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The stats behind Leicester’s 2015/16 season

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If you’re a Leicester City fan, the heroics of Premier League 2015/16 triumph will stay in memory for quite a long time – yours is quite a good as you may recall it to be one of the greatest sporting stories of all time.

In a bid to cheer you up amid a period of no football, Premier League News Now, if it be of help, though, will be taking you through a series of thread – where we discuss some intriguing moments in the Premier League.

To start up this thread is Claudio Ranieri’s success with Leicester City in the 2015/16 season.

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AMONG THE GOALS

Some vital goals popped up in the course of the 2015/16 season, and one man who among them – Jamie Vardy. The Englishman netted a total of 24 league goals only bettered by Harry Kane (25), with Riyad Mahrez providing 11 assists that same campaign.

The forward’s goal-scoring streak was another positive headline during the campaign. Jamie Vardy scored in eleven consecutive Premier League games, breaking the record previously held by Ruud van Nistelrooy.

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His goals saw him become the first player since Gary Lineker (1984/85) to score 20 top-flight goals for the club, going on to claim Leicester’s highest Premier League scorer in a single season.

LEICESTER CLUB RECORDS IN 15/16

• Being declared champions meant that the Foxes achieved their best ever finish to a Premier League campaign, having finished eight in their previous best – they also finished second in the top-flight in the 1928/29 season.

• Claudio Ranieri’s side also achieved a club high of 23 victories in the top-flight, eclipsing the 21 wins in earned in the 1928/29 and 1965/66 seasons.

• Leicester achieved a feet of 81 points in the 2015/16 campaign, their highest-ever tally in the league.

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STATISTICS RECORDED

  • Matches played – 38
  • Games won – 23
  • Games drawn – 12
  • Games lost – 3
  • Goals scored – 67
  • Goals conceded – 35
  • Clean sheets – 14

AWARDS

  • Manager Of The Season – Claudio Ranieri
  • Premier League Player Of The Season – Jamie Vardy
  • PFA Players’ Player Of The Year – Riyad Mahrez

TEAM OF THE YEAR APPEARANCE

  • Wes Morgan
  • Ngolo Kante
  • Riyad Mahrez
  • Jamie Vardy

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