Leicester City’s Irish scout Billy Byrne has opened up about what life is like for young Irish players who have made the move to English football.
Leicester City Under-18s manager Trevor Peake has contact the Football Association of Ireland to discuss the possibility of Conor Tee being called up by his country.
Leicester scout David Mills watched Birmingham City 0-2 Swansea City last Saturday (July 29). He was joined a host of other scouts from clubs such as Manchester United, Everton and Burnley. Second half goals from Tammy Abraham and Leroy Fer sealed victory for the Swans. An educated guess would suggest Continue Reading
Eighteen-year-old defender Tyler French is currently on trial with Leicester City. The AFC Sudbury defender has been invited to Belvoir Drive after impressing Foxes scouts with his performances in the Ryman League Premier Division this season. French’s Leicester trial follows a similar arranges with Ipswich Town and Crystal Palace earlier Continue Reading
Solihull Moors have announced that Tyrese Shade is to go on trial with Leicester City. The 17-year-old forward will head to Belvoir Drive next week and will be given the chance to impress two friendly matches, including one against Sheffield Wednesday. Shade – who is eligible to represent Saint Kitts Continue Reading
Leicester City have named their 19-man squad for a pre-season training camp in Jersey. The Foxes flew out to the island yesterday (July 9) and will play a friendly against the Jersey national team on Tuesday (July 11) at Springfield Stadium. The two teams met in a mid-season friendly back Continue Reading
Former Leicester City midfielder Dean Hammond has left his role as a player mentor to the Development Squad.
Swindon Town manager David Flitcroft has said that he is ‘working strategically’ with Leicester City to improve the League Two club’s player recruitment. “Recruitment wise, I don’t think we could have afforded the players who are at the top end,” Flitcroft told the Swindon Advertiser. “I have been working strategically Continue Reading
Frederik Fisker will have six weeks to earn a contract at Leicester City this summer. The 19-year-old centre half was released by Nottingham Forest towards the end of last season and will report to Belvoir Drive after he returns from a holiday. “I am having a summer holiday now, but Continue Reading
The Jersey Football Association has confirmed that Leicester City Under-23s will visit the island in July. Steve Beaglehole’s squad will head to Jersey for a three-day training camp on Sunday, July 2. It will be the second time this year that the Foxes have visited the island. They defeated the Continue Reading
Leicester City hosted a trial match at Holmes Park yesterday (May 11). Several players were on show in front of Foxes coaches and scouts as they worked hard to earn an opportunity at the club for next season. Players from clubs such as Arsenal, Tottenham and Aston Villa were involved Continue Reading
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Norwegian brothers Jonathan and Julian Ådlandsvik have both been on trial at Leicester City this week. The duo, who are both goalkeepers, had the opportunity to impress the club’s Head of Academy Recruitment, Bill Wall, as well as academy goalkeeping coach Adam Skinner. Their trial was arranged by Swedish agent Continue Reading
Kidderminster Harriers striker Andre Brown is on trial with the club’s Development Squad. Brown has featured in a behind-close-doors friendly against Northern Ireland Under-19s and played for the Under-23s in a 2-2 draw with Reading on Monday evening (April 24). The 20-year-old, who has scored 14 goals in the National Continue Reading
Aston Villa defender Johan Abdoul is currently on trial with Leicester City. The 18 year old Frenchman, whose contract at Villa Park expires this summer, scored the equaliser on Saturday (April 22) as the young Foxes drew 1-1 with their counterparts at Brighton and Hove Albion. Leicester City have been Continue Reading
Great Yarmouth Town striker Cruise Nydazayo is currently on trial with Leicester City.
Former Bury manager David Flitcroft is scouting for Leicester City. Flitcroft has been out of work since being sacked as manager of League One club Bury last November. Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare is good friends with Flitcroft and the duo took their UEFA Pro Licenses together. His most recent scouting Continue Reading
Former Birmingham City scout Thomas Thacker has joined Leicester City as Head of 17-23 Recruitment. He replaces David Johnson, who left the club in November to become a consultant for an international agency. Thacker leaves his full-time job as a Police Officer and will work closely with the club’s senior Continue Reading
Leicester City midfielder Harvey Barnes has joined MK Dons on loan until the end of the season.