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Leicester players 'hid in the dark' after being busted by boss Brendan Rodgers at Covid-flouting house party

Posted Monday, April 12, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk52 hits

FOUR Leicester City stars at a Covid-flouting house party were busted by their manager — then hid before cops arrived. Boss Brendan Rodgers found out James Maddison, Harvey Barnes and Hamza Choudhury were at teammate Ayoze Perez's home with up to 18 others. James Maddison was one of four Leicester City stars caught at an illegal house partyCredit: Rex Features Three of them were then dr...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers admits Euro challenge hit by players breaching Covid protocols

Posted Monday, April 12, 2021 by PA33 hits

Brendan Rodgers admitted Leicester’s Champions League challenge had been undermined by players who breached Covid protocols.Ayoze Perez, James Maddison and Hamza Choudhury were left out of the crucial match against fellow European hopefuls West Ham having reportedly broken the guidelines.West Ham went on to inflict only Leicester’s second away defeat of the season, with a 3-2 victory...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers wants Foxes to create history after seeing off Manchester United

Posted Monday, March 22, 2021 by PA33 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers urged Leicester to create history after the Foxes reached the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1982.Kelechi Iheanacho’s double and Youri Tielemans’ strike beat Manchester United 3-1 to set up a last four clash with Southampton at Wembley next month.Mason Greenwood did equalise in the first half but United were second best as their hopes of winning a 13...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers lauds Leicester’s forwards after dismantling Sheffield United

Posted Monday, March 15, 2021 by PA28 hits

Leicester’s three-pronged attack of Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy and Ayoze Perez earned the praise of manager Brendan Rodgers after they put sorry Sheffield United to the sword at the King Power Stadium.Iheanacho scored his first Premier League hat-trick, with two of the goals set up by Vardy, while Perez’s strike and an Ethan Ampadu own goal sealed a 5-0 success for the Foxes whic...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers not interested in Leicester’s lofty position until end of season

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2021 by PA31 hits

Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester’s current league position is irrelevant after they moved second in the Premier League by coming from behind to snatch victory at struggling Brighton.Daniel Amartey’s late header secured a 2-1 success at the Amex Stadium to push the Foxes two points above Manchester United.Kelechi Iheanacho’s second goal in two games levelled for the Champions L...Full Story »

Kasper Schmeichel is one of the best – Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2021 by PA24 hits

Brendan Rodgers hailed Kasper Schmeichel as one of the Premier League’s best goalkeepers after the Dane produced several fine saves to help Leicester avoid defeat at Burnley.Schmeichel was beaten after four minutes when Matej Vydra intercepted a loose Hamza Choudhury pass and lashed into the net as the Czech ended a goal drought in the league lasting more than a year and 1,212 minutes on t...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers takes responsibility for Leicester’s Europa League exit

Posted Friday, February 26, 2021 by PA42 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers took the blame for the Foxes’ meek Europa League exit to Slavia Prague.Second-half goals from Lukas Provod and Abdallah Sima helped Slavia deservedly win 2-0 on the night and on aggregate to reach the last 16.Rodgers, who was missing the injured James Maddison and banned Kelechi Iheanacho, started with 13-goal Harvey Barnes on the bench with Youri Tielemans i...Full Story »

Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu set to replace injured Colchester captain Harry Pell

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by PA35 hits

Captain Harry Pell is expected to miss out-of-form Colchester’s Sky Bet League Two match with Exeter.The U’s are without a win in their last 12 league games, having gone down 1-0 at Crawley at the weekend.Pell lasted just over half-an-hour of the latest defeat before being forced off with a calf injury.Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu replaced his skipper and could be in line to come into Stev...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers says Leicester are in ‘a good position’ after Slavia stalemate

Posted Friday, February 19, 2021 by PA32 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers vowed his side will rediscover their killer instinct after their Europa League stalemate at Slavia Prague.The Foxes were forced to settle for a scrappy 0-0 draw in the Czech Republic in the first leg of their last-32 tie on Thursday.Jamie Vardy touched the ball just 13 times as the visitors struggled to create chances.They host the Czech champions at the King Power...Full Story »

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers looking to continue FA Cup progress

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2021 by PA29 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers targeted more FA Cup progress after the Foxes reached the quarter-finals.Kelechi Iheanacho’s winner in the final minute of stoppage time beat battling Brighton 1-0 as the hosts made it to the last eight for the second straight season.Victory in normal time at the King Power Stadium looked unlikely during a drab fifth-round tie until the late drama.The Foxes w...Full Story »

