Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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    Ndidi wins Leicester’s young player of the year award

Ndidi wins Leicester’s young player of the year award

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, has won Leicester City’s young player of the year award for the 2017/18 season.Ndidi beat Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray to pick the plaque at Leicester City's annual awards night on Tuesday.https://twitter.com/lcfc/status/991426886424252416?s=21The 21-year-old was beaten by Harry Maguire to the players’ player of the season award.Maguire also went home with the player of the season award.Captain [...]

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    Ndidi ‘can’t believe’ he will play for Eagles at the World Cup

Ndidi ‘can’t believe’ he will play for Eagles at the World Cup

Wilfred Ndidi, Leicester City midfielder, says it still feels surreal that the Super Eagles qualified for the World Cup.Ndidi described Nigeria's prospective World Cup participation as "amazing".Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, is a yet to release a squad for the football mundial, but Ndidi was included in the preliminary list.In an interview with joe.co.uk, Ndidi said the Super Eagles "can do more" than [...]

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    Mikel was missed, Ndidi is solid… five things we learned from Nigeria 0-2 Serbia

Mikel was missed, Ndidi is solid… five things we learned from Nigeria 0-2 Serbia

The 2-0 loss suffered at the hands of Serbia would have given Gernot Rohr an opportunity to identify potential weaknesses, and strengths, in his team.On Tuesday, he made four changes to the team that beat Poland last week but Nigeria bowed to Aleksandar Mitrovic's brace at the Hive Stadium.Here are five things we learned from Eagles' loss.Defence still a concernChidozie Awaziem [...]

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    Four reasons Super Eagles should defeat Serbia

Four reasons Super Eagles should defeat Serbia

The Super Eagles head into their international friendly match against Serbia in a good position after a 1-0 victory over Poland on FridayHere are five reasons why the players, if at their best, should beat the Serbs at the Hive Stadium on Tuesday. Counter-attacking edge Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may have finally cracked it.Ater two failed attempts to qualify for the [...]

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    Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Iheanacho scores first EPL goal for Leicester in win over West Brom

Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first English Premier League for Leicester City as the Foxes defeated West Brom 4-1 at the Hawthorns.Claude Puel's men came back from a goal down to win West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.Salomon Rondo gave West Brom an early lead when he poked Burke's excellent cross home after eight minutes.But Vardy volleyed home a perfectly weighted Riyad [...]

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    Ndidi is Leicester City’s most consistent player, says Puel

Ndidi is Leicester City’s most consistent player, says Puel

Claude Puel, Leicester City coach, says Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is the most consistent player in his squad.Puel said Ndidi's game has greatly improved since the start of the season.“Since the beginning of the season, Wilfred is the most consistent player because he plays well, he recovers a lot of ball,” Puel told Leicester Mercury.“Perhaps in his last game (against [...]

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    Ndidi, Iheanacho star as Leicester draw with Swansea

Ndidi, Iheanacho star as Leicester draw with Swansea

Leicester City drew 1-1 with visitors, Swansea, on Saturday at the King Power Stadium.Claude Puel's men got the breakthrough through a superb play by Iheanacho, who skinned two defenders with a fine bit of skill and fed the ball to Jamie Vardy.From there on, it was business as usual for the England international, who gave the hosts a deserved lead [...]

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    Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Another FA Cup brace for Iheanacho as Leicester secure emphatic victory

Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brace as Leicester City defeated Peterborough United 5-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup.It was an entertaining first half for Leicester City as Fousseni Diabate gave them the lead very early in the game.Diabete, who was making his debut for Leicester, stabbed the ball home with his left foot in the ninth minute.Iheanacho [...]

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    Leicester ready for Liverpool, says Ndidi

Leicester ready for Liverpool, says Ndidi

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi says his team is focused on upcoming games after losing to Watford on Tuesday.Claude Puel's men were defeated 2-1 by their hosts despite dominating the game for a long spell.Leicester will face an in-form Liverpool at the weekend and Ndidi is optimistic of a victory.“It is very disappointing to lose this game but we will [...]

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    Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Manchester City defeated Leicester City 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.Manchester City continued their domination of English Premier League as Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi could do little to stop the in-form side.Gabriel Jesus put City ahead in the 45th minute while Kevin De Bruyne scored from 25 yards out to extend City's lead in the 49th minute.Iheanacho [...]

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    Leicester appoint Claude Puel as new manager

Leicester appoint Claude Puel as new manager

Frenchman Claude Puel has been appointed as the new manager of Leicester City.Puel replaces Craig Shakespeare who was fired last week after a 1-1 draw with West Brom.He has previously managed Lyon and Monaco and steered Southampton to an eighth-place finish and an EFL Cup final before he was dismissed at the end of last season.Leicester City vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha [...]

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    Ndidi stars as Appleton wins first game in charge of Leicester

Ndidi stars as Appleton wins first game in charge of Leicester

Caretaker manager Michael Appleton started his tenure with a valuable three points as Leicester City defeated Swansea City 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium.Leicester City moved out of the relegation zone after picking up a second win of the season and the first away from home.The Foxes went into the break with a 1-0 lead.Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, Marc Albrighton, [...]

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    Leicester City sack Craig Shakespeare

Leicester City sack Craig Shakespeare

Craig Shakespeare has been sacked by Leicester City after a dismal start to the season at the King Power.The 2015/16 English Premier League champions are in the bottom three after just one win from their opening eight Premier League games.The Foxes decided to part ways with Shakespeare less than 24 hours after a 1-1 draw with West Brom.Shakespeare had assisted [...]

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    Ndidi ‘can’t wait to experience feeling of playing at the World Cup’

Ndidi ‘can’t wait to experience feeling of playing at the World Cup’

Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi says he is looking forward to fulfilling his dream of playing at the FIFA World Cup.The midfielder says he can't wait to enjoy the feeling of participating in football's most prestigious tournament.Ndidi, who hopes to be a part of the Super Eagles' contingent to Russia, says qualifying for the mundial has made every Nigerian happy."For [...]

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    Iheanacho makes first start as Leicester draw 1-1 with Huddersfield

Iheanacho makes first start as Leicester draw 1-1 with Huddersfield

Newly promoted Huddersfield drew 1- 1 with the 2015/16 EPL champions, Leicester City, at the John Smiths Stadium on Saturday.Huddersfield, who suffered their first defeat of the season at West Ham on Monday, went ahead early in the second half through Laurent Depoitre's effort before Jamie Vardy equalised for Leicester from the penalty spot three minutes later.Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho made [...]

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    Ndidi subdued, Iheanacho unused as ‘solid’ Man United beat Leicester

Ndidi subdued, Iheanacho unused as ‘solid’ Man United beat Leicester

Manchester United on Saturday continued their good start to the 2016/17 season of the English Premier League by beating Leicester City at Old Trafford.Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi was largely subdued as his Leicester side were unable to stop the Red Devils.Kelechi Iheanacho was benched while Ahmed Musa was again unlisted for the Foxes.Manchester United could not convert any of the myriad [...]

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