Roberto Firmino nets pair  in Liverpool win

Soccer Dec 27, 2019

Roberto Firmino nets pair in Liverpool win

Liverpool moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League after hammering its closest challenger, Leicester City, 4-0 at the King Power Stadium on Thursday with Roberto Firmino scoring twice. Carlo Ancelotti got off to a winning start as Everton manager, but new ...

Brendan Rodgers extends contract with Leicester City until 2025

Soccer Dec 6, 2019

Brendan Rodgers extends contract with Leicester City until 2025

Leicester City has extended manager Brendan Rodgers' contract until June 2025, the Premier League club said on Friday after he had been linked with the vacant coaching role at Arsenal. Rodgers, who left Scottish side Celtic to take charge at Leicester in February, has overseen ...

Shinji Okazaki set for move to Malaga: sources

Soccer Jul 26, 2019

Shinji Okazaki set for move to Malaga: sources

Forward Shinji Okazaki will join Malaga in the Spanish second division, sources said Thursday. A member of the Leicester City side that won the 2015-16 English Premier League title, the 33-year-old Okazaki had sought a move elsewhere in Europe after struggling for playing time last ...

Shinji Okazaki unsure of future with Leicester

Soccer Jan 13, 2019

Shinji Okazaki unsure of future with Leicester

Veteran Japan international Shinji Okazaki said Saturday he is unsure of his future with Leicester City following reports the club rejected a transfer bid from fellow Premier League side Huddersfield. Okazaki, who was left out of the Samurai Blue's Asian Cup squad, has reportedly been ...

Premier League teams eyeing Shinji Okazaki: report

Soccer Jan 11, 2019

Premier League teams eyeing Shinji Okazaki: report

A number of English Premier League clubs have expressed interest in acquirin Shinji Okazaki in the final year of the veteran striker's contract with Leicester City, British media reported Thursday. The former Japan international, who helped Leicester capture the 2016 league championship in his first ...

Leicester owner in downed chopper: report

Soccer Oct 28, 2018

Leicester owner in downed chopper: report

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board a helicopter which crashed outside the club's stadium, the BBC reported on Sunday, quoting a source close to his family. The helicopter crashed in a ball of flames in the stadium parking lot on Saturday after the ...

Shinji Okazaki set to make return to pitch for Leicester City

Soccer Mar 2, 2018

Shinji Okazaki set to make return to pitch for Leicester City

Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki could return to the squad for Saturday's English Premier League match against Bournemouth after shaking off a knee injury that has kept him out for three games, manager Claude Puel said on Thursday. Japan international Okazaki last played for Leicester ...

Soccer May 19, 2017

Kane scores four as Spurs thrash Leicester

A rampant Harry Kane netted four goals and livewire Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City 6-1 in an action-packed Premier League clash on Thursday. The match was a effectively a dead rubber with Spurs already assured of finishing second behind champions ...