In Both Camps; Walsall

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Leicester will play Walsall in the 4th round of the FA Cup as we take a closer look of players with a life in both camps. Allan Clarke and Mark Wallington comes to mind, as well at Matty Fryatt.

Josh Gordon, who left the club in 2021 and joined Barrow, added up 107 league games while at Bescot Stadium, scoring a total of 21 goals. He was once signed by Leicester from Stafford Rangers, but never made it to the first team, nice to see that he is getting his career rolling at other levels.

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In Both Camps; Celtic

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Leicester and Celtic do have a number of players with a life in both camps. Jim Melrose is one from the early 80’s, who was signed by Leicester moving from Partick Thistle, but later returned to Scotland for a couple of seasons with Celtic, again returning to play in England for several clubs, among them Wolves, Man City and Leeds.

Martin O’Neill made his management switch between the two clubs as also Brendan Rodgers have done, but the two made their moves in a different way to and from the two clubs. Both had tremendous success while at Celtic Park, winning Leauge and Cup trophies as well as taking Celtic into the Champions League group stages.

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In Both Camps; Gillingham

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Leicester will play Gillingham in the 3rd round of the FA Cup, coming up on the 7th of January. We have looked back on all those players who have been in both camps, and also had a look up on managers, with a certain Peter Taylor to be mentioned. PT is now in his 24th manager position at Maldon and Tiptree.

He joined Leicester in the summer of 2000 to take over from Martin O’Neill, who left for Celtic. Peter Taylor guided The Gills into the 2nd tier of English football and his work was on a scale that Leicester became interested and decided to go for the former Crystal Palace and Tottenham winger.

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