors struggled to create chances.They host the Czech champions at the King Power...Full Story »

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers looking to continue FA Cup progress

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2021 by PA23 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers targeted more FA Cup progress after the Foxes reached the quarter-finals.Kelechi Iheanacho’s winner in the final minute of stoppage time beat battling Brighton 1-0 as the hosts made it to the last eight for the second straight season.Victory in normal time at the King Power Stadium looked unlikely during a drab fifth-round tie until the late drama.The Foxes w...Full Story »

Vardy 'will definitely feature' in FA Cup amid injury comeback, says Rodgers

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by Goal.com44 hits

The forward is on the comeback trail following a groin operation in January Jamie Vardy will feature in Leicester's FA Cup clash with Brighton on Wednesday. The forward underwent a groin procedure in January, with manager Brendan Rodgers saying the operation could not be put off any longer. Vardy returned to action at the weekend, coming off the bench for the final 30 minutes of the 0-0 dra...Full Story »

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers hails James Maddison’s ‘immense’ quality

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2021 by PA22 hits

Brendan Rodgers likened James Maddison’s quality to that of Kevin De Bruyne following Leicester’s 2-0 win at Fulham.Leicester took the lead in the 17th minute with a well-crafted move from Maddison as the England international became a focal point for his side’s attacking threat during the first half.The 24-year-old sent a well-timed cross into the box which was headed past Alp...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hails James Maddison after Leicester’s FA Cup win at Brentford

Posted Monday, January 25, 2021 by PA19 hits

Brendan Rodgers hailed the hunger and enthusiasm of James Maddison after the England midfielder helped Leicester avoid an FA Cup shock at Brentford.The Foxes were trailing to Mads Bech Sorensen’s early goal when Maddison grabbed the fourth-round tie by the scruff of the neckJust 48 seconds into the second half Maddison jinked his way to the edge of the area before teeing up Cengiz Under to...Full Story »

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