2007-08 Season Preview: Leicester City

Last updated : 24 June 2007 By @blades_mad1889

Team: Leicester City
Nickname: Foxes
Address: Walkers Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester, LE2 7FL
Official Website: www.lcfc.co.uk
Stadium: Walkers Stadium
Capacity: 32,500

Last Seasons Finish: 19th
2007-08 Prediction: Dark Horses For Promotion

Championship Odds (Coral)
Outright: 12/1
Promotion: 4/1
Relegation: 16/1

Did You Know?

Leicester City have reached the FA Cup Final on four occasions; 1949 (v Wolverhampton Wanderers; 3-1), 1961 (v Tottenham Hotspur; 2-0), 1963 (v Manchester United; 3-1) and 1969 (v Manchester City; 1-0). Despite reaching the final the Foxes have yet to win the prestigious trophy.

:: Fans View ::

Name: Joe Harris
Website: www.foxes-mad.co.uk

01. What's the best that could happen this season?


02. And the worst?

Relegation, we have been painfully close over the last few seasons.

03. Young player to watch?

Ricky Sappleton: the new signing was given trials at Liverpool and Middlesbrough. At only 17 though, he may not feature much this season. Definetly one for the future though. Levi Porter: One of our brighter players last season and a danger on the left wing. The pace Leicester lad will cause problems for most Full Backs in the Championship.

04. Most important player?

Iain Hume. If he performs and scores the goals, we will rocket up the table. A true leader.

05. Player you would like to get rid of?

Martin Allen and Milan Mandaric know who our denotes are and have already ousted the likes of Andy
Johnson and Mark De Vries.

06. Is your manager the right man for the job?

It's early days but judging by his ambition and adventurous transfer reputation, he is perfect for the

07. What advice would you give him?

He will need a balance between youth and experience if he is to be a success.

08. Which team do you most want to beat this season?

Coventry City.

09. Which opposition player will get the most stick?

The Coventry starting 11!

10. Where will you finish?

Play-Offs. 5th place.

11. How would you rate Sheffield United and were will they finish?

They need to recover from relegation and bounce back. With the Premiership's parachute payments the club should do well with some wise spending over the summer.