Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adult’s Extra Large
Chest Measurement: 45-47 Inches / 114-119 CM
Manufacturer: Le Coq Sportif
Colour: Blue, white trim
Official Le Coq Sportif Leicester City home football shirt from the 2000/01 season.
Condition of this original football jersey shirt is 9/10 – Superb.
Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collection of your own.
A superb start to the season saw Leicester City begin October on top of the league just four months after the appointment of Peter Taylor as Martin O'Neill's successor - they had not occupied top place since 1963. Two weeks later, they surrendered their lead to Manchester United but were still in the top four by Christmas.
A shock defeat at the hands of Division Two underdogs Wycombe Wanderers in the FA Cup quarter-final midway through March had a negative effect on the Foxes, who endured 9 defeats and attained one win from their final 10 games. This slump dragged them down to 13th place - their lowest finish since winning promotion to the Premiership back in 1996. Several high profile end-of-season signings - including that of Chelsea legend Dennis Wise - gave fans hope that Leicester could regain their form and rejoin the challenge for honours in 2001-02.
November saw the announcement of plans to relocate to a new 32,000-seat stadium at a site adjacent to Filbert Street, with a targeted completion for the start of the 2003-04 season. Later in the season, it was announced that Leicester wound only have to be spend one more season at Filbert Street before they could move into their new home.
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