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Reports: Leicester City Poised To Clinch Impressive Deal For Porto’s Roving Wing-Back Ricardo Pereira

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If the word on the street is to be believed, Leicester City are on the cusp of pulling off a rather impressive signing.

According to Portuguese newspaper A Bola (via), the Foxes have beaten off the chasing pack and struck a deal to land Porto wing-back Ricardo Pereira.

Wilfred Ndidi motivated to thrive at Leicester City amid Arsenal interest

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Man Utd target Harry Maguire not for sale, says Leicester boss Claude Puel

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Leicester City manager Claude Puel says Manchester United target Harry Maguire will not be sold this summer. The England international, aged 25, has...

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Most-watched soccer games on US TV for February 2-27, 2018

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The month of February saw six matches break the 1 million viewer mark with 3 of them coming on February 10. Manchester City and Leicester City kicked things off by drawing a total of 1.245 million viewers on NBC and Universo, which ranked as the fourth most-watched soccer match of 2018. Later that night Univision’s Liga MX doubleheader gave us the two most-watched soccer matches of 2018 thus far as Tigres hosted Club América before an audience of 1.

Man Utd and Man City tracking Harry Maguire

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Arsenal join Man City in chase for Riyad Mahrez

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Leicester fans to wish Happy Beer-day to Thai owner

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London (AFP) – Leicester City fans will be offered a free beer or bottle of water at Saturday’s home match with Newcastle to celebrate club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s 60th birthday.

Vichai has made the gesture as a way of thanking them for their continued support, the club said in a statement.

Leicester fans to wish Happy Beer-day to Thai owner

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London (AFP) – Leicester City fans will be offered a free beer or bottle of water at Saturday’s home match with Newcastle to celebrate club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s 60th birthday.

Vichai has made the gesture as a way of thanking them for their continued support, the club said in a statement.

Leicester deny Mahrez has retired after bizarre Facebook post

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London (AFP) – Leicester City confirmed on Wednesday that star forward Riyad Mahrez is not quitting football after a bizarre post appeared on the player’s Facebook page announcing he was retiring.

The post said the Algerian was retiring after a medical consultation, prompting an outpouring of disappointment from fans but also claims it was fake.

Leicester pay EFL £3.1m to settle fair play dispute

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London (AFP) – Leicester City have paid the English Football League £3.1 million ($4.3 million, 3.51 million euros) to settle a Financial Fair Play dispute, it was announced Wednesday.

The EFL governs the three divisions below the Premier League and Leicester were deemed to have breached their FFP rules when they won the 2013/14 second-tier Championship title, thereby gaining automatic promotion to the top flight.

Leicester pay EFL £3.1m to settle fair play dispute

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London (AFP) – Leicester City have paid the English Football League £3.1 million ($4.3 million, 3.51 million euros) to settle a Financial Fair Play dispute, it was announced Wednesday.

The EFL governs the three divisions below the Premier League and Leicester were deemed to have breached their FFP rules when they won the 2013/14 second-tier Championship title, thereby gaining automatic promotion to the top flight.

Ranieri says ready to quit Nantes to become Italy coach

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Milan (AFP) – Claudio Ranieri, who led Leicester City to an unlikely English Premier League title, has revealed he is ready to quit French Ligue 1 club Nantes if he is asked to become Italy coach.

The 66-year-old has been one of the names touted as a possible replacements for Gian Piero Ventura who was forced to resign after Italy’s shock failure to qualify for the World Cup in Russia.

Big guns kept apart in FA Cup quarter-final draw

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London (AFP) – Four of the top Premier League’s top five were kept apart in Saturday’s draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals as Manchester United host Brighton, whilst Chelsea visit Leicester.

Tottenham Hotspur face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea, who need a replay after Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Hillsborough, should Mauricio Pochettino’s men overcome third-tier Rochdale on Sunday.

Mahrez’s Leicester return sets up chance to impress Man City

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday, opening up the possibility of a dramatic return against Manchester City, whose pursuit of the Algerian provoked Mahrez’s stand-off with the Foxes.

Mahrez, 26, has missed two Premier League matches and had not trained with the team since the move he desperately wanted to runaway leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Mahrez’s Leicester return sets up chance to impress Man City

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday, opening up the possibility of a dramatic return against Manchester City, whose pursuit of the Algerian provoked Mahrez’s stand-off with the Foxes.

Mahrez, 26, has missed two Premier League matches and had not trained with the team since the move he desperately wanted to runaway leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Mahrez returns to Leicester training – reports

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday with Sky Sports reporting the Algerian has returned to training ahead of Saturday’s trip to Manchester City.

