How Leicester City sealed promotion: ten season-defining moments

It is official: Leicester City will be playing their football in the Premier League next season. With six games to go, the Foxes boast a nineteen-point lead over third-placed Queens Park Rangers, and a nine-point lead over second-placed Burnley, as they look set to be crowned winners of the Championship on 3 May […]

Leicester City 2 Watford 2 – 8 February 2014

Danny Drinkwater’s spectacular stoppage-time equaliser rescued a deserved point for Leicester City who had to come from two goals behind against Watford at a blustery King Power Stadium this afternoon.

Fernando Forestieri gave the Hornets an early lead, before Sean Murray’s low drive doubled the visitors’ advantage five minutes before half-time.

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Old Haunts?

Leicester City’s start to the season would certainly indicate that they have moved on from the events that unfolded at the beginning of May, during which their promotion hopes were shattered in a matter of seconds. Six months on, the Foxes lie second in the Championship, averaging more than two points per game, […]

Five Key Away Games

Leicester City struggled on the road in 2012/3, winning just six games out of a possible 23 in the Championship last season. The Foxes will need to improve on their travels to be considered an automatic promotion threat this time around: for the last four years, the division’s top-two teams have all registered […]

Five Key Home Games

Most teams go through periods of tough matches throughout the season – especially in the highly-competitive Championship. Looking ahead at the start of the footballing year, supporters (and perhaps even players and managers) may look at a particular run of fixtures with some concern. However, this is usually done so with the previous […]

A tired argument: was fatigue to blame for Leicester’s decline this season?

Leicester City’s season ended in the cruellest way possible against Watford last Sunday in the second leg of the Championship play-off semi-final.

With the tie delicately poised at 2-2 on aggregate and seemingly heading to extra-time, Anthony Knockaert, who had won a penalty in the 96th minute of the match, saw […]

Leicester City 1 Watford 0 – 9 May 2013

David Nugent’s late header gave Leicester City a slender advantage over Watford after an entertaining Championship play-off semi-final first leg.

The Foxes were the better side in the first 45 minutes but were unable to break the deadlock despite Ritchie De Laet and Michael Keane coming close for the hosts.

Seven bold predictions

1. Millwall will beat Crystal Palace tonight.

2. On Saturday, Bolton will beat Blackpool 4-0 and subsequently make the playoffs.

3. Meanwhile, Crystal Palace will lose 1-0 to Peterborough. Peterborough will confirm their Championship status again for next year.

4. Hull City, needing a win to be […]

Difficult run-in will determine Leicester’s season

Following Leicester City’s 3-2 win over fellow promotion-hopefuls Bolton on Tuesday night, Foxes fans have taken a much more positive outlook on their team’s playoff chances. And rightfully so – not only was it a first win in ten for Nigel Pearson’s men, but the performance demonstrated true character to overcome an […]