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Brendan Rodgers confident of Europa League chances despite ‘frustrating’ draw

Posted Friday, November 05, 2021 by PA19 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers remains confident his side can reach the Europa League knock-out stage despite a frustrating 1-1 draw with Spartak Moscow.Jamie Vardy’s second-half penalty miss proved crucial as the Foxes were held at the King Power Stadium.They were forced to come from behind after Daniel Amartey cancelled out Victor Moses’ shock opener.The draw left Leicester third i...Full Story »

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers issues response after being made 'top choice' by Man Utd

Posted Saturday, October 30, 2021 by hits

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has declared that he is not worried about the ongoing speculation linking him with a potential future vacancy at Manchester United. Rodgers has reportedly emerged as the priority choice to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford if the latter is relieved of his duties in the coming weeks. Solskjaer currently finds himself under extreme pressure at United...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers pleased Leicester could win on ‘poignant day’ for the club

Posted Thursday, October 28, 2021 by PA16 hits

Brendan Rodgers was pleased that Leicester were able to remember former chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha with victory in the Carabao Cup.The Foxes reached the quarter-finals as they overcame Brighton in a penalty shoot-out on an emotional night at the King Power Stadium.Wednesday’s tie fell on the third anniversary of a helicopter crash at the stadium, which killed Khun Vichai and four ot...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers still hopeful Youri Tielemans will sign new Leicester deal

Posted Monday, October 25, 2021 by PA28 hits

Brendan Rodgers remains hopeful Youri Tielemans will sign a new long-term contract with Leicester following the midfielder’s latest star turn at Brentford.Tielemans scored a sensational 25-yard strike to put Leicester ahead and, after Brentford had hauled themselves level, he helped tee up James Maddison to seal a 2-1 victory.The Belgium international’s current contract expires in 20...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Rodgers to hold out for Man City job

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2021 by Goal.com118 hits

Rudiger a top target for MadridReal Madrid are looking to sign Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger, according to Marca. Rudiger is out of contract at the end of the season and is seen as a fine option to bolster the Blanco defence. Foden agrees six-year Man City dealPhil Foden has agreed to a new six-year contract at Manchester City, Goal can confirm. Foden, 21, will enjoy a significant wage ...Full Story »

Plymouth without Luke Jephcott and Brendan Galloway against Burton

Posted Friday, October 08, 2021 by PA43 hits

Plymouth will be without two key players ahead of their clash against Burton.Striker Luke Jephcott is on international duty for Wales Under-21s while Brendan Galloway is also out after being called up to the Zimbabwe squad.Kieran Agard could be brought in to replace Jephcott, who has scored four league goals this season.Defender James Wilson could also be up for selection after concussion protoc...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers dismisses suggestions Leicester could face early exit

Posted Friday, October 01, 2021 by PA26 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers dismissed fears Leicester could suffer an early Europa League exit after their lacklustre defeat at Legia Warsaw.Mahir Emreli’s strike sunk the Foxes in Poland as they slipped to a 1-0 loss to leave them struggling in Group C.The Foxes were joint favourites for the competition with Napoli but both sit joint bottom of Group C with just a point after the Italian’s ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hails ‘superb’ Jamie Vardy after double salvages Leicester draw

Posted Sunday, September 26, 2021 by PA25 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers praised evergreen Jamie Vardy after he salvaged a point for Leicester.The striker’s double saw the Foxes grab a late 2-2 draw against a Burnley side still searching for their first Premier League win of the season.Vardy gave the visitors the lead with a first-half own goal before levelling, only for Maxwel Cornet to restore Burnley’s advantage.The 34-year-old ear...Full Story »

Ademola Lookman and Kelechi Iheanacho give Brendan Rodgers food for thought

Posted Thursday, September 23, 2021 by PA23 hits

Ademola Lookman and Kelechi Iheanacho have given Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers plenty of attacking options after grabbing the goals which sank Millwall in the Carabao Cup.With Jamie Vardy given the night off, Lookman and Iheanacho took their chances with both hands in a 2-0 victory at The Den.Winger Lookman, who grew up in nearby Peckham, marked his full Foxes debut with the opening goal shortl...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers felt one of Leicester’s two disallowed goals should have stood

Posted Monday, September 20, 2021 by PA31 hits

Brendan Rodgers was in no doubt that one of Leicester’s disallowed equalisers in the 2-1 defeat at Brighton should have stood.The Seagulls found themselves on the right side of VAR throughout the game as Leicester had two levellers ruled out in the final stages, with Harvey Barnes judged to be offside and obstructing the goalkeeper on both occasions.Neal Maupay put the hosts ahead from the...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers says Foxes have ‘lot to be happy about’ despite blowing 2-0 lead