Mahrez, 26, has not featured for in two matches or training, since the move he wanted to runaway Premier League leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Mahrez returns to Leicester training – reports

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez ended his self-imposed exile from Leicester City on Friday with Sky Sports reporting the Algerian has returned to training ahead of Saturday’s trip to Manchester City.

Mahrez, 26, has not featured for in two matches or training, since the move he wanted to runaway Premier League leaders City fell through due to Leicester’s demands on January 31, transfer deadline day.

Rebellious Mahrez to miss Swansea clash

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez will not be included in Leicester City boss Claude Puel’s squad for the visit of Swansea City as the Algerian’s standoff with the Foxes for their refusal to entertain a deadline day bid from Manchester City rumbles on.

Mahrez has not trained since City withdrew their interest on Wednesday’s due to Leicester’s demands.

Rebellious Mahrez to miss Swansea clash

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez will not be included in Leicester City boss Claude Puel’s squad for the visit of Swansea City as the Algerian’s standoff with the Foxes for their refusal to entertain a deadline day bid from Manchester City rumbles on.

Mahrez has not trained since City withdrew their interest on Wednesday’s due to Leicester’s demands.

Football: Rebellious Mahrez to miss Swansea clash

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London (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez will not be included in Leicester City boss Claude Puel’s squad for the visit of Swansea City as the Algerian’s standoff with the Foxes for their refusal to entertain a deadline day bid from Manchester City rumbles on.

Mahrez has not trained since City’s withdrew their interest on Wednesday’s due to Leicester’s demands.

Diabate debut double helps Leicester into FA Cup last 16

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London (AFP) – Fousseni Diabate scored twice on his Leicester City debut as the Foxes cruised to a 5-1 win at Peterborough United in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

Any hopes third-tier Peterborough might create an upset lasted all of nine minutes, with Diabate’s opening goal followed by two more from Kelechi Iheanacho that gave the Foxes a 3-0 lead at half-time.

Diabate debut double helps Leicester into FA Cup last 16

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London (AFP) – Fousseni Diabate scored twice on his Leicester City debut as the Foxes cruised to a 5-1 win at Peterborough United in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

Any hopes third-tier Peterborough might create an upset lasted all of nine minutes, with Diabate’s opening goal followed by two more from Kelechi Iheanacho that gave the Foxes a 3-0 lead at half-time.

FA Cup

Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea | FA Cup | Chelseadaft's 5-Minute Chelsea News | 19.03.18

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In this episode we focus on the victory over Leicester in the FA Cup, what the papers say, another win for Chelsea Ladies and some worrying news for two of our players as far as the World Cup this summer goes.


FA Cup: Pedro Fires Chelsea Into Semi-Finals After Extra-Time Victory Over Leicester (Video)

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Chelsea booked their place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Leicester at the King Power Stadium.

Back in the starting line-up, Alvaro Morata gave the Blues the lead just before the break, netting his first goal for the club since December after good work from Willian.

FA Cup: Chelsea Face Leicester And Man Utd Host Brighton In Quarter-Final Draw

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Premier League title holders Chelsea will travel to former champions Leicester in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

The draw also sees Manchester United host Brighton in a re-run of the 1983 final which saw the Red Devils win a replay 4-0 after the first game ended all-square.

Riyad Mahrez

Hack Attack? Riyad Mahrez Announces Shock ‘Retirement From Football’ On Official Facebook Page

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Leicester City fans likely suffered palpitations this morning when they awoke to find Riyad Mahrez had apparently announced his sudden retirement from football via his official Facebook page.

Right beneath his blue tick, the Foxes star declared that he was "staying away from football" forevermore after being told to do so by his doctors.

Round The Wall: Riyad Mahrez Rescues Point For Leicester With Fiendish 97th-Min Freekick Against Bournemouth (Photo & Video)

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Leicester City scored with the final kick of the game to salvage a 1-1 draw against Bournemouth at the King Power.

Trailing to a 35th-minute Josh King penalty, it was Riyad Mahrez who provided a moment of magic to snatch an incredibly dramatic equaliser just when it looked like all hope was lost.

Man City: Sergio Aguero Scores Four As Citizens Crush Leicester At Etihad (Photos & Video)

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Sergio Aguero was the star of the show for Manchester City on Saturday, with the Argentinian hitman netting four in his side's 5-1 win against Leicester at the Etihad.

