Leicester City, Fußballverein aus England. Leicester City (offiziell Leicester City Football Club) – auch bekannt als The Foxes (die Füchse) – ist ein Fußballverein aus Leicester. Im April stieg der. Leicester City – auch bekannt als The Foxes – ist ein Fußballverein aus Leicester. Im April stieg der Verein zehn Jahre nach dem Abstieg wieder in die Premier League auf. Bisher größter Erfolg der Vereinsgeschichte ist der Gewinn der.
Leicester City FCLeicester City (offiziell Leicester City Football Club) – auch bekannt als The Foxes (die Füchse) – ist ein Fußballverein aus Leicester. Im April stieg der. Name: Leicester City Football Club; Spitzname: The Foxes; Stadt: Leicester; Land: England; Farben: blau-weiß; Gegründet: ; Sportarten: Fußball. Englische Premier League; Englischer Ligapokal. September West Brom. West Bromwich Albion FC. -. Leicester. Leicester City FC. Live-.
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Finding one house better manned than ordinary, and many shots fired at us out of the windows, I caused my men to attack it, and resolved to make them an example for the rest; which they did.
Breaking open the doors, they killed all they found there without distinction". It was reported that houses had been destroyed and that wagons of plunder were sent to the Royalist stronghold of Newark.
The first railway station in Leicester opened in , in the form of The Leicester and Swannington Railway which provided a supply of coal to the town from nearby collieries.
These developments encouraged and accompanied a process of industrialisation which intensified throughout the reign of Queen Victoria.
Factories began to appear, particularly along the canal and river, and districts such as Frog Island and Woodgate were the locations of numerous large mills.
Between and , Leicester's population increased from 68, to , [ citation needed ] and the proportion employed in trade, commerce, building, and the city's new factories and workshops rose steadily.
Hosiery, textiles, and footwear became the major industrial employers: manufacturers such as N. The politics of Victorian Leicester were lively and very often bitter.
Years of consistent economic growth meant living standards generally increased, but Leicester was a stronghold of Radicalism.
Thomas Cooper , the Chartist , kept a shop in Church Gate. There were serious Chartist riots in the town in and again six years later.
It was not until that Leicester Secular Hall was opened. The second half of the 19th century also witnessed the creation of many other institutions, including the town council, the Royal Infirmary, and the Leicester Constabulary.
It also benefited from general acceptance and the Public Health Acts [ citation needed ] that municipal organisations had a responsibility to provide for the town's water supply, drainage, and sanitation.
In , backed with a guarantee of dividends by the Corporation of Leicester the Leicester Waterworks Company built a reservoir at Thornton for the supply of water to the town.
This guarantee was made possible by the Public Health Act and an amending local Act of Parliament of In another amending Act enabled the Corporation of Leicester to take shares in the company to enable another reservoir at Cropston, completed in The Corporation of Leicester was later able to buy the waterworks and build another reservoir at Swithland, completed in the s.
Leicester became a county borough in , although it was abolished with the rest in as part of the Local Government Act. The city regained its unitary status apart from Leicestershire in The borough had been expanding throughout the 19th century, but grew most notably when it annexed Belgrave , Aylestone , North Evington , Knighton , and Stoneygate in In , the Great Central Railway provided another link to London, but the rapid population growth of the previous decades had already begun to slow by the time of Queen Victoria's death in World War I and the subsequent epidemics had further impacts.
Nonetheless, Leicester was finally recognised as a legal city once more in in recognition of its contribution to the British war effort.
Recruitment to the armed forces was lower in Leicester than in other English cities, partly because of the low level of unemployment and the need for many of its industries, such as clothing and footwear manufacturing, to supply the army.
As the war progressed, many of Leicester's factories were given over to arms production; Leicester produced the first batch of Howitzer shells by a British company which was not making ammunition before the war.
After the war, the city received a royal visit; the king and queen received a march-past in Victoria Park of thousands of serving and demobilised soldiers.
Following the end of the war, a memorial arch—the Arch of Remembrance —was built in Victoria Park and unveiled in A set of gates and lodges, again by Lutyens, were added in the s, leading to the memorial from the University Road and London Road entrances to Victoria Park.
In , Leicester again became a cathedral city on the consecration of St Martin's Church as the cathedral. A second major extension to the boundaries following the changes in took place in , with the annexation of the remainder of Evington , Humberstone , Beaumont Leys , and part of Braunstone.
