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  • Chelsea are boring under Jose Mourinho, says Ruud Gullit 3 days ago

    London: Chelsea play "ugly" football under Jose Mourinho and the Premier League's runaway leaders deserve to be branded as boring because of their refusal to attack teams, their former manager Ruud Gullit has said. Chelsea, who have already won the League Cup this season, boast a 13-point lead at the top...
  • EPL: Resurgent Leicester beat sorry Newcastle to pull clear of drop zone 4 days ago

    London: Resurgent Leicester City pulled four points clear of the Premier League relegation zone thanks to Leonardo Ulloa's brace in a 3-0 victory against free-falling Newcastle United at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Ulloa headed home inside the first minute and, after Wes Morgan doubled the lead in the 17th...
  • EPL: Chelsea beat Leicester 3-1, a win away from league title 6 days ago

    Leicester: Chelsea staged a second-half comeback to beat Leicester 3-1 on Wednesday and move to within three points of capturing the Premier League trophy. Jose Mourinho's side holds a 13-point lead and can clinch a first league title in five years by beating Crystal Palace at home on Sunday. Marc Albrighton's goal...
  • EPL: Manchester City, Leicester win as Liverpool draw April 26, 2015

    Leicester City continued to do their best Houdini impression on Saturday as they escaped the Premier League drop zone for the first time since November while Manchester City went up to second spot with a thrilling win. A battling 1-0 triumph at bottom club Burnley gave Leicester their fourth consecutive league...
  • EPL: Aston Villa stun Spurs, Crystal Palace hammer Sunderland April 11, 2015

    London: Christian Benteke scored in the first half to give Aston Villa a 1-0 win over Tottenham, lifting his team further away from the relegation zone and giving manager Tim Sherwood a victory at his former club. The win lifts 15th-place Villa to 32 points from 33 games, six points clear...
  • Premier League bottom three show they're up for the fight April 6, 2015

    London: Burnley's 0-0 draw at home to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday completed a profitable weekend for the three clubs bidding to avoid a swift return to the second tier of English football. Burnley, like Leicester City and Queen Park Rangers, still occupy the Premier League relegation zone...
  • Hull City fined for failing to control players March 27, 2015

    London: Hull City have been fined 30,000 pounds ($44,700) for failing to control their players during a 1-1 draw against Leicester City this month, the English FA said on Friday. The fine relates to an incident in the 68th minute when Hull players surrounded referee Jonathan Moss after defender Alex Bruce...
  • Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson blasts 'arrogant' referee Mike Dean March 22, 2015

    Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson could find himself in more hot water after describing Premier League referee Mike Dean as "one of the most arrogant men I have met" on Saturday. Pearson let rip after his side's 4-3 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur left them bottom of the Premier League with time...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-0 in the Premier League March 21, 2015

    Manchester: Manchester City made the most of a case of mistaken identity and kept alive their faint title hopes thanks to a much-needed 3-0 victory over 10-man West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Much-maligned after their Champions League exit in Barcelona on Wednesday, City needed three points against...
  • Manchester City humble Leicester City 2-0 in EPL March 5, 2015

    Manchester: David Silva and James Milner struck late in each half as champion Manchester City grabbed a scrappy but much-needed 2-0 win over Leicester in the Premier League on Wednesday. Silva pounced from close range to put City ahead after an unconvincing start at the Etihad Stadium and Milner came off...
  • Everton and Leicester draw 2-2 in Premier League February 22, 2015

    Liverpool: Everton's struggles with holding the lead in the Premier League were once again on display on Sunday at Goodison Park where the home side was held to a 2-2 draw by relegation-threatened Leicester City. Everton, which took the lead through Gary Naismith in the 57th minute, has now dropped a...
  • Nigel Pearson bites back but Leicester still in choppy waters February 11, 2015

    London: Nigel Pearson once fought off a pack of wild dogs while hiking alone in the Carpathian mountains of Romania so he is used to fending for himself. The shark-infested waters of the Premier League are a different animal though. Pearson has been bitten in recent days, caught up in a maelstrom...
  • Arsenal hold on to beat bottom-place Leicester 2-1 in EPL February 11, 2015

    London: Theo Walcott's goal ensured Arsenal overcame Leicester 2-1 and provisionally returned to fourth after withstanding a spirited second-half response by the Premier League's bottom team. But the victory could have been at a cost with Alexis Sanchez coming off with a knee injury and second-half substitute Aaron Ramsey forced off...
  • Leicester City deny boss Pearson has been sacked February 9, 2015

    Leicester City said Nigel Pearson will remain in charge for Tuesday's trip to Arsenal following widespread speculation the under-pressure manager had been sacked by the Premier League's bottom-placed side. A 1-0 home loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday, where Pearson grabbed visiting midfielder James McArthur by the throat in a bizarre...
  • Stoke defender Huth joins struggling Leicester City on loan February 2, 2015

    Stoke City defender Robert Huth became Leicester City's third signing of the transfer window on Monday when he joined on loan from their Premier League rivals until the end of the season. However he is ineligible to play in Saturday's match at home to Crystal Palace as he completes a two-match...
  • Van Persie, Falcao score as Manchester United beat Leicester City 3-1 January 31, 2015

