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Rich clubs will rule Premier League for 20 years - Ranieri
Rich clubs will rule Premier League for 20 years - Ranieri

Britain Soccer Football - Leicester City Training - Leicester - 3/5/16 Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri during training Reuters / Darren Staples Livepic(Reuters) - Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri believes England's rich clubs will dominate the Premier League for the next two decades despite his team's unlikely run to their first top flight title."Big money makes big teams and usually big teams win. Now we can say only 99 percent of the ti

May 4 2016
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Leicester's "magic" hailed globally as the party goes on

Britain Soccer Football - Leicester City celebrate winning Premier League title - Leicester - 3/5/16 Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri (R) with his players during training Action Images via Reuters / Craig Brough Livepic (Reuters) - Leicester City's exultant players and beaming manager Claudio Ranieri went back to work in a daze on Tuesday as the sports world saluted their outlandish Premier League triumph as the perfect example of the "magic of

May 3 2016
I knew at Christmas that Leicester would win title, says Ranieri
I knew at Christmas that Leicester would win title, says Ranieri

Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 1/5/16 Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicBy Gavin JonesROME (Reuters) - Leicester City coach Claudio Ranieri said on Tuesday that he believed at Christmas his team would win the Premier League, even as he continued to tell the media his only goal was avoiding relegation."Now I can say it, I always knew we'd

May 3 2016
Leicester's Premier League fairytale makes papers worldwide
Leicester's Premier League fairytale makes papers worldwide

A "backing the blues" afternoon tea is displayed at the Turkey Cafe in Leicester, Britain March 19, 2016. REUTERS/Darren StaplesREUTERS - Leicester City's remarkable Premier League triumph after starting the season as 5,000-1 outsiders to win the title made the pages of the press around the world on Tuesday.Leicester clinched the English league title for the first time in their 132-year history on Monday night when second-placed Tottenham Hotspur

May 3 2016
Leicester's Thai owners vow to keep unlikely title-winners together
Leicester's Thai owners vow to keep unlikely title-winners together

Britain Football Soccer - Manchester United v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford - 1/5/16 Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (L) at the end of the game Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicBy Simon Webb and Jutarat SkulpichetratBANGKOK (Reuters) - The owners of English soccer champions Leicester City say they will resist attempts by more glamorous rivals to lure away their title-winning players, after an unlikely tri

Leicester cannot repeat their title glory - Ranieri
Leicester cannot repeat their title glory - Ranieri

Britain Soccer Football - Leicester City Training - Leicester - 3/5/16 Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri during training Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicREUTERS - Claudio Ranieri warned Leicester City fans, who were still in dreamland on Tuesday following their side's "unbelievable" Premier League triumph, that a repeat next season could not happen.The Foxes' Italian manager, talking for the first time since Leicester's victory was sealed on Mond

May 3 2016
Hiddink condemns Chelsea-Spurs post-match scuffle
Hiddink condemns Chelsea-Spurs post-match scuffle

Britain Football Soccer - Chelsea - Guus Hiddink Press Conference - Chelsea Training Ground - 29/4/16 Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink during the press conference Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Couldridge LivepicREUTERS - Outgoing Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink voiced displeasure over the scuffle that broke out between his players and the Tottenham Hotspur squad after Monday's stalemate at Stamford Bridge that ended Spurs' Premier League title hope

May 3 2016
Clear-minded Leicester will thrive in European soccer, Buddhist monk says
Clear-minded Leicester will thrive in European soccer, Buddhist monk says

Buddhist monk Phra Prommangkalachan poses for a portrait next to holy cloths with Leicester City's logo while he blesses the team at his temple in Bangkok, Thailand April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/FilesBANGKOK (Reuters) - English champions Leicester City will have few problems against the giants of European soccer when they contest the Champions League next season, says the Thai monk who has been regularly blessing the newest sensations of wo

May 3 2016
5 PFA Young Player of the Year winners who flopped
5 PFA Young Player of the Year winners who flopped

Dele Alli was named the PFA Young Player of the Year for the 2015-16 EPL seasonGetting voted by one’s peers as the best in your field is something to be really proud of.Becoming recognised for the hours of hard work, training and commitment put into maintaining a consistent level of great form, makes it all worthwhile. Yes, so too do the sweet pay cheques, but to be raised on a pedestal and celebrated by those who know what it’s like

May 3 2016
Watch: Guus Hiddink knocked down after Chelsea-Tottenham Hotspur match
Watch: Guus Hiddink knocked down after Chelsea-Tottenham Hotspur match

Guus Hiddink during the Chelsea-Tottenham encounterClaudio Ranieri's men were crowned as the champions of England in, what was, an unbelievable night- not only- in the history of Leicester City Football Club but in the history of the Barclays Premier League. However, the Foxes owe the night to Chelsea who held second-placed Tottenham Hotspur despite trailing by a couple of goals at the end of the first half.Mauricio Pochettino's side had

May 3 2016
Guus Hiddink compares John Terry to Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes
Guus Hiddink compares John Terry to Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes

Terry and Hiddink before a 2009 Champions League gameChelsea head coach Guus Hiddink believes the English club will struggle to find another footballer with "deep down fire in body and soul" like veteran defender John Terry.The Chelsea captain's future is still up in the air with the club's incoming chief coach Antonio Conte to decide whether the 35-year-old should be offered a one-year contract extension.Terry has struggled wit

May 3 2016
Chelsea 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: 5 talking points
Chelsea 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: 5 talking points

Chelsea came from two goals down to draw the gameLeicester City will lift the Premier League for the first time in their history as Tottenham Hotspur blew a two-goal advantage against Chelsea to come out of Stamford Bridge with just a point.In a bad-tempered encounter which saw 9 Spurs players go into the book, Harry Kane and Son Heung-min finished off wonderful moves to give Mauricio Pochettino’s side a 2-0 lead at

May 3 2016
Tottenham lose their heads and title chances
Tottenham lose their heads and title chances

Britain Football Soccer - Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Barclays Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 2/5/16 Chelsea's Gary Cahill scores their first goal Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur lost their cool and their Premier League title hopes as they let slip a two-goal lead at Chelsea to draw a stormy London derby 2-2 on Monday.Comfortably ahead at halftime with goals from Harry Kane and Son Heung-m

May 3 2016
Team spirit was key says Leicester's Captain Morgan
Team spirit was key says Leicester's Captain Morgan

Leicester City's Wes Morgan celebrates scoring their first goal against Manchester United. Reuters / Darren Staples LivepicBy Mitch PhillipsLONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City captain Wes Morgan, the personification of their astonishing transformation, said on Monday it was indomitable team spirit that secured their Premier League title success and he cannot wait to get his hands on the trophy on Saturday.“It’s the best feeling of my career and

May 3 2016
Chelsea fightback ends Tottenham title bid
Chelsea fightback ends Tottenham title bid

Britain Football Soccer - Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Barclays Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 2/5/16 Tottenham's Eric Dier after fouling Chelsea's Eden Hazard receives a yellow card Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley LivepicLONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's hopes of a first victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in 26 years disappeared as a 2-2 draw left Leicester City celebrating the Premier League title on Monday.Tottenham, nee

May 3 2016
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