UK time is: 18:44:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Taylor back to face the flak

Nearly three and a half years after his ignominious departure, former manager Peter Taylor is returning to the cauldron of Leicester City's ground with a football team.

On Saturday March 4, Taylor brings his Hull City side for a Championship match which could well attract another bumper crowd.

It will be his first competitive visit since his departure as City boss in October 2002.

Since then of all the figures in Leicester's long history, Taylor's name is arguably the most reviled.

Indeed many fans still trace the club's downward spiral into administration, and our continued financial difficulties, back to the high-spending/low achieving Taylor era.

That background guarantees an electric atmosphere on the 4th and there is every possibility that the crowd will be close to or better than the season's best 25,497 which attended the last home game against Leeds.

City have to play Ipswich at Portman Road first but already Chris Tinbergen, City's head of football and administration, reckons ticket sales for the Hull fixture have been brisk.

Said one fan who preferred not to be named: 'The game will have all the atmosphere of a local derby plus some and if Rob Kelly goes back through the tunnel with a win there won't be a word said against him for ages whatever else he does.'

Click Club Forums, click 100% Football for fans chat. Posters can now win monthly prizes for their contributions.






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:Wednesday February 22 2006

Time: 9:28AM

Your Comments

The mighty Peter Taylor will get the Tigers a win !! Can't wait to come to your game - especially as it is the day before my Birthday so will make a nice present to take the three points off you !!
mdjw_41
Don't waste money on a bet that you could better spend on a pint!
Dyna-mite
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leicester City Articles

Everton Friendly Kicks Off Later (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Pearson Pleased With First Run Out (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Ilkeston 1-6 Leicester (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Leicester Seal Ulloa Deal (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Leicester Squad Numbers 2014-15 (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Rowley Joins Development Squad (Friday July 18 2014)

James Looks Ahead To Everton (Friday July 18 2014)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

A HOMETOWN TEAM: AFC IN NYC
Arsenal : 24/07/2014 16:37:00
Piazon Goes to Germany
Chelsea : 24/07/2014 16:34:00
Squad for the season ahead
Chelsea : 24/07/2014 16:26:00
Some decisions just baffle...
Chelsea : 24/07/2014 16:21:00
Second Half Pleases Bruce
Hull City : 24/07/2014 15:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Doncaster MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Schmeichel 6%
De Laet 6%
Konchesky 3%
Drinkwater 12%
Wasilewski 3%
Morgan 6%
Mahrez 34%
King 3%
Phillips 3%
Nugent 6%
Dyer 3%
Sub - Knockaert 3%
Sub - Taylor-Fletcher 6%
Sub - Hammond 6%