Leicester City are making their mark on the world map
Feb09

Leicester City are making their mark on the world map

In this craziest of crazy Premier League seasons, can it get any crazier? Exactly 12 months after Leicester City propped up the rest of the Premier League, we now sit on top of the English top-flight looking down at all below us. At the start of the season, you would have got odds of 5000-1 on Leicester City winning the title. Now we are the bookies favourite. To show just how crazy this season is; no team/sportsman has ever won...

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Who can catch Leicester for a Champions League spot?
Jan28

Who can catch Leicester for a Champions League spot?

Leicester City have gone from being relegation favourites at the start of the campaign, to near certainties to qualify for next season’s Champions League. The Foxes, following on from Saturday’s win against Stoke and Arsenal’s loss to Chelsea, sit three points clear at the top of the Premier League and are dreaming of lifting the title in May. Having achieved his first target of 40 points and avoiding relegation, Claudio...

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Does Leicester’s league position mean they should sacrifice the FA Cup?
Jan13

Does Leicester’s league position mean they should sacrifice the FA Cup?

Has the shine gone off the FA Cup for Leicester fans as 92% say they would sooner qualify for the Champions League? I love the FA Cup. The first proper Saturday of the New Year and the big boys have to face potential banana skin games as they join the teams from the lower leagues in the quest for immortality. But is it the holy grail that it used to be? Being of a certain age, my first memory of a Leicester City game was watching them...

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Leicester City fans can’t stop smiling, even after Liverpool defeat
Dec29

Leicester City fans can’t stop smiling, even after Liverpool defeat

So pub quiz question time folks. What do Slade, Mud, Shakin’ Stevens, Johnny Mathis, Mr Blobby and Leicester City FC all have in common. They have all been number one at Christmas!! For the younger readers, those named are artists who sat atop the charts with Christmas number one singles. This was before the days of X Factor killed off the Christmas charts or Chelsea and Manchester City had money. Maybe Chelsea fans would be...

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All I want for Christmas is… Nothing actually, I’m a Leicester fan!
Dec16

All I want for Christmas is… Nothing actually, I’m a Leicester fan!

All I want for Christmas is… You know what, nothing. I’ve had all my Christmas’ rolled into one this year. The past four-and-a-half months have provided me with enough presents as a Leicester City fan to last a lifetime. Written off by all the so-called experts at the start of the season after the appointment of new manager Claudio Ranieri, the local pie shops have all run out of the ‘Humble’ variety. As...

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Jamie Vardy’s having a party, bring your sangria and your passport
Nov30

Jamie Vardy’s having a party, bring your sangria and your passport

Every team wants a Vardy apparently. Well if you listen to the media reports that’s what it feels like. He’s been linked with every so called ‘big club’ including the top ones in the Premier League and La Liga. Well if you want him he isn’t going to come cheap. He has just beaten Ruud van Nistelrooy’s 12-year-old record by scoring in 11 consecutive Premier League games. He has netted 13 in those 11...

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