Raheem Sterling opened the scoring for the hosts on three minutes, courtesy of a Kevin De Bruyne assist.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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After your North London Derby wakeup call on Saturday morning, be sure to check out two Italian title challengers going at it in Naples.

Leaders Napoli have Juventus knocking on their door and they will need to fend off a hot Lazio side as they attempt to hold onto the top spot in Serie A. The Roman outfit are themselves sitting in third place in the league, holding onto a Champions League place by a mere two points over their local rivals AS Roma, who shouldn't have much trouble when they take on Benevento on Sunday evening.

Friday Kickoff: Mahrez returns to training, Hazard committed to Chelsea and more

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After several weeks of protest, one Premier League star is set to return to his club ahead of a match against the very team that wanted to buy him.

Riyad Mahrez has returned to training with Leicester City ahead of this weekend's match with Manchester City. (REPORT)

Eden Hazard said "you never know" what can happen in the future following links to Real Madrid, but the Chelsea star insists he's staying focused on helping his club this season.

Wednesday Kickoff: Courtois' 'heart in Madrid', PFA offers to mediate Mahrez standoff and more

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One Premier League star hinted at a desire for a move while another's failed move continues to cause a rift between player and club.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibault Courtois hinted that he hopes to make a move to Madrid, saying his heart is in the city. (REPORT)

The Professional Footballers' Association has offered to mediate the situation between Riyad Mahrez and Leicester City as the winger has skipped training since the club opted not to sell him to Manchester City on Deadline Day.

Friday Kickoff: Mahrez skips training, Aubameyang debut delayed and more

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While one transferred star's debut will have to wait, one player that missed out on a move continues to show frustration.

Riyad Mahrez skipped Leicester City training once again following his failed move to Manchester CIty. (REPORT)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Arsenal debut will be delayed by illness.

Thursday Kickoff: Man City still interested in Mahrez, West Ham executive suspended for racist policy and more

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With the transfer window shut, one star missed out on a move that could be reignited come summertime.

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City may continue the club's pursuit of Riyad Mahrez during the summer. (REPORT)

Leicester manager Claude Puel says he will help Riyad Mahrez come back "with a smile" on his face after the Algerian star missed out on a move to Manchester City.

Reports: Man City Pull Out Of Riyad Mahrez Negotiations After Balking At Leicester City’s £95m Asking Price

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Man City have pulled out of a potential move for Riyad Mahrez after balking at the asking price being quoted by Leicester City.

Muffled slightly by developments at Arsenal and Chelsea, City entered talks with the Foxes over Mahrez early on deadline day, entering a £45million offer for the Algerian forward.

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Lewis Cook And Wilfred Ndidi Indulge In Mini Snowball Fight During Bournemouth’s 1-1 Draw With Leicester (Video)

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Saturday's clash between Bournemouth and Leicester would see some late drama, courtesy of Riyad Mahrez's cracking equaliser.

However, there was still time for the players to make the most of the snow before it all melted, with Wilfred Ndidi and Lewis Cook indulging in asurreptitious snowball fight mid-match.

Everton: Theo Walcott Scores First Goals For Toffees In 2-1 Win Over Leicester At Goodison (Photos & Video)

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Theo Walcott scored a brace as Everton held on to beat Leicester City 2-1 at Goodison Park.

Claude Puel's visiting side were without Riyad Mahrez, despite his much-discussed move to Manchester City falling through, and the Foxes struggled in the first-half in particular.

Real Madrid

Monday Kickoff: Neymar injury, Lewandowski talks down transfer rumors and more

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One global star could miss time after suffering an ugly injury.

Neymar was stretchered off after injuring his right ankle in PSG's 3-0 win over Marseille on Sunday. (REPORT)

Robert Lewandowski laughed off suggestions that his recent change of agents is a sign of a future transfer. (REPORT)

Jamie Vardy says that Leicester City has moved on from Riyad Mahrez's winter transfer drama.

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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The magic of the FA Cup returns this week with fifth round action featuring some more minnows facing giants.

Tottenham, who survived a scare in the fourth round against Newport County, will once again travel to lower league opponents as they face Rochdale on Sunday morning. It took a replay for Spurs to escape their League Two foes last round and they hope to escape a similar fate in fifth round play.

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Leicester City interest in Mohamed Elyounoussi genuine, confirms former assistant manager

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Striker Can Still Play A Big Part In Newcastle’s Run-In This Season

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Newcastle basically let Aleksandar Mitrovic leave for Fulham on loan when we got Islam Slimani in from Leicester City on loan. And because it was during the closing hours of the transfer [...]