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After Leicester City claimed their first league title in the clubs 132-year history, Sky Sports reviews a memorable season for the Foxes. Black Air Max Australia . After a miraculous escape from relegation last season, Leicester were discounted by many at the beginning of the 2015/16 campaign. A year of hardship was expected, but the Foxes have spent nine months defying the odds.Having arrived into the season as 5,000/1 outsiders, Leicester have achieved the impossible by claiming their maiden Premier League title. We look back at an incredible season for Claudio Ranieris Foxes... AugustResultsWon v Sunderland 4-2 (H), Won v West Ham 2-1 (A), Draw v Tottenham 1-1 (H), Draw v Bournemouth 1-1 (A)SummaryAt 3pm on August 8, Leicester City began their season as one of the favourites for relegation. At 3:25pm, the Foxes were 3-0 up against Sunderland with Riyad Mahrez getting his sensational season off to a blistering start with two quick-fire goals after Jamie Vardy had opened the scoring. Marc Albrighton added another as Leicester claimed an impressive 4-2 win, before heading to Upton Park a week later. Riyad Mahrez helped Leicester to an opening day win over Sunderland Buoyed by their opening day win over Arsenal at the Emirates, West Ham were expected to ease to a comfortable win over Ranieris men, but another impressive performance saw Leicester head into half-time with a two-goal lead. Dimitri Payet netted 10 minutes into the second half but the Foxes held on and moved to the top of the Premier League table, before draws with Tottenham and Bournemouth consolidated their unbeaten start to the season.Key momentAfter scoring four goals in three games, Mahrezs wonderful start to the season had reportedly attracted teams across Europe, but Ranieri held on to the future Player of the Year after issuing a warning to those potential suitors: We wont sell him so its much better if they dont ask.What they said Claudio Ranieri says Kasabians Fire inspired his players Ranieris appointment was initially ridiculed by many, but an impressive start silenced the Italians doubters. His secret? I told my players, When you go on the pitch and you hear the song Fire from Kasabian, that means they want warriors. I want to see them as warriors for the fans.SeptemberResultsWon v Aston Villa 3-2 (H), Draw v Stoke 2-2 (A), Lost v Arsenal 2-5 (H)SummaryHaving returned from an international break, Leicesters unbeaten start to the season looked to be under threat, with Aston Villa taking a 2-0 lead after 63 minutes at the King Power Stadium.However, a sensational comeback led by goals from Ritchie de Laet and Vardy had seemingly salvaged a point, before Nathan Dyer struck on 89 minutes to claim all three points for Leicester in a pulsating affair. Nathan Dyer heads past Brad Guzan to complete a memorable comeback against Aston Villa Another fightback followed a week later when Mahrez and Vardy scored to claim a draw at Stoke, who had earlier led 2-0. Their unbeaten record would eventually grind to a halt following Arsenals 5-2 thrashing of them at the King Power, but Leicester would still occupy a top-six position - and were crucially eight points clear of the relegation zone heading into October.Key momentDyers winner at the King Power Stadium sent shockwaves around the Premier League, and offered a warning to those considering taking Leicester lightly. A brave header - one which briefly knocked the Swansea loanee out cold - was representative of the fighting spirit that would typify Leicesters battle-hardened approach.What they said Jamie Vardy said Leicesters start to games was becoming tiring Despite two impressive comebacks, Vardy issued a warning to his fellow players ahead of October: Its becoming tiring. We have to go a few goals down to start playing. We need to be starting as were finishing games - its as simple as that, and not leave ourselves a mountain to climb.OctoberResultsWon v Norwich 1-2 (A), Draw v Southampton 2-2 (A), Won v Crystal Palace 1-0 (H), Won v West Brom 2-3 (A)SummaryTheir month got off to an excellent start with a 2-1 win on October 3 at Norwich; a win that moved Leicester up to fourth in the table. Leicester secured a 2-1 win over Norwich at the beginning of October After a two-week international break, a theme running through Leicesters season re-emerged with a 2-2 draw at Southampton - their third comeback in five games, meaning they had recouped five points from losing positions.Vardy scored in his seventh successive Premier League game to down Crystal Palace at the King Power, before the ex-Fleetwood striker netted again a week later as the Foxes claimed a 3-2 win at West Brom, with the impressive Mahrez bagging a brace in the space of seven second-half minutes.Key moment Vardy scored in his eighth consecutive Premier League game at West Brom Vardy scored in his eighth successive Premier League game in the win at the Hawthorns, joining Daniel Sturridge and Ruud van Nistelrooy in an exclusive club of strikers to have achieved that feat. The Dutchmans record of 10 was in sight. Its important Jamie Vardy continues to work for the team, said Ranieri.What they said Ranieri treats his Leicester