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Vardy gives Puel perfect start as Leicester boss

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London (AFP) – Jamie Vardy gave Claude Puel the perfect start to his Leicester City reign on Sunday as the former Premier league champions returned to their counter-attacking best, brushing aside managerless Everton 2-0.

In a throwback to their 2015-16 title-winning season, Leicester caused problems for the visiting side from the start, breaking with pace and purpose as Demarai Gray proved a real handful for the struggling Merseyside team on just his second league start of the campaign.

Leicester heroes Vardy, Mahrez on Ballon d’Or longlist

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Paris (AFP) Leicester City heroes Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez, stars in their team's fairytale run to the Premier League title, have been named on a 30-player longlist for the 2016 Ballon d'Or.

Vardy who has enjoyed a meteoric rise from amateur football to rub shoulders with the game's biggest names is the sole Englishman nominated for the prestigious prize awarded by France Football magazine, which is organising the trophy on its own after the end of a partnership with FIFA.

Ranieri challenges superstitious Vardy

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has challenged Jamie Vardy to prove his curious pre-match drinking ritual still works by ending his goal drought against Southampton on Sunday.

Vardy revealed in his new autobiography that he superstitiously drank a glass of port out of a Lucozade bottle the night before every match last season.

Ranieri challenges superstitious Vardy

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has challenged Jamie Vardy to prove his curious pre-match drinking ritual still works by ending his goal drought against Southampton on Sunday.

Vardy revealed in his new autobiography that he superstitiously drank a glass of port out of a Lucozade bottle the night before every match last season.

Vardy brings Leicester spirit to England quest

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Chantilly (France) (AFP) Encouraged from afar by his club manager Claudio Ranieri, Jamie Vardy is carrying Leicester City's limitless ambition into England's assault on Euro 2016.

Having sat out England's opening draw with Russia, Vardy made an instant impact as a half-time substitute against Wales, netting an equaliser 11 minutes after coming on as Roy Hodgson's men came from behind to win 2-1.

Vardy brings Leicester spirit to England quest

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Chantilly (France) (AFP) Encouraged from afar by his club manager Claudio Ranieri, Jamie Vardy is carrying Leicester City's limitless ambition into England's assault on Euro 2016.

Having sat out England's opening draw with Russia, Vardy made an instant impact as a half-time substitute against Wales, netting an equaliser 11 minutes after coming on as Roy Hodgson's men came from behind to win 2-1.

No news on Leicester future, says Vardy

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Chantilly (France) (AFP) Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy said on Saturday that there have been no developments regarding his future at the club, as he focuses on his England duties at Euro 2016.

Vardy, whose 24 goals inspired Leicester's fairytale Premier League triumph, is thought to be considering an approach from Arsenal, who have reportedly triggered his £20 million ($28.

No news on Leicester future, says Vardy

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Chantilly (France) (AFP) Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy said on Saturday that there have been no developments regarding his future at the club, as he focuses on his England duties at Euro 2016.

Vardy, whose 24 goals inspired Leicester's fairytale Premier League triumph, is thought to be considering an approach from Arsenal, who have reportedly triggered his £20 million ($28.

Arsenal

Winning Run to Continue?

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A chance to play and beat the Champions. We managed a draw away at a time the Leicester boys were shafting Ranieri, can we do better tonight?

Since Tinkerman left LFC have done very well and seem a rejuvenated team (shameful), we have won two on the bounce. It should be a good game. Leicester tend to rely on the pace of their attack, in particular Vardy.

Arsenal striker to start again for England in Slovenia?

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After the Arsenal forward Theo Walcott missed out on the England squad for the disappointing Euro 2016 tournament in the summer, which was a result of his poor form at club level in the second half of last season, he seems to have got his act together and has been producing some great performances for [.

Kane injury to keep Walcott firing for Arsenal and England

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It is hardly surprising that a lot of talk in the football press recently has been about the form of the Arsenal and England international star Theo Walcott. Some Arsenal fans will remember when the fleet footed forward was like this before when he was the club's top scorer in the 2012-13 season with 21 [.

Two ‘L’ and Back

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Could we lose twice in a week to teams beginning with L? Has it ever happened before?

Going away to a team who are the current Champions is always going to be difficult I know they are "only" Leicester and we smashed them twice last season. Let's be honest we are under pressure. A potential loss would see us in a Spurs position after just two games.

Which Arsenal linked striker will we rue missing out on?

