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Leicester City on TV and Stream

Enjoy a complete schedule of all televised and streamed Leicester City matches on TV for the 2019/2020 season. Leicester City is notable for its participation in the Premier League, EFL Cup, FA Cup and FA Community Shield.

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Historical Background

The club was founded in 1884 as Leicester Fosse F.C. In 1919 they would change to Leicester City and by then they had started to compete in the football league. Until 2016 Leicester City’s highest finish in the top division of league football was runners up in 1928-29. Leicester have been FA Cup finalists on 4 occasions, 1948–49, 1960–61, 1962–63 and 1968–69 losing all four times.  They have also won 3 league cups in 1964, 1997 and 2000 but by far their greatest achievement is their 2015-16 Premiership winning season.

Leicester City on TV

Leicester City is one of England’s most established clubs. During their title-winning season, Leicester City on TV were unmissable. The usual football tv listings of the bigger clubs playing were replaced with Leicester’s magical football on tv during their fairytale season. People around the world would tune in to Leicester City live steams to watch Leicester City live in the hope that they would do the impossible. 

Crest and Colours

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. Leicester City’s nickname “The Fox’s” comes from the fox’s head located in the center of their blue and white crest.

Key Players and Managers

Lecister have had some famous players down through the years, with some of the better-known ones also going on to play starring roles for England in their careers, these include World Cup winner Gordan Banks, England’s other great goalkeeper Peter Shilton, and England’s top scorer in World Cup’s Gary Lineker. Today Jamie Vardy leads the way for Leicester up front and is one of England’s top strikers. In terms of managers, Don Revie is in the English football hall of fame and of course Premiership winning coach Claudio Ranieri will go down in history as one of their greatest ever.

Honours

Leicester City have one Premiership title which they won in the 2015-16 season and 3 League cups won in 1964, 1997 and 2000. Other honours include 7 Championship’s/Division 1s, 1 League 1 title and 1 FA Community Shield.

Noteworthy Stats

Leicester’s most noteworthy stat is that they are considered by many to have caused the greatest shock in sporting history by winning the Premiership when they were favourites for relegation. During the title-winning season striker, Jamie Vardy broke the record for consecutive goals in Premiership games scoring 11 in a row. Leicester also hold the record for most FA Cup final appearances without a win with 4 losses.

Memorable TV Moments

Leicester city’s title-winning season created many memorable tv moments, Jamie Vardy breaking the goalscoring record previously held by Ruud Van Nistelrooy against the latter’s former team Man United and their 3-2 win against Everton that took them top of the table at Christmas. The two most famous TV moments that season, however, were off the field,  Ranieri’s famous "Dilly Ding" press conference when they secured Champions League football and the Leicester players celebrating in Vardy’s house after Tottenham drew with Chelsea gifting them the title which was played on tv stations around the world for weeks after.

 

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