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Brendan Rodgers hails Jamie Vardy after double helps beat Norwich

Posted Thursday, May 12, 2022 by PA10 hits

Brendan Rodgers saluted Jamie Vardy after his brace saw Leicester stroll past Norwich.The striker’s double ended the Foxes’ seven-game winless run and lifted them to 10th in the Premier League with a 3-0 win.James Maddison also netted against his rock-bottom former club with the hosts easing to victory in the second half.Vardy has battled knee and hamstring injuries this year –...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers urges Leicester to take positives from Conference League run

Posted Friday, May 06, 2022 by PA12 hits

Brendan Rodgers urged Leicester to harness their pain after the Foxes’ Europa Conference League agony.Tammy Abraham’s header gave Roma a 1-0 win on Thursday and a 2-1 aggregate victory to set up a final with Feyenoord in Tirana later this month.The Foxes struggled all night at the Stadio Olimpico in a limp performance where they failed to do themselves justice in their first European...Full Story »

Leicester go to Roma with no fear for semi-final second leg – Brendan Rodgers

Posted Friday, April 29, 2022 by PA5 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester will go to Rome with no fear and can reach the Europa Conference League final.Gianluca Mancini’s own goal earned the Foxes a 1-1 draw in their semi-final first leg with Roma on Thursday.Lorenzo Pellegrini’s opener stunned the hosts but they recovered to dominate much of the game to give them real belief ahead of next week’s second leg in I...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hails ‘outstanding’ Leicester as PSV late show books semi-final

Posted Friday, April 15, 2022 by PA14 hits

Triumphant Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes his side will continue to grow after their late show at PSV sent them into the Europa Conference League semi-finals.James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira scored in the final 13 minutes in Eindhoven to send Leicester through 2-1 on the night and on aggregate.The Foxes hit back in their quarter-final second leg after going behind to Eran Zahavi&rsquo...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester will not give up in battle for top six

Posted Monday, April 11, 2022 by PA16 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers vowed to keep chasing the top six after victory over Crystal Palace.Ademola Lookman and the impressive Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall struck in the first half to earn a 2-1 win.Wilfried Zaha pulled a goal back – following up after Kasper Schmeichel saved his penalty. The goalkeeper had already denied the striker from the spot but VAR had ruled Caglar Soyuncu had encro...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers confident despite Leicester’s first-leg draw with PSV

Posted Friday, April 08, 2022 by PA6 hits

Brendan Rodgers remains confident Leicester can reach the Europa Conference League semi-finals despite a first-leg stalemate with PSV.The frustrated Foxes failed to gain an advantage ahead of next week’s quarter-final second leg in Holland.Harvey Barnes hit the bar and Kelechi Iheanacho chipped wide when clean through in the first half.PSV had their own moments and Kasper Schmeichel saved ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hails Wesley Fofana after goalscoring return

Posted Friday, March 18, 2022 by PA9 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers hailed comeback king Wesley Fofana as Leicester reached the Europa Conference League quarter finals.Defender Fofana marked his return after seven months out with a broken leg with the crucial goal in Rennes to send the Foxes into the last eight, despite a 2-1 defeat.Flavien Tait won it for the hosts on Thursday but the Foxes hung on to sneak through 3-2 on aggregate.Fofana c...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hails impact of Leicester winger Marc Albrighton

Posted Friday, March 11, 2022 by PA19 hits

Brendan Rodgers hailed the “invaluable” Marc Albrighton after the winger’s emphatic strike helped Leicester beat Rennes 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa Conference League last-16 tie at the King Power Stadium.Albrighton put the Foxes ahead on the half-hour mark by cracking the ball home from the edge of the box following a burst down the left and tee up by Harvey Barnes.The...Full Story »

‘Super hungry’ Jamie Vardy can fire Leicester up league table – Brendan Rodgers

Posted Wednesday, March 02, 2022 by PA16 hits

Brendan Rodgers believes Jamie Vardy can help fire Leicester up the table after he and James Maddison came off the bench to inspire the Foxes to a 2-0 victory over Burnley.It was no coincidence that Leicester had not won a Premier League match since beating Liverpool 1-0 on December 28 – Vardy has been missing since that day with a hamstring injury.But the 35-year-old returned for the fina...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers reveals Jamie Vardy is nearing a Leicester return

Posted Friday, February 25, 2022 by PA21 hits

Brendan Rodgers revealed Jamie Vardy should return to Leicester training in a few days while Wesley Fofana is inching closer to a first-team comeback.The Foxes, who advanced to the last-16 of the Europa Conference League by sweeping aside Randers 7-2 on aggregate courtesy of a 3-1 victory in the second leg on Thursday evening, have been beset by injuries this season.Vardy has been sidelined sinc...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers praises professional Leicester performance against Randers

Posted Friday, February 18, 2022 by PA35 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers saluted “a job well done” by his players after they beat Danish outfit Randers 4-1 in the first leg of their Europa Conference League play-off tie.The Foxes took the lead at the King Power Stadium through a 23rd-minute Wilfred Ndidi effort before the visitors sprung a surprise by equalising in the 45th minute via captain Vito Hammershoy-Mistrati.Harvey ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hints at taking Man Utd job as Leicester boss goes house-hunting in Wilmslow, 13 miles from Old Trafford

Posted Sunday, February 13, 2022 by hits

LEICESTER boss Brendan Rodgers has found a new home in Cheshire’s ‘football belt’. As we revealed, Rodgers was looking for a posh address and has now landed a penthouse in Wilmslow — a postcode shared with some of the game’s leading lights. Brendan Rodgers has found a new home in Cheshire's 'football belt' He faces a lengthy commute to the Foxes’ training g...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers still has injury issues for Leicester’s game with West Ham

Posted Friday, February 11, 2022 by PA53 hits

Leicester remain without several key players for the visit of West Ham.Jamie Vardy, Jonny Evans, Wesley Fofana, Timothy Castagne and Ryan Bertrand are all out for Brendan Rodgers.Youri Tielemans and Harvey Barnes could be recalled after being second-half substitutes in the 2-0 defeat at Liverpool on Thursday.Kurt Zouma will be available for West Ham despite the ongoing furore about mistreating h...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers warns Leicester futures are on the line after FA Cup horror show

Posted Monday, February 07, 2022 by PA22 hits

Furious boss Brendan Rodgers has told his Leicester flops they are fighting for their futures after being dumped out of the FA Cup by Nottingham Forest.The Foxes chief questioned his squad’s hunger and desire and labelled their performance embarrassing as the holders were routed 4-1.Two goals in 87 seconds from Philip Zinckernagel and Brennan Johnson were added to by Joe Worrall and Djed S...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers suggests Leicester may seek to have Everton trip postponed

Posted Sunday, January 09, 2022 by PA25 hits

Brendan Rodgers suggested Leicester could seek to have Tuesday’s trip to Everton postponed after being reduced to just eight senior outfield players for Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Watford.The Foxes have been hit by a raft of injuries, positive coronavirus tests and Africa Cup of Nations call-ups in recent weeks.They managed to put the problems aside to begin their defence of the c...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers to look at squad before asking for Everton game postponement

Posted Sunday, January 09, 2022 by PA7 hits

Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers will assess his squad before thinking about asking for Tuesday’s trip to Everton to be postponed after being reduced to eight senior outfield players for Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Watford.The Foxes have been hit by a raft of injuries, positive coronavirus tests and Africa Cup of Nations call-ups in recent weeks.All eight of those senior players s...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers cheered by Leicester’s resilience in drubbing of Newcastle

Posted Monday, December 13, 2021 by PA30 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers’ hailed Leicester’s resilience after the depleted Foxes recovered from their Europa League exit to thump Newcastle.James Maddison shone, scoring one and making two, as the Foxes cruised past the struggling Magpies 4-0.They were dumped out of the Europa League after Thursday’s 3-2 Europa League defeat at Napoli, when they were without seven players who were ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers unsure what the Europa Conference League is after Leicester loss

Posted Friday, December 10, 2021 by PA26 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers admitted he does not even know what the Europa Conference League is after blaming “naivety” and poor defending for his side’s 3-2 Europa League defeat at Napoli.The Foxes began the night top of Group C, but they ended it in third place and heading into the lesser competition of the Europa Conference League after their defeat was compounded by Spar...Full Story »

Brendan Kiernan could return for Walsall against Crawley

Posted Tuesday, December 07, 2021 by PA19 hits

Brendan Kiernan could be pushing for a place in Walsall’s starting line-up for the visit of Crawley in Sky Bet League Two on Tuesday.The midfielder has missed his side’s last two matches with a foot injury.Kiernan was absent for the Papa John’s Trophy defeat to Cambridge and was an unused substitute for his side’s FA Cup home loss to Swindon at the weekend, but could be f...Full Story »

Brendan Kiernan back in contention as Walsall face Swindon

Posted Friday, December 03, 2021 by PA20 hits

Walsall will have Brendan Kiernan available for the FA Cup clash with Swindon.Kiernan missed the midweek Papa John’s Trophy defeat to Cambridge with a foot injury but has returned to training and will be fit.Rory Holden is still absent, but is the only player who has not trained ahead of the game.Liam Kinsella, Conor Wilkinson and Zak Mills have all recently returned from injury and could ...Full Story »

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