Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Pearson Pleased With Start

Pearson Pleased With Start

Nigel Pearson has called todays win a good days work as he starts his bid for promotion this season.

With expectations high ahead of the campaign, that we will finally realise our promotion ambitions, Pearson couldn't have hoped for a better start than seeing us come out 2-0 on top of Peterborough.

Speaking to lcfc.com following the game, the boss said.

'All in all it's a good afternoon's work. It's nice to get off to a winning start, we've got a tough opening 10 games so it was important for us to start well. We scored the first goal at a good time and Andy King scored a very good goal to increase the lead in what was a close game. There will be a lot of tight games this season, we've got to make sure we do enough to win them.'

As for whether or not the win will increase expectations, Pearson added.

'The expectation is always going to be there, but we put a lot of pressure on ourselves. Owners, players, staff, supporters 0 we all want to do it. We have no divine right and if we want to achieve it, it's going to be hard work for us.'

No doubt Pearson is getting bored of the expectation questions now, it's a stated aim of the board and it was the slow start that was seen to scupper that aim that lost Sven his job. Can you really manage expectations when it's so clear what the expectation is?

Vital Leicester on: facebook

Vital Leicester on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:SvensAmbition
Date:Saturday August 18 2012
Time: 9:56PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Leicester City Articles

Stats: West Bromwich Albion v Leicester City

All the stats from West Bromwich Albion (0) vs (1) Leicester City, , 29/4/17 Att: 24,611

Follow Live On Twitter - West Brom v Leicester

Leicester go to the Hawthorns as the visitors to West Brom today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Shakespeare - Morgan's Touch & Go

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has said that skipper Wes Morgan is touch and go for this weekend's clash against West Bromwich Albion.

Officials - West Brom v Leicester (29/4/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City this Saturday.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

WBA MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Schmeichel0%
Simpson0%
Benalouane0%
Huth0%
Fuchs0%
Mahrez0%
Drinkwater0%
Ndidi0%
Albrighton0%
Okazaki0%
Vardy0%
Sub - Ulloa0%
Sub - King0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 33 19 8 6 65 28
5 Man Utd 33 17 13 3 64 26
6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 34 12 8 14 44 -4
9 Southampton 33 11 8 14 41 -5
10 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -13
11 Leicester City 34 11 7 16 40 -12
12 Stoke 35 10 10 15 40 -13
13 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
14 Burnley 35 11 6 18 39 -14
15 West Ham 35 10 9 16 39 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 11 5 19 38 -10
17 Hull City 35 9 7 19 34 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 34 5 12 17 27 -19
R Sunderland 34 5 6 23 21 -34
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

May 6 2017 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Manchester United (H)
Community Shield
Vital Football Comment