The boundary has remained unchanged since that time. Leicester's diversified economic base and lack of dependence on primary industries meant it was much better placed than many other cities to weather the tariff wars of the s and Great Depression of the s.
The Bureau of Statistics of the newly formed League of Nations identified Leicester in as the 2nd-richest city in Europe  and it became an attractive destination for refugees fleeing persecution and political turmoil in continental Europe.
Firms such as Corah and Liberty Shoes used their reputation for producing high-quality products to expand their businesses.
These years witnessed the growth in the city of trade unionism and particularly the co-operative movement. The Co-op became an important employer and landowner; when Leicester played host to the Jarrow March on its way to London in , the Co-op provided the marchers with a change of boots.
In , Leicester was selected as the base for Squadron 1F, the first A. The years after World War II , particularly from the s onwards, brought many social and economic challenges.
Mass housebuilding continued across Leicester for some 30 years after Existing housing estates such as Braunstone were expanded, while several completely new estates — of both private and council tenure — were built.
Many former factories, including some on Frog Island and at Donisthorpe Mill , have been badly damaged by fire. Rail and barge were finally eclipsed by automotive transport in the s and s: the Great Central and the Leicester and Swannington both closed and the northward extension of the M1 motorway linked Leicester into England's growing motorway network.
With the loss of much of the city's industry during the s and s, some of the old industrial jobs were replaced by new jobs in the service sector, particularly in retail.
The opening of the Haymarket Shopping Centre in was followed by a number of new shopping centres in the city, including St Martin's Shopping Centre in and the Shire Shopping Centre in Many Polish servicemen were prevented from returning to their homeland after the war by the communist regime,  and they established a small community in Leicester.
Economic migrants from the Irish Republic continued to arrive throughout the post war period. Immigrants from the Indian sub-continent began to arrive in the s, their numbers boosted by Asians arriving from Kenya and Uganda in the early s.
In , Idi Amin announced that the entire Asian community in Uganda had 90 days to leave the country. Forty years later, Leicester's mayor Sir Peter Soulsby expressed his regret for the behaviour of the council at the time.
In the s, a group of Dutch citizens of Somali origin settled in the city. Since the enlargement of the European Union a significant number of East European migrants have settled in the city.
However, Professor Ludi Simpson at the University of Manchester School of Social Sciences said in September that the CRE had "made unsubstantiated claims and ignored government statistics" and that Leicester's immigrant and minority communities disperse to other places.
The Leicester Multicultural Advisory Group  is a forum, set up in by the editor of the Leicester Mercury , to co-ordinate community relations with members representing the council, police, schools, community and faith groups, and the media.
The Coronavirus pandemic has brought many social and economic challenges across the country and across the world. Leicester has been particularly badly affected in the United Kingdom from July during the imposition of the first local lockdown which saw all non-essential retail closed again and businesses such as public houses, restaurants and hairdressers unable to reopen.
Businesses such as these in areas such as Glenfield and that part of Braunstone Town which outside of the formal City Council area have since been allowed to reopen following a more tightly defined lockdown area from 18 July The LUA contains the unitary authority area and several towns, villages and suburbs outside the city's administrative boundaries.
Leicester experiences a maritime climate with mild to warm summers and cool winters, rain spread throughout the year, and low sunshine levels.
The nearest official Weather Station was Newtown Linford, about 5 miles 8. However, observations stopped there in The highest temperature recorded at Newtown Linford was Rainfall averages On 5 May , the directly elected Mayor of Leicester role came into effect after the inaugural election.
This post exists in addition to that of Lord Mayor, which these days is a ceremonial post. On 1 April , Leicester City Council became a unitary authority.
Previously, local government had been a two-tier system: the city and county councils were responsible for different aspects of local-government services.
That system is still in place in the rest of Leicestershire. Leicestershire County Council retained its headquarters at County Hall in Glenfield , just outside the city boundary but within the urban area.
The administrative offices of Leicester City Council are in the centre of the city at Charles Street, having moved from Welford Place.
The buildings at Welford Place have been demolished and the site is to be developed into a complex of offices and plazas.
Some services particularly the police and the ambulance service still cover the whole of the city and county, but for the most part the councils are independent.
The minority Labour group ran the city until May , under Ross Willmott, when the Liberal Democrats and Conservatives formed a new coalition, again under the leadership of Roger Blackmore.
In the local government elections of 3 May , Leicester's Labour Party once again took control of the council in what can be described as a landslide victory.
