UK time is: 19:19:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Levein claims he built soundly

Craig Levein issued the following statement upon the announcement that he would be leaving the club. He said:

“Peter Houston, Kenny Black and myself are disappointed to be leaving the club today.

'We came down to Leicester in November 2004 and, with the full co-operation of the board of directors, embarked upon a long-term strategy to reduce the wage bill, reduce the average age of the team and build the foundations for the long term success of Leicester City.

'We felt we were making significant progress in those areas and our success in reaching the quarter-finals of the FA Cup last season and in beating Tottenham earlier this month seemed to bear that out.

'Also, with the introduction of players such as Richard Stearman, Patrick McCarthy and Stephen Hughes, among others, we feel the club has some valuable assets upon which the future can be built.

'However, we knew that with such a young squad, consistency would be difficult to achieve and we understand the board has taken the view that the results were causing them major concern and have taken the decision to terminate our contracts.

'We wish the club every success in the future and are certain that the club will reap the benefits from the work we have put in.'




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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 25 2006

Time: 7:24PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leicester City Articles

Stats: West Ham v Leicester (Saturday December 20 2014)

West Ham v Leicester: Team Line-Ups (Saturday December 20 2014)

Pearson Gets One Match Ban (Friday December 19 2014)

Pearson Pleased With Hamer (Friday December 19 2014)

Pearson Positive Ahead Of West Ham (Friday December 19 2014)

No Gayle Deal But Torres In? (Thursday December 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sunderland 17 3 10 4 -9 19
15. WBA 17 4 5 8 -6 17
16. Q.P.R. 17 5 2 10 -12 17
17. Crystal Palace 17 3 6 8 -8 15
18. Burnley 17 3 6 8 -14 15
19. Hull City 17 2 7 8 -9 13
20. Leicester City 17 2 4 11 -14 10

Breaking League News

Bent Wants Brighton Stay
» Aston Villa : 21/12/2014 19:18:00
Prem - Hull 0-1 Swansea
» Hull City : 21/12/2014 18:35:00
Prem - Man City 3-0 Palace
» Crystal Palace : 21/12/2014 18:32:00
Hill On Crucial West Bromwich Albion Victory
» Q.P.R. : 21/12/2014 17:42:00
A Great Fightback For Harry
» Q.P.R. : 21/12/2014 17:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Hamer 0%
Simpson 0%
Wasilewski 0%
Morgan 0%
Konchesky 0%
Mahrez 0%
King 0%
Cambiasso 0%
Drinkwater 100%
Schlupp 0%
Vardy 0%
Sub - Ulloa 0%
Sub - Knockaert 0%
Sub - Nugent 0%