players Danny Simpson, Dyer, Mark Schwarzer and Marc Albrighton to pizza Ranieri had promised to treat his players to a pizza if they kept a clean sheet, which came against Crystal Palace: I think the most important ingredient is team spirit. The second most, is enjoyment.And maybe on the top - a little bit of luck. Its like the salt on the top! The fans are the tomatoes. Without tomatoes, you have no pizza.NovemberResultsWon v Watford 2-1 (H), Won v Newcastle 0-3 (A), Draw v Manchester United 1-1 (H)SummaryNGolo Kante was proving to be a superb acquisition for Leicester, and he grabbed his first goal of the season in a 2-1 win against Watford, with Vardy extending his scoring run to nine consecutive games.The frontman would score again in a comprehensive 3-0 victory over struggling Newcastle to level Van Nistelrooys record, with the Dutchmans former club Manchester United the next team up for the high-flying Foxes. Vardy broke the goalscoring record in front of the Sky Sports cameras Vardy duly obliged and wrote his name into Premier League history by becoming the first player to score in 11 successive games, but a 1-1 draw prevented Leicester from leapfrogging Manchester City at the top of the table; with just goal difference separating the two sides.Key moment Vardy broke Ruud van Nistelrooys goal record against Manchester United Its 11, its heaven for Jamie Vardy! Hold the back page, hold the front page - a Leicester player has smashed the record, bellowed Martin Tyler after Vardy squeezed the ball past David de Gea on November 28.The King Power reached a crescendo of noise as fans began to dream of their first-ever league title.What they said Ranieri was full of praise for his record-breaking striker Vardy If I let it get to me, it would have affected my performance, Vardy told Saturday Night Football. So Ive just been keeping my head down and concentrating. It was just another game we wanted to get three points in.DecemberResultsWon v Swansea 0-3 (A), Won v Chelsea 2-1 (H), Won v Everton 2-3 (A), Lost v Liverpool 1-0 (A), Draw v Manchester City 0-0 (H)SummaryTalk of Mahrez as Player of the Year began to gather pace as the Algerian netted a hat-trick in the 3-0 win at Swansea; propelling Leicester to the top of the Premier League.Leicester then ramped the pressure up on Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho after a 2-1 win at the King Power, before ensuring that they would top the league at Christmas following a 3-2 victory over Everton at Goodison Park. Leicester players celebrate Riyad Mahrezs stunning goal The Foxes fell to only their second defeat of the campaign with a 1-0 loss at Liverpool on Boxing Day, before responding with a goalless draw at home to Manchester City. Arsenal headed into 2016 as league leaders, but Leicesters charge showed little sign of faltering.Key moment Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City scores his teams second goal Mahrez jinked past Cesar Azpilicueta and arrowed a sumptuous strike beyond a helpless Thibaut Courtois, leaving reigning champions Chelsea hovering above the relegation zone. Mourinho would be sacked three days later.What they said NGolo Kante is one of the signings of the season, says Thierry Henry What Leicester have done is a fairy tale. Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and NGolo Kante, who is one of the signings of the season, have all been playing so well, said Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry.The belief they have to beat anyone put in front of them is incredible. Leicester City are a great example to other clubs that dont perhaps have the riches available to clubs in the top six. JanuaryResultsDraw v Bournemouth 0-0 (H), Won v Tottenham 0-1 (A), Draw v Aston Villa 1-1 (A), Won v Stoke 3-0 (H)SummaryThe New Year got off to a frustrating start as the usually-reliable Mahrez missed a penalty as Leicester drew 0-0 with Bournemouth, before Leicester secured an enormous result at White Hart Lane as Robert Huth headed the Foxes to a 1-0 win over title rivals Tottenham. Robert Huth heads Leicesters winner against Tottenham A draw at Villa Park would send Leicester back to the top of the Premier League, with the competition becoming their only focus following their 2-0 defeat to Spurs in the FA Cup four days later.An emphatic return to form then saw Leicester see off Stoke 3-0 at the King Power to send Ranieris men three points clear at the top. The impossible became possible.Key moment Demarai Gray joined Leicester in the January transfer window The January transfer window threatened to disturb Leicesters cohesive unit, but Ranieri emerged on the other side with his squad intact. Mahrez and Vardy were linked with moves away, but the duo committed to the cause - and were joined by new signings Daniel Amartey and Demarai Gray.What they said Ranieri was keen to become the craziest man in the Premier League It is a crazy league because, if it was a normal league, Leicester would not be at the top, said Ranieri.I want to be the most crazy man and team in the Premier League.FebruaryResultsWon v Liverpool 2-0 (H), Won v Manchester City 1-3 (A), Lost v Arsenal 2-1 (A), Won v Norwich 1-0 (H)SummaryIn arguably the most eventful month