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Historic day for Leicester

Posted by David Brougham on Sunday, May 16, 2021, In : Ramblings 

15th May 2021 will go down as an historic and memorable day for Leicester.  It was the day the City won the Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup and £1.8 million pounds.  And what a day it was.  Historic because it was the first time that Leicester have won the cup.  Previously they had been in the final 4 times and 4 times they had failed.  2021 saw their successful 5th attempt.  On a wet cold day in May in the middle of a pandemic they won – they became the 45th name to be etched ...

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An incredible period in history

Posted by David Brougham on Saturday, January 9, 2021, In : Ramblings 


After an incredible year - time to revive the blog.

2020 will go down as the year that everyone was united in wanting to forget.  2021 offers hope and although there is light at the end of the tunnel, we are not sure how long the tunnel is before we leave the darkness behind.

With light there is optimism and with optimism there is hope of a better future.  We long for the tunnel to end and the new spring to arrive.

In the meantime, we remain stranded in the tunnel and must play our part in m...

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