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Arsenal have had a number of their strike targets agree to move elsewhere this summer, while some are simply no longer leaving their clubs, but who would have made the most impact at the Emirates? Gonzalo Higuain has been a huge talking point this summer, having made a huge £75 Million move to Juventus, which [.

Arsenal fans are hard-to-please with strike-targets under fire

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Arsenal fans have been crying out for a new striker to lead the line in recent years, but all I hear is negativity around our supposed targets. We have been linked with a number of targets in recent years, but despite Arsene Wenger working hard to land a new forward, none of the targets tick [...]

Arsenal give up on Vardy and turn to Inter Milan hitman

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Now that we have moved on from the attempt to sign Leicester City's Jamie Vardy with Arsene Wenger hopefully having the last word on the subject this morning, when he told a French TV Station: "I think Leicester have made a statement and Vardy will stay. We were on the case and interested, but not [.

Do transfer snubs show Arsenal have a BIG problem?

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On the face of things it would appear that Arsenal have just about everything to offer that a top player could want in the world of modern football. So why is it that Arsene Wenger seems to be having a bit of trouble in persuading his potential transfer targets to come to the club this [...]

Vardy should snub Arsenal and become a Leicester legend!

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Many fans, pundits, journalists, managers and players have had their say on the Jamie Vardy to Arsenal transfer saga and although it doesn't look too promising for the Gunners at the moment, there is still a chance that a deal could be pulled off. Debates are ongoing with whether Vardy would be a good signing [.

Vardy has NOT turned down Arsenal’s offer

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Is it on or off? The Jamie Vardy saga! In yet another twist to the tale Sky Sports News understands that Jamie Vardy hasn't officially given his final word on if he will reject Arsenal this summer in order to stay at Leicester, despite what media reports earlier in the week had reported. Arsene Wenger [.

Should Arsenal hijack Man United deal after Vardy snub?

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With Arsenal having made a transfer bid large enough to trigger the release clause in the Leicester contract of Jamie Vardy, it was clear that Arsene Wenger had decided it was the Premier League star who was the right man to give Arsenal the extra goal power that we lacked last season, even though quite [.

Vardy set to stay at Leicester: Wenger

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger appears ready to give up his pursuit of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy after saying Sunday he believe the England forward will stay with the Premier League champions.

"Jamie Vardy is, at the moment, at Leicester and from what I know, he will stay at Leicester," Wenger said in an interview with Chinese TV.

Vardy set to stay at Leicester: Wenger

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London (AFP) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger appears ready to give up his pursuit of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy after saying Sunday he believe the England forward will stay with the Premier League champions.

"Jamie Vardy is, at the moment, at Leicester and from what I know, he will stay at Leicester," Wenger said in an interview with Chinese TV.

Can this Spanish hitman do a Vardy for Arsenal?

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So we have finally got confirmation that Jamie Vardy will not be joining Arsenal, from the Leicester Chairman and from Arsene Wenger himself. So now it is time to consider alternatives that will come as cheaply as Vardy, as we know Wenger will not start talking in astronomical numbers! From the Vardy bid it looks [.

Wenger confirms Vardy deal is off! Who next?

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Well I certainly hope that Arsenal have got more striker targets because it seems that Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Jamie Vardy is a Leicester player and will STAY a Leicester player! This has just been published in today's Metro: Wenger moved quickly to sign the England international after securing Granit Xhaka on a £30million [.

Arsenal striker target scores a beauty as Belgium bury Ireland

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With Arsenal transfer rumours getting increasingly discouraging about the chances of the Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy saying yes to a move to the Gunners this summer, Arsene Wenger must be already looking at other options up front and one proven Premier League forward that has been linked with Arsenal is the Everton [.

Double blow to Arsenal in bid to raid PL winners

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Jamie Vardy's potential Arsenal move took two blows today,with two interviews seemingly pouring water on such a deal from the player himself and Leicester City's chairman. The 29 year-old has one of the most influential stories to tell of any of the top players at present, having risen up the footballing ranks from Conference Premier [.

Would Arsenal fans prefer Sturridge to Vardy/Morata?

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Arsenal are reported to be favourites to sign Daniel Sturridge this summer should he leave his club, but is he the man you would all favour to lead our line next season? We recently ran a poll in which just over 25% of you would rather neitherAlvaro Morata or Jamie Vardy leading our attack next [..

Arsenal targets on show in crunch England v Wales showdown

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England are desperate to snatch a win against Wales today, in order to get their title bid back on target, but the points wont come easy. Arsenal stars Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey could be set to go head-to-head in midfield tomorrow, should the Gunners youth product get called into the first team, and this [.

