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City's First Day Back - As Told Through Social Media

The Blue Army rejoiced on Saturday as Leicester City finally returned to Premier League action after a 103-day absence of football in our lives.
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The match itself, of course, ended in a 1-1 draw with Watford after Craig Dawson equalised Ben Chilwell's magnificent opener - both of which came during a frantic three minutes of added time.

However, as the Foxes faithful adapted to new circumstances, due to COVID-19, gathering around TVs, tablets, radios and smart phones around the world, the Club's supporters came together in new ways.

After providing hundreds of videos messages, which were shown to Brendan Rodgers' first team squad before kick-off, the Blue Army once again lit up social media with their backing for the Foxes.


Leicester City Players Respond To Fan Messages

The Blue Army spoke. The players listened.

Matches may have to be played behind closed doors for the remainder of the 2019/20 season, but the Foxes family remains as united as ever as we all collectively become accustomed to a new normal.

Here's how - throughout the first of at least 10 fixtures to be contested without supporters in stadia - Leicester fans showed their colours on matchday 30 of the Premier League campaign.


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If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. That's certainly the case for one supporter, who's been asking for Uptown Funk to return to matchdays for quite some time...

The game

Finally, football was back for Leicester City - and it almost felt like it had never been away...


The Foxes may well have been denied Premier League win no.17 this season, but there were plenty of positives to take...

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