5000-1: The Leicester City Story (Paperback)
Five Years on from The Foxes’ Unprecedented Triumph
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*REVISED AND SIGNIFICANTLY UPDATED TO COVER THE FIVE YEARS SINCE LEICESTER CITY’S REMARKABLE TITLE WIN.*
On 2 May 2016 England’s football landscape was spectacularly and irreversibly altered as 5000-1 longshots Leicester City were crowned Premier League champions.
Not only did this incredible feat break the long-standing monopoly at the top of the table, but it also propelled Leicester into the Champions League for the very first time.
In 5000-1: The Leicester City Story – Five Years On…, Rob Tanner relives City’s title win, their summer of celebration and reflects on the five years that followed as Leicester continued to challenge football’s elite.
Rob Tanner is The Athletic’s Leicester City correspondent. He was the Leicester Mercury’s chief football writer from 2009 until 2019. He lives in Tamworth, Staffordshire.