Brendan Rodgers grateful for Casemiro suspension as Leicester travel to Man United

Brendan Rodgers admitted that he was grateful that Manchester United midfielder Casemiro would be suspended for Leicester City's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford this weekend.

While speaking to the press ahead of The Foxes trip to Manchester, the Leicester City boss also praised opposite number Eric Ten Hag as well as provide updates on injuries and contract extensions.

The Northern Irishman confirmed in his press conference that midfielders Boubakary Soumare and Youri Tielemans are back

Nottingham Forest 0-3 Man United: The Red Devils take a comfortable lead into the second leg

Manchester United take a comfortable 3-0 lead into the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest.

First half goals from Marcus Rashford and Wout Weghorst, one in the first five minutes and the other just before the end of the half, helped give United a comfortable lead in this tie.

Then, just before the end, Bruno Fernandes made it 3-0 to The Red Devils and Erik Ten Hag's men now look like they have one foot in the final.

Forest will be disappointed with their perfo

Five reasons to expect an upset as Walsall host Leicester

With the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round looming this weekend, it is another opportunity for lower league teams to pull off a shock and get their name in the headlines with a 'giant-killing'.

Arguably, one of the best opportunities for a cup upset comes at the Poundland Bescot Stadium as Walsall host Leicester City at 12:30pm on Saturday.

Brendan Rodgers will need to warn his side against complacency as they face a tricky tie away at a fellow Midlands side and The Foxes will have to be wary of a

Couple's appeal for cancer treatment for their daughter

A couple have relaunched a fundraising drive to pay for 'life extending' cancer treatment for their daughter following her latest setback.

Kirstie Hull, who turns 28 next week, has a form of malignant melanoma which rapidly overcomes all known treatments, eventually rendering them ineffective - allowing the disease to spread through her body.

Last year, Kirstie and her family, who live in Mountsorrel, near Loughborough, placed their hopes on a new therapy which, while not curing her cancer, wo

Memorial fund created for man, 28, who died while jogging

A university is to hold a 'celebration of life' fundraiser in memory of a graduate and staff member who collapsed and died while out jogging earlier this year.

Adam Redfern, who suffered a cardiac arrest during a run near his home in March, was a De Montfort University student who had gone on serve on its students' union executive committee before working in its social media team.

Friends and staff said he had played a huge part in campus life.

Covid-19 restrictions meant only a limited numbe

Ratby brass band produces one of the UK's first lockdown albums

A Ratby brass band has recorded one of the UK's first full lockdown albums with each musician recording their parts individually from home.

Ratby Co-operative Brass Band's album, 'At Home', was recorded and produced for the start of December in time for Christmas 2020.

Organisers sought to bring the whole band together while they were apart, and to give the local community something to enjoy during lockdown.

Ratby Band was founded in 1906 and so far, has survived two world wars and the Spanis