Monthly Archives: July 2018

Leicester off to a winning start at Meadow Lane

Notts County 1:4 Leicester City

Notts County v Leicester City - Pre-Season Friendly

After going a goal down, City overhauled neighbours Notts County to win 4-1 at Meadow Lane on Saturday.

With the World Cup players still on holiday, and Albrighton and Simpson injured, there were plenty of under-23 players on show, as well as new signings Maddison and Evans.

County got off to a lively start and in the third minute Vaughan sent a long-range effort thumping into the right hand post with Jakupovic beaten.
The Magpies then took a 20th minute lead when a long ball caught out City’s defence and  Stead crossed from the right to Alessandra, who had his first shot well saved by Jakupovic but netted the rebound.

Notts County v Leicester City - Pre-Season Friendly

City then gained control of the game and Morgan equalised in the 26th minute with a far post finish after Johnson had nodded on from a corner.
The visitors went ahead two minutes later when Choudhury was given space on the edge of the area to line up a neat finish into the bottom corner.
Just before the break, the impressive Johnson blocked efforts from Stead and Alessandra to preserve City’s lead.
Iborra, Chilwell and King were introduced for the second half and City went further ahead in the 52nd minute. Gray charged down the left, before cutting in and sending a shot across Pindroch and into the far corner.

Notts County v Leicester City - Pre-Season Friendly

Claude Puel then made six changes in the 62nd minute and two of the subs combined to make it 4-1 – Ulloa setting up Slimani for a volleyed finish.

Although it was an exercise in game time, this performance showed some depth to Claude Puel’s squad, with some impressive outings from some of the youngsters and promising display from Maddison.

Notts County: Pindroch, Tootle, Jones, Hewitt, Duffy, Hall, Alessandra, Vaughan, Stead, Thomas, Boldewijn.
Leicester: Jakupović, Johnson, Morgan, (Knight 62), Evans (Amartey 62), Fuchs (Chilwell 46), Mendy (Iborra 46), Choudhury (King 46), Elder (Ndukwu 62), Gray (Ulloa 62), Diabaté (Slimani 62), Maddison (Kapustka 62). Subs not used: Bramley.

Referee: Thomas Brameld. Attendance: 7,277. 


 

Can’t Buy That Feeling – Inside Leicester City – The Best of The Fox Interviews

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We have finally got round to compiling all our interviews into one book and it is available now from Conker Editions Ltd HERE
and Amazon HERE

The FOX has been interviewing Leicester City players, managers, famous fans and board members for almost three decades, building up a body of work that takes you right into the very fabric of the club, with memories spanning the last 60 years.

As a City fan, you’ve come to know hundreds of players through their performance on the pitch, through potted career biographies and football sticker images. But what about the real characters behind the blue shirt and the back-page reports?

Can’t Buy That Feeling takes you inside Leicester City from the perspective of those who were there – behind the scenes at the long-running soap opera packed with comedy and tragedy, triumph and disaster, financial ruin and amazing title wins.

 

 

 

 

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