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Watch: Claudio Ranieri Defends Players In Discussion Over Sacking

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City looks dejected during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Millwall and Leicester City at The Den on February 18, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

It’s now been almost two months since news broke of Claudio Ranieri’s sacking at Leicester City. In that time the club’s fortunes have turned around pretty spectacularly, with just one loss coming this weekend at the hands of Everton in the period since he was shown the door. Every other match has resulted in a win for the Foxes, including …

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Claudio Ranieri Admits Feeling Of ‘Surprise & Bitterness’ Regarding Leicester Sacking

Having been sacked by Leicester City less that nine months after winning the Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri has finally spoken about his feelings with regard to his departure from the club. The 65-year-old released a statement shortly after the decision to sack him was confirmed by Leicester City. However, ever since then, Ranieri has kept quiet, refusing to entertain …

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Leicester City Boss Craig Shakespeare Insists The Premier League Is Side’s “Sole Focus”

Leicester City upset the odds to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League this week. They were the only English side to do so this season. Despite that achievement, boss Craig Shakespeare insists the Premier League must come first. On Friday, Leicester were drawn against Atletico Madrid in the European competition. The Spanish side have reached the final in two …

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Why Leicester’s Champions League Success Could Be Bad News For Arsenal And Liverpool

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Wes Morgan of Leicester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Leicester City and Sevilla FC at The King Power Stadium on March 14, 2017 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City’s  triumph over Sevilla last night, progressing to the Quarter Finals of the Champions League was celebrated by the majority of neutral  football fans but could be disastrous for both Liverpool and Arsenal supporters. Leicester’s progression to the last eight and Manchester United with one foot in the Europa League Quarter Finals could have disastrous consequences for whoever finishes in …

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Twitter Reacts As Leicester City Earn Champions League Quarter-Final Berth With Win Over Sevilla

Leicester City’s remarkable resurgence under the guidance of Craig Shakespeare continued tonight, as ‘The Foxes’ scored twice in front of their faithful at the King Power Stadium, securing a 2-0 victory on the night and a 3-2 aggregate win in their Champions League Round of 16 tie with Sevilla. Wes Morgan opened the scoring for Leicester in the 27th minute, …

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Shane Lowry Brilliantly Trolls Leicester City Players

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Shane Lowry loves a good laugh… Leicester City aren’t exactly flavour of the month amongst general football fans after the departure of Claudio Ranieri. Last season’s Cinderella Story has flipped on its head, and they have turned into the villains after the players’ role in the Italian manager’s sacking. The Foxes are in free-fall and are in a scrap for Premier …

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Martin O’Neill Has Responded To Those Worrying Leicester Rumours

Martin O'Neill Republic of Ireland Press Conference, FAI National Training Centre, Abbotstown, Dublin 2/11/2016

Following Claudio Ranieri’s controversial sacking on Thursday, Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill was one of the first names tipped to replace him. The Derry native enjoyed a very successful five-year period with the Foxes in the late 1990’s. With the side dropping into the relegation zone yesterday, fans were begging for the club to go after a proven coach …

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Jamie Vardy Breaks His Silence Following Claudio Ranieri’s Sacking

Football fans were taken aback this week when news of Claudio Ranieri’s sacking began to filter through early this week. Almost immediately after the news broke, rumours of a players revolt began to circulate online, with suggestions that a cartel of senior players forced Ranieri out of the club. Such stories were given a great deal substance when The Times reported …

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Watch: Sky Sports’ Tear-Jerking Tribute To Claudio Ranieri

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It’s been one of the most shocking and divisive stories in recent sporting memories. Claudio Ranieri was sacked this week just months after achieving the impossible. Leicester were crowned Premier League in May but this season, they’ve struggled massively domestically despite progressing comfortably to the knockout rounds of the Champions League. The Foxes lie just a point above the relegation …

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Six Men Who Could Replace Claudio Ranieri At Leicester

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City is dejected during The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round match between Millwall and Leicester City at The Den on February 18, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Yesterday evening, Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri was sacked by the club, just months after winning the most unlikely of Premier League titles. We now look at the potential replacements for the Italian. Roberto Mancini Mancini had a spell with the Foxes in 2001 and shares the honour with Ranieri of being a Premier League winner. The former Manchester City boss …

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Why Are Premier League Clubs Continuing To Struggle In Europe?

MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 15: Granit Xhaka, Hector Bellerin, Gabriel Paulista and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (L-R) of Arsenal react during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The Premier League is renowned as the best league in the world but if you look at the list of previous winners of the Champions League, English teams are way down the list of winners or even finalists. The last three seasons have seen the Champions League trophy remain in Spain.  While Sevilla have landed the last three Europa League …

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