English Premiership

Factfile: Leicester City

2016-05-03 11:26
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London - Factfile on Leicester City, who were crowned champions of England for the first time on Monday.

Name: Leicester City Football Club

Founded: 1884

Stadium: King Power Stadium, Leicester (capacity: 32,262)

Nickname: The Foxes

Colours: Blue shirts, blue shorts, blue socks, all with gold trim

Estimated value: £436 million (Private Company Financial Intelligence, Feb 2016)

Owner/chairperson: Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (THA)

Manager: Claudio Ranieri (ITA)

Assistant first-team coaches: Paolo Benetti (ITA), Craig Shakespeare (ENG), Steve Walsh (ENG)

Captain: Wes Morgan (JAM)

Honours: Premier League champions: 2015-2016

League Cup (3): 1964, 1997, 2000

Most appearances:

Graham Cross (ENG): 599

Most goals:

Arthur Chandler (ENG): 273

Record transfer fee paid

Andrej Kramaric (CRO); £9 million, to Rijeka/CRO, January 2015

Record transfer fee received

Emile Heskey (ENG); £11 million, to Liverpool/ENG, March 2000


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