Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Newell 'Staying at Luton'

Newell 'Staying at Luton'

Mike Newell has now officially confirmed on SSN that he is staying with Luton Town and will not be taking the managerial reins at Leicester City at this time.

BBC Sports Three Counties Radio broke the story which Newell confirmed on air just after 12.30 today.

The implication now is that City will persevere with Rob Kelly as caretaker manager until the end of the season or at least until the relegation situation is decided.

With Kelly having already won two successive Championship League matches many fans believe that the upheaval of a new managerial arrival might have a negative effect on City's chances of survival.

Many have said that, because Kelly and his staff knows the players, he is the man best equipped to steer the club to safety.

A statement from City at this time might be timely.

Luton's chairman Bill Tomlins was quick to respond on the Official Luton Town website saying:

"Our Manager Michael Newell has today notified Leicester City FC that his future lies with Luton Town Football Club"

Newell said: "I have made my decision to stay at Luton and I am very happy with that decision. I thank Leicester City for their interest in me and wish them well."



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

Writer:
Date:Thursday February 9 2006
Time: 12:22PM

Comments

0
Gutted. Thought he could be the man for next season and beyond. Maybe he still will - wait till summer.. in the meantime Rob Kelly deserves all our support. Up the city
nobby
09/02/2006 13:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Ranieri Searching For Southampton Win

Manager Claudio Ranieri has held his pre Southampton press conference and he spoke about Leicester City needing to be more adaptive with systems...

Barnes Heads To MK Dons On Loan

Young Leicester City midfielder Harvey Barnes will spend the remainder of the 2016/17 campaign out with MK Dons.

Drinkwater Wants Maximum Saints Return

England midfielder Danny Drinkwater has said that the entire Leicester City camp are looking for all three points from this weekend's trip to Southampton.

Officials - Southampton v Leicester (22/1/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Southampton and Leicester City this Sunday.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southampton v Leicester City
Suggested By:
Leicester win34%
Southampton win66%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
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)

Jan 22 2017 12:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 27 2017 7:55PM : Derby County (a)
FA Cup
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 4:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 4:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2017 8:00PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment