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Guardian - Sun Oct 22 10:00 AM
The week in football – also featuring: Shahid Khan, Leicester and how to say sorry Martin Glenn – happy with the FA’s last 17 months . “I believe we handled this case with decency and openness … The spirit in which we approached Eni’s concerns has been good.” Related: How can we trust Greg Clarke...
Guardian - Sat Oct 21 7:39 PM
• Leicester 54-29 Castres • Tigers score seven tries to kickstart campaign Ellis Genge finds himself behind two Lions in the England pecking order but on this form the Tigers’ loosehead prop may not be there for long. Leicester romped to a seven-try win – Telusa Veainu scoring a hat-trick and Jon...
Guardian - Sat Oct 21 5:12 PM
For the second time this year the Leicester City players responded to the news that their manager had been sacked by picking up three points and producing the sort of performance that suggests there is not much that needs fine-tuning whenever Craig Shakespeare’s successor takes over. Who that wil...
Guardian - Fri Oct 20 6:43 PM
With Leicester City winless in six games, 18th in the league and without a manager this is a huge opportunity for Swansea City to capitalise and record their third win of the season. In-form Tammy Abraham should relish going up against a Leicester defence that has conceded nine in their barren ru...
Guardian - Mon Oct 16 10:00 PM
Riyad Mahrez repaid the faith of his manager, Craig Shakespeare, with a late equaliser to deny West Brom victory as Leicester avoided the ignominy of three successive home defeats by the skin of their teeth. Trailing to Nacer Chadli’s free-kick in the 63rd minute and with his side marooned in the...
Guardian - Mon Oct 16 7:00 PM
Premier League updates from the 8pm BST kick-off Ten talking points from the weekend’s Premier League action And feel free to email Tom or tweet him @TomBry 10.04am BST There are those managers who use their pre-match pressers to get into the mind of the opposition . There are those who use the p...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 5:38 PM
• Racing 22-18 Leicester • Tigers take consolation of picking up losing bonus point Perhaps not redemption for Leicester – Leone Nakarawa’s quite sublime artistry put paid to that – but a significant step on the road nonetheless. The Tigers were quite dreadful away from home in Europe last season...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 9:00 AM
Leicester have had a tricky start to the season in terms of fixtures but their ambitious owners would still have hoped for more than five points from seven matches. The combination of Danny Drinkwater’s late departure and the embarrassing mix-up over the signing of Adrien Silva has left Leicester...
Guardian - Sat Oct 7 5:37 PM
• London Irish 27-28 Leicester • Alex Lewington’s late try earns bonus point for slow-starting Irish Considering Alex Lewington has been London Irish’s brightest light this season, it was fitting that the former Leicester winger scored the last-gasp try that earned a morale-boosting bonus point f...
Guardian - Sat Sep 30 6:00 PM
• Leicester 20-13 Exeter • Tries from Nick Malouf and Jonny May helped secure victory The champions lost their position at the head of the table, washed away in the wet. They have built their success on retaining possession, but Leicester showed Exeter how to use it as they turned three visits to...
Guardian - Sat Sep 30 5:19 PM
By the full-time whistle, neither Bournemouth nor Leicester City had too much to shout about. This stalemate did few favours for either side’s hopes of steering clear of the Premier League relegation zone before the upcoming international break. After seven matches, both teams can only take solac...
Guardian - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
Liverpool’s helter-skelter win over Leicester was a thrilling spectacle but suggested a side lacking the ruthless streak that defines title-winners As selection headaches go, it is not exactly as nagging as having to choose between Fabio Borini and Rickie Lambert. Nor is it like living in fear of...
Guardian - Sun Sep 24 3:25 PM
Following Liverpool’s back-and-forth 3-2 win over Leicester, Jürgen Klopp made no apologies for his team’s mistakes but made it clear that winning is paramount, above ‘playing beautiful football’. Leicester’s Craig Shakespeare betrayed a little annoyance at being told his team had been part of a...
Guardian - Sat Sep 23 9:49 PM
• Manager pleased with hard-fought 3-2 win over Leicester City • Leaked emails shed light on Coutinho summer transfer saga Jürgen Klopp praised his team’s ruthlessness after their 3-2 victory at Leicester City , saying the result proved that Liverpool can be winners as well as entertainers. “I sa...
Guardian - Sat Sep 23 7:37 PM
This was Liverpool at their breathtaking best and their thigh-slapping worst. Jürgen Klopp’s side scored three brilliant goals but still needed Simon Mignolet to save a late penalty from Jamie Vardy to ensure the win. Mignolet had given away the penalty himself and bore part of the blame for earl...
