Arsenal goes top; Leicester recovers sparkle

Soccer Dec 11, 2016

Arsenal goes top; Leicester recovers sparkle

ondon Arsenal shoved Chelsea off the top of the table but Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, with a dazzling hat-trick, was the man of the moment on Saturday as the struggling Premier League champions blew aside Manchester City 4-2. With Chelsea chasing a ninth win in a ...

Soccer Jun 20, 2016

Wenger says Vardy will stay at Leicester

Striker Jamie Vardy is likely to turn down a move to Arsenal and stay at Premier League champion Leicester City, the north London club's manager, Arsene Wenger, has said. British media reported earlier this month that Arsenal, Premier League runners-up last season, had triggered a ...

Okazaki backs Vardy to succeed at Arsenal

Soccer Jun 6, 2016

Okazaki backs Vardy to succeed at Arsenal

Japan forward Shinji Okazaki believes Leicester City strike-partner Jamie Vardy would make a seamless transition at Arsenal if he joins the Gunners just weeks after helping the Foxes complete a fairy-tale run to their first Premier League title. Vardy, who scored 24 goals last season, ...

Leicester's Vardy named Football Writers' Player of Year

Soccer May 2, 2016

Leicester's Vardy named Football Writers' Player of Year

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has been voted Player of the Year by the Football Writers' Association (FWA) in the latest twist to his fairy-tale ride from minor-league journeyman to international striker. The 29-year-old, who built his career at clubs like Stocksbridge, Halifax Town and Fleetwood ...

Leicester closes in on Premier League title

Soccer Apr 11, 2016

Leicester closes in on Premier League title

Leicester City continued its inexorable march towards the Premier League title as Jamie Vardy's brace earned the Foxes victory at Sunderland on Sunday, but Tottenham Hotspur showed it will not give up the chase after demolishing Manchester United 3-0. Vardy's late goals in a 2-0 ...