Foxes A to Z, Steve Whitworth, England international with Charity Shield special

An immaculately cool and perceptive right-back, perfectly suited in his adventurious adaptability to a game in which tactical developments meant he was only rarely in direct oppostion to an orthodox winger, Steve won his team spurs as an early season stand-in for Peter Rodrigues in Frank O’Farrel’s promotion bound side, and missed only three games…

Foxes A to Z, Dennis Rofe, big money move from Leyton Orient

Dennis Rofe was lined up to rejoin his former manager Jimmy Bloomfield at Leicester on the very day David Nish left. Dennis cost about half the £250 000 fee City received. Comparisons between the left-backs, if invidious, were inevitable, but sound judgement saw that wat City had lost in sheer elegance, they’d gained in cherry…

Foxes A to Z, Mike Stringfellow, 14 seasons with Leicester City

To attempt to characterise Mike’s fourteen season with Leicester City is to risk an unfortunately not overly glib analogy with the footballing cliche “it’s a game of two halves”. For seven years after his £ 25 000 move from Mansfield Town the tanky outside-left was one of the most feared attackers in the country, forming…

Foxes A to Z, Graham Cross, the player with most Leicester City appearances

Falling just short of Adam Black’s club record League appearance total, but bettering his aggregate tally to stand, with 599 senior games for City, as Leicester’s most consistent servant ever, Graham also proved himself one of the most versatile over his sixteen seasons. It was often said that his regular switching of position cost him…