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Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri wins Manager of the Year award

Claudio Ranieri was named the League Managers’ Association (LMA) manager of the year on Monday after leading 5,000-1 outsiders Leicester City to an improbable Premier League title.

football Updated: May 17, 2016 12:11 IST
Claudio Ranieri

Ranieri became only the second non-British or Irish manager to win the accolade after Frenchman Arsene Wenger won it with Arsenal in 2002 and 2004.(Reuters)

Claudio Ranieri was named the League Managers’ Association (LMA) manager of the year on Monday after leading 5,000-1 outsiders Leicester City to an improbable Premier League title.

The 64-year-old is only the second non-British or Irish manager to win the accolade after Frenchman Arsene Wenger won it with Arsenal in 2002 and 2004.

The award capped a day of celebration for the Italian as he joined his players in a victory parade on an open-top bus through the streets of Leicester in front of about 250,000 ecstatic fans.

Under Ranieri’s guidance, Leicester won their first ever top flight title in the club’s 132-year history.

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