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Jan 16

West Ham 1-0 Shrewsbury, Leicester 2-0 Fleetwood: FA Cup replays as they happened

Kelechi Iheanacho scored a VAR-assisted goal for Leicester, Cardiff booked a date with Manchester City and West Ham needed extra time to see off Shrewsbury 10.23pm GMT And with that, I will take my leave. It’s been historic. Bye! 10.21pm GMT Fair play …

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Jan 16

Kelechi Iheanacho and VAR help Leicester to FA Cup win over Fleetwood

In years to come, this might be considered the first success of a football revolution. Or, the beginning of the machines taking over and removing the joy from football. Either way, for the first time in the English game, VAR was used to reverse a decis…

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Jan 14

Riyad Mahrez will not leave Leicester City in January, says Claude Puel

• Liverpool and Arsenal linked with moves for in-form playmaker• ‘He is happy with us. It’s important we keep our best players’Leicester City will resist selling Riyad Mahrez in the January transfer window, with the club’s manager, Claude Puel, impress…

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Jan 13

Kasper Schmeichel and 10-man Leicester stand firm to deny Chelsea win

Chelsea heaved in search of a winner deep into stoppage time here, the locals howling in exasperation as Kasper Schmeichel turned Marcos Alonso’s stoppage time free-kick round the post, but plucking a victory from this mess of a display would have been…

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Jan 09

Transfer roundup: Tottenham’s Georges-Kévin Nkoudou to join Burnley on loan

• Spurs allow French winger to move to Turf Moor until end of season• Nigeria coach expects Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa to leave LeicesterTottenham have agreed a deal with Burnley to take Georges-Kévin Nkoudou on loan until the end of the season.T…

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Jan 06

Leicester and Eldin Jakupovic live dangerously as Fleetwood come close

The Jamie Vardy derby may yet feature Jamie Vardy. If many a gaze was directed at the executive boxes, a man who propelled Fleetwood Town and Leicester City to heights neither had previously charted may be seen on the pitch when they replay next week. …

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Jan 06

Fleetwood Town 0-0 Leicester City: FA Cup – as it happened

Fleetwood were the better side in a poor game, as the 2015-16 Premier League champions are taken to a replay. 2.36pm GMT If ever a game needed a Jamie Vardy, it was that one. Ah well, he’ll be available for the replay. Related: Leicester and Eldin Jaku…

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Jan 04

Fleetwood Town’s Nathan Pond: ‘Jamie Vardy helped get us where we are today’

The Fleetwood defender played with Jamie Vardy in non-league football and is looking forward to an FA Cup reunion even if the Leicester City striker doesn’t play“I expect you’re going to ask me about Jamie Vardy,” says Nathan Pond. “The whole day has b…

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Jan 01

Brilliant Riyad Mahrez orchestrates Leicester victory over Huddersfield

Riyad Mahrez highlighted his value to Leicester City by orchestrating this victory over Huddersfield, opening the scoring with an exquisite volley before teeing up Islam Slimani for his team’s second goal. Marc Albrighton struck a third late on.Mahrez’…

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Dec 30

Mohamed Salah double inspires Liverpool fightback after Vardy opener

By Jürgen Klopp’s admission the £75m that Liverpool are paying for Virgil van Dijk is unpleasant but Mohamed Salah represents “a catch” at £36.9m. His valuation of the Egypt international appeared sensible, even under-stated in the perverse world of fo…

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