Leicester City

Sources: Chelsea step up interest in Chilwell after nearing Werner deal

Sources: Chelsea step up interest in Chilwell after nearing Werner deal

Steve Nicol reacts to reports that Chelsea have activated Timo Werner’s €60 million release clause. Ian Darke breaks down the market for Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang amid transfer rumours to Chelsea. James Olley believes that despite being second choice, Coutinho could be the sort of player Chelsea need. Chelsea have stepped up their interest in Leicester …

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Liverpool face missing Premier League trophy presentation: Here’s how others celebrated in odd ways

ESPN The ESPN FC Quiz: Messi-Ronaldo edition Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund via Getty Images Claudio Reyna went to Germany at 21 and went on to become a USMNT legend. Now his son Gio, 17, is doing the same. Mike Egerton/PA Images via Getty Images From Jordan Henderson’s barber to lifelong season-ticket holders, supporters are ready to …

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Coronavirus lockdown: Claudio Ranieri’s wife accidentally ‘Zoom-bombs’ ex-Leicester coach’s interview

espn Laurens: Finishing 19/20 season will lead to ‘absolute mess’ ESPN Welcome to the next generation! Players from 15 countries and seven leagues are named by Tor-Kristian Karlsen, a former scout. ESPN The world has come to a standstill, so we compiled 10 shows and documentaries that will scratch your soccer itch while in isolation. …

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Premier League managers ranked by touchline attire: How do Klopp, Guardiola and Mourinho measure up?

espn EXCLUSIVE: How Zlatan, Ronaldo & Solskjaer have impacted Haaland’s career ESPN The world has come to a standstill, so we compiled 10 shows and documentaries that will scratch your soccer itch while in isolation. ESPN The Hall of Fame is a concept as old as sports itself but the Premier League finally has a …

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PSG want Leicester’s Ndidi; Partey, Bakayoko also options – sources

Gab Marcotti believes awarding PSG their third consecutive Ligue 1 title is the correct decision. Erling Haaland opens up about Dortmund’s UCL loss and explains how PSG players helped to spread his message. Julien Laurens expiains the regulations in Ligue 1 that explain how PSG have been named champions. Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing …

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Wilfred Ndidi puts Leicester success down to the Brendan Rodgers Effect

Leicester City and Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has heaped praise on his Foxes manager, telling ESPN that the club’s success this season is down to what he calls ‘the Brendan Rodgers effect’. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Leicester had enjoyed an outstanding season, running neck and neck with league leaders Liverpool for parts of the …

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Rushed Premier League finish ‘dangerous’ for players – Leicester’s Ayoze Perez

Leicester City’s Ayoze Perez explains that he’d be happy to risk injury and play often to complete the season. Steve Nicol believes Liverpool should “wait out” the current situation and win the title on the pitch. Eric Bailly expects Manchester United to go from strength to strength with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in charge. Leicester City …

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Donovan’s World Cup heroics, Leicester’s long-shot title, Man United’s UCL miracle: The best moment I have seen

Ian Darke explains what it was like calling Landon Donovan’s goal at the 2010 World Cup in real time. Herculez Gomez and Ian Darke look back on Landon Donovan’s goal to keep the USMNT in the 2010 World Cup. Julie Foudy looks back on Landon Donovan’s goal vs. Algeria to help the U.S. advance at …

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The issues the Premier League’s biggest clubs will need to address when football returns

Football’s decision makers continue to attempt to navigate a way through the coronavirus crisis that has seen all major leagues suspended indefinitely until competitive action can safely resume. But while the game is on hold, decisions and plans are still being made at the top clubs in preparation for when football returns. The leading clubs …

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Sheffield United, RB Leipzig, Leicester, Atalanta: How the minnows manage to compete with soccer’s elite

There are two primary truths in modern European soccer. 1. Possession is nine-tenths of the law. Of the 12 teams averaging at least two points per match in Europe’s five biggest leagues (Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1) before the 2019-20 season was suspended due to the coronavirus, eight were enjoying at …

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Leicester eye shock Coutinho move

The winter transfer window is closed, but now it’s time to look ahead to the summer! Here are the new rumours floating around Europe’s big leagues and beyond. TOP STORY: Leicester eye shock Coutinho move Leicester City have emerged as a surprise candidate to sign Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho this summer, according to Diario SPORT. The Brazilian is currently on …

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Coronavirus: Leicester City trio in self-isolation after showing symptoms

Pep Guardiola says matches should be suspended rather than playing with no fans amid coronavirus concerns. Three unnamed Leicester City players are in self-isolation after showing symptoms for the coronavirus, manager Brendan Rodgers has said. – Coronavirus: Cancellations and reactions in sports- Juventus defender Rugani tests positive for the coronavirus– Mbappe tests negative for the coronavirus– Man …

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Jamie Vardy opens door to England return amid striker injury crisis

Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes each score twice to get the Foxes back to winning ways. The FC crew break down the race between Man United and Chelsea for a top-4 position in the Premier League. Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s short-term goals are to play in Europe and get an England call-up Leicester City striker Jamie …

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Vardy back among goals with brace as Leicester thump Aston Villa

5:55 PM ET Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy ended his long scoring drought with two goals after coming off the bench as they returned to winning ways with a 4-0 drubbing of Premier League strugglers Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium on Monday. Leicester’s goal-machine Vardy had not found the net since Dec. 21 but …

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Bottom side Norwich stun high-flying Leicester with Jamal Lewis goal

5:01 PM ET Norwich City’s Jamal Lewis boosted their hopes of Premier League survival with a 70th-minute goal to beat visiting high-flyers Leicester City 1-0 and secure a vital three points on Friday. Norwich remain adrift at the bottom but are now only four points from the safety zone — three behind Watford and West …

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Jesus bags late winner as Man City edge Leicester after more VAR drama

2:13 PM ET Gabriel Jesus scored a late winner as Manchester City edged Leicester to a 1-0 win in the Premier League on Saturday. Jesus found some space on the right-hand side of the 18-yard box before dispatching the ball past Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. The goal was later confirmed by VAR after it was …

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Man City use Leicester as a tune-up for now all-important Champions League

Steve Nicol makes the case for Ederson to become Man City’s spot-kick taker after another miss vs. Leicester. Pep Guardiola reacts to Man City’s 1-0 win over Leicester and gives his take on the penalty decision. Manchester City will have to maintain a very delicate balance for the rest of the Premier League season. The …

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Man United’s Maddison chase suffers setback

The winter transfer window is closed — but now it’s time to look ahead to the summer! Here are the new rumours floating around following the Jan. 31 deadline day: TOP STORY: Maddison to snub United for new Leicester deal? Leicester City midfielder James Maddison is close to signing a lucrative new deal with the Foxes, …

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Chelsea boss Lampard’s big calls on Kepa, strikers backfire at Leicester

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger scores twice as they play out a 2-2 draw at Leicester. Frank Lampard says some things are beyond his control as he discusses Chelsea’s lack of January transfers. LEICESTER, England — If Frank Lampard is going to need Antonio Rudiger to get Chelsea out of trouble every weekend, he can probably …

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Chelsea and Leicester fight out entertaining 2-2 draw

9:23 AM ET Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger celebrates scoring his side’s first goal. Getty A rare double from defender Antonio Rudiger earned Chelsea a point in an entertaining 2-2 draw with third-placed Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Willy Caballero was called into action in the first half to make a smart save to …

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