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Guardian - Tue Jun 19 8:30 AM
Sir James Corden, aged 92, presents the Late Late Show and asks Jamie Vardy and Kieran Trippier the vital questions about England’s World Cup triumph in Russia The World Cup is well under way. Podcasting daily is taking its toll. Being knocked off the top of the podcast charts by Love Island: The...
Guardian - Sun Jun 17 1:04 PM
• Norwich midfielder also wanted by Everton attracts £20m bids • West Ham frustrated over Felipe Anderson price hike by Lazio Leicester and Southampton are battling to sign James Maddison after lodging opening bids for the Norwich midfielder. The expectation at the start of last week was that Eve...
Guardian - Fri Jun 15 3:10 PM
• Premier League duo willing to pay £20m for winger • Palace interested in Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham Newcastle United are facing competition from Leicester City in their attempts to re-sign Andros Townsend from Crystal Palace this summer. The former England winger, who enjoyed one of his most produ...
Guardian - Thu Jun 14 9:07 AM
• Champions travel to Emirates for Unai Emery’s Arsenal debut • Manchester United host Leicester; Spurs away at Newcastle Manchester City will start their Premier League title defence at Arsenal. The 2018-19 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking team an E...
Guardian - Mon Jun 11 4:03 PM
• England Under-21 international wanted by Marco Silva • West Ham and Leicester also expected to firm up interest Everton have emerged as the frontrunners in the race to sign James Maddison and are expected to make the opening offer for the Norwich City midfielder. It is understood that Everton s...
Guardian - Fri Jun 8 10:00 AM
Gareth Southgate will be delighted at the performances of his younger players, with Marcus Rashford, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Trent Alexander-Arnold all catching the eye Gareth Southgate had admitted on the eve of the Costa Rica game that he expects to have to choose between his most experienced de...
Guardian - Wed May 23 9:16 AM
Considerable add-ons will supplement basic fee of £60m Guardiola turned to Mahrez after Sanchez joined United Manchester City will have to pay a basic fee of £60m for Riyad Mahrez, with Leicester City also to demand considerable add-ons which could push the final price closer to £75m for the 27-y...
Guardian - Mon May 21 2:07 PM
• Mahrez almost joined Manchester City in January • Guardiola also keen to sign Napoli midfielder Jorginho Pep Guardiola has revived his interest in Riyad Mahrez, with Manchester City’s manager having continued to monitor the Leicester forward following the breakdown of a prospective deal in Janu...
Guardian - Mon May 21 8:04 AM
Today’s fluff is genuinely frightening Defenders in La Liga might want to consider plying their trade elsewhere if Diego Simeone is successful in constructing the most terrifying frontline since the Orcs lined up to do battle in the second Lord of the Rings film. It says here that Atlético Madrid...
Guardian - Sun May 13 5:23 PM
The Tottenham Hotspur support chanted that they were going home and there is certainly excitement among their number at the prospect of returning to the rebuilt White Hart Lane next season. Yet what a send-off they gave to Wembley. The merits of the club’s temporary accommodation at the national...
Guardian - Fri May 11 4:43 PM
Leicester’s 3-1 win over Arsenal on Wednesday was welcome, not least for Claude Puel but the mutterings continue that the manager is set to be replaced. Before midweek, his team had taken one point from an available 15 but three against Tottenham could drive them to an eighth-placed finish – sure...
Guardian - Wed May 9 9:51 PM
It is a week when all good things come to an end for Arsenal and this was in keeping with that theme as Arsène Wenger suffered his first defeat against Leicester City in 23 matches, leaving his team without a point away from home this year and enduring their worst run of form on the road since 19...
Guardian - Sat May 5 6:30 PM
• Sale 13-35 Leicester • Ford takes control in the second half to deflate the home side A bizarre frolic to end the season for two sides with Europe on their minds. Despite the unbroken sunshine, the floodlights were switched on 20 minutes into the game and the warm, dry conditions nurtured a ras...
Guardian - Sat May 5 5:22 PM
It must have felt unusual for West Ham United to be revelling in another club’s misery. David Moyes could be seen embracing his players on the pitch after a victory that should secure his team’s survival and even Andy Carroll, who was sent home from training in disgrace earlier in the week, was s...
Guardian - Sat May 5 2:30 PM
Exactly a decade ago on Friday, Stoke City won promotion to the Premier League with a tense draw against Leicester City. Their ten season spell in the top flight is now over, after a 2-1 defeat at home to Crystal Palace confirmed their relegation. At full-time they remained three points from safe...
