2008/09 - Andy King
Leicester toasted promotion success at the end of the 2008/09 season, winning League 1 at the first time of asking, with midfielder Andy King influential in the middle of the park. The future Wales international netted nine goals as City stormed to the third tier title.
2009/10 - Martyn Waghorn
Leicester followed up promotion into the Championship with a fifth-placed finish in 2009/10, missing out on successive promotions when Nigel Pearson’s side were beaten by Cardiff City in the play-offs. Martyn Waghorn helped to cement the Foxes' top-six finish by scoring 12 goals during the regular season.
2010/11 - Kyle Naughton
Kyle Naughton, pictured celebrating his league goal against Coventry City, made 34 appearances during the Foxes' 2010/11 Championship campaign, which started with Paulo Sousa in charge before Sven-Göran Eriksson oversaw a late charge for the top six. The on-loan full-back scored five times as Leicester ended in 10th position.
2011/12 - Ben Marshall
Winger Ben Marshall featured heavily for the Foxes in the second half of the 2011/12 season. His first goal came in an FA Cup defeat to Chelsea and he would go on to net crucial goals in league victories over Hull City, Doncaster Rovers and Ipswich Town as Leicester finished ninth in the Championship.
2012/13 - Anthony Knockaert
The summer acquisition of French winger Anthony Knockaert proved to be a shrewd one as he propelled Leicester to the Championship play-offs at the end of the 2012/13 season, with eight goals to his name. The most important of those was undoubtedly an injury time winner away at Nottingham Forest on the final day of the regular season, which secured Nigel Pearson's side a place in the top six.
2013/14 - Matty James
A return to Premier League football was finally secured at the end of the 2013/14 season, with Matty James an influential figure in Nigel Pearson’s title-winning Championship side. Signed from Manchester United a season earlier, James played 35 times, scoring his only goal of the season in a comeback draw with Watford.
2014/15 - Jeffrey Schlupp
The versatile Jeff Schlupp, an Academy graduate, predominantly featured in a left-back or left midfield role during Leicester City’s Premier League return season, scoring three goals, including one in a 2-2 draw with Liverpool at Anfield, before playing a role in City's 'Great Escape' from relegation.
2015/16 - Jeffrey Schlupp
The Ghanian international scooped the award once again in the Premier League title-winning season of 2015/16, demonstrating his importance to the side despite the summer arrival of several players and a new manager in Claudio Ranieri. Schlupp made 24 appearances, scoring the winner in a 2-1 away victory at Carrow Road against Norwich City in October.
2016/17 - Wilfred Ndidi
The Nigerian international made an immediate impact after signing for the Club from Belgian side Genk in January 2017, culminating in him winning the award at the end of his first half-season with the Foxes. He starred as City made the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, striking up a partnership with Danny Drinkwater in the middle of the park, replacing the departed N'Golo Kanté and also contributed two Premier League goals.
2017/18 - Wilfred Ndidi
Ndidi's combative play impressed once again in 2017/18, as the central midfielder, then 21, scooped City's Young Player of the Season prize for the second season in succession. Playing 38 games in all competitions, he scored his only goal in an FA Cup Fourth Round victory over Peterborough United in January 2018.
2018/19 - James Maddison
During his first season at the Football Club, James Maddison won the 2018/19 Young Player of the Season accolade after making his mark on the Premier League in some style during his maiden campaign at that level.
2019/20 - Harvey Barnes
Harvey Barnes, 22, enjoyed a breakthrough season for the Foxes during 2019/20, scoring six times and laying on eight assists for his team-mates as Leicester finished fifth in the Premier League and secured European football for 2020/21. His early season strike against Sheffield United also won City's Goal of the Season competition capping off an excellent season for the winger.
2020/21 - Wesley Fofana
Joining the Club from Saint-Étienne early on in the season, it was a year to savour for young French centre-back Wesley Fofana. The France Under-21s international made an immediate mark on the Blue Army with his fearsome defensive capabilities. The campaign would end with FA Cup glory for Fofana and a well-deserved Young Player of the Season accolade too.
2021/22 - Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
Despite not making his full Premier League debut until December, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall would go on to make 46 appearances for the Foxes in 2021/22. It wasn't long before he came to be regarded as an essential figure for Brendan Rodgers' men during his breakthrough season, scoring goals in the league, the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Europa Conference League - a competition City reached the semi-finals in.