Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Derby still a relegation clash

Derby still a relegation clash

After three successive Championship league victories Leicester City will be chasing their third successive home win over Derby at the Walkers tomorrow (7.45).

In last year's home fixture they gained a 1-0 win and in 2002/2003 they triumphed 3-1.

With Derby having drawn two and lost four of their last six away fixtures for an aggregate score of 13-3 against, Leicester would seem to be favourites to land a fourth League win on the trot.

But with Wesolowski definitely out much could depend on how well team members recover from the bug that has been sweeping the club.

Gareth Williams had to be sent home before the Brighton game, McCarthy and Ryan Smith were notable victims and there were others in and around the squad who were not too good either.

The game remains a relegation clash with Derby now a point below City in the table with 34 points from 33 matches.

Although still five points clear of Brighton in the highest of the relegation places Derby are in desperate financial difficulties, have recently shed a manager and are in freefall results wise.

That said in 46 matches between the clubs, Derby have won 16 to Leicester's 13 but in the last seven games between the clubs Derby have won only once, by 3-0 in 2001/2002 while losing four and drawing twice.

Our prediction - with Derby fighting for survival, 1-1 draw with Gudjonsson to score for City.

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


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

Writer:
Date:Monday February 13 2006
Time: 10:15AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
I think we'll get a fourth win by 2-1 with Fryatt and Joey scoring..
Dyna-mite
14/02/2006 17:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Stats: Sheffield United v Leicester U23

All the stats from Sheffield United (0) vs (0) Leicester U23, Bramall Lane, 30/08/16 Att: 3,632

EFL Trophy - Matchday One 30-08-16

The revamped (if that's a good thing is open to personal opinion) EFL Trophy gets underway this midweek with the first group matches played.

Match Day Officials v Sheffield United (30/8/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Sheffield United this Tuesday.

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile
Foxes25
no email
Profile
Simon
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

EFL Trophy - Sheffield United MotM
Suggested By:
Hamer0%
Hernandez0%
Benalouane0%
Wasilewski0%
Chilwell0%
Rowe0%
Miles0%
James0%
Ndukwu0%
Gray100%
Muskwe0%
Sub - Bramley0%
Sub - Moore0%
Sub - Barnes0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 3 3 0 0 9 6
2 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 9 5
3 Man Utd 3 3 0 0 9 5
4 Everton 3 2 1 0 7 2
5 Hull City 3 2 0 1 6 2
6 Middlesbrough 3 1 2 0 5 1
7 Spurs 3 1 2 0 5 1
8 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 4 1
9 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 0
10 WBA 3 1 1 1 4 0
11 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 4 -1
12 West Ham 3 1 0 2 3 -2
13 Burnley 3 1 0 2 3 -2
14 Swansea 3 1 0 2 3 -2
15 Southampton 3 0 2 1 2 -2
16 Sunderland 3 0 1 2 1 -2
17 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 1 -2
18 Watford 3 0 1 2 1 -3
19 AFC Bournemouth 3 0 1 2 1 -3
20 Stoke 3 0 1 2 1 -4
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.lynn7phipps81