Maguire's move from Leicester to Manchester United complete

Soccer Aug 6, 2019

Maguire's move from Leicester to Manchester United complete

Manchester United made Harry Maguire the world's most expensive defender on Monday, signing him from Leicester City for around $100 million. United said the 26-year-old center-back signed a six-year contract with an option for another season. A person with knowledge of the deal said Friday that ...

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 edges Southampton in shootout to set up City tilt

Soccer Nov 28, 2018

Leicester edges Southampton in shootout to set up City tilt

Leicester will face Manchester City in the League Cup quarterfinals after a 6-5 penalty shootout win over Southampton that was marred by controversy over a decision made by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) on Tuesday. In a match that was rescheduled following the tragic death ...

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 ...

Leicester, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Soccer Apr 20, 2018

Leicester, Southampton play to scoreless draw

Southampton remained deep in relegation trouble after it was held to a 0-0 draw at a lackluster Leicester City in the Premier League on Thursday. Leicester, managed by former Southampton boss Claude Puel, has now gone five home matches without a win but 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 ...

Okazaki strikes in Leicester win

Soccer Oct 22, 2017

Okazaki strikes in Leicester win

Shinji Okazaki scored his fourth league goal of the season to help Leicester City beat Swansea City 2-1 away Saturday, as the Foxes claimed their first win since Aug. 19 in the Premier League. In Leicester's first game since coach Craig Shakespeare was dismissed Tuesday ...