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Leicester City’s Magic Now A Disappearing Act

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Andy King (C) of Leicester City reacts after missing a chance during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Leicester City at Stadium of Light on December 3, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Leicester City could be the first team in Premier League history to be relegated as champions. But where has it all gone wrong for the Foxes? Last season’s stunningly bizarre triumph appears to be a distant memory as Claudio Ranieri’s men sit just two points above the drop zone. 13 points from 14 games is a woeful return. This is a team that …

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Leicester’s Success Acknowledged As Vardy And Mahrez Named On Ballon D’Or Shortlist

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were both named in the 30-man Ballon d’Or shortlist after a stellar season last year saw the duo score 42 goals and provide 17 assists between them. Other standout performers in Leicester’s title-winning season miss out, such as N’Golo Kanté, Christian Fuchs and Wes Morgan, with only three defenders making the shortlist. Vardy …

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The Coshcast: Red Monday, Red Icardi

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

This week on the Coshcast: Liverpool and Manchester United share similarities with abstinence in that both are anti-climax. José Mourinho spoils Liverpool’s party again but only by a David de Gea’s breath, while Chelsea do to Leicester what everyone did to them last season. Bob Bradley wears a pullover but can’t pull one over on old Arsene, and Manchester City ask …

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Arsenal Rekindle Interest In Juventus Midfielder But Face Competition From Two Clubs


Arsenal have relaunched their interest in Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina, but face serious competition from Bundesliga outfit Schalke and defending Premier League champions Leicester City. We earmarked Lemina as one of three possible moves the Gunners could make at the end of August, and it now seems that Wenger is plotting a move for the Gabon international in the January transfer …

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Paul Pogba’s Unbelievable Stats From Manchester United’s Victory Over Leicester City

Manchester United v Leicester City - Premier League

Paul Pogba came in for a great deal of criticism after Manchester United suffered three consecutive defeats. What a difference 90 minutes makes. Prior to this afternoon’s fixture between Manchester United and Leicester City, commentators were beginning to question whether Paul Pogba would be able to justify his £89 million price tag. While some were quick to label the French midfielder …

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José Mourinho Drops Wayne Rooney From Manchester United Side To Face Leicester City

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Northampton Town and Manchester United at Sixfields on September 21, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United face champions Leicester City at Old Trafford this afternoon in the Premier League, and there is huge pressure on the Red Devils. After three consecutive defeats, United bounced back to beat Northampton in the League Cup during the week, but today’s tie is simply massive. If they lose to the champions at home today, they could find themselves nine …

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Manchester United: Criticism Has Affected Rooney, Admits Mourinho

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Northampton Town and Manchester United at Sixfields on September 21, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has become one of the many scapegoats for some of the under par performances we have seen from the Old Trafford club this term.  While the striker himself is quick to dismiss the level of criticism aimed against him, his manager can see the effect it is having on his skipper. Quoted by the BBC …

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Ranieri Discusses Past Feud With Manchester United Boss Mourinho

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Manager of Leicester City, Claudio Ranieri gives instructions to his players while Manager of Manchester United, Jose Mourinho looks on during The FA Community Shield match between Leicester City and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on August 7, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri was on Thursday inevitably asked during his press conference about any bad blood still existing between him and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.  These questions came in advance of this weekend’s 12:30pm clash at Old Trafford, where the two underperforming sides will meet. So far Ranieri’s team have picked up a disappointing seven points from their opening …

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Manchester United Linked With £30 Million Move For Former Old Trafford Trainee [Report]

Jose Mourinho is looking to bolster Manchester United’s midfield options. After forking out a world record £89 million to return Paul Pogba to Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho could be set to spend big on another player who left Manchester United for a nominal fee in 2012. Despite signing Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitarayan over the summer, rumours linking United with a move …

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The Facts: A Decade Of Arsenal Premier League Failures

Being an Arsenal fan must be infuriating. On paper the London club are title contenders every year but in reality they are perennial failures. It’s been 12 seasons since Arsène Wenger oversaw the ‘Invincible’ season. 38 games in 2003/04 without a defeat saw Arsenal crowned Premier League champions for a third time. Since moving to the Emirates Stadium in 2005, …

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List Of Every Player Linked With A Move To Arsenal This Summer

Arsenal have been linked with an enormous amount of players this summer. As is always the case during the summer months, the back pages are filled with rumours linking players with moves to a variety of clubs. Ironically, despite Arsene Wenger’s traditional reluctance to involve himself in the transfer market to the same degree as his rival managers, Arsenal often dominate …

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Leicester City Closing In On Austria International [Report]

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Aleksandar Dragovic of Austria strikes a penalty against the post during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group F match between Iceland and Austria at Stade de France on June 22, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

With Champions League football now an additional challenge for Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri, the Foxes face the challenge of providing greater depth to their squad. One particular area of the team that Ranieri has sought to address is central defence. Already, the Italian has bolstered the side with the signing of Luis Hernández Rodríguez, who can fit the bill of a …

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Opinion: What Can Leicester Achieve This Season?

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: A general view inside the stadium during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on August 20, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Believe it or not I’m an avid life-long Leicester fan. Naturally, I’m still overwhelmed by disbelief and joy from the outcome of last year’s season. Of course, many assume that I’ve jumped on the bandwagon since last Christmas or that I became intrigued following the controversial ostrich-gate. However, I’ve since dug out plenty of old pictures of myself in a Leicester …

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Opinion: Can An Underdog Win The Premier League, Again?

SWANSEA, WALES - AUGUST 20: Hull team huddle during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Hull City at Liberty Stadium on August 20, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

After Leicester’s jubilant Premier League victory, many football fans were quick to place their bets on this season’s newcomers. If Leicester could defy 5000-1 odds, surely Burnley, Hull City or Middlesbrough can do the same and earn someone a small fortune? At odds of  750/1 to win the league, Hull have won their first two games of the season. Putting an end …

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Watch: Ian Wright Tells Arsenal Defender To Leave Club

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Ian Wright was forthright his view this afternoon. Speaking on BT Sport ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Leicester City, Ian Wright claimed it was time for Calum Chambers to leave the Emirates Stadium after three seasons at the club. After being criticised for his performance against Liverpool last weekend, Chambers was dropped from the Arsenal side to face Leicester this …

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