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Leicester City wins the Title

So if you’re a fan of sports in general, you should know that Leicester City won the league title of the Premier League this year. This crazy game happened Monday between Tottenham and Chelsea. Yes, for all of you people that don’t know soccer, a team can win the title without even playing in the game. In soccer, it all comes down to how many points you finish with at the end of the season. With that being said, since Chelsea tied Tottenham on Monday, Tottenham will not have enough points to catch up to Leicester City and take first place. With two games remaining, there is not enough time so Leicester has won the championship. My team, Chelsea, helped them do that so Vardy, if you’re reading this, you’re welcome.

A fan of sports underdogs should love this story. Leicester City has been around for over 132 years and never been in the top tier of English football. This was their first time being in the BPL where they had 5000 to 1 odds to win it. Yes, 5000 to 1. I wish I bet on that because I could be rich. So going into the season, they definitely were not in the lime light. Claudio Ranieri was brought in as the new manager of Leicester. Last time he was in the BPL he was the coach of Chelsea. So they stared out the season nice without losing a game till the end of the September to Arsenal. Overall they lost 3 games all season, and was in first place for the majority of the season. Jamie Vardy one of the most underrated players in all of football broken the record for most goals in consecutive matches by scoring 11 goals. This broke Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record. Also, Raheem Marhez was a great player for them, winning the Player of the Year award. Honestly, their whole team played way better than anyone thought. I could talk about each player for hours because they shouldn’t of been that good. 

This is honestly one of the coolest title races I have ever watched because for once, the big clubs with a lot more money than these smaller teams lost. This is great for the league because it shows that even if your club isn’t the biggest, you still have a chance to win it all.

I think that next year their will be a lot more competition between the bigger and smaller sides. Going forward to the transfer window, it will be interesting to see if Leicester tries to bring in some big names so they can defend their title or maybe sell their players. I hope that they try to bring in some big names and invest more money into the club. That would be cool if they became a team that could compete year in and year out with the big clubs (Chelsea, Man United, Arsenal, Man City, etc.). So it should be an interesting summer which I will keep you guys up to date on.

Thats all I really have for you guys, just wanted to make sure everyone knew they won. So Leicester City, you’re welcome and congratulations.  Oh, and did anyone see Hazards goal to tie the game against Tottenham, which then became the goal to win Leicester the title?? It was amazing! Hazard is back baby!! Can’t wait for next season.

Go Blues!!

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Can Leicester City hold on to the Premier League Title?

As of now, in this crazy 2015-2016 season, Leicester City is on top of the Premier League with 66 points. They are 5 points ahead of Tottenham (2nd place) with seven games remaining. One of these two teams will win the league because the third place team, Arsenal, is 11 points behind Leicester and 6 behind Tottenham. Ultimately, the next seven games will decide who raises the trophy. In my opinion, Leicester City should be able to walk away with the title. For those of you that don’t follow soccer, this season could go down in history. First off Leicester was just promoted from a lower division. This is like the Providence Bruins becoming apart of the NHL and then winning the Stanley Cup. None of the sports annalists could have predicted this. Hopefully they will not crack under the pressure and hold on to first place.

Lets look at Leicester City’s schedule for the next seven games. They only play a top five team once, that being West Ham, but there are a couple teams that will put up a fight. First is Sunderland, because they sit in 18th place and as of now, are being relegated. Sunderland needs as many wins as possible or they will be going down. Expect them to play better/harder than their current position. Second, Man United will be fighting for a spot to compete in Europe next year. That will be a tough feat, but if Vardy and Marhez keep playing the way they have been all season, Leicester should be able to win against Man U and their struggling defense. Other than those two games, the only other team they play that should be a threat, is Chelsea. With the way their season is going, it should be an easy win. The other four games should be wins as well, but that is easier said than done, and we will have to wait and see. The only threat to this team will be Tottenham. Too bad these two teams do not square off against each other, but they both play Man U and Chelsea. Those two games (Tottenham schedule/Leicester schedule)  will be must wins for Tottenham and Leicester. Whoever gets more points from those two games will win the league.

Honestly, it is all in the hands of Leicester to control their future. It comes down to if they can stay composed throughout these next seven matches or if they will crack under the pressure. This will be one of the better Premier League title races, because for the first time in a long time, the underdog may win. Hopefully Vardy will lead Leicester to the title because it would be awesome for a small club to win for once. Also, if Tottenham wins it would be the end of the world for a Chelsea fan (me) because they despise them. All my friends would heckle me for months if Tottenham won and it just wouldn’t be fun, so….. Let’s go Leicester!! Don’t mess this up!!