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Mahrez: “He Was Like A Dad, It’s Heartbreaking & Shocking”

Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez dedicated his Wembley winner against Tottenham to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after the “heartbreaking” death of the Leicester owner. Vichai died on Saturday when his helicopter crashed just moments after taking off from Leicester’s King Power Stadium following their match against West Ham. The football world was stunned by the tragic accident and it was especially hard …

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Claudio Ranieri Pays Emotional Tribute To Leicester City Owner

Claudio Ranieri revealed on Monday he had been “terribly shaken” by the death of Leicester City boss Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Claudio Ranieri, 66, was hired by Vichai in 2015 and led Leicester to their historic Premier League title success the following year. Billionaire Vichai, 60, died along with four others when his helicopter plummeted into a car park outside the King …

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Five Things We Learned From The Weekend’s Premier League

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The death of Leicester’s Thai billionaire boss in a helicopter crash on Saturday totally overshadowed events on the pitch as Manchester City held onto first place in the Premier League. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who oversaw the club’s astonishing title triumph in 2016, was among five people killed when his helicopter crashed and burst into flames moments after taking off from the …

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Family, Players Pay Tribute To Thai Owner Of Leicester City

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The family of the late Thai billionaire boss of Premier League club Leicester City laid a wreath on Monday at the site where his helicopter crashed as investigators began examining the aircraft’s black box. Dressed in black, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s son Aiyawatt and widow Aimon walked through a sea of tributes from fans outside the stadium, including flowers, football scarves and …

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Spurs Vs Manchester City: A Combined XI Ahead Of Wembley Showdown

Tottenham and Manchester City face off at Wembley Stadium on Monday night with both sides looking to build upon their excellent starts to the season. Spurs have made their best start to a Premier League campaign by winning seven out of nine so far, but they still find themselves four places below a near-perfect Man City side. Guardiola’s men haven’t lost …

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Leicester City Confirm Death Of Club Chairman

Leicester City Football Club have confirmed that chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among those killed in yesterday’s tragedy outside the King Power Stadium. Roughly an hour after Saturday evening’s 1-1 draw between Leicester City and West Ham, a helicopter took off from the centre circle at the King Power – a traditional departure from the venue for club chairman, Srivaddhanaprabha. Soon after, …

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Mourinho Praises Pogba’s Penalty Courage

Jose Mourinho insisted he is happy for Paul Pogba to remain his penalty taker despite the midfielder missing from the spot for the second time this season in Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Everton. Pogba at least netted the rebound after a stunning save from Jordan Pickford appeared to have punished him for a bizarre, stuttering run-up that featured 26 …

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Watch: Sky Studio In Shock As Souness Compliments Pogba

Graeme Souness’ loathing of Paul Pogba has been a running joke for some time. The Liverpool great-turned-pundit has savaged the United midfielders’ personality, hairstyle and all-round commitment, ever since he rejoined the club in 2016. The Frenchman has had a solid game against Everton so far, scoring a rebound from a penalty and setting up Anthony Martial’s superb second goal. …

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Chelsea Go Second With Drubbing Of Struggling Burnley

Chelsea’s unbeaten season continued in earnest at Turf Moor on Sunday. The Blues could only draw with a spirited Manchester United in their last league outing, but a 4-0 win over Burnley today put them second in the Premier League table, pending Manchester City’s clash against Spurs tomorrow. Alvaro Morata has come in for some stinging criticism, with Olivier Giroud …

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13 Quickfire Conclusions As Palace Snap Arsenal’s Winning Streak

Arsenal’s winning run came to an end on Sunday following a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The Gunners started the game slowly and fell behind just before the break after Luka Milivojevic’s coolly dispatched penalty following Shkodran Mustafi’s lunge on Cheikhou Kouyate in the Palace box. Emery’s side, however, came to life in the second half grabbing …

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Watch: Xhaka Equalises For Arsenal With Venomous Free-Kick Vs Palace

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka scored a stunner of a free-kick to bring the Gunners back into their game against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The Swiss international who is operating at left back due to Nacho Monreal’s injury, unleashed a thunderous left-footed strike from the edge of the penalty area which flew into the net past the flailing Wayne Hennessey …

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Fans In Shock After Leicester City Helicopter Crash

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Fans laid down football scarves and shirts outside Leicester City’s King Power Stadium on Sunday, a day after a helicopter belonging to the club’s Thai owner crashed outside the grounds. Dozens of candles and flowers could also be seen among the tributes, as well as an image of Ganesh — a Hindu god often found at Thai Buddhist temples. “I …

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Jurgen Klopp: “This Feels Like A 20-Point Win”

Jurgen Klopp claimed victory felt like it was worth “20 points” as a 4-1 win over Cardiff City at Anfield on Saturday moved his Liverpool side back to the top of the Premier League, for 48 hours at least. The Liverpool manager insisted holding first place this early in the season mattered little but, with only two points separating the …

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