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Stalemate at Leicester leaves Southampton’s hopes hanging by thread

It was the warmest day of the year but Southampton passed up the opportunity to turn up the temperature on those above them in the relegation scrap. Mark Hughes took some encouragement from the fact he has collected his first point as Southampton manag…

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Burnley close on Europe as Chris Wood and Kevin Long sink Leicester

Sean Dyche would have no qualms about welcoming the potential pitfalls of Europa League football. Burnley are now favourites to claim seventh spot in the Premier League after beating their nearest rivals Leicester to open up a nine-point gap with five …

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Burnley v Leicester City: match preview

Sean Dyche was briefly linked with the Leicester job when it became vacant early in the season, mainly because of his Midlands connections, and Saturday’s visitors to Turf Moor might consider that a chance missed now that Burnley are likely to end up i…

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Leicester mood sours as Claude Puel’s methods come under increased scrutiny

• Frenchman said 2-1 loss to Newcastle wasted a ‘big opportunity’• Players’ unease in relation to Puel is said to run deeper than resultsClaude Puel’s managerial style is coming under scrutiny at Leicester City, where there is growing unease within the…

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Jonjo Shelvey on target as polished Newcastle prove too good for Leicester

Mathematicians could quibble but Newcastle United have practically banished the threat of relegation thanks to this accomplished victory at Leicester, their first away win in the Premier League since New Year’s Day. Goals by Jonjo Shelvey and Ayoze Pér…

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Leicester City v Newcastle United: match preview

Newcastle will arrive in confident mood after climbing to 12th in the table on the back of a fine run of form that has seen them lose only twice in the league since the turn of the year. With 35 points on the board, another victory would all but secure…

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Iborra and Vardy seal victory for 10-man Leicester after Brighton penalty miss

For 78 minutes Leicester were dreadful and the main question was whether Brighton would be able to summon enough quality to claim three points rather than settle for one against strangely lethargic visitors. They won a perfect opportunity to do so when…

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City: match preview

Both sides can, to all intents and purposes, just go out and play although Leicester could conceivably wonder whether a kind-looking run of games can heave them into faint contention for sixth place. Chris Hughton does not quite see Brighton’s position…

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Antonio Conte pleased with Chelsea’s character after FA Cup win at Leicester – video

Antonio Conte praised his players as his side reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup after a 2-1 extra-time win away at Leicester City. Pedro scored the vital goal in the first-half of extra-time as Chelsea ended a difficult week on a high after they ha…

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Pedro’s extra-time header takes Chelsea past Leicester into semi-finals

Chelsea’s hopes of claiming silverware from a tempestuous campaign have been maintained. It took a header in extra-time, scored by one of the smallest players on the pitch, to see off Leicester City here but, as those in the away end chorused their del…

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