Arsenal legend backs Vardy to be successful signing

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Pires is keen for Vardy to sign for Arsenal! A lot of footballing legends, famous names and journalists have had their say on the Jamie Vardy to Arsenal rumour and although debates seem to be split on the matter, the latest comments seem to be in favour of the Englishman's potential move to the Gunners.

Forget Mkhitaryan – Arsenal must go all out for Mahrez!

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Not only do Arsenal fans have to put up with a long wait before finding out if Leicester's Jamie Vardy is coming to the Emirates next season, but now it seems that we have lost out on our next favourite target Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The prolific Dortmund star has refused a new contract at the Bundesliga [.

Arsenal just need Vardy and a central defender to challenge for title?

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Arsenal fans will spend all summer talking about the players Arsenal need to take the step up to win the title, especially when we talk about the current players that we feel are simply not good enough for the team and need replacing, but according to one Arsenal legend, David Seaman, we only need to [.

Ranieri says Vardy has not accepted Arsenal’s offer…..

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There has been untold speculation about why Jamie Vardy has not made a public decision on joining Arsenal next season, ranging from pressure from the England boss Roy Hodgson, to the fact that his new wife Becky was receiving abuse from Leicester fans after it was revealed that Arsenal had met his buyout clause.

Arsenal to blame for England’s faltering Euro 2016 hopes?

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Even though there was a positive cameo performance from the Arsenal and England international star Jack Wilshere on Saturday night, the 24-year old Gunner was unlucky to see the goal he set up chalked off for offside, correctly, and it all ended in disappointment for Wilshere and the other England players as Russia scored a [.

Edison Cavani back on the market – Do Arsenal fans want him?

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Arsenal to turn their attention to Cavani? With the increasingly likely news that Jamie Vardy will REJECT the approach from Arsenal football club, The Gunners will now have to look elsewhere for a striker. Arsenal are desperate to sign a new striker this summer, with Arsene Wenger and co recognising that Arsenal will struggle to [.

What’s the odds on Arsenal signing a top, top, top striker if Vardy declines?

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The Arsenal transfer rumours are a little thin on the ground at the moment with Arsene Wenger over at the Euros as usual, so I thought I'd have a little peek at what the bookies are forecasting the chances of the Gunners landing any big name strikers if the Jamie Vardy saga fails to come [...]

Three reasons why Vardy rejecting Arsenal is a good thing

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Why Vardy's rejection is a good thing for the Gunners! So its being reported generally that Jamie Vardy is going to refuse Arsenal's offer, and that he is 80% sure he will stay at Leicester for the new season. Of course having Vardy on board would've been a boost for the Arsenal squad and there's [..

Time to move on – Jamie Vardy “80%” likely to turn down Arsenal

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Well we all knew that something was up when Jamie Vardy didn't immediately jump at the chance to join Arsenal, and asked for more time to decide his future. Now he is camped up with the England team, but obviously he can't stop himself considering Arsenal's offer and Leicester's counter-offer. Well according to the London [.

Zlatan waiting for Arsenal before accepting Man Utd transfer?

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There really is no way of knowing what is really going on behind the scenes at a football club when it comes to potential transfer deals, and it is not just the Arsenal boss who works very hard to keep his cards close to his chest and the media just guessing about his plans. Arsene [...]

Surely Vardy is not Arsenal’s ONLY striking target?

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Do we have a Vardy back up plan if it fails?‏ by AH Hello fine ladies and gentlemen! So Arsenal looked close to sealing the deal with Jamie Vardy, but as ever until it's on Arsenal.com you can never be too sure. The big problem? The Euros of course. A tournament that features half of [...]

English Premier League

Leicester heroes Vardy, Mahrez on Ballon d’Or longlist

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Paris (AFP) Leicester City heroes Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez, stars in their team's fairytale run to the Premier League title, have been named on a 30-player longlist for the 2016 Ballon d'Or.

Vardy who has enjoyed a meteoric rise from amateur football to rub shoulders with the game's biggest names is the sole Englishman nominated for the prestigious prize awarded by France Football magazine, which is organising the trophy on its own after the end of a partnership with FIFA.

How Exactly Do You "Do A Leicester"?

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So just how exactly do you "Do a Leicester". The phrase is destined to remain within footballing folklore for years to come but what were the factors? Why did Leicester, the 5000/1 shot storm the league in 2015/2016?


Jamie Vardy, having a party? It's the classic Roy of the Rovers fairytale that every young person playing football dreams of.