Fleetwood Town v Leicester City: FA Cup - live!

06 January 2018 11:45
Fleetwood welcome Leicester to Highbury Stadium in the FA Cup third roundLive scores: all the goals from around the UK and EuropeGet in touch with Scott via email here 10.40am GMT Welcome to Highbury Stadium, Fleetwood, Lancashire: Jamie Vardy’s alma mater. Here’s hoping Vardy recovers from his groin problem and plays this afternoon, for it’d be one of the great FA Cup third-round stories. Before inspiring Leicester City to the Championship and then the Premier League, Vardy supplied the goals that won the Conference for Fleetwood Town, propelling the club into the Football League for the first time in their history. A hero returns. It’d be a shame if he has to sit this out in his civvies.Fleetwood are a League One fixture these days, a meteoric rise. But they’ve never faced a first-tier club in competitive football, so a match against the four-time FA Cup runners-up presents a new sort of test. They’ve lost their last three games at home, while Leicester are coming off the back of a clinical 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town. But in the cup there’s always hope: Leicester crashed out of the cup last season to another League One side in the shape of Millwall. Is another famous shock on the cards? Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian