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Slumping Liverpool collapses in 3-1 loss at Leicester in EPL

  • Leading 1-0 through Mohamed Salah’s league-high 17th goal of the season, Liverpool was pegged back in the 78th when James Maddison’s low free kick crept in and then went behind after another blunder by goalkeeper Alisson Becker.
Liverpool's goalkeeper Alisson, right, fails to save the ball as Leicester's James Maddison scores his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. (Carl Recine/Pool Photo via AP)(AP)
Liverpool's goalkeeper Alisson, right, fails to save the ball as Leicester's James Maddison scores his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. (Carl Recine/Pool Photo via AP)(AP)
Published on Feb 13, 2021 08:29 PM IST
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Leicester’s Vardy, Maddison expected to miss FA Cup tie at Stoke

Vardy, Leicester’s top scorer this season with 13 goals in all competitions, is battling a niggling hip problem, while Maddison, who has scored six goals and provided six assists, is carrying a knee injury. Both players did not train this week.
Leicester's James Maddison, centre, celebrates with Jamie Vardy after scoring his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James' Park in Newcastle.(AP)
Leicester's James Maddison, centre, celebrates with Jamie Vardy after scoring his side's opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James' Park in Newcastle.(AP)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 11:47 AM IST
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Leicester move up to third place with win at Newcastle

They moved above Tottenham Hotspur with 32 points from 17 games played, one point behind co-leaders Liverpool and Manchester United, who have played one game less.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Newcastle United v Leicester City - St James' Park, Newcastle, Britain - January 3, 2021 Leicester City's Youri Tielemans celebrates scoring their second goal with Marc Albrighton Pool(Pool via REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Newcastle United v Leicester City - St James' Park, Newcastle, Britain - January 3, 2021 Leicester City's Youri Tielemans celebrates scoring their second goal with Marc Albrighton Pool(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 10:17 PM IST
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Newcastle | ByReuters

Indian-origin UK company director banned over tax bill

Surinder Singh, 62, was the director of the company that was placed into compulsory liquidation in July 2019 after ceasing trading and failing to pay the tax bill which had accumulated from April 2018.
Surinder Singh, 62, was the director of the company that was placed into compulsory liquidation in July 2019 after ceasing trading and failing to pay the tax bill.(Reuters file)
Surinder Singh, 62, was the director of the company that was placed into compulsory liquidation in July 2019 after ceasing trading and failing to pay the tax bill.(Reuters file)
Updated on Dec 30, 2020 04:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan

Frustration for Lampard as Chelsea held, Leicester draws 1-1

That makes it just one win in the past five games for Lampard, who recruited heavily during the summer transfer window to mount a title challenge yet still seems unsure what his best side is. Sixth-place Chelsea is six points behind leader Liverpool, having played one game more than the defending champion.
Chelsea's head coach Frank Lampard covers his face during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Aston Villa in London, England, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020.(AP)
Chelsea's head coach Frank Lampard covers his face during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Aston Villa in London, England, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020.(AP)
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 05:56 AM IST
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Leicester rallies twice to draw 2-2 with Manchester United

If the visitors had held on, they would have jumped above Leicester, but Jamie Vardy met a cross from substitute Ayoze Perez with a shot that was drifting off target before deflecting into the net off the outstretched leg of United substitute Axel Tuanzebe in the 85th.
Leicester City v Manchester United - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - December 26, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their second goal with James Maddison Pool via REUTERS/Michael Regan(Pool via REUTERS)
Leicester City v Manchester United - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - December 26, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their second goal with James Maddison Pool via REUTERS/Michael Regan(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 27, 2020 06:43 AM IST
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Vardy strikes again as ruthless Leicester sink Spurs

Jamie Vardy scored the opening goal and had a hand in the other against a toothless home side.
Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy (R) celebrates after his header is deflected into his own net.(Getty Images)
Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy (R) celebrates after his header is deflected into his own net.(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 11:01 PM IST
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London | ByReuters

Fulham fixes penalty woes to beat Leicester; Villa’s VAR woe

Three embarrassing penalty misses have summed up Fulham’s miserable start to life back in the English Premier League, so hopes weren’t exactly high when the team was awarded another against Leicester on Monday.
Leicester's Harvey Barnes, front right, shakes hands with Fulham's Joachim Andersen, left, as he leaves the pitch after the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Fulham at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Fulham defeated Leicester by- 2-1.(AP Photo/Rui Vieira, Pool)(AP)
Leicester's Harvey Barnes, front right, shakes hands with Fulham's Joachim Andersen, left, as he leaves the pitch after the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Fulham at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Fulham defeated Leicester by- 2-1.(AP Photo/Rui Vieira, Pool)(AP)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 07:07 AM IST
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Covid-19: Death toll of UK Indians crosses 1,000

As of Thursday evening, 1,029 Indians had passed away in England’s hospitals and care homes, according to the National Health Service (NHS). The Indian ethnic group is followed by Pakistanis.
Pedestrians, some wearing a face mask walk in the early morning fog in Walthamstow, east London on November 27.(AFP)
Pedestrians, some wearing a face mask walk in the early morning fog in Walthamstow, east London on November 27.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 06:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan

UK: 4 life-terms for Indian-origin man on stabbing spree

Racitalal, 33, stabbed a 10-year-old boy, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s. In another incident, a five-year-old girl was hit with a car.
Carlos Vinodchandra Racitalal, 33, stabbed a 10-year-old boy, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s. In another incident, a five-year-old girl was hit with a car.(Image courtesy: Leicestershire police)
Carlos Vinodchandra Racitalal, 33, stabbed a 10-year-old boy, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s. In another incident, a five-year-old girl was hit with a car.(Image courtesy: Leicestershire police)
Updated on Nov 09, 2020 07:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan

Vardy’s penalty gives Leicester 1-0 win over Wolves in EPL

With a third straight win, Leicester went top but could be overtaken if Liverpool win at Manchester City later Sunday.
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy reacts after missing a penalty during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.(AP)
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy reacts after missing a penalty during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020.(AP)
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 10:50 PM IST
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Vardy-inspired Leicester making another strong start to EPL

Jamie Vardy helped to create first-half goals for Harvey Barnes and Youri Tielemans before scoring himself in the 76th minute at Elland Road as Leicester climbed to second place — a point behind Liverpool — at the end of the seventh round. Tielemans added a penalty in injury time.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Leeds United v Leicester City - Elland Road, Leeds, Britain - November 2, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their third goal(Pool via REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Leeds United v Leicester City - Elland Road, Leeds, Britain - November 2, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their third goal(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 06:52 AM IST
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Vardy hurts Arsenal again to seal 1-0 win for Leicester

Restricted to just the final half-hour while he manages his return from a calf injury, Vardy had enough time to net his 11th league goal against Arsenal — the most he has scored against a single opponent in the competition.
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their first goal.(Pool via REUTERS)
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their first goal.(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 26, 2020 12:13 PM IST
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UK’s famous Diwali celebrations in Leicester go virtual amid lockdown

People are being encouraged to use their video to wish a friend, or a family member, a Happy Diwali – or they could share their tips for a socially-distanced, yet joyful, Diwali celebration with people around the world.
Leicester residents and others are being invited to be part of the city’s first virtual “Diwali Day” celebration from the “safety of their homes”(AFP)
Leicester residents and others are being invited to be part of the city’s first virtual “Diwali Day” celebration from the “safety of their homes”(AFP)
Published on Oct 24, 2020 06:00 PM IST
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London | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh

Ross Barkley scores in stoppage time as Villa beats Leicester 1-0

Having scored seven goals against Liverpool before the international break, Villa just needed one to maintain its 100% start and move a point behind first-place Everton with a game in hand.
Aston Villa's Ross Barkley, bottom left, celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium in Leicester.(AP)
Aston Villa's Ross Barkley, bottom left, celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium in Leicester.(AP)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 07:16 AM IST
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‘Truly inspiring’ UK cop Manjit Atwal gets royal honour

Described as a “role model”, Atwal, who joined the force with a drive to do something for herself, is currently chief inspector in the city of Leicester with a large population of Indian origin. She is also chair of the Sikh Police Association.
During her 24-year career, the police said she has worked in 18 different areas of policing – including neighbourhood policing, youth offending, operational planning, intelligence gathering and counter terrorism.(Leicestershire Police)
During her 24-year career, the police said she has worked in 18 different areas of policing – including neighbourhood policing, youth offending, operational planning, intelligence gathering and counter terrorism.(Leicestershire Police)
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 12:16 AM IST
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Vardy treble inspires Leicester to 5-2 win over Manchester City

With injured strikers Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero unavailable, City lacked bite as Raheem Sterling looked uncomfortable on his own up front while a porous defence was unable to contain Leicester’s lethal fast breaks.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Leicester City - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - September 27, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their second goal Pool via REUTERS/Catherine Ivill EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(Pool via REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Leicester City - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - September 27, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their second goal Pool via REUTERS/Catherine Ivill EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 11:34 PM IST
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MANCHESTER | ByReuters

Injured Ndidi could miss next 3 months for Leicester

Ndidi was not involved in Leicester’s 2-0 loss to Arsenal in the English League Cup after getting hurt in the 4-2 win over Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday.
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne in action with Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi.(Action Images via Reuters)
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne in action with Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 02:19 PM IST
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London | ByAssociated Press

Indian who killed estranged partner in UK jailed for life

Jigukumar Sorthi admitted to murder after stabbing Bhavini Pravin multiple times in her home, when he went there to speak to her.
Bhavini Pravin was stabbed multiple times by estranged partner Jigukumar Sorthi in her home when he went there to speak to her.(Image courtesy: Leicestershire police)
Bhavini Pravin was stabbed multiple times by estranged partner Jigukumar Sorthi in her home when he went there to speak to her.(Image courtesy: Leicestershire police)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 07:22 AM IST
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EPL: Vardy double as Leicester ease past West Brom

Vardy, the league’s top scorer last season, and Dennis Praet both had drilled efforts well saved by West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone in bright sunshine at the Hawthorns, with the hosts offering little in attack in the first half.
Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy shoots at goal.(Reuters)
Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy shoots at goal.(Reuters)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 09:44 PM IST
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West Bromwich., England | ByReuters

UK: Indian-origin man guilty of estranged partner’s murder

A 23-year-old man who arrived from India as a partner for a woman in Leicester and later fell out with her and stabbed her to death, has been found guilty, awaiting sentence on September 16
A general view of a neighbourhood in Leicester, Britain.(REUTERS/ FILE)
A general view of a neighbourhood in Leicester, Britain.(REUTERS/ FILE)
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 08:12 PM IST
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Ben Chilwell becomes latest big-money signing by Chelsea

Chilwell moved for a reported fee of 50 million pounds ($65 million).
Ben has made more than 120 appearances for Leicester since his debut in October 2015.(Getty Images)
Ben has made more than 120 appearances for Leicester since his debut in October 2015.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 11:52 PM IST
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Leicester need more creativity up front, says Rodgers

Striker Jamie Vardy won the Golden Boot award after finishing the season with 23 goals but no other Leicester player reached double figures.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Leicester City v Manchester United - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - July 26, 2020 Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Oli Scarff(Pool via REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Leicester City v Manchester United - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - July 26, 2020 Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Oli Scarff(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 02:13 PM IST
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Jamie Vardy wins Premier League’s ‘Golden Boot’

Vardy was unable to score in Leicester’s 2-0 final day loss to Manchester United on Sunday -- a result which meant the Foxes missed out on a Champions League place and had to settle for fifth place and the Europa League next season.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Leicester City v Crystal Palace - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - July 4, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their third goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Leicester City v Crystal Palace - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - July 4, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their third goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 09:00 AM IST
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London | ByReuters

Manchester United held by West Ham to set up tense finale with Leicester

United are in third place on 63 points, Chelsea are fourth, also on 63 points ahead of their game at champions Liverpool later on Wednesday. Leicester are fifth on 62 points.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v West Ham United - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - July 22, 2020 Manchester United's Mason Greenwood scores their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Clive Brunskill(Pool via REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v West Ham United - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - July 22, 2020 Manchester United's Mason Greenwood scores their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pool via REUTERS/Clive Brunskill(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 06:21 AM IST
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Manchester | ByReuters

Kane scores twice to rock Leicester’s Champions League chances

Tottenham, which moved up to sixth place, took the lead in the sixth minute with a goal set up by Kane.
Harry Kane scores for Tottenham.(Reuters)
Harry Kane scores for Tottenham.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 12:18 AM IST
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Leicester beats Sheffield United 2-0, stays in EPL’s top 4

The victory kept Leicester in fourth place, a point behind third-place Chelsea and three above Manchester United, which plays Crystal Palace later.
Leicester's manager Brendan Rodgers, right, celebrates with Leicester's Wes Morgan.(AP)
Leicester's manager Brendan Rodgers, right, celebrates with Leicester's Wes Morgan.(AP)
Updated on Jul 17, 2020 07:35 AM IST
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Bournemouth beat Leicester 4-1 in boost for Premier League survival

Solanke then put the hosts in front and Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu was shown a straight red card in the aftermath for kicking out at Wilson as he attempted to retrieve the ball.
Bournemouth's Dominic Solanke celebrates scoring their second goal.(REUTERS)
Bournemouth's Dominic Solanke celebrates scoring their second goal.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 06:23 AM IST
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BOURNEMOUTH | ByAssociated Press

Jamie Vardy’s late strike earns Leicester point at Arsenal

Arsenal had Nketiah sent off in the 75th minute for a reckless tackle on James Justin -- a decision made after referee Chris Kavanagh viewed a pitch-side monitor.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Arsenal v Leicester City - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - July 7, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Shaun Botterill/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Arsenal v Leicester City - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - July 7, 2020 Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Shaun Botterill/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 07:41 AM IST
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LONDON | ByReuters

Everton hang on to beat Leicester 2-1 in Premier League

Brendan Rodgers’ side once had a firm grip on third place but has yet to win in three games since the league resumed after the coronavirus outbreak, and is now just three points ahead of fifth-place Manchester United and Wolverhampton in sixth.
Leicester's Kelechi Iheanacho, right, tries to control the ball as Everton's Michael Keane.(AP)
Leicester's Kelechi Iheanacho, right, tries to control the ball as Everton's Michael Keane.(AP)
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 05:21 AM IST
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LIVERPOOL | ByAssociated Press
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