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Barcelona Eye Key Leicester City Star As A Top Target In Transfer Window

Leicester City’s success sees the big clubs of European getting ready to tempt their star players away during the summer Without doubt, the single biggest story from the English Premier League this season is Leicester City’s march towards a first Premier League title and first top flight league title since, well, never. The best Leicester has ever achieved is runner …

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Leicester City: How Mahrez’s Own Fairytale Rivals Vardy’s Meteoric Rise


Riyad Mahrez’s Leicester City teammate, and fellow nominee for Player of the Year, Jamie Vardy, has received plenty of recognition this season for his spectacular rise through the divisions – coming from non-League to the Premier League. A closer look at Mahrez’s career shows his rise to England’s top flight to be similarly impressive. The Algerian’s career started in France, playing for Quimper …

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Guardian Cartoonist Pulled Off A Masterstroke On The Vardy Diving Incident

It’s the biggest story of the weekend and is one of the major incidents to have happened this season. Jamie Vardy and his simulating views have divided football for the past days. The Twitter reaction was incredible, with all sides of the argument stating unequivocally that their opinion was right. Jamie Carragher’s excellent analysis on Sky’s Monday Night Football should have put the …

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Why Claudio Ranieri Probably Won’t Win Manager of the Year

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 16: Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Leicester City at Villa Park on January 16, 2016 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The League Managers Association (LMA) is the trade union for managers in the Premier League, Football League and National representative sides. It was established in 1992, coinciding with the introduction of the Premier League and major structural change in English league football. In 1992 Claudio Ranieri was halfway through his two year stint at Napoli. Twenty-four years later, his Leicester …

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The Sunday Times Have Named Three Premier League Clubs In Their PEDs Investigation

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Today, the Sunday Times have released a potentially game-changing article profiling a doctor who claimed to have helped elite footballers and other athletes to cheat, using Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). The article has implications on several sports, and includes Premier League clubs. Dr Mark Bonar, based in Britain, treated a Sunday Times undercover athlete, and offered PEDs. Bonar in an …

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Leicester Beware: What Happened Next For Blackburn Rovers’ 1995 Premier League Winning Side

Leicester City are seemingly on the threshold of a shock Premier League title win. Today came the news that manager Claudio Ranieri would be willing to relinquish star midfielder N’Golo Kanté. Since the beginning of Leicester’s serious title challenge fans and pundits have feared a mass clear out of players to bigger clubs. Ranieri’s comments could well be the first …

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Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere Should Put Club Before Country

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 30: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on in victory after the FA Cup Final between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on May 30, 2015 in London, England. Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Roy Hodgson has a dilemma on his hands, Danny Drinkwater or Jack Wilshere? Who should go to France? Jack Wilshere hasn’t kicked a ball all season, while Danny Drinkwater has been the heartbeat of Leicester City this season and is in with a great chance of winning the title. Surely an easy decision then? While Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy …

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Former Arsenal Star Discusses The Gunners’ Title Chances

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during a training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between Barcelona and Arsenal at London Colney on March 15, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

With eight games to play, the doubts raised over Arsenal’s title-winning credibility earlier this season have seemingly come to fruition. A lack of killer instinct, poor finishing and an unfortunate injury curse; all common complaints of the north London team, and ones that have perhaps cost them the title. But despite sitting a hefty eleven points behind surprise leaders Leicester …

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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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Ireland Defeat Swiss With Passable Leicester Impression

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland turned in a passable impression of Premier League table-toppers Leicester City to triumph over Switzerland on Saturday evening. Having cited the success of his former employer as cause for Irish hope on the eve of the game, it was not entirely surprising that O’Neill opted to select a 4-4-2 for the first time in his …

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