Premier League A-Z: Leicester City

Leeds United are returning to the Premier League for the 2020/21 season after being crowned Sky Bet Championship champions.

There is much anticipation, with the Whites heading back into the top-flight for the first time in 16 years.

Ahead of the campaign, which is due to begin on 12th September,  we take a closer look at our Premier League opponents in our A-Z.




Name: Leicester City


Nickname: The Foxes


Founded: 1884


Manager/head coach: Brendan Rodgers


Major Honours:

Premier League winners (1): 2015-16

League Cup winners (3): 1963-64, 1996-97, 1999-00

Charity Shield/Community Shield winners (1): 1971


Ground: King Power Stadium

King Power Stadium


Stadium capacity: 32,261 


Distance from Elland Road: 101 miles


2019/20 league position: 5th (Premier League)


2019/20 top league goal scorer: Jamie Vardy (23)


2020/21 Premier League title odds: 100/1


2020/21 Premier League relegation odds: 40/1


Previous encounters: 123


Leeds United wins: 47


Draws: 33


Leicester City wins: 43


Last time at home:

Saturday 18th January 2014


Leeds United 0

Leicester City 1 (Nugent 88)

Luke Varney


Last time away:

Tuesday 24th October 2017

League Cup

Leicester City 3 (Iheanacho 30, Slimani 71, Mahrez 88)

Leeds United 1 (Hernandez 26)

Pablo Hernandez


Did you know? 

– Leicester have won the second-tier title seven times, a joint record with Manchester City

– Leicester hold the record for the most FA Cup final appearances without winning, reaching Wembley four times without success

– The Foxes have spent just one season outside of the top two tiers in England, in 2008/09 winning the League One title


From the photo archive:

Allan Clarke

Saturday 10th February 1973- Allan Clarke in action against his former side Leicester

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