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Leicester City Sign UCD And Ireland Youth Player

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Premier League champions Leicester City have today added 20-year-old Dylan Watts to their ranks. The Irish Times reported the amazing story this afternoon. It is a storybook rise to prominence for Watts, who only completed his Leaving Cert in June. He was an integral part of UCD’s European success last season, giving a man-of-the-match performance in their historic win over F91 …

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Analysis: Just How Important Are The Team Managers In Sport?

We are living in extraordinary times. With what appeared to be a mediocre squad of players, Claudio Ranieri guided Leicester City to a Premier League title. Diego Simeone, having bid adieu to the likes of Diego Costa and Thibaut Courtois, brought Athlético Madrid to the Champions League final, again. We have seen Iceland march into the last eight of the …

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Leicester City FC: A Fairytale Story Needs A Fairytale Ending

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Claudio Ranieri the manager of Leicester City reacts as Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Chelsea at the King Power Stadium on December14, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

In a season that seems like it was scripted for a ‘Roy of the Rovers’ comic, Leicester have entertained the masses and upset the odds. When Leicester travel to Old Trafford today, they will be looking to become only the sixth team to win the Premier League since its inception. Aptly referred to as the ‘Theatre of Dreams’, Old Trafford …

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Opinion: Leicester City Striker Vardy Doesn’t Deserve His Hero Worship

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park on November 21, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Utter the words “Jamie Vardy” to any football fan and the responses are predictable. The Leicester City striker’s profile as a footballer and success story has proliferated exponentially this season. A series of memes appear perpetually after each Leicester City win or Vardy goal. One such meme chronicles the 29-year-old’s rise to the Premier League. “Jamie Vardy was released by Sheffield …

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The Wants And Needs Of Football

during the Extraordinary FIFA Congress at Hallenstadion on February 26, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.

The great Mick Jagger once sang: “You can’t always get what you want but if you try sometimes, you get what you need!” The Capital One Cup final marks the end of a week for English football, and football in a wider context, where this timeless lyric might resonate deeply. On Sunday we are faced with a game where both clubs …

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Jamie Vardy Explains How Leicester City Plan To Approach Massive Arsenal Clash

Jamie Vardy and his Leicester City teammates are enjoying an unlikely journey, seemingly determined not to fixate upon or over-think their current status. From relegation possibles to potential Premier League winners – the journey undertaken by Leicester City has captured the imagination. Not just in their bravery and attacking aplomb; but also in their fluidity, change of pace, structure and …

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Manchester United, LVG & The Importance Of PR

When Manchester United face off against West Brom this coming Monday, fans of the Red Devils will be hoping the club can continue a run of form that has seen two wins in their last three matches. In a season that has seen Louis van Gaal lead United back into the top four, it now appears that the dark days of …

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Premier League Preview: Five Talking Points

The Premier League kicks off once more this weekend following the mid-week international fixtures. Ireland’s heroics, Sterling’s tiredness and Holland’s defeat are now in the past. Focus now returns to England’s top flight. Will Alan Pardew’s fortunes improve against Leicester? Can Chelsea maintain their unbeaten streak in a London derby against Palace? Who will come out on top between City …

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Manchester United Midfielder Close To Leicester Loan Move

Manchester United youngster Nick Powell looks to be set for a loan move to Leicester City before the deadline at 11pm tonight, according to the Mirror. After impressing at Crewe Alexandra, Powell joined the Old Trafford club with a lot of promise back 2012  but it now looks as though he will have to prove himself elsewhere once again to …

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