Posted Friday, September 17, 2021 by PA32 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes his side proved they can compete with the best in the Europa League despite blowing a 2-0 lead to draw with Napoli.Victor Osimhen’s second-half double earned the Italians a 2-2 draw to deny the Foxes victory in their opening Group C game.The striker levelled with three minutes left having pulled a goal back after Ayoze Perez and Harvey Barnes gave Le...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers pays tribute to Jamie Vardy after striker’s goal sinks Wolves

Posted Sunday, August 15, 2021 by PA32 hits

Brendan Rodgers paid tribute to the “fitness, hunger and form” of Jamie Vardy after “a sublime finish” edged Leicester to a hard-fought 1-0 win over Wolves.The Leicester manager acknowledged that Vardy’s playing time will have to be managed in the next two years of his contract so that the 34-year-old can stay “electric and explosive”.Leicester have inve...Full Story »

DAD MADD GLAD TO STAY Arsenal warned off James Maddison transfer as Brendan Rodgers claims Leicester star is too busy changing nappies

Posted Friday, August 06, 2021 by hits

He slo insisted he doesn't fear the England midfielder spitting his dummy out - Harry Kane style - to force through a move… now Madd has become a dad! James Maddison and partner Kennedy Alexa are preoccupied with their new baby and the England star is happy at Leicester, says Brendan Rodgers Credit: Instagram @kennedyalexa Leicester star James Maddison shared his baby joy on Instagram, a...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers reassures fans he is staying as Leicester miss out on top four

Posted Monday, May 24, 2021 by PA47 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers insisted he will not be leaving this summer after seeing his side’s season end in Champions League heartbreak.The Foxes were primed to add a top-four finish to their historic FA Cup win as they led Tottenham 2-1 with 14 minutes to go, with Jamie Vardy’s two penalties – either side of Harry Kane’s leveller – having put the hosts in the ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers reflects on ‘special day’ as he leads Leicester to FA Cup glory

Posted Sunday, May 16, 2021 by PA49 hits

Triumphant Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers saluted his fantastic Foxes after their historic FA Cup victory.Leicester lifted the trophy for the first time after Youri Tielemans’ second-half stunner beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley.Tielemans settled a tight game which saw late drama with two fine saves from Kasper Schmeichel and former Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell having a goal ruled out by VA...Full Story »

Leicester launch £35m Boubakary Soumare raid as they back Brendan Rodgers in transfer market amid Tottenham links

Posted Monday, May 03, 2021 by hits

BRENDAN RODGERS is making a stunning £35million bid to bring French midfielder Boubakary Soumare to Leicester City. The Foxes hope to agree a fee with Lille for their powerful star and offer him a deal worth around £5m to join them. Boubakary Soumare is wanted by Leicester in a £35million deal It is a huge statement by Leicester who are prepared to back Rodgers as they prepare ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers makes strong statement on Tottenham job and warns Spurs and Big Six rivals

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2021 by hits

Brendan Rodgers has made it clear he does not want to take the vacant Tottenham job as his Leicester project continues to flourish. Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers appears to have definitively ruled himself out of the running to become the next Tottenham manager - and says the Foxes have the right mentality in place to be permanent challengers to the Premier League's 'Big Six'. Rodgers is admir...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers pleased with Leicester’s desire in win over Crystal Palace

Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by PA34 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers praised Leicester’s desire after a crucial win over Crystal Palace kept their Champions League dream on track.Kelechi Iheanacho’s 17th goal of the season – his 14th in his last 14 games – earned a battling 2-1 win after the Eagles gave the hosts a scare.Wilfried Zaha put Palace in front before Timothy Castagne and Iheanacho struck to move Leicester se...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers wants Leicester fully focused on Champions League qualification

Posted Friday, April 23, 2021 by PA39 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers has called for complete focus in Leicester’s race for the Champions League.Jamie Vardy scored his first goal for two months as the Foxes inched towards a Champions League return after victory over West Brom.Strikes from Jonny Evans and Kelechi Iheanacho wrapped up a 3-0 win inside 40 minutes at the King Power Stadium on Thursday.The Foxes give their top four hopes a bo...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers delighted after guiding Leicester to the final of the FA Cup

Posted Monday, April 19, 2021 by PA33 hits

Brendan Rodgers is delighted for everybody connected to Leicester after Kelechi Iheanacho fired the club to a semi-final victory against Southampton and a shot at their first-ever FA Cup win.Sunday’s tense semi-final was played out in front of 4,000 spectators at Wembley as the semi-final doubled up as one of the government’s pilot events.In-form Iheanacho struck the decisive goal un...Full Story »

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