Garry Parker & Steve Claridge

‘A Great Honour’ – Claridge’s Magical Foxes Memories

Steve Claridge was a Leicester City player for only 755 of the 50,245 days since the Club’s first-ever competitive fixture, but few individuals have left such an indelible mark on the Foxes.
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A career which began in 1983 and would last over 1,000 games seemed to be in an autumnal moment when new City manager Martin O’Neill persuaded the board to spend the bulk of the Club's budget on the forward from Birmingham City.

“Steve Claridge is a top-class player who can prove vital for what we are trying to achieve – promotion.” That’s what O’Neill told the assembled media at Belvoir Drive upon confirmation of the deal, which could climb to £1.3M if an array of clauses were met at Filbert Street.

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