Significantly however, the Green Party gained its first councillors in the Castle Ward, after losing on the drawing of lots in , though one of these subsequently resigned and the seat was lost to Labour in a by-election on 10 September The Liberal Democrat Party was the major loser, dropping from 25 councillors in to only 6 in This was in part due to the local party splitting, with a number of councillors standing for the Liberal Party UK, In the local government elections of 5 May and those of May , Labour won 52 of the city's 54 seats, with the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats winning one seat each.
The Corporation of Leicester's coat of arms was first granted to the city at the Heraldic Visitation of , and is based on the arms of the first Earl of Leicester , Robert Beaumont.
The charge is a cinquefoil ermine, on a red field, and this emblem is used by the city council. After Leicester became a city again in , the city council applied to add to the arms.
Permission for this was granted in , when the supporting lions, from the Lancastrian Earls of Leicester, were added. The motto "Semper Eadem" was the motto of Queen Elizabeth I , who granted a royal charter to the city.
It means "always the same" but with positive overtones meaning unchanging, reliable or dependable, and united. The crest on top of the arms is a white or silver legless wyvern with red and white wounds showing, on a wreath of red and white.
The legless wyvern distinguishes it as a Leicester wyvern as opposed to other wyverns. The supporting lions are wearing coronets in the form of collars, with the white cinquefoil hanging from them.
In the census, the population of the Leicester unitary authority area was ,, an increase of The wider Leicester Urban Area ,  showed an estimated population of , The population of the Leicester unitary authority area is marginally higher than that of Nottingham, while Nottingham has a higher urban area population compared to Leicester.
Eurostat 's Larger Urban Zone lists the population of the Leicester LUZ at , below that of Nottingham;  metropolitan and city region populations tend to be similar.
According to the census Leicester had the largest proportion of people aged and-under in the East Midlands at 27 per cent. Coventry, to the south west, has a population of , est.
The Eurostat regional yearbook classifies Leicester as one of country's eleven 'Greater Cities', together with Birmingham and Nottingham in the Midlands.
Leicester is second only to Bristol as the largest unitary authority city in England List of English districts by population estimates , and ninth largest counting both unitary authority cities and cities within metropolitan counties.
In terms of ethnic composition , according to the census , Leicester is the second fastest growing city in the country.
Other smaller language groups include Hindi , Bengali. With continuing migration into the city, new languages and or dialects from Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe are also being spoken in the city.
Certain European languages such as Polish will undoubtedly feature in current statistics, although their prevalence may reduce subsequently as future generations rapidly assimilate or return to places of origin, given cultural and geographic proximity and changes in the geo-political environment.
Leicester is believed to be the birthplace of the modern standard English language. As one of the fastest growing cities in the country, the ONS basis population projections indicate the city will be home to , inhabitants by around Leicester has the second largest economy in the East Midlands, after Nottingham.
The city has historically had a strong association with the production of textiles, clothing and shoes. Moreover, in recent years the higher transport prices and longer lead-times associated with globalised production in Asia mean some textile manufacturers are locating to the city.
There have been long term concerns about the working conditions in this sector. Leicester's garment district is home to more than 1, factories employing as many as 10, workers.
It has received fewer than 60 health and safety inspections and only 28 fire inspections since October He aimed to make sure that Leicester had the highest standards of employment; that workers are properly paid, well trained and work in safe environments,  In the HSE was alerted to COVID non-compliance.
Local commitment to nurturing British engineers includes apprenticeship schemes with local companies, and academic-industrial connections with the engineering departments at Leicester University , De Montfort University , and nearby Loughborough University.
Leicester was also home to the famous Gents' of Leicester clock manufacturers. Central Leicester has two primary shopping "malls" — Highcross Leicester and the Haymarket Shopping Centre : - The Haymarket Shopping Centre was opened on the site in , and was the first to be built in the city, with parking for up to cars on several levels, two levels of shopping with bus station, and it is also the site of the Haymarket Theatre.
St Martin's Square and the Leicester Lanes area has numerous designer and specialist shops; several of the city's Victorian arcades are located in the same neighbourhood.
Leicester Market is the largest outdoor covered market in Europe selling a wide variety of goods. Central Leicester is the location for several department stores including John Lewis , Debenhams.
The Golden Mile is the name given to a stretch of Belgrave Road renowned for its authentic Indian restaurants, sari shops, and jewellers ; the Diwali celebrations in Leicester are focused on this area and are the largest outside the sub-continent .
