Richard Wood, a big signing by Coventry City in January 2010, was out of favour at the start of 2010-11 but was recalled to the first team weeks into the season. He quickly built a strong central defensive partnership with Ben Turner and their displays were a significant factor in the team's success in the early autumn. Strong in the air and in the tackle, the former Owl gives the Sky Blues defence an authority. He reads the game well and has a turn of speed surprising for a tall man. Later in the season he did well playing in the troubling left-back position, but ended the campaign on the bench after losing his place to Martin Cranie.
Leicester have sacked Claudio Ranieri as they face up to a relegation battle just nine months after their stunning Premier League title.
Leicester's euphoria at winning the league last season has evaporated, with Claudio Ranieri leaving the club.
Manchester United are on the longest run without a penalty of any Premier League club, in contrast to their historical reputation.
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:WAYNE ROONEY'S agent is in China in a bid to arrange
The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:WAYNE ROONEY is ready to quit Manchester United and take up