Leicester City - Tiatto's return a 'lift' for City
UK time is: 16:15:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Tiatto's return a 'lift' for City

Club captain Danny Tiatto is in the Leicester City squad for tomorrow's home game against Leeds and manager Rob Kelly is delighted insisting 'he lifts the place'.

Such a remark might raise the eyebrows of anyone who has been on the other end of a Tiatto tackle but Kelly was serious adding 'he is a good player, a good type' and 'it is good to have him back.'

Tiatto has been sidelined for six weeks with a hamstring injury sustained early on in the defeat at Crystal Palace on January 2.

It has not been good year for the combative Australian. Leicester have played 40 League and Cup matches this season but Tiatto has started only 10 of them and was taken off in six. He also gathered three yellow cards plus two making a red in those games.

His record has been such that many fans have argued that he should have been stripped of the captaincy and the job given to current team captain Paddy McCarthy.

But, Kelly clearly has no doubt about his value and his return is a timely return given the long-term loss of fellow Aussie midfielder James Wesolowski.

It gives Kelly the choice of four genuine central midfield players in Gudjonsson, Hughes, Williams and Tiatto plus recent convert Alan Maybury who was outstanding in right midfield against Derby.

Kelly has had limited options so far with his team selections but Saturday could offer a pointer to where his managerial emphasis will lie.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 17 2006

Time: 11:34AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Audio - Vardy On England Call (Monday August 31 2015)

Deadline Day Tomorrow (Monday August 31 2015)

Ranieri - Vardy Deserved His Strike (Saturday August 29 2015)

Elder Loaned - West Ham Set (Saturday August 29 2015)

Stats: Bournemouth v Leicester (Saturday August 29 2015)

Bournemouth v Leicester - Team Line Ups (Saturday August 29 2015)

Vale & Oldham Spells For Duo (Friday August 28 2015)

Depth & Options Please Ranieri (Friday August 28 2015)

The Leicester City Injury Table.. (Friday August 28 2015)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 4 4 0 0 +10 12
2. Crystal Palace 4 3 0 1 +3 9
3. Leicester City 4 2 2 0 +3 8
4. Swansea 4 2 2 0 +3 8
5. Man Utd 4 2 1 1 +1 7
6. Arsenal 4 2 1 1 +0 7
7. Liverpool 4 2 1 1 -1 7

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Hammers Bid for Antonio Accepted?
West Ham : 31/08/2015 16:14:00
Calder To Dundee Confirmed
Aston Villa : 31/08/2015 16:10:01
Quick Transfer Roundup
Aston Villa : 31/08/2015 16:06:00
Sherwood Talks Injuries amp; Gabby
Aston Villa : 31/08/2015 15:51:00
Sinclair Gets BBC Nod
Aston Villa : 31/08/2015 15:42:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Schmeichel 0%
De Laet 0%
Huth 0%
Morgan 0%
Schlupp 20%
Drinkwater 0%
King 0%
Mahrez 0%
Kante 40%
Albrighton 0%
Vardy 20%
Sub - Okazaki 0%
Sub - Dodoo 0%
Sub - Benalouane 20%