Vardy 'will definitely feature' in FA Cup amid injury comeback, says Rodgers

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by Goal.com52 hits

The forward is on the comeback trail following a groin operation in January Jamie Vardy will feature in Leicester's FA Cup clash with Brighton on Wednesday. The forward underwent a groin procedure in January, with manager Brendan Rodgers saying the operation could not be put off any longer. Vardy returned to action at the weekend, coming off the bench for the final 30 minutes of the 0-0 dra...Full Story »

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers hails James Maddison’s ‘immense’ quality

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2021 by PA26 hits

Brendan Rodgers likened James Maddison’s quality to that of Kevin De Bruyne following Leicester’s 2-0 win at Fulham.Leicester took the lead in the 17th minute with a well-crafted move from Maddison as the England international became a focal point for his side’s attacking threat during the first half.The 24-year-old sent a well-timed cross into the box which was headed past Alp...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hails James Maddison after Leicester’s FA Cup win at Brentford

Posted Monday, January 25, 2021 by PA26 hits

Brendan Rodgers hailed the hunger and enthusiasm of James Maddison after the England midfielder helped Leicester avoid an FA Cup shock at Brentford.The Foxes were trailing to Mads Bech Sorensen’s early goal when Maddison grabbed the fourth-round tie by the scruff of the neckJust 48 seconds into the second half Maddison jinked his way to the edge of the area before teeing up Cengiz Under to...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Rodgers considered as Lampard's Chelsea replacement

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2021 by Goal.com111 hits

Koeman: Barca need to make signings or face declineRonald Koeman has said Barcelona need to dip into the transfer market if they are to improve, but is not confident of being given the funds to strengthen his squad. Barcelona are lagging behind Atletico Madrid in La Liga following a slow start to the campaign. They have improved in recent weeks and are on a run of three wins on the spin in th...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers plays down title talk but relishing challenge

Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2021 by PA27 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers continued to play down Leicester’s title chances despite the Foxes going top of the Premier League.Wilfred Ndidi and James Maddison scored to beat Chelsea 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday.The Foxes are now a point ahead of Manchester United, having played a game more, although Manchester City will take the lead if they beat Aston Villa on Wednesday.Just six poi...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers delighted with Leicester’s battling display against Southampton

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2021 by PA38 hits

Brendan Rodgers was delighted by the way Leicester dug deep to secure a hard-fought victory against Southampton and go second in the Premier League.James Maddison’s thumping first-half strike put the Foxes on course for victory at an empty King Power Stadium, where Saints had made life tough from the outset.Ralph Hasenhuttl’s absentee-hit side continued to push after the break as Lei...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers hails excellent performance as Leicester see off Stoke

Posted Sunday, January 10, 2021 by PA27 hits

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers hailed an “excellent” performance from his side after the Premier League high-fliers thrashed Stoke 4-0 at the bet365 Stadium to advance into the FA Cup fourth round.The Foxes took the lead in the 34th minute via a superb James Justin effort, shortly after Sam Vokes failed to convert a good chance for the Championship hosts.Marc Albrighton doubled the a...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers will not alter Leicester ambitions after win at Newcastle

Posted Monday, January 04, 2021 by PA34 hits

Brendan Rodgers is refusing to recalibrate his ambitions for the season despite guiding Leicester into the Champions League places.The Foxes edged their way into third place in the Premier League table with a 2-1 win at Newcastle on Sunday, but manager Rodgers is not allowing himself or anyone to get carried away.Asked afterwards if his targets had changed, he said: “No, it’s still t...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers defends decision to rest Leicester players in draw with Palace

Posted Tuesday, December 29, 2020 by PA31 hits

Brendan Rodgers defended his decision to rotate key players after Leicester were held to a 1-1 draw by Crystal Palace.James Maddison was not even part of the squad at Selhurst Park while top goalscorer Jamie Vardy was only on the bench, with seven changes made to the team which drew 2-2 with Manchester United on Boxing Day.In the end the Foxes were indebted to Harvey Barnes, one of four players ...Full Story »

Brendan Rodgers thinks Leicester have shown their top-of-the-table credentials

Posted Saturday, December 26, 2020 by PA26 hits

Boss Brendan Rodgers believes Leicester have proved they can handle themselves at the top of the Premier League.Axel Tuanzebe’s late own goal earned the Foxes a 2-2 draw against Manchester United after Bruno Fernandes’ strike looked to have given the visitors victory.Marcus Rashford netted his 50th Premier League goal when he opened the scoring before Harvey Barnes struck Leicester&r...Full Story »

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