Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

The two Paddys

The two Paddys

Saturday`s game against West Brom will be the acid test that will give Leicester fans an idea on how Leicester will do this season. West Brom are one of the favourites to be promoted straight back to the Premiership an there will be no greater test in the game then that one facing the two Paddy`s.

Patrick Kisnorbo and Patrick McCarthy will have to put up with the aerial threat of John Hartson and the skill and quick thinking of Kevin Phillips. Hartson joined West Brom from Celtic in the summer and managed to score two on his debut to instantly become a hit with the West Brom fans. Kevin Phillips signed a week before the transfer window in a £700,000 move from Aston villa and is yet to start for his new team.

The potential that the Hartson/Phillips strike force has, could carry West Brom straight back into the Premiership. Phillips and Hartson have scored a combined 329 goals in their careers and both could easily still be playing in the top flight. However, Leicester fans will be hoping that the two Paddy`s can keep the West Brom strike force quiet.

The game against West Brom will be Leicester`s toughest test so far. West Brom have done well to keep the majority of their players from their time in the Premiership and this has left them with a very strong squad. If Leicester hold any hopes of taking some points back to the Walkers Stadium then Kisnorbo and McCarthy will have to be on top of their game. The Leicester defence has managed to keep clean sheets in consecutive Championship games and a similar performance would guarantee Leicester at least a point.

As well as putting in some solid defensive performances for Leicester, Kisnorbo has also been wiping away those memories of when he first arrived at the club by scoring some vital goals at the other end.

He started the ball rolling against a poor Ipswich side with a powerful header from a Danny Tiatto free kick. Kisnorbo then managed to get the only goal of the game against Southend, again from a bullet header, this time from a Danny Tiatto corner.

The match up between the two Leicester defenders and West Brom strikers should be a thrilling encounter and hopefully it will be the Leicester defenders that come out on top come the end of the game.


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday September 7 2006
Time: 6:04PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Video - Champions League, 7-12-16

This video shows a round up of the Champions League games played on Wednesday.

Vital View - Champions League, 6th-7th Dec 2016

The Champions League season continued with the final round of group games played in midweek.

Match Day Officials v Manchester City (10/12/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Manchester City this weekend.

Stats: FC Porto v Leicester

All the stats from FC Porto (5) vs (0) Leicester, Estadio do Dragao, 7/12/16 Att:

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Porto MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Hamer0%
Hernandez0%
Morgan0%
Wasilewski0%
Chilwell0%
Gray50%
Mendy0%
Drinkwater50%
Schlupp0%
Musa0%
Okazaki0%
Sub - Albrighton0%
Sub - Ulloa0%
Sub - Barnes0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 5:30PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 12:30PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League