Boxing Day, Previous Years, how are Leicester City coping with
DATE: 26.12.2017 - THE CUNNING FOX - NEWSDESK
Boxing Day is a fest for
football but has it always been that thrilling for Leicester City
fans, going back you will find it a bit of mixed emotions, last
season ending in a 2-0 defeat to Everton
Today City will play
Watford in a difficult away game at Vicarage Road. To go to
play The Hornets is not an easy task and their manager
Marco Silva is eager to get things
right after a difficult period lateley.
Last season for the Boxing Day fixture,
Claudio Ranieri was still in charge, seems a long long time
ago. Now it's Claude Puel who are leading the foxes to another game.
His start has been quality, with a slip against Crystal Palace, but
back on track v. Man Utd.
Winning Premier League was fantastic, but at Boxing Day that same
season, it was no fun at all, being defeated 1-0 at Anfield. In the
year before "the great escape" it was another defeat, this time v.
To find a win from previous events, you have to go to the next in
line, winning 1-0 at home v. Reading.
scored the winner on a penalty in the 21st minute.
But from that Boxing Day in 2013, you will find a long and great run
winning and drawing games all the way back to 2004, when you will
find the next defeat at home to Rotherham.
Going back to the days of
you will find a run of results that really not gives any mirroring
of what he did in total. MON counted up one win, two defeats and a
draw. In his first season City was not in action on Boxing Day.
during his time as manager at Leicester, he had a great run of
results on Boxing Day. Gary Lineker and Steve Lynex scored in the
2-1 home win v. QPR at Filbert Street, this was back in 1983.
For the next two seasons following Milne made it all briliant Boxing
Day's for City fans, winning away to Liverpool and at home to Aston
Villa. Milne was unbeaten at Boxing Day as City manager, what a
Another legendary manager,
never managed to bring all joy to City fans on Boxing Day. He had a
record of three defeats, two draws and one win, but that win was
against Derby, with goals from Bob Lee and
and it probably made up for all the missed chances in previous
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