Henry Walker was a successful pork butcher who moved from Mansfield to Leicester in the s to take over an established business in High Street.
The first Walker's crisp production line was in the empty upper storey of Walker's Oxford Street factory in Leicester.
In the early days the potatoes were sliced by hand and cooked in an ordinary deep fryer. In the Walker's crisps business was sold to Standard Brands , an American firm, who sold on the company to Frito-Lay.
Meanwhile, the sausage and pie business was bought out by Samworth Brothers in Don't miss a move! Subscribe to our daily email alert of the top transfer stories.
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Your password was not recognised. In —94 City were promoted from the playoffs, beating Derby County 2—1 in the final.
McGhee left the club unexpectedly in December while Leicester were top of the First Division to take charge of Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Following promotion, Leicester established themselves in the Premier League with four successive top ten finishes. O'Neill ended Leicester's year wait for a major trophy, winning the League Cup twice, in and , and Leicester were runners-up in O'Neill was replaced by former England under coach Peter Taylor.
Taylor was sacked after a poor start to the —02 season , and his successor Dave Bassett lasted just six months before being succeeded by his assistant Micky Adams , the change of management being announced just before relegation was confirmed.
Leicester won just five league matches all season. Leicester moved into the new 32,seat Walkers Stadium at the start of the —03 season , ending years at Filbert Street.
Walkers , the Leicestershire-based crisp manufacturers, acquired the naming rights for a ten-year period.
However, Leicester lasted only one season in the top flight and were relegated to the newly labelled Championship , previously known as Division One.
When Adams resigned as manager in October , Craig Levein was appointed boss. This would prove to be an unsuccessful period and after 15 months in charge, Levein was sacked, having failed to get the Foxes anywhere near the promotion places.
Assistant manager Rob Kelly took over as caretaker manager , and after winning three out of four matches, was appointed to see out the rest of the season.
Kelly steered Leicester to safety and in April was given the manager's job on a permanent basis. The takeover was formally announced on 13 February Worthington saved the club from relegation, but was not offered the job on a permanent basis.
On 25 May , the club announced former Milton Keynes Dons manager Martin Allen as their new manager with a three-year contract. However, Megson left on 24 October after only six weeks in charge, following an approach made for his services by Bolton Wanderers.
On 22 November, Ian Holloway was appointed manager, and he became the first Leicester manager in over 50 years to win his first league match in charge, beating Bristol City 2—0.
Holloway left by mutual consent after less than a season at the club, being replaced by Nigel Pearson. The —09 campaign was Leicester's first season outside the top two levels of English football , but they hit this nadir only seven years before becoming the —16 Premier League champions — the fastest seven-year rise to the top of the English football league system apart from Ipswich Town in The —10 season saw Leicester's revival under manager Nigel Pearson continue, as the club finished fifth and reached the Championship play-offs in their first season back in the second tier.
Though coming from 2—0 down on aggregate, away to Cardiff City , to briefly lead 3—2, they eventually lost to a penalty shoot-out in the play-off semi-final.
At the end of the season, Pearson left Leicester to become the manager of Hull City , claiming he felt the club seemed reluctant to keep him, and that Paulo Sousa had been the club's guest at both play-off games, hinting at a possible replacement.
On 7 July , Sousa was confirmed as Pearson's replacement. Leicester were viewed as one of the favourites for promotion in the —12 season, but on 24 October , following an inconsistent start with the Foxes winning just 5 out of their first 13 matches, Eriksson left the club by mutual consent.
Pearson would go on to lead The Foxes to a sixth-place finish in the —13 season, ensuring Leicester were in the Championship play-offs.
However, Leicester lost the playoff semi-final 3—2 on aggregate to Watford after Anthony Knockaert missed a late penalty and Troy Deeney scored right at the end after a swift counterattack from a Manuel Almunia double save.
In , Leicester's march up the league system hit a breakthrough. Later that month, a win at Bolton saw Leicester become the champions of the —14 Championship , the seventh time they had been champions of England's second tier.
Leicester started their first season in the Premier League since with a good run of results in their first five league matches, starting with a 2—2 draw on the opening day against Everton.
They also made Premier League history by becoming the first team to beat Manchester United from a two-goal deficit since the league's launch in During the —15 season , a dismal run of form saw the team slip to the bottom of the league table with only 19 points from 29 matches.
