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Can The Foxes Outwit Manchester United Again?

Manchester United lost 5-3 to Leicester earlier in the season, making it a certainty going into this clash that they will be aware of the threat from bottom-placed Leicester City, as we head into today’s clash.  Louis van Gaal’s side are wounded heading into this game with a 0-0 draw at Cambridge United last weekend – with an abundance of …

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The Irish Abroad – Daryl Murphy & Shane Dineen

Daryl Murphy of Ipswich Town and Shane Dineen, formerly of Leicester City caught up with David Pheasey to discuss some of the issues for footballers when moving away from home at such young age, such as homesickness and loneliness.  In recent years, Ireland has become a factory for producing young talented players, who move across to the UK to further their footballing development. …

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Liverpool vs Leicester: Defence Still The Reds’ Weak Link

Liverpool overcame Swansea City 4-1 on Monday night but here Rob Lyons argues that this scoreline did not tell the whole story and once again the Reds’ defence comes into acute focus ahead of their clash with Leicester City.  At times against Swansea the organisation of Liverpool’s defence was abysmal and the frantic period at the beginning of the second half …

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Ginger Mourinho Will Look To Tame Newcastle Backlash

Newcastle travel to Burnley tonight in what is arguably one of the toughest times for any Premier League side to face the Clarets this season.  Sean Dyche has managed to stop Burnley from sinking into the unredeemable depts in which the bottom of the Premier League has often trapped newly-promoted sides before. Having failed to win a game between the …

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Top Five Premier League Games This Weekend

With the Premier League returning this weekend following the international break, we look at five of the best games on offer. 5. Everton vs West Ham Everton have started off the season with just three victories, putting them exactly mid-table in 10th place, purely on goal difference. It has by no means been a disastrous start for the Toffees, having scored more …

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Premier League Preview – Southampton Vs Leicester City

Southampton, the surprise package of the season, host a Leicester City side struggling for form this weekend, Gavin Bergin previews the game. What a feeling it must be to be a Southampton fan this season. They continue to roll on despite the very public clear-out at the club during the summer. They’ve unearthed a new hero, or rather two new heroes, in …

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Leicester City Boss shrugs off ‘pressure’

Boss Nigel Pearson has dismissed any extra pressure as “ludicrous” despite Leicester slipping into the drop zone. The Foxes go to Southampton on Saturday having lost four of their last five games to fall into the Barclays Premier League’s bottom three. Leicester earned plaudits for their start, beating Manchester United 5-3 and drawing with Arsenal and Everton before their mini-slump. …

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Fans Make Disappointments Known As Leicester Lose Again

Esteban Cambiasso’s second-half own-goal gave West Brom a 1-0 victory at struggling Leicester and extended the Foxes’ winless run in the Barclays Premier League to five matches. The hosts were the better side for large spells of the contest but it was Cambiasso’s unfortunate touch off Wes Morgan’s header in the 47th minute that ensured West Brom took home the …

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League Cup Round Up

With the League Cup fourth round wrapping up last night, Damien Morris takes us through last night’s action. Newcastle United’s recent form continued in some style tonight after they beat holders Manchester City 2-0. Dutch striker Rolando Aarons opened the scoring for Newcastle United as early as the sixth minute when he fired a low shot past stand-in goalkeeper Wily …

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Premier League Referee Clattenburg Dropped This Weekend

Mark Clattenburg has been dropped for this weekend’s Premier League fixtures after breaking protocol so he could watch an Ed Sheeran concert. Press Association Sport understands Clattenburg drove home alone after officiating West Brom’s home game against Crystal Palace so he could get back to Newcastle to watch Sheeran perform at the Metro Radio Arena. The rules of the Professional …

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Premier League Preview – Newcastle vs Leicester

Newcastle and Leicester City go head-to-head at St. James’ Park as Alan Pardew looks to take the Toon Army out of their Premier League rut. Both teams are coming off the back of 2-2 draws in their last matches. For the Magpies, Papiss Cisse is seemingly on a one-man mission to keep Alan Pardew in the job. It must be …

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Premier League TV Schedule Announced For Festive Period

BT Sports and Sky Sports have announced their live Premier League fixtures during the festive period with 25 games set to be televised between December and New Year’s Day. The fixture list includes a triple header on the the 26th of December, the 28th and New Year’s Day. Liverpool fans will be able to see their side in action in …

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Premier League Preview: Leicester City vs Burnley

Burnley make the daunting trip to the King Power Stadium this weekend where they face a resilient Leicester City side that are unbeaten at home.  Leicester City v Burnley The Foxes came crashing back down to earth last week against Crystal Palace. Having had their praises sung by all and sundry following the victory over Manchester United, they couldn’t build on …

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Leicester City’s Steve Walsh – The Irish Super Scout

Name: Steve Walsh Age: 61 Job: Assistant Manager at Leicester City. Previous clubs: Bury, Chester, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Hull City. Did you know: Steve worked as Chelsea’s European scout under Jose Mourinho. What do you know about the man who is credited with signing Didier Drogba, Gianfranco Zola and Michael Essien for Chelsea? Probably very little, but this man is …

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Van Persie Reveals Manchester United’s Soul Searching

Manchester United frontman Robin van Persie has been giving the press an insight into the team sit-down following their shock reversal at the hands of Leicester City. Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has revealed there was a lot of soul searching done in the United camp in the wake of their disastrous collapse against Leciester City. The Red Devils, …

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Manchester United Midfielder Apologises For Unimaginable Defeat

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has apologised to Manchester United’s fans after they suffered a disastrous 5-3 defeat to newly promoted Leicester City. Louis Van Gaal’s side have now made their worst start to a campaign in Premier League history despite facing three of the newly promoted sides in their opening five games. Spanish midfielder Mata, who was dropped for the clash on …

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Premier League New Boys – How Have They Fared So Far?

Jason Coulter assesses the Premier League campaigns of Leicester, Burnley and QPR thus far and discusses what to expect for the rest of the year. As we enjoy our first international break of the season, it’s a good opportunity to look at how the three promoted sides have adapted to life in England’s top division. Unlike previous years, where all three sides have been …

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