Leicester City 2009 Review – What A Year

December 20th, 2009 by gavh

From League 1 Champions to fast emerging play-off contenders in the Championship it has been a great 2009 for Leicester fans, Leicester players, Leicester manager Nigel Pearson and chairman Milan Mandaric. Leicester City were able to graft in some silverware at the end of May this year, the first piece of competitive silverware since the Worthington Cup [...]

Leicester v Watford – Preview

September 18th, 2009 by gavh

Tomorrow afternoon sees two on form teams squaring off against each other at the ground of Vicarage Road. Leicester and Watford have started the season strongly as both teams are in the top ten of the Championship. Leicester City are unbeaten at home since September 2008, however they travel away against a tough Watford side unbeaten [...]

Fryatt Penalty Gives City A Point

September 16th, 2009 by gavh

Leicester City 1-1 Peterborough United
Leicester City’s home form continued after a deserved draw against Peterborough United at the Walkers Stadium.
The away side started well and straight away they caused the Leicester defence problems. Craig Mackail-Smith had the first shot on target after five minutes; however Chris Weale made the save.
Peterborough was getting many shots at [...]

Leicester Send Blackpool Packing

September 13th, 2009 by gavh

Leicester 2-1 Blackpool
Leicester City moved into 6th place in the Championship after beating Ian Holloway’s Blackpool 2-1.
The first half was very disapointing for Leicester as the passing got very sloppy from the midfield. Blackpool had the first effort on goal as Keith Southern saw his shot go wide of the right of the goal.
On the Ten minute mark [...]

Newcastle Q&A

August 31st, 2009 by gavh

1. Newcastle are unbeaten in the Championship so far this season, are you happy with the start the club has made?
I’m absolutely delighted. I don’t think anyone in their right mind would have had us getting three wins and a draw from the first four games when the fixtures came out, especially not with the [...]

Super Fryatt Guides Foxes To Victory

August 23rd, 2009 by gavh

Leicester 1-0 Barnsley
Leicester City’s unbeaten run to the Championship season stayed in tact with a scrappy win over bottom side Barnsley.
It was a very tense and scrappy first half; however Leicester had the first shot on target in the match. Robbie Neilson tested Barnsley keeper Luke Steele in only the 5th minute of the game.
Barnsley had a [...]

Barnsley Q&A

August 22nd, 2009 by gavh

1. Barnsley are one of the favourites to go down again this season, do you think your time in the Championship is all but over now?
I believe that Barnsley have enough to stay in the Championship. We have some quality players at the club. In recent times the financial status of the club has hit [...]

Gallagher Signs and Kermorgant is a maybe

August 21st, 2009 by gavh

Paul Gallagher today has completed a deal with Leicester and will make his debut tomorrow against Barnsley. The winger/striker will be given the number 24 and has signed a permanent deal, that’s right a permanent deal.
Yann Kermorgant could also sign after impressing in a reserve match while on trial with Leicester.

LCFC 125 Years Legends Feature – Steve Guppy

August 20th, 2009 by gavh

As it is 125 years of Leicester City I thought I would do a feature on former Leicester City players every Thursday. The players will range from the 1990’s to the 2000’s. So first up is Steve Guppy.
Steve Guppy signed for Leicester from Port Vale where he spent four years at; also he made 105 [...]

Foxes Pick Up Point At Bramall Lane

August 19th, 2009 by gavh

Another impressive Leicester City performance earned a rightful 1-1 draw against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
Leicester dominated the first half and they also had the first real chance, Jack Hobbs hit a shot deep inside the area, however his shot cleared the crossbar. Two minutes later the Foxes had problems, striker [...]