of Leicesters season, the Foxes secured a magnificent 2-0 win over Jurgen Klopps Liverpool - with Vardy once again stealing the spotlight with a contender for goal of the season; a 20-yard volley that flew past a sprawling Simon Mignolet.The league leaders then stunned Manchester City four days later with a 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium, with Huths two goals sandwiching a super strike from Mahrez, who ended an 11-hour goal drought. Leicester celebrate scoring against Man City Having picked up 28 points on their travels this season, Leicester headed to title rivals Arsenal with confidence - but suffered an agonising 2-1 defeat after Danny Welbeck netted an injury-time winner.Ranieris men bounced back with a late goal of their own, Leonardo Ulloa scoring in the 89th minute against lowly Norwich to send Leicester five points clear of Tottenham and Arsenal.Key moment Iain Dowie cant hold in his excitement after Vardy scores a wonder goal for Leicester against Liverpool In a monumental month for Leicester, its difficult to choose one highlight - but Vardys goal against Liverpool created an electric atmosphere inside the King Power. The Leicester fans continued with their we are staying up chants, but they knew a greater achievement was in reach.What they saidSpeculation continued over the long-term future of Mahrez, forcing Ranieri to issue the winger with a firm warning: If Riyad plays well he continues to play. If he thinks about other teams he comes with me on the bench.MarchResultsDraw 2-2 v West Brom (H), Won v Watford 1-0 (A), Won v Newcastle 1-0 (H), Won v Crystal Palace 0-1 (A)SummaryCraig Gardner struck a superb free-kick to help West Brom to a 2-2 draw at the King Power, which gave Tottenham the chance to go top - but West Ham claimed a 1-0 win over Spurs to keep Leicester at the top of the pile. Shinji Okazaki scored with an overhead kick against Newcastle Seen by many as the moment Leicester won the title, Mahrez scored his 15th goal of the season to beat Watford 1-0 at Vicarage Road on March 5, with successive wins against Newcastle and Crystal Palace further strengthening their title bid.Having failed to keep a clean sheet in their first 11 games, the win at Palace saw Leicester claim their fourth shutout in five games. Theyre underestimated defensively. Theyre tight and its difficult to create against them, said an admiring Alan Pardew.Key moment Mahrez scored a hugely important goal at Watford Mahrezs goal at Vicarage Road broke the deadlock in a cagey game, and sent Leicester 11 points clear of fifth-placed West Ham as they closed in on their Champions League ambitions.The Algerian hobbled off with a hamstring injury which threatened to disrupt Leicesters title charge, but Ranieri allayed fears by claiming he was just tired and had a little cramp.What they said Vardy was praised by Joachim Low after scoring in Englands win over Germany We did watch him and he is a spectacular player, Germany boss Joachim Low said of Vardy after scoring in Englands 3-2 friendly win over Germany.He is a player who is straightforward and is always looking to find the gap in the defence and get in behind the defence. That is where it hurts the most and I think that is one of his biggest qualities.April / MayResultsWon v Southampton 1-0 (H), Won v Sunderland 0-2 (A), Draw v West Ham 2-2 (H), Won v Swansea 4-0 (H), Draw v Man Utd 1-1 (A)SummaryLeicester claimed their fourth successive 1-0 win, with captain Wes Morgan scoring against Southampton, before Vardy scored twice to down Sunderland 2-0 - their fifth successive clean sheet. Vardy reacts after referee Jonathan Moss showed him his second yellow card for simulation A controversial game on April 17 with West Ham saw Ulloa score a last-minute penalty to salvage a 2-2 draw, after goalscorer Vardy was given a second yellow card for diving. The latters unsavoury reaction to referee Jon Moss decision would earn him a further one-game ban.The Foxes got back to winning ways in style, thumping Swansea 4-0 at the King Power as Ulloa deputised for the suspended Vardy with two goals. They missed out on the chance to confirm the title when they could only draw 1-1 away at Manchester United, but they didnt have long to wait for glory to be theirs as Tottenham could only draw at Chelsea the following day.Key moment Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award Following a sensational season, Mahrez - nominated alongside Vardy and Kante - claimed the PFA Player of the Year award. Without my team-mates I wouldnt get this award, the former Le Havre player said.Its extra special because if the players vote for me its because theyve seen Ive been great this year so Im happy.What they saidWe dont want Tottenham to win the Premier League, the fans, the club and the players, the 2014/15 Player of the Year Eden Hazard told Chelseas club website. Watch the Leicester players celebrate as they were confirmed as Premier League champions In football you never know, we hope for Leicester because they deserve to be champions but we will see. We have a big game next week against Tottenham and if we can beat them it will be good. Clearance Air Max Australia . -- Matt Rupert scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the London Knights extended their win streak to nine games by defeating the Owen Sound Attack 4-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. Air Max Australia Running Shoes . Nine days before the opening ceremony, organizing committee chief Dmitry Chernyshenko said Wednesday that Sochi is "fully ready" and will deliver safe, friendly and well-run games that defy the grim reports that have overshadowed preparations. http://www.shopairmaxaustralia.com/ . There are some early surprises in the race for the Hart Trophy, but two of the contenders are the leagues biggest stars over the past decade. There are many more players in contention for the awards than just the three that Ive named, and a good or bad week can easily alter the landscape, but through the first 20 or so games of the NHL season, this is how the awards races look to me. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Smith was held to less than 200 yards passing with an interception, Spencer Ware was plugged up on the ground and the rest of the offense was rendered entirely ineffective.Kansas City still managed to beat the reigning NFC champions on the road.In what is quickly becoming a charmed season for the Chiefs, coach Andy Reid and Co. kept right on rolling with a 20-17 victory at Carolina on Sunday. Kansas City leaned on its defense to climb out of 17-point hole and win its fifth straight, second only to Dallas for longest streak in the NFL.The guys didnt panic. Thats the most important thing, Reid said Monday. You saw at halftime, the things being said in the locker room with our guys -- it wasnt, `Oh, you have to do this. It was, `Hey, were this close. We have to keep pushing. And they pushed and pushed and pushed.The victory, secured by Cairo Santos with a game-winning field goal, moved the Chiefs (7-2) into a tie with the Oakland Raiders for first place in the AFC West, a half-game ahead of the Denver Broncos. And the Chiefs hold the tiebreaker over Oakland by virtue of their lopsided road win in Week 6.Everything points to their momentum continuing, too. They face Tampa Bay this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, where they have yet to lose this season, before a high-profile showdown in Denver.Thats not to say the Chiefs are not without their warts.Smith played arguably his worst game since arriving in Kansas City, one week after being inactive with a head injury. Not only was he held to just 178 yards passing by a weak Carolina secondary, he twice missed open targets in the end zone that could have made things a bit more comfortable.The Chiefs were also 2 of 12 on third down, continuing a two-week trend in the wrong direction, and came up empty on three trips to the red zone -- a recipe that usually results in defeat.A couple weeks ago we were right there, doing our thing, doing good on third down, doing good in the red zone, Reid said. We have to take care of that first. I have to make sure Im gettiing guys in the right position to do good things. Air Max Australia Free Shipping. And we have to cut it down -- weve had a lot of third and a gazillion.Then red zone, likewise, we have to stay aggressive in the red zone, Reid said, but theres a time and place to check it down and run it.Its easier to reflect on those shortcomings when they come in victory. The Chiefs can thank their defense for that.The Panthers led 17-3 in the fourth quarter, and still had a 17-6 lead with the ball and about 10 minutes left in the game. But everything turned when safety Eric Berry stepped in front of a pass from Cam Newton, then weaved his way 42 yards to the end zone to help pull Kansas City within 17-14.Carolina got the ball back and had to punt five plays later, and the Chiefs moved 35 yards to give Santos a chance to kick a tying 33-yard field goal with 4 1/2 minutes to go.The teams swapped punts and the game appeared to be headed for overtime when Newton hit Kelvin Benjamin with about 30 seconds left in the game. Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters, whose penchant for picking off passes has made him one of the leagues bright young stars, this time wrapped his arms around Benjamin and proceeded to rip the ball right from his hands.Instant replay confirmed the fumble. Santos trotted onto the field a couple plays later and calmly knocked a 37-yard field goal through to give the Chiefs another come-from-behind win.Cairo kind of gets left out of the mix there, Reid said. Weve never not had confidence in Cairo. He came in and won the starting job when that wasnt expected to happen, and we havent really felt a lack of confidence toward his game. Like everybody, the human element, youre going to miss some, that happens, but I think we all expect him to get in there and do what he does.After all, thats status quo for everybody on the Chiefs these days.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Cheap MLB Jerseys cheap jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping cheap nfl jerseys Cheap Jerseys USA China Jerseys Cheap NFL Authentic Jerseys Cheap Jerseys For Sale Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys Cheap NBA Jerseys ' ' '

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