Leicester out of drop zone after thumping Wolves 4-0 in EPLOctober 23, 2022 GMT
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester started the afternoon at the bottom of the Premier League and ended it four places higher in 16th after a 4-0 win against Wolverhampton on Sunday gave a big boost to Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers.
Rebecca Vardy to pay $1.7M in costs after losing court fightOctober 4, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Rebekah Vardy, the wife of English soccer player Jamie Vardy, has to pay about 1.5 million pounds ($1.7 million) in legal costs to fellow soccer spouse Coleen Rooney after losing the high-profile libel lawsuit she brought against Rooney.
Struggling Leicester drops Fofana, loses 2-1 to SouthamptonAugust 20, 2022 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Without the dropped Wesley Fofana, Leicester threw away the lead to lose 2-1 at home to Southampton in the Premier League as its tough start to the season continued on Saturday.
Maddison scores again as Leicester routs Southampton 4-1May 22, 2022 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — James Maddison scored again Sunday to help Leicester rout Southampton 4-1 in their final Premier League game of the season.
Maddison scored for the fourth consecutive game, taking his league tally to 12 for the season.
‘Wagatha Christie’ libel lawyer says evidence was destroyedMay 19, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A high-profile libel court battle between two British soccer spouses concluded Thursday, with one lawyer accusing the claimant, Rebekah Vardy, of deliberately destroying key evidence that allegedly showed she leaked her opponent's private social media posts to tabloid reporters.
Leicester routs Watford 5-1 in Hodgson’s last home gameMay 15, 2022 GMT
WATFORD, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes each scored twice as Roy Hodgson’s final home match in charge of already-relegated Watford ended in an embarrassing 5-1 Premier League loss to Leicester on Sunday.
Vardy scores twice in Leicester’s 3-0 win over NorwichMay 11, 2022 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy scored twice to help Leicester beat last-place Norwich 3-0 on Wednesday in the Premier League.
Leicester snapped a seven-game winless run in all competitions and moved into 10th place.
‘Wagatha Christie’: Soccer spouses’ libel battle opens in UKMay 10, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A trial involving two soccer spouses, one of whom publicly called out the other for allegedly leaking her private social media posts to a British tabloid newspaper, opened Tuesday in London.
Aston Villa snaps losing streak with 0-0 draw at LeicesterApril 23, 2022 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Aston Villa snapped a four-game losing streak with a 0-0 draw at Leicester in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Steven Gerrard will take it — the last time Villa lost five straight it cost Dean Smith his job as manager.
Leicester striker Vardy out several weeks with knee injuryMarch 9, 2022 GMT
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy will be sidelined for several weeks because of a knee injury, manager Brendan Rodgers said Wednesday.
The 35-year-old Vardy had recently returned from a hamstring injury when he sustained the knee problem in Leicester's 1-0 win over Leeds in the Premier League on Saturday.
Burnley loses 2-0 to Leicester, stays in EPL relegation zoneMarch 1, 2022 GMT
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Burnley missed a chance to climb out of the Premier League's relegation zone by losing 2-0 at home to Leicester on Tuesday.
James Maddison and Jamie Vardy came off the bench to score second-half goals for the visitors at Turf Moor.
MATCHDAY: Leicester at Forest in Cup; Barça hosts AtléticoFebruary 5, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday:
Leicester continues its defense of the FA Cup away to Nottingham Forest in the fourth round boosted by the return of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho from the African Cup of Nations.
Jamie Vardy out until March amid Leicester injury woesJanuary 7, 2022 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester striker Jamie Vardy's hamstring injury will keep him out for up to two more months, manager Brendan Rodgers said Friday.
The team's leading scorer this season was injured in a 1-0 win over Liverpool last week and was initially expected to return this month.
Vardy out for up to a month with hamstring injuryDecember 30, 2021 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester striker Jamie Vardy was ruled out Thursday for up to a month because of a hamstring problem, intensifying the team's injury crisis.
It leaves Leicester with a striker shortage, with Patson Daka also injured and Kelechi Iheanacho set to depart for the African Cup of Nations next week.
Alexander-Arnold screamer seals Liverpool win over NewcastleDecember 16, 2021 GMT
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Trent Alexander-Arnold's powerful long-range effort capped Liverpool's comeback Thursday in a 3-1 win over Newcastle in the Premier League that kept Jurgen Klopp's team in touch with first-place Manchester City.
MATCHDAY: Group-stage finale in Europa, Conference LeaguesDecember 9, 2021 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Thursday, when the final group games in the Europa League and Europa Conference League are played:
Jamie Vardy could start for Leicester against Napoli with a place in the last 16 on the line.
Vardy’s Rochester team joins MLS Next Pro, launching in 2022December 6, 2021 GMT
When Jamie Vardy was cut by his local youth team at 16, the rejection certainly stung. But it didn't deter him.
