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Back injury forces Leicester Tigers prop Ayerza to retire

REUTERS: Leicester Tigers and Argentina prop Marcos Ayerza has retired from professional rugby after being advised to end his playing career due to a back injury, the English Premiership club said on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Ayerza, who last played for the club against Harlequins in November 2016, made 246 appearances during his 11 years at… Read More »

Ranieri doesn't fear sack, focused on Leicester survival

REUTERS: The possibility of getting sacked is far from Claudio Ranieri’s thoughts as the Leicester City manager is intent on ensuring the struggling Premier League champions maintain their top-flight status. Following their stunning title triumph last season, Leicester have continued producing the unexpected, only this time they are battling relegation as they sit 16th in… Read More »

Football: Ranieri urges Leicester to regain focus in league campaign

REUTERS: Champions Leicester City have struggled to maintain focus in the English Premier League this season and have found it easier in the Champions League due to the tournament’s shorter format, manager Claudio Ranieri said. Leicester have failed to build on their title triumph and despite a fine Champions League campaign, the Foxes are languishing… Read More »

Leicester must get fighting again to kickstart season – Albrighton

REUTERS: Premier League champions Leicester City must pick themselves up to rediscover the winning habit and get their season back on track, winger Marc Albrighton has said. Leicester have not been able to replicate last season’s fairytale run under manager Claudio Ranieri, who led the 5,000-1 outsiders to the title against all the odds. They… Read More »

Leicester City Football Club pays tribute to late King Bhumibol

LONDON: Players and staff at Leicester City Football Club gathered on Friday (Oct 14) at their training ground to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej with a moment of silence. The Premier League champions, owned by Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, said in a statement: “The world’s longest-reigning monarch, King Bhumibol was… Read More »

Football: Schuerrle frustrates Madrid as Leicester win again

PARIS: Andre Schuerrle smashed in a late equaliser as Borussia Dortmund held Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Leicester City claimed another famous European victory. Premier League champions Leicester made it two wins from two in their debut Champions League campaign as Islam Slimani’s first-half goal secured a 1-0 win against FC… Read More »