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Craig Shakespeare pens permanent Leicester City deal, signs new three-year contract

Shakespeare, 53, was promoted from his role as assistant coach on an interim basis following the shock dismissal of Claudio Ranieri in February.

West Brom v Leicester City: The Foxes eye much-needed win to avoid Premier League drop

West Brom v Leicester City: The Foxes eye much-needed win to avoid Premier League drop

Shakespeare will be keen to restore Wes Morgan to the heart of his defence for the trip to Albion, where the Leicester manager played as a midfielder and cut his teeth in coaching.

Claudio Ranieri says players not behind his sacking as Leicester City's manager

Claudio Ranieri says players not behind his sacking as Leicester City's manager

Ranieri said his firing as manager of Leicester City was a shock after what he felt was a spirited performance against Sevilla.

Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri still shocked by his sacking but holds no grudges

Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri still shocked by his sacking but holds no grudges

"The biggest thing is I`m just a coach who has had the joy of winning a championship with a fantastic adventure and then to experience the sorrow of what happened next."

Leicester City to be managed by Craig Shakespeare for the remaining season

Leicester City to be managed by Craig Shakespeare for the remaining season

Shakespeare, previously a Leicester coach, took over after Claudio Ranieri was sacked last month -- less than a year after the Italian manager guided the 5,000/1 outsiders to the most improbable Premier League title triumph.

EPL PREVIEW: Five things to look for in thrilling final third of the season

EPL PREVIEW: Five things to look for in thrilling final third of the season

With a remarkable 17 wins from their last 20 league games, rarely has the phrase "runaway leaders" been more apt than when describing Chelsea`s seemingly unstoppable march to the championship.

Leicester City's Craig Shakespeare keen on full-time manager job after win over Liverpool

Leicester City's Craig Shakespeare keen on full-time manager job after win over Liverpool

Shakespeare was promoted from his role as assistant following Claudio Ranieri`s sensational dismissal last Thursday, nine months on from Leicester`s 5,000-1 Premier League title triumph.

Jamie Vardy scores twice as Leicester City stun Liverpool 3-1 in first game after Claudio Ranieri's exit

Jamie Vardy scores twice as Leicester City stun Liverpool 3-1 in first game after Claudio Ranieri's exit

Vardy`s first-half opener was Leicester`s first league goal in seven games and made them the last team from Europe`s five major championships to find the net in 2017.

Claudio Ranieri's sacking: Juergen Klopp reckons board, not players, decided fate of former Leicester coach

Claudio Ranieri's sacking: Juergen Klopp reckons board, not players, decided fate of former Leicester coach

According to several reports, senior players in the Leicester dressing room encouraged club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to sack Ranieri, saying they had lost faith in the Italian`s ability to guide them to league survival.

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy denies rift with axed manager Claudio Ranieri

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy denies rift with axed manager Claudio Ranieri

The Italian`s exit was widely suggested to have been linked to him losing the support of senior Leicester players including Vardy.

Premier League: Leicester City under spotlight against Liverpool after Claudio Ranieri’s sacking

Premier League: Leicester City under spotlight against Liverpool after Claudio Ranieri’s sacking

The decision to axe Ranieri only nine months after he masterminded their incredible Premier League title triumph was widely condemned by his fellow managers and Leicester fans.

Craig Shakespeare feels like a villain after replacing Claudio Ranieri as Leicester City manager

Craig Shakespeare feels like a villain after replacing Claudio Ranieri as Leicester City manager

Ranieri`s former assistant admitted he felt uncomfortable when he appeared before the media on Friday and fielded a question on the timing of the Italian`s dismissal, amid claims of a revolt from senior players and a breakdown in his own relationship with his former boss.

'My dream has died' says an emotional Claudio Ranieri

'My dream has died' says an emotional Claudio Ranieri

Ranieri's dismissal has been met with widespread shock

Jose Mourinho happy with Wayne Rooney's decision to stay at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho happy with Wayne Rooney's decision to stay at Manchester United

United manager Mourinho was impressed with the way England forward Rooney handled rumours of a possible lucrative move to the Chinese Super League

EPL Preview: Eden Hazard warns Chelsea about losing focus; Claudio Ranieri-less Leicester face Liverpool storm

EPL Preview: Eden Hazard warns Chelsea about losing focus; Claudio Ranieri-less Leicester face Liverpool storm

Antonio Conte`s side are eight points clear at the top with just 13 games remaining and they have a golden opportunity to extend that lead when they host lowly Swansea on Saturday.

Claudio Ranieri shown the door nine months after Leicester's fairy-tale run to Premier League title

Claudio Ranieri shown the door nine months after Leicester's fairy-tale run to Premier League title

The club are three points, three places and millions of pounds better off than they were at this stage of the Premier League campaign two years ago.

Leicester City star Jamie Vardy believes it's time for club to focus on present and forget about title miracles

Leicester City star Jamie Vardy believes it's time for club to focus on present and forget about title miracles

Leicester have lost six of their last eight games in all competitions, culminating in an embarrassing FA Cup elimination to third-tier Millwall on Saturday.

Premier League: Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri hints at dropping club's under-performers after Swansea loss

Premier League: Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri hints at dropping club's under-performers after Swansea loss

Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez, who last year both signed new contracts have under-performed this season and could find their places under threat.

Relief for Claudio Ranieri as Wilfred Ndidi rocket downs Derby County

Relief for Claudio Ranieri as Wilfred Ndidi rocket downs Derby County

Leicester will now face  third tier Millwall in their fifth round trip, on February 18, but Ranieri knows ensuring top-flight survival is all that matters this season.

Despite relegation threat, Leicester City give 'unwavering support' to under-fire manager Claudio Ranieri

Despite relegation threat, Leicester City give 'unwavering support' to under-fire manager Claudio Ranieri

Ranieri said he hoped the statement would end speculation about his future with Leicester.