Jamie Vardy

Fans' View: One Game At A Time

Leicester City supporter Emma Anderson gives LCFC.com her take on all the latest Foxes developments...
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While the memories of 2017 will not fade quickly for those that line the terraces of King Power Stadium, those on the pitch will be looking to make 2018 another that cannot be forgotten.

There are plenty of reasons to be excited, not least the performances of the Club’s youth team players.

Harvey Barnes has recently return from a loan spell at Barnsley which won him a fair few admirers and the Development Squad currently sit second in the Premier League 2 table.

Few things are more rewarding for fans than seeing young players break into the senior set up, as Ben Chilwell and Andy King have done in recent years.

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If the performances of Steve Beaglehole’s side are anything to go by, we could be seeing more players join that list soon.

Last time out in the Premier League, City produced a stunning second half display to defeat Huddersfield Town.

While Riyad Mahrez stole the headlines, it was Marc Albrighton who once again impressed with his immaculate deliveries before grabbing the injury time goal his recent performances have deserved.

A clean sheet will have pleased City stopper Kasper Schmeichel and the defensive unit against a Huddersfield side who have more than proved their Premier League credentials.

On the back of their Carabao Cup semi-final stalemate with Arsenal, it is Chelsea who are City’s latest opponents.

Having gone unbeaten over the Christmas period, last season’s champions will be looking for a repeat of the result when the two sides last met.

A rare N’Golo Kanté goal proved to be the winner at King Power Stadium in September.

Alvaro Morata was also on the scoresheet that day and, while the former Real Madrid striker is currently experiencing an uncharacteristic cold patch, his aerial prowess could threaten the City back line.

Claude Puel is left with a few selection headaches as Wes Morgan and Danny Simpson look unlikely to feature in this fixture.

But the team will be buoyed by the return of the man who embodies everything this Leicester City side are about; Jamie Vardy.

The England International is showing no sign of slowing down.


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Chelsea, with a squad containing two former Foxes, will be mindful of the threats that City pose.

But as many have discovered before, being aware of the talents of this side and being able to contain them are two very different tasks.

A positive return from this fixture will aid in cementing our top-10 position.

While the rapid revolution of recent seasons has not prepared us for patience, it is crucial to do so before we can look to greater challenges. In other words; one game at a time.

About Emma

Emma is 20-years-old and has supported the Club since a young age. Her first match was a 2-1 defeat by Ipswich Town at King Power Stadium on Boxing Day, 2002.

Naturally, her favourite memory supporting City was watching them lift the Premier League title; in particular the 3-1 victory at Manchester City, which she watched with her dad and brother.

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