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Leicester City 3 Swindon Town 4, 31st May 1993

Sunday’s defeat at Vicarage Road was sickening. It feels horrible. Hard to imagine feeling worse, right? Wrong. This is the story of a young boy, his Dad and a very bad, very posh referee. It was the pizza that did … Continue reading

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The Levein Spoonful: The Story of City’s 2005 Cup Run

The early months of 2005 were a curious time for Leicester City. Having started the season as big spending favourites for promotion, the club dispensed with their manager in October after a poor start, replacing him with a young coach … Continue reading

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Sayonara, Abechan: A Brief Affair with a Japanese holding midfielder

This weekend, news emerged (as always, on Twitter) that Yuki Abe was returning to Japan to rejoin his previous club, Urawa Reds. So comes to an end an unlikely, and all too fleeting, love affair with a player who brought … Continue reading

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2011 Review: Five defining moments

No.1, 12th February: Andy King scores City’s second in a 2-0 win at Derby The first two months of 2011 were Salad Days for Sven Goran Eriksson’s Leicester side, winning 7 of their first 8 league games of the year. … Continue reading

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2011 Review: What’s Eating Leicester City?

This article appeared originally on the Slide Rule Pass site. On 30th July 2011, Leicester City faced Real Madrid in a pre-season friendly which served as a statement of intent for the Foxes’ Thai owners. The Raksriaksorn family, who made … Continue reading

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Pearson’s Return – Who Wins? Who’s Off?

A phenomenal number of personnel changes have taken place in the 18 months or so since Nigel Pearson was last manager of Leicester City. Kyle Naughton, Manuel Vitor, Yakubu, Jeffrey Bruma and Ben Mee all came and went. Jack Hobbs, … Continue reading

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The Swede, Mills and the Damage Done

I had planned my first post here to be something suitably arch. Something about the unbearable lightness of being Richie Wellens, perhaps, or the time when my brother and I, aged 6 and 8, met Julian Joachim. Monday’s dismissal of … Continue reading

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An Introduction…

You won’t find comprehensive reports and analysis on this blog. We’ll leave that to the likes of the excellent Foxblogger and the equally fantastic The Seventy Two. Instead, The Fox Pass will focus on the slightly odd distractions that permeate … Continue reading

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