Leicester City 2018-19 fixtures
Leicester City's fairytale triumph in 2016 read like a book but most people expected the Foxes to find the next seasons more of a challenge. Although since then there has not been the triumph of 2016, Leicester City FC have become one of the most competitive teams in the Premier League. In 2017 they also embarked on an exhilarating campaign in the Champions League where they reached the quarter-finals, just missing out to Atletico Madrid. Will Jamie Vardy and his teammates create another memorable season as the new Premier League season starts? The side from the Midlands finished the 2018 EPL season in 9th place, just missing out on a spot in Europe for the new season. Leicester can focus on the EPL and the competitions like the FA and League Cups, hoping to give their fans more to shout about. Cheer on the Foxes and buy your Leicester City tickets today, here at StubHub.
The rich history of Leicester City
Founded in 1884 by a group of former Wyggeston School students, the club eventually joined the Football Association in 1890. Leicester City's distinctive royal blue kit has been a constant for most of their history, however, the iconic fox featured on their emblem, was actually introduced in 1948, due to Leicester's history regarding foxes and fox hunting. 1949 saw Leicester City's first ever FA Cup Final appearance, although they lost 3-1 to Wolverhampton Wanderers. 1957-1969 is widely considered to be the club's most successful period, representing the longest time they have stayed in top-flight football. The club has long been associated with crisp manufacturers Walkers, and the company was their sponsors from 1987, until 2001 when they were bought by Thai travel retail group King Power. Considering Leicester City's Premier League 2015-2016 win, Leicester City tickets are almost guaranteed to be in high demand! Can Leicester keep up their phenomenal performance once again? Find out and buy your Leicester tickets now, in just a few simple clicks!
Oddly enough, despite their time away from the Premier League, The Foxes can still boast impressive silverware to their name, now adding their first Premier League title win to the mix. Prior to 2016, their highest ever finish was second in what was then known as Division One back in 1929. They also hold the joint-highest record for second-tier titles, after having topped the Second Division an impressive 6 times and winning the Championship title in 2014. Leicester has lifted the League Cup on 3 occasions, the last time being in 2000. Throughout their history they have always fallen short of achieving an FA Cup title, being runners-up in 1949, 1961, 1963 and 1969.
King Power Stadium: All you need to know
Originally called Walkers Stadium, Leicester's decision to move to the stadium in 2008 was originally seen as a dangerous move as the team fell into relegation at the time of purchase. All financial woes soon subsided when the team was acquired by billionaire Thai Vichai Raksriaksorn, and now the King Power Stadium can boast some of the best facilities in the area and the stadium's atmosphere is certainly worth the journey! buy Leicester City FC tickets now and see some of the best EPL football around.