Again, Iheanacho stars as Leicester return to Championship summit

October 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Leicester returned to the top of the Championship as a Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall brace helped Enzo Maresca’s side beat third-placed Preston 3-0 at the King Power Stadium. Dewsbury-Hall put the Foxes ahead on the hour mark and, after Kelechi Iheanacho had doubled the advantage in the 76th minute, added his second in the final minute of normal time. Victory made it Read More

Breaking: Another Premier League club sacks coach

April 2, 2023 BBC 0

Leicester City have sacked manager Brendan Rodgers after Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace with the club’s board “compelled to take alternative action” to stay in the Premier League. Their fifth league defeat in six games dropped them into the relegation zone. Rodgers, appointed in February 2019, won Leicester’s first FA Cup in 2021. But chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said performances and results Read More

Breaking: From Leicester City, Chelsea complete £70m Westley Fofana deal

August 31, 2022 BBC 0

Chelsea have signed French centre-back Wesley Fofana from Leicester City on a seven-year deal for £70m plus add-ons. A France Under-21 international, Fofana joined Leicester from French side Saint-Etienne in 2020 and has since made 37 Premier League appearances. He was restricted to just seven league games during the 2021-22 campaign after breaking his leg in a pre-season friendly against Villarreal. “The two last Read More

[Breaking] Premier League: Benched by Eguavoen, Iheanacho scores as Leicester City cage Manchester United, Red Devils’ top 4 hope dims

April 2, 2022 BBC 0

Manchester United’s hopes of making next year’s Champions League were dented in a draw with Leicester. Kelechi Iheanacho’s opener for Leicester ignited a slow game with Fred immediately equalising. James Maddison appeared to have restored Leicester’s lead at Old Trafford but his strike was ruled out by the video assistant referee. Without Cristiano Ronaldo, United barely threatened and the result Read More

Breaking: Iheanacho, Ndidi on parade as Chelsea sink Leicester City in Premier League clash

November 20, 2021 BBC 0

Premier League leaders Chelsea ruthlessly tightened their grip on top spot by punishing the failings of lacklustre Leicester at King Power Stadium. Antonio Rudiger continued his habit of scoring against the Foxes with a glancing, looping header from a corner whipped in by ex-Leicester wing-back Ben Chilwell. Another former Foxes favourite, midfielder N’Golo Kante, doubled the lead by firing home Read More

Breaking: Ighalo, Ndidi, Osimhen included in Super Eagles list vs Liberia, Cape Verde World Cup qualifier

November 1, 2021 Admin III 0

Head Coach Gernot Rohr has called up Odion Ighalo despite his caution against a rush inclusion in the Super Eagles team. Also, the coach has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Leon Balogun, midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi, forwards Moses Simon and Victor Osimhen, as well as 16 others for Nigeria’s closing Read More

Premier League: Arsenal continue resurgence, down Leicester City in Premier League clash

October 30, 2021 BBC 0

Arsenal continued their recent resurgence with a comfortable Premier League win over Leicester City at King Power Stadium. The visitors capitalised on a lacklustre start from the hosts to dominate the early exchanges and were rewarded with a two-goal lead inside 20 minutes. Gabriel put the Gunners in front, climbing above several static Leicester defenders to head in from Bukayo Read More

Breaking: Iheanacho torments Maguire as Leicester City outclass Manchester United, Man City labour to victory

October 16, 2021 BBC 0

Leicester City increased the pressure on Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they ran out fully deserved winners in a thriller at King Power Stadium. Manchester United at one stage threatened to steal a point from a dreadful performance but the Foxes rallied to secure their best win of an indifferent start to the season. The defeat ends United’s Read More

Europa: Fans in Police net over Leicester City, Napoli violence

September 18, 2021 Admin III 0

Several arrests were made after clashes between Leicester City and Napoli fans ahead of their Europa League tie. Police said eight Napoli fans and a 27-year-old man from Leicester were detained following a street fight about a mile from the King Power Stadium. A 39-year-old man from Italy was also detained on suspicion of racially abusing a taxi driver. Leicestershire Read More

Breaking: Oparanozie back as Super Falcons storm Austria, begin preparation ahead Aisha Buhari tourney

July 15, 2021 Admin III 0

A contingent of nine –time African champions Nigeria has arrived in the Austrian capital, Vienna for an 8-day training camp as part of intense preparations for some upcoming challenges, most notably the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament. Already, initially branded outcast, Desire Oparanozie, has been recalled after he reportedly apologised to the officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over Read More

Premier League: Lingard edges Iheanacho, becomes player of the month

May 14, 2021 Admin III 0

West Ham forward Jesse Lingard, on loan from Manchester United, has been named April’s Premier League Player of the Month. The 28-year-old scored four goals in four league games last month, taking his tally to nine for the season since joining West Ham on loan at the start of February. Lingard had not played a minute of Premier League football Read More

Breaking: Ezenwa returns as Rohr calls up 31 Super Eagles ahead Cameroon friendly… see full list

May 14, 2021 Admin III 0

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has drawn up a provisional squad list of 31 players for Nigeria’s prestige international friendly game against five-time African champions Cameroon in Austria on Friday, June 4, 2021. Incidentally, home-based goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been handed a fresh call-up. A press statement from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) further revealed that the game will take place at Read More

Premier League: Iheanacho ‘s late goal not enough as Newcastle shock Leicester

May 8, 2021 BBC 0

Newcastle moved to within one point of Premier League safety with an impressive win over Champions League-chasing Leicester City. Joe Willock put the visitors ahead with a cool finish after pouncing on an error from Foxes defender Caglar Soyuncu. Paul Dummett doubled the Magpies’ lead, rising above Wesley Fofana to head past Kasper Schmeichel from Matt Ritchie’s corner, before Callum Read More

Ahmed Musa set to rejoin Kano Pillars, 10 years after – Report

April 12, 2021 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain and former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) topscorer Ahmed Musa is reportedly making plans to rejoin Kano Pillars on a short-term deal. Musa, 28, has been without a club since October 2020, after severing ties with Saudi Arabia club Al Nassr and was unable to tie up a deal in Europe during the last transfer window Read More

Breaking: Thomas Tuchel is best Premier League manager in March

April 2, 2021 Admin III 0

Following another month without defeat as Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has been rewarded with the Premier League Manager of the Month award for March. It is the first time the German has won the prize after being nominated alongside Brighton boss Graham Potter, Brendan Rodgers of Leicester City and Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. On receiving the award, Tuchel Read More

Breaking: Inform Iheanacho nets brace as Leicester City lash Manchester United, set up Saints’ FA Cup semis clash

March 21, 2021 BBC 0

Leicester City reached their first FA Cup semi-final for 39 years with a fully deserved win over Manchester United at the King Power Stadium. Brendan Rodgers’ side will face Southampton at Wembley with Chelsea and Manchester City meeting in the other semi-final. Leicester, who lost to eventual winners Tottenham in the 1982 semi-final, were the more vibrant and positive team Read More