Leicester squares up to distance challenge in SA Derby

Leicester squares up to distance challenge in SA Derby

Darren Weir had wondered whether the 2500m trip of the group 1 South Australian Derby at Morphetville might be a step too far for Leicester, but he needn’t have worried. Under a cool ride from Damian Lane, Leicester ($4 fav) came with…

Marc Albrighton fined £25,000 and will miss Leicester's final two games of the season after accepting misconduct charge

Marc Albrighton fined £25,000 and will miss Leicester's final two games of the season after accepting misconduct charge

It relates to his behaviour towards the referee after being sent-off against Crystal Palace on April 28. He was also fined £25,000 following the Independent Regulatory Commission hearing today. Albrighton was shown a straight red by referee Mike Dean during his side’s catastrophic…

Islam Slimani charged with violent conduct as Newcastle striker faces three-match ban for clash with West Brom's Craig Dawson

Islam Slimani charged with violent conduct as Newcastle striker faces three-match ban for clash with West Brom's Craig Dawson

The Leicester loanee, 29, was caught on camera kicking West Brom’s Craig Dawson’s calf in an off-the-ball incident in the 80th minute of the Toon’s 1-0 home defeat on Saturday. And Slimani was tonight charged with violent conduct by the FA so…

Crystal Palace 5 Leicester 0: Eagles cruising towards Premier League safety after Wilfried Zaha-inspired win over ten-man former champions

Crystal Palace 5 Leicester 0: Eagles cruising towards Premier League safety after Wilfried Zaha-inspired win over ten-man former champions

The pair set each other to score in a sensational first half for the Eagles – before Ruben Lofus-Cheek added a third after the break. But while this victory pushed Palace further away from the top-flight’s trap-door, it may have nudged Claude…

Arsenal fans worried as ex-Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri spotted in stands at the Emirates as club look for Arsene Wenger replacement

Arsenal fans worried as ex-Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri spotted in stands at the Emirates as club look for Arsene Wenger replacement

Arsene Wenger announced he would be leaving the club after 22 years on Friday morning in a shock announcement. Just two days later, the Gunners took on West Ham at home, with supporters paying tributes to the French boss for his two…

Leicester 0 Southampton 0: Forgettable draw leaves Mark Hughes' side four points adrift in the bottom three

Leicester 0 Southampton 0: Forgettable draw leaves Mark Hughes' side four points adrift in the bottom three

Judging on the evidence of their latest pitiful performance, Antonio Conte’s men may as well book their hotel for the final now. If the threat of imminent relegation couldn’t scare this sorry Saints side into a performance it’s unlikely they are going…

Burnley 2 Leicester 1: Kevin Long nets first ever Premier League goal as Clarets make it five Premier League wins in a row

Burnley 2 Leicester 1: Kevin Long nets first ever Premier League goal as Clarets make it five Premier League wins in a row

The New Zealander took just six minutes to score against former club Leicester – as the Clarets made it five top-flight wins for the first time since 1968. And Kevin Long’s first league goal for the club means that a first European…

Burnley 2 Leicester 1: Kevin Long nets first ever Premier League goal as Clarets make it five Premier League wins in a row

Burnley 2 Leicester 1: Kevin Long nets first ever Premier League goal as Clarets make it five Premier League wins in a row

The New Zealander took just six minutes to score against former club Leicester – as the Clarets made it five top-flight wins for the first time since 1968. And Kevin Long’s first league goal for the club means that a first European…

Leicester to rival Inter Milan, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal for £6million Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin

Leicester to rival Inter Milan, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal for £6million Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin

The Zorya Luhansk star, just 19, is already a full international – he has won caps from Under-16 level onwards. A host of Premier League clubs have shown interest in Lunin, including Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Watford. The 6ft 3ins teenager…

Leicester 1 Newcastle 2: Magpies seal third consecutive win after goals from Jonjo Shelvey and Ayoze Perez

Leicester 1 Newcastle 2: Magpies seal third consecutive win after goals from Jonjo Shelvey and Ayoze Perez

Leicester fans were given a free beer and commemorative chocolate coin to mark chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s 60th birthday – and there were also fireworks before kick-off. But it was the Toon Army who were celebrating come full-time thanks to Shelvey’s first-half strike…