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  • Leicester win a reaction to bad press: Vardy

    Leicester win a reaction to bad press: Vardy

    AFP News
    Leicester win a reaction to bad press: Vardy

    Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy said his side's 3-1 victory over Liverpool on Monday had been a reaction to negative media reports over the dismissal of manager Claudio Ranieri. Ranieri was sacked on Thursday, less than 10 months on from Leicester's 5,000-1 title triumph, after a run of five straight defeats plunged the club into a relegation battle. Reports suggested Ranieri had lost the confidence of Leicester's players, but Vardy, who scored twice, said the criticism had been …

  • Leicester beats Liverpool in its first match post-Ranieri

    Leicester beats Liverpool in its first match post-Ranieri

    Associated Press
    Leicester beats Liverpool in its first match post-Ranieri

    LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester began life without manager Claudio Ranieri by easing its English Premier League relegation fears after a stirring 3-1 home victory over Liverpool on Monday. …

  • Vardy scores twice as Leicester stun Liverpool

    Vardy scores twice as Leicester stun Liverpool

    Reuters
    Vardy scores twice as Leicester stun Liverpool

    LEICESTER CITY 3 LIVERPOOL 1 Leicester City returned to form in stunning fashion on Monday as Jamie Vardy scored twice in a 3-1 Premier League defeat of Liverpool that lifted the champions out of the relegation zone. In their first match since manager Claudio Ranieri was sacked after five successive defeats, Leicester took the lead in the 28th minute when Vardy netted their first goal of 2017. …

  • Ranieri's light is out but Leicester spark into life at the right time

    Ranieri's light is out but Leicester spark into life at the right time

    Goal.com
    Ranieri's light is out but Leicester spark into life at the right time

    The Italian manager was relieved of his duties last week, but his former charges put in a performance against Liverpool to remember …

  • There's a warning for Jurgen Klopp in the demise of Claudio Ranieri

    There's a warning for Jurgen Klopp in the demise of Claudio Ranieri

    Yahoo Sport UK
    There's a warning for Jurgen Klopp in the demise of Claudio Ranieri

    On his way into the King Power Stadium on Monday night Jurgen Klopp will have passed a hearse that mourned the death of football’s soul. “R.I.P Football,” read the tribute written in funeral flowers, protesting the sacking of Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri. Profound conclusions have been drawn on the back of Ranieri’s exit from Leicester last week, with the sport caught up in the wider ramifications of the decision and what it means through the prism of modern football. …