    Radamel Falcao scored only his fourth goal for Manchester United in a 3-1 victory over Leicester in the English Premier League on Saturday. The striker, who is on loan until the end of the season from Monaco, scored between Robin van Persie's first goal since last month and Wes Morgan's own...
  • Aston Villa fined after Leicester fracas January 22, 2015

    London: Aston Villa's total fines for poor discipline this season have topped 100,000 pounds ($151,900) after the Premier League club were punished for a fracas against Leicester City on Thursday. The FA said Villa had been fined 60,000 pounds for the behaviour of players and club officials during and after a...
  • Schwarzer leaves leaders Chelsea for strugglers Leicester January 5, 2015

    London: Former Australia goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is leaving joint Premier League leaders Chelsea to join bottom club Leicester City, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed. Schwarzer, 42, played 12 times for Chelsea last season as backup to Petr Cech, but has only been an unused substitute four times this season. "I...
  • Leicester come from behind to hold Liverpool to a 2-2 draw January 1, 2015

    Liverpool: Two second-half goals in two minutes by David Nugent and Jeffrey Schlupp gave bottom-place Leicester a Premier League point in a 2-2 draw against Liverpool on Thursday. Steven Gerrard converted two controversial first-half penalties in the 17th and 40th minutes at Anfield as Brendan Rodgers' team took control of the...
  • Leicester-based band Kasabian gets eight nods at NME Awards 2015 December 18, 2014

    London: Alternative rock band Kasabian has topped the nomination list for the NME Awards 2015 with a total of eight nods. The Leicester-based band are in the running for: Best Band; Best Live Band; Best Track and Dance Floor Filler (both for lead single 'Eez-Eh'); Best Music Film (Kasabian: Summer Solstice);...
  • Lampard scores Manchester City beat Leicester 1-0 in Premier League December 13, 2014

    Leicester: Frank Lampard scored in the first half to give defending champion Manchester City a 1-0 win at last-place Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday that came at the price of two more costly injuries. Lampard was left totally unmarked in front of goal to slot in a low cross...
  • Vincent Kompany set for Manchester City return at Leicester December 12, 2014

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will return for their game at Leicester City as the champions bid to maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea with a fifth straight Premier League win, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. Kompany has sat out City's last three games, including the superb 2-0 midweek...
  • Under-pressure manager Nigel Pearson hits out at Leicester City fans December 3, 2014

    Leicester City fans should stay at home if they are not prepared to support the Premier League's bottom club during a dismal run of form, manager Nigel Pearson said following their 3-1 home defeat by Liverpool on Tuesday. After taking an early lead against Brendan Rodgers's inconsistent Liverpool side, Leicester slipped...
  • Steven Gerrard scores as Liverpool beat Leicester City 3-1 December 3, 2014

    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made a goal-scoring return to the starting lineup as his team came from behind to beat 10-man Leicester 3-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday. The 34-year-old midfielder, who is yet to sign a contract for next season, powered in the decisive second goal in the 54th...
  • EPL: QPR edge past Leicester 3-2 in relegation battle November 29, 2014

    London: Charlie Austin scored the winning goal in the 73rd minute as Queens Park Rangers came from a goal behind to earn a 3-2 victory over Leicester on Saturday and push the visitors into last place in the Premier League. In an entertaining back-and-forth game, Esteban Cambiasso put Leicester ahead in...
  • Leicester Cricket Club looking to tap South Asian talent November 16, 2014

    Leicester Cricket Club trying to get more South Asian players on course to play at the County level in England. ...
  • Indian-origin British politician Keith Vaz named 'Labour MP of the Year' November 7, 2014

    London: Indian-origin British politician Keith Vaz has been named as the Labour MP of the year 2014 for his valuable work for underrepresented, deprived and minority sections of the country. "I am honoured to have been chosen for this award. In my constituency of Leicester East, I work with individuals and...
  • Sunderland beat Stoke 3-1; Burnley draw at Leicester in Premier League October 4, 2014

    Steven Fletcher scored twice to give Sunderland a 3-1 win over Stoke on Saturday for their first Premier League victory of the season. Fletcher made it 2-1 in the 23rd minute and then put the result beyond doubt in the 79th as Sunderland ended a run of five draws in six...
  • EPL: Leicester City stun Manchester United 53 September 21, 2014

    Leicester: Manchester United twice surrendered a twogoal lead to lose 53 to Leicester in a wild Premier League game on Sunday, with the promoted side scoring four times in 20 minutes to cap their thrilling comeback. Angel Di Maria's exquisite chip put United 20 ahead in the 16th minute but...
  • Arsenal held 11 by newcomer Leicester City in EPL August 31, 2014

    England: Arsenal were frustrated by newcomer Leicester on Sunday, dropping points for the second time in three Premier League games in a 11 draw. Alexis Sanchez followed up his first Champions League goal for Arsenal on Wednesday with his first domestic strike in the 20th minute in central England. But Leonardo Ulloa...