Foxes A to Z, Muzzy Izzet, World Cup bronze medalist and Leicester legend

Unblooded by Chelsea, and utterly unknown elsewhere at the time Martin O’Neill made him a deadline day loanee, midfielder Muzzy Izzet took next to no time to make his mark as City’s promotion drive took off sleeply following the nadir of his debut day defeat (the infamous occasion when MON was almost prematurely booed out…

Foxes A to Z, Len Glover, The best never capped winger in England

A series of injuries marred both the beginning and the end of Lenny’s City career, but in the interim seasons his left-wing skills and pace bemused many an opposing full-back, and it was a genuine tribute to both his ability and personality that he became such a firm favorite of the usually highly critical popular…

Foxes A to Z, Peter Rodrigues, FA Cup finals, win and defeat, Man City & Man Utd

At his peak the undisputed master of the sliding tackle, Peter already an established Welsh international right-back, with additional experience in Cardiff’s initial Cup Winners’ forays, wehn he became a New Year’s Eve signing for City at the new record fee of £42 500. Thereafter his pace, overlapping inclinations and that trademark method of dispossession…

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…