Condition: 8/10 Excellent. Light wear
Size: Adult’s Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 44-46 Inches / 111-117 CM
Manufacturer: Le Coq Sportif
Colour: White, blue trim
Seasons: 1996/1997 & 1997/1998
Official Fox Leisure Leicester City away football shirt from the 1996/97 season.
Condition of this original football shirt is 8/10 – Excellent. Light wear.
Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection of your own.
In 1995, Mark McGhee was replaced by a new Leicester City manager, Martin O'Neill. Under O'Neill, Leicester qualified for the 1995–96 Division One promotion playoffs and beat Crystal Palace 2–1 with a last-gasp Steve Claridge goal securing an immediate return to the Premiership.
Following promotion, Leicester established themselves in the Premiership with four successive top ten finishes. O'Neill was the first manager to win silverware for 26 years, winning the League Cup twice, in 1997 and 2000, and Leicester were runners-up in 1999. Thus the club qualified for the UEFA Cup in 1997–98 and 2000–01, the club's first European competition since 1961. In June 2000 O'Neill was lured to Celtic.
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