Guardian - Sat Sep 23 5:59 PM
• Harlequins 28-31 Leicester • Eddie Jones watches 18-year-old fly-half impress before injury Eddie Jones was among the spectators a day after the England head coach named the Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith in the squad for a training camp in Oxford this week and overlooked the home side’s prop...
Guardian - Sat Sep 23 5:26 PM
Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST game Live scores: the goals as they go in around Europe Feel free to email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 5.26pm BST An email! “Is it possible for the Premier League Crisis Baton to pass between players as well as clubs?” says Matt Loten. “If so, I would wage...
Guardian - Fri Sep 22 10:30 PM
• ‘He is important to us, ’ manager insists before Leicester trip • Klopp praises maturing Mohamed Salah for fine start to Anfield career Daniel Sturridge could feature for Liverpool at Leicester City on Saturday despite not being selected for the trip to the King Power Stadium in the Carabao Cup...
Guardian - Fri Sep 22 6:09 PM
Liverpool visit Leicester City for the second time this week, after losing 2-0 in the Carabao Cup, and Jürgen Klopp has the task of arresting a poor run of two draws and two defeats with 10 goals conceded in all competitions. Craig Shakespeare is likely plotting a classic counter-attacking displa...
Guardian - Tue Sep 19 11:23 PM
• Liverpool conceded both goals after set-pieces • ‘We have to defend these situations better, ’ the manager said Jürgen Klopp said he feels “really sick” with Liverpool’s woeful defending after they conceded two poor goals, both on the back of set pieces, during a damaging defeat against Leicest...
Guardian - Tue Sep 19 9:52 PM
There is no respite for Jürgen Klopp at the moment. After declaring the previous week had been his most frustrating since he took over at Anfield, the Liverpool manager endured more of the same as Leicester City exposed the brittle confidence in a team who ought to have been out of sight at half-...
Guardian - Tue Sep 19 7:00 PM
Carabao Cup updates from tonight’s third-round ties Live scores: all the goals from the games around Europe Email simon.burnton@theguardian.com . Tweet @Simon_Burnton 7.00pm BST Here are the Bournemouth v Brighton teams. Bournemouth make nine changes from the side that played Brighton last week....
Guardian - Mon Sep 18 10:30 PM
• Klopp says players often need move in order to make next step • Midfielder to make first start for Liverpool in cup at Leicester Jürgen Klopp has claimed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s move from Arsenal came as “a kind of relief” to the England international. The 24-year-old will make his first Live...
Guardian - Sat Sep 16 5:14 PM
• Leicester 24-10 Gloucester • Tigers score three early tries for first Premiership win of the season A contest between two of English rugby’s heavyweights, both scrambling to retrieve their reputations, was light and frothy. The Tigers, bidding to avoid three straights defeats at the start of a...
Guardian - Sat Sep 16 5:12 PM
Laurent Depoitre scored on his full Premier League debut as Huddersfield and Leicester City fought out a 1-1 draw at the John Smith’s Stadium. Depoitre, a £3.5m summer signing from Porto, broke the deadlock 40 seconds into the second half before Jamie Vardy brought the visitors level four minutes...
Guardian - Mon Sep 11 12:08 AM
Kanté demonstrated his progression with Chelsea five minutes into the second half at Leicester when he struck what turned out to be the winning goal Midway through the first half Wilfred Ndidi launched a counter-attack. After winning possession deep in his own half he scooted forward. When confro...
Guardian - Sat Sep 9 8:05 PM
• Northampton 24-11 Leicester • Luther Burrell and Dylan Hartley join Collins on the scoresheet We should not really be surprised, but anyone who knew only the Northampton that were torn limb from limb at Twickenham the weekend before would have been. The Saints are used to bouncing back from har...
Guardian - Sat Sep 9 5:18 PM
After spending the international break reading up on how to improve his understanding of English football’s vocabulary, Antonio Conte swapped the Italian sunshine for grey skies in the East Midlands and another three points, as Chelsea continued their resurgence with a third successive Premier Le...
Guardian - Fri Sep 8 10:30 PM
• Chelsea coach believes clubs must have clear plans in 2018-19 window • Hazard returns to Conte’s squad for the trip to Leicester on Saturday Antonio Conte is unsure whether his Chelsea squad is stronger than the one that won the Premier League title last season but has suggested clubs will need...
Guardian - Fri Sep 8 6:15 PM
A potentially tricky assignment for Chelsea, who could give Danny Drinkwater his debut at the home of his former club. Antonio Conte must also decide what sort of role Eden Hazard plays now he is available after returning from ankle surgery. Leicester are unable to call on the services of Adrien...