Guardian - Fri May 4 4:06 PM
If there was ever a good time for West Ham to be travelling to the King Power Stadium, then this is surely it. Leicester have won only four of their previous 18 league games, they were booed off in the last home match and go into this fixture off the back of a 5-0 defeat at Crystal Palace with a...
Guardian - Tue May 1 1:09 PM
• Striker angered by lack of action against Manchester City • West Ham manager may make stance ahead of visit to Leicester Andy Carroll could be dropped for West Ham United’s crucial match against Leicester City on Saturday after a row with David Moyes in training. Moyes was unhappy with Carroll’...
Guardian - Sat Apr 28 5:21 PM
• Crystal Palace 5-0 Leicester • Zaha 17, McArthur 38, Loftus-Cheek 81, Van Aanholt 84, Benteke 90 pen The majority in this stadium broke away from celebrating their team’s flurry of late goals to serenade Roy Hodgson five minutes from time, the Crystal Palace manager responding with a wave direc...
Guardian - Fri Apr 27 9:58 PM
• Leicester 23-25 Newcastle • Hogg‘s late leaves Tigers’ play-off hopes hanging by a thread Leicester’s 14-year marriage with the play-offs has reached the divorce court after Newcastle, who were 10 points behind with 11 minutes to go, scored a try through their No 8 Ally Hogg with the final play...
Guardian - Fri Apr 27 12:00 AM
• Frenchman has overseen only four wins in last 17 league games • Players unhappy at aspects of Puel’s management style Claude Puel has a battle on his hands to prove to Leicester City that he is the right man to lead the club into next season, amid growing unease about his management style and t...
Guardian - Thu Apr 19 10:38 PM
It was the warmest day of the year but Southampton passed up the opportunity to turn up the temperature on those above them in the relegation scrap. Mark Hughes will take some encouragement from the fact that he has picked up his first point as Southampton manager, ending the club’s run of four s...
Guardian - Sat Apr 14 5:32 PM
• Leicester 21-27 Northampton • Stephen Myler kicks 12 points in Saints victory Northampton’s coaching consultant Alan Gaffney wondered before the match whether some of his players had switched off early: as early as last October, it could be argued given their wretched form since then, but the s...
Guardian - Sat Apr 14 5:32 PM
Burnley made it five successive top-flight wins for the first time in half a century as the prospect of European football at Turf Moor next season drew ever closer. It is more than 50 years since the Clarets have been involved in a continental competition but their 2-1 victory over their closest...
Guardian - Sat Apr 7 5:12 PM
Mathematicians could quibble but Newcastle United have practically banished the threat of relegation thanks to this accomplished victory at Leicester, their first away win in the Premier League since New Year’s Day. Goals by Jonjo Shelvey and Ayoze Pérez, before Jamie Vardy pulled one back for th...
Guardian - Sat Apr 7 4:57 PM
• Bath 19-34 Leicester • Visitors overturn 13-10 deficit with dominant second-half showing The clash of styles at Twickenham was won by the set-piece prowess of Leicester who used their overwhelming superiority up front to record their fifth league victory and move into the play-off positions, le...
Guardian - Fri Apr 6 3:59 PM
Newcastle will arrive in confident mood after climbing to 12th in the table on the back of a fine run of form that has seen them lose only twice in the league since the turn of the year. With 35 points on the board, another victory would all but secure their Premier League status for another seas...
Guardian - Sat Mar 31 5:45 PM
For 78 minutes Leicester were dreadful and the main question was whether Brighton would be able to summon enough quality to claim three points rather than settle for one against strangely lethargic visitors. They won a perfect opportunity to do so when a foul on José Izquierdo gave Glenn Murray a...
Guardian - Wed Mar 28 12:04 PM
Gareth Southgate calls for improvements in the VAR system after Italy were awarded a late penalty to claim a 1-1 draw with England. Jamie Vardy had given England a first-half lead before Lorenzo Insigne equalised two minutes from time – the first goal that Southgate’s team had conceded in six gam...
Guardian - Tue Mar 27 10:17 PM
The striker gave England a first-half lead from a smart Lingard assist only for Italy to earn a 1-1 draw through an 88th-minute VAR decision Just as it was going so well for Gareth Southgate and his players, England had their first experience of VAR. For James Tarkowski, that made his England deb...
Guardian - Sat Mar 24 10:37 PM
• Substitute against Netherlands failed to get a touch in 22-minute cameo • ‘As a striker you do sometimes have to sacrifice, ’ he says Jamie Vardy is set to start England’s friendly against Italy on Tuesday and will aim to go one better than in his 22-minute cameo against Holland by succeeding i...