By 3 April , they were seven points adrift from safety. This could have brought a sudden end to Leicester's seven-year rise, but seven wins from their final nine league matches meant the Foxes finished the season in 14th place with 41 points.
They finished the season with a 5—1 thrashing of relegated Queens Park Rangers. Their upturn in results was described as one of the Premier League's greatest ever escapes from relegation.
On 30 June , Pearson was sacked, with the club stating, "The working relationship between Nigel and the Board is no longer viable.
Bookmakers thought Leicester's victory was so unlikely that Ladbrokes and William Hill offered odds of 5,—1 for it at the start of the season.
Leicester became known for their counterattacking style of play, "incredible pace in the areas it is most essential" and defensive solidarity.
If this was a once in every 5,year event, then we've effectively got another 5, years of hope ahead of us.
A film has been planned of the story, centred on Jamie Vardy. Leicester, while performing well in the Champions League, struggled domestically during —17, spending much of the first few months in the bottom half of the table.
Craig Shakespeare took over as caretaker manager, and in his first match in charge, Leicester won 3—1 against fifth-placed Liverpool, with Vardy scoring a brace.
The —17 campaign was also the first season in 15 years that Leicester qualified for European football. In their inaugural Champions League campaign, they went undefeated in their first five matches to progress to the knockout stages as group winners.
This put an end to Leicester's —17 European campaign, and they finished as Champions League quarter-finalists. Shakespeare, having impressed during his caretaker spell, was appointed full-time on a three-year contract.
By Christmas, Leicester were in 8th position in the Premier League and went on to finish one place lower in 9th at the end of the season. Despite rumours that Puel would leave, he remained at the club for the next season and performed well.
However, the team suffered a poor run of games in which saw Leicester suffer 4 successive home defeats, and following a 4—1 home defeat to Crystal Palace, Puel was sacked on 24 February with the club in 12th place.
On 25 October , Leicester recorded a away win at Southampton in the Premier League , the joint largest win in Premier League history and the largest away win in English top flight history.
Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha 's helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium, shortly after taking off from the pitch on 27 October , killing Srivaddhanaprabha and all four other people on board.
The club's home colours of royal blue shirts, white shorts, and either white or royal blue socks have been used for the team's kits throughout most of its history.
An image of a fox was first incorporated into the club crest in , as Leicestershire is known for foxes and fox hunting. The club mascot is a character called "Filbert Fox".
There are also secondary characters "Vickie Vixen" and "Cousin Dennis. In the —10 season , the club's th anniversary year, the home kit featured no sponsor and a new central crest with " Years" written beneath it,  while the away colours were a return to Fosse's initial shirt, albeit with black shorts as opoosed to the original white.
In , the club adopted the playing of the Post Horn Galop prior to home matches. The club since replaced it with a modern version, which is now played as teams emerge for the second half.
For the first half, the post horn has been played live on pitch by Paul Hing since On 8 July , the club launched their new third kit for the —17 Premier League season.
The design took inspiration from the —84 kit, boasting a clean white design with thin blue pinstripes on the shirt and a textured form stripe design across both the shirt and shorts.
Since , Leicester City's kit has been manufactured by German sportswear company Adidas. The deal was valid for the —18 season. In their early years, Leicester played at numerous grounds, but have only played at two since they joined the Football League.
When first starting out they played on a field by the Fosse Road,  hence the original name Leicester Fosse. They moved from there to Victoria Park , and subsequently to Belgrave Road.
Upon turning professional the club moved to Mill Lane. The club secured the use of an area of ground by Filbert Street , and moved there in Some improvements by noted football architect Archibald Leitch occurred in the Edwardian era, and in a new two tier stand was built,  named the Double Decker, a name it would keep till the ground's closure in The ground wasn't developed any further, apart from compulsory seating being added, till when work began on the new Carling Stand.
The stand was impressive while the rest of the ground was untouched since at least the s; this led manager Martin O'Neill to say he used to "lead new signings out backwards" so they only saw the Carling Stand.
The club moved away from Filbert Street in to a new 32, all-seater stadium. The stadium has been used to host the Heineken Cup European Rugby semi-finals for the Leicester Tigers rugby club, itself based within a mile of the King Power Stadium.
On 19 August , it emerged that the new owners King Power wanted to rename the stadium the King Power Stadium , and had plans to increase the capacity to 42, should Leicester secure promotion.
