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The club mascot is a character called "Filbert Fox". There are also secondary characters "Vickie Vixen" and "Cousin Dennis. Prior to , the club's badge had a range of designs.
In the —10 season , the club's th anniversary year, the home kit featured no sponsor and a new central crest with " Years" written beneath it. In , the club adopted the playing of the Post Horn Galop prior to home matches.
The club since replaced it with a modern version, which is now played as teams emerge for the second half. For the first half, the post horn has been played live on pitch by Paul Hing since On 8 July , the club launched their new third away kit for the —17 Premier League season.
The design took inspiration from the —84 kit, boasting a clean white design with thin blue pinstripes on the shirt and a textured form stripe design across both the shirt and shorts.
Since , Leicester City's kit is manufactured by Adidas. The main shirt sponsor is King Power , a company also owned by the club's owners. The first sponsorship logo to appear on a Leicester shirt was that of Ind Coope in Siam Commercial Bank became their first sleeve sponsor.
The deal was valid for the —18 season. In their early years, Leicester played at numerous grounds, but have only played at two since they joined the Football League.
When first starting out they played on a field by the Fosse Road,  hence the original name Leicester Fosse.
They moved from there to Victoria Park , and subsequently to Belgrave Road. Upon turning professional the club moved to Mill Lane. The club secured the use of an area of ground by Filbert Street , and moved there in Some improvements by noted football architect Archibald Leitch occurred in the Edwardian era, and in a new two tier stand was built,  named the Double Decker, a name it would keep till the ground's closure in The ground wasn't developed any further, apart from compulsory seating being added, till when work began on the new Carling Stand.
The stand was impressive while the rest of the ground was untouched since at least the s; this led manager Martin O'Neill to say he used to "lead new signings out backwards" so they only saw the Carling Stand.
The club moved away from Filbert Street in to a new 32, all-seater stadium. The stadium has been used to host the Heineken Cup European Rugby semi-finals for the Leicester Tigers rugby club, itself based within a mile of the King Power Stadium.
On 19 August , it emerged that the new owners King Power wanted to rename the stadium The King Power Stadium , and had plans to increase the capacity to 42, should Leicester secure promotion.
In , vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha stated plans were in place to increase the capacity of the stadium to around 42, Leicester moved to their current stadium in after exiting Filbert Street, and since then average home attendances have never dropped below 20,, even when the club were relegated to League One in for the first time in their history.
The club have several supporter groups in England,  and alongside the support in the UK, Leicester City also have fans around the world.
Since being bought by the King Power group in , Leicester have developed a following in Thailand, the home of their owners. Regularly, supporters travel over to Europe to support these two teams, and vice versa.
Some Leicester fans consider Nottingham Forest to be their main rivals. The club's other rivals are Derby County. An East Midlands Derby is any match involving two of these three clubs.
The game between the two clubs has become known as the M69 derby , named after the M69 motorway which connects the two cities together.
It was Hodge who instated a system at the club for the manager having complete control over player and staff recruitment, team selection and tactics.
Nigel Pearson and Peter Hodge have both had two separate spells in charge of the club. Dave Bassett also had a second spell as caretaker manager after his spell as permanent manager.
Graham Cross holds the record for the most Leicester appearances, with the defender playing games between —, although Adam Black holds the record for the most appearances in the league with between — Striker Arthur Chandler is currently the club's all-time record goal scorer, netting in his 12 years at the club; he also found the net in 8 consecutive matches in the —25 season.
Jamie Vardy broke the Premier League record for scoring 13 goals in 11 consecutive league games, in the —16 Premier League season.
Vardy's goal at Sunderland on 10 April saw him become the first player since Gary Lineker in —85 to score 20 top flight goals for the club, having already become Leicester's highest Premier League scorer in a single season.
The highest league record at their current home, the King Power Stadium , was 32, for a competitive match against Sunderland on 8 August The highest ever attendance for a non-competitive football match of 32,, was seen at a pre-season friendly against Spanish giants Real Madrid on 30 July Leicester's highest ever league finish is first in the Premier League in — Their lowest ever league finish was first in League One in — Leicester are joint equal with Manchester City for having won the most English second tier titles 7.
The club has reached four FA Cup finals, yet lost them all. Leicester's longest ever unbeaten run in the league was between 1 November and 7 March , to which they remained unbeaten for 23 games on their way to the League One title.
Their longest run of consecutive victories in the league is nine, which they achieved between 21 December and 1 February in the Championship. In the —16 season, Leicester won what The Daily Telegraph described as "one of the most astonishing league titles of all-time"  and achieved many new historical, club records.
They had the fewest away defeats in any top flight season, as they were defeated only twice on their travels. They also recorded the fewest losses in any of the club's Premier League seasons, losing just three matches throughout their entire campaign.
The club produced another record for the most consecutive wins in the top flight, each coming against Watford , Newcastle United , Crystal Palace , Southampton and Sunderland.
Coincidentally, they kept a record of five-straight clean sheets all set against each of the same five opponents. The club became the third English team to win on their Champions League debut, after Manchester United in and Newcastle United in They are also the first English team to win away on their Champions League debut, and win all three of their opening games in the competition.
In the club's —16 Premier League title winning season, between September and November the team went 20 league games unbeaten at home. The stint was ended by West Bromwich Albion on 6 November in a 1—2 defeat.
Since their election to the Football League in , Leicester have spent much of their history within the top two tiers of English football.
Leicester have played outside the top two tiers only once in their history to date; during the —09 season they played in League One , the third tier of English football, after relegation from the Championship the season prior.
However, they made a swift return to the second tier, as they were promoted as champions in the —09 season. The club have never played lower than England's third tier.
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Leicester City's Player of the Year award is voted for by the club's supporters at the end of every season. The following have played for Leicester and have been inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame:.
The Football League Legends is a list of " legendary football players" produced by The Football League in , to celebrate the th season of League football.
The following players have been selected by their country in the World Cup Finals, while playing for Leicester.
The following players have been selected by their country while being playing for Leicester City including players both on loan at and away from the club.
The number of caps won whilst at the club are given, along with the date of the first cap being won while with Leicester City. Players listed in bold are current Leicester City players.
Includes competitive appearances only. Current players in bold. The following players have been nominated for the Ballon d'Or while playing for Leicester; the award is also referred to as the World or European Footballer of the Year.
The following players have won the English Golden Boot for being the country's top goalscorer, while at Leicester Note: This applies only to players playing in the top tier of English football:.
The following players have won the golden boot for being the top goalscorer in the second tier of English football while at Leicester: The following players have been named the best player in their division in the Football League Awards while at Leicester:.
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