5 Signs That Leicester City Are The New Blackburn Rovers

The two clubs have more in common than you think.