Vardy went on to play for a semipro team while working to make ends meet — persistence that eventually paid off for the Leicester City striker.
Konsa double earns Villa 2-1 win over Leicester in EPLDecember 5, 2021 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ezri Konsa scored twice as Aston Villa rallied to beat Leicester 2-1 in the Premier League on Sunday and continue its revival under Steven Gerrard.
The defender’s first goals in 13 months — in front of watching England coach Gareth Southgate — came after Harvey Barnes opened the scoring in the 14th minute.
Maddison recovers Leicester’s 2-2 draw at Southampton in EPLDecember 1, 2021 GMT
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — James Maddison scored for the third successive game as Leicester twice came from behind to salvage a 2-2 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday.
The creative midfielder collected the ball from Luke Thomas inside Southampton’s crowded 18-yard box and expertly cut inside the sliding Tino Livramento before firing into the net at the near post four minutes into the second half.
Maddison ruins Ranieri’s return as Leicester beats WatfordNovember 28, 2021 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — James Maddison inspired Leicester to a 4-2 win over Watford in the Premier League to ruin Claudio Ranieri’s return on Sunday.
The England international grabbed a goal and provided two assists for Jamie Vardy as the Foxes closed the gap to the top six amid blizzard conditions.
Tielemans, Maddison lead Leicester to 2-1 win at BrentfordOctober 24, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Youri Tielemans showed why Leicester is desperate for him to sign a new contract and James Maddison scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 victory over Brentford in the Premier League on Sunday.
Man U loses at Leicester 4-2, long unbeaten away record overOctober 16, 2021 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester consigned Manchester United to a first away loss in the English Premier League in nearly two years thanks to late goals by Jamie Vardy and Patson Daka in a wild 4-2 victory on Saturday.
Schlupp recovers 2-2 draw for Palace against LeicesterOctober 3, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Jeffrey Schlupp came off the bench to earn Crystal Palace a 2-2 draw against Leicester after his former club threw away a two-goal lead at Selhurst Park on Sunday.
Leicester looked on course for a first Premier League win since August as Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy capitalized on defensive errors to have the visitors two goals up at the interval.
Vardy scores at both ends as Leicester held 2-2 by BurnleySeptember 25, 2021 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Jamie Vardy scored an own-goal but still rescued a point for Leicester on Saturday and kept Burnley waiting for its first victory of the season.
The striker put through his own net for the first time in his career but his brace ensured the Foxes grabbed a 2-2 draw.
Brighton extends strong start with 2-1 win over LeicesterSeptember 19, 2021 GMT
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton maintained its impressive start to the Premier League season with a 2-1 win over Leicester on Sunday.
VAR benefited Brighton as Leicester had two equalizers ruled out in the final stages, with Harvey Barnes judged to be offside and obstructing the goalkeeper on both occasions.
City earns 3rd straight win by beating Leicester 1-0 in EPLSeptember 11, 2021 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Bernardo Silva earned Manchester City its third straight victory in the English Premier League with a second-half goal to see off Leicester 1-0 on Saturday.
Getting City some revenge for last month’s loss to Leicester in the Community Shield, the Portugal midfielder lifted a finish over goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel in the 62nd minute after the ball fell to him when Joao Cancelo's shot from the edge of the box hit Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu.
Leicester signs Austrian league top scorer Patson DakaJune 30, 2021 GMT
LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester signed 22-year-old striker Patson Daka from Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday after the Zambia international led the Austrian league in goals last season.
The Premier League club said Daka will join on a five-year contract starting July 1, subject to league and international clearances.
Jamie Vardy buys stake in US soccer team Rochester RhinosJune 15, 2021 GMT
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Leicester striker Jamie Vardy became co-owner of the Rochester Rhinos on Tuesday, buying a minority stake in the western New York team that hasn't played a competitive match in nearly four years.
Back-up to star man: Iheanacho’s stunning rise at LeicesterMay 14, 2021 GMT
Being a back-up was all Kelechi Iheanacho ever knew.
Fresh from being voted the best player at the Under-17 World Cup in 2013, the Nigeria striker signed his first professional contract at Manchester City the following year but had Sergio Aguero, among others, ahead of him.
Leicester rallies for 1-1 with 10-man Southampton in EPLApril 30, 2021 GMT
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Leicester’s bid for Champions League soccer suffered a minor setback when it had to settle for a 1-1 draw with 10-man Southampton in the English Premier League on Friday...
Vardy and Rooney face off in ‘WAG wars’ celebrity libel caseNovember 19, 2020 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A courtroom drama mixing celebrities, amateur sleuthing and social media kicked off in London on Thursday, where one famous soccer spouse denies leaking stories about another to the tabloid press...