Most Leicester fans consider Nottingham Forest to be their main rivals, with Derby County as secondary rivals. An East Midlands derby is any match involving two of these three clubs.
The game between the two clubs has become known as the M69 derby , named after the M69 motorway which connects the two cities together.
It was Hodge who instated a system at the club for the manager having complete control over player and staff recruitment, team selection and tactics.
Nigel Pearson and Peter Hodge have both had two separate spells in charge of the club. Dave Bassett also had a second spell as caretaker manager after his spell as permanent manager.
Graham Cross holds the record for the most Leicester appearances, with the defender playing games between —, although Adam Black holds the record for the most appearances in the league with between — Striker Arthur Chandler is currently the club's all-time record goal scorer, netting in his 12 years at the club; he also found the net in 8 consecutive matches in the —25 season.
Jamie Vardy broke the Premier League record for scoring 13 goals in 11 consecutive league games, in the —16 Premier League season. Vardy's goal at Sunderland on 10 April saw him become the first player since Gary Lineker in —85 to score 20 top flight goals for the club, having already become Leicester's highest Premier League scorer in a single season.
The highest league record at their current home, the King Power Stadium , was 32, for a competitive match against Sunderland on 8 August The highest ever attendance for a non-competitive football match of 32,, was seen at a pre-season friendly against Spanish giants Real Madrid on 30 July Leicester's highest ever league finish is first in the Premier League in — Their lowest ever league finish was first in League One in — Leicester are joint equal with Manchester City for having won the most English second tier titles 7.
The club has reached four FA Cup finals, yet lost them all. Leicester's longest ever unbeaten run in the league was between 1 November and 7 March , to which they remained unbeaten for 23 games on their way to the League One title.
Their longest run of consecutive victories in the league is nine, which they achieved between 21 December and 1 February in the Championship.
In the —16 season, Leicester won what The Daily Telegraph described as "one of the most astonishing league titles of all-time"  and achieved many new historical, club records.
They had the fewest away defeats in any top flight season, as they were defeated only twice on their travels. They also recorded the fewest losses in any of the club's Premier League seasons, losing just three matches throughout their entire campaign.
The club produced another record for the most consecutive wins in the top flight, each coming against Watford , Newcastle United , Crystal Palace , Southampton and Sunderland.
Coincidentally, they kept a record of five-straight clean sheets all set against each of the same five opponents. The King Power Stadium home crowd in —16 saw their team beaten just once in the Premier League all season.
The club became the third English team to win on their Champions League debut, after Manchester United in and Newcastle United in They are also the first English team to win away on their Champions League debut, and win all three of their opening games in the competition.
Between September and November , the club went 20 league games unbeaten at home. The stint was ended by West Bromwich Albion on 6 November in a 1—2 defeat.
On 25 October , Leicester City set the record for the highest margin of away victory in the English top tier, defeating Southampton 9—0 at St Mary's Stadium.
In doing so they also tied the record for the highest margin of victory in Premier League history, equalling Manchester United's 9—0 home victory over Ipswich Town in Since their election to the Football League in , Leicester have spent much of their history within the top two tiers of English football.
Leicester have played outside the top two tiers only once in their history to date; during the —09 season they played in League One , the third tier of English football, after relegation from the Championship the season prior.
However, they made a swift return to the second tier, as they were promoted as champions in the —09 season. The club have never played lower than England's third tier.
Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Leicester City's Player of the Year award is voted for by the club's supporters at the end of every season.
The following have played for Leicester and have been inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame :. The Football League Legends is a list of " legendary football players" produced by The Football League in , to celebrate the th season of League football.
The following players have been selected by their country in the World Cup Finals, while playing for Leicester. The following players have been selected by their country while being playing for Leicester City including players both on loan at and away from the club.
The number of caps won whilst at the club are given, along with the date of the first cap being won while with Leicester City. Players listed in bold are current Leicester City players.
Includes competitive appearances only. Gray 24 years old 0 0. Tielemans 23 years old 11 3. Maddison 24 years old 10 1. Albrighton 31 years old 7 0. Barnes 23 years old 10 3.
Ünder 23 years old 5 0. Choudhury 23 years old 2 0. Mendy 28 years old 11 0. Ndidi 23 years old 3 0. Praet 26 years old 10 1.
Fitzhugh 18 years old 0 0. Flynn 19 years old 0 0. Leshabela 21 years old 0 0. Vardy 33 years old 10 9.