Category Archives: Leicester City

Book review: Moving the Goalposts – A Yorkshire Tragedy by Anthony Clavane

Anthony Clavane’s remarkable insight into the demise of Yorkshire’s sporting institutions in the context of a post-industrial world is now available in paperback. Clavane believes that ‘sport has gone wrong’ in the sense that it has been increasingly infected by … Continue reading

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Book review: Making the impossible possible – How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup

The re-published ‘How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup’ by J.L.Carr is a classic football tale from a bygone age but it still has a resonance for football fans today. It is a story about a small village team … Continue reading

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Wigan held by Champions-Elect – Wigan Athletic 2 Leicester City 2

Wigan went toe-to-toe with Champions-elect Leicester City in an entertaining 2-2 draw at the DW Stadium. With three minutes of normal time remaining Latics looked to have secured the three points but Dean Hammond headed home to keep open the Foxes … Continue reading

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Latics outfought by Foxes – Leicester City 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Wigan slumped to a disappointing 2-0 defeat at the King Power Stadium with Liam Moore scoring his first goal for the Foxes and David Nugent scoring a late penalty. Moore put City ahead when he headed home unmarked from a … Continue reading

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