LEICESTER’S City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby says the whole of Leicester is proud of Leicester City Football Club and its incredible achievement.


LCFC clinched the Premier League title today (Monday May 2) after Chelsea took Spurs to a nail-biting 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge.


Leicester Food Park Official Opening : Photograph by ©Lionel Heap 07977 597674
Leicester Food Park Official Opening : Photograph by ©Lionel Heap 07977 597674

“What a team, what a triumph, what a day,” said Peter Soulsby. “The whole of Leicester is bursting with pride thanks to our fantastic football team, and our congratulations go out to all concerned. Over the past year Leicester City Football Club has shown the world what can be achieved through great teamwork, determination and self-belief.


“Under the magnificent leadership of Claudio Ranieri, the fearless Foxes have fought battle after battle, defying all odds and refusing to give in. They are an inspiration to us all. History has been made today, and we could not be more proud of what they have done for football, and for our city. We know that people from all over Leicester, if not the world will want to celebrate the club’s success with them, and there will be an announcement on how they can do this in due course.


“They can rest assured that Leicester knows how to throw a party, and that everyone will be invited.”


History has been made today, and we could not be more proud of what they have done for football, and for our city.

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