5000-1: The Leicester City Story
The incredible as-it-happened story of Leicester City’s march to Premier League victory
We are thrilled to be publishing 5000-1: The Leicester City Story on 26th May to mark an amazing moment in sporting history.
In August 2015 bookmakers William Hill priced Leicester at 5000-1 to win the Premier League – the same odds as Elvis being
On 2 May 2016, the impossible happened – Leicester won, to ecstatic celebrations in the city and around the world.
Detailing the key matches and turning points, author Rob Tanner, Leicester Mercury’s chief football writer, tells the inside story of Leicester City’s heroic year of triumph – and the players who under Claudio Ranieri’s inspired leadership became the most unlikely champions in football history.
Includes a foreword from Sky Sports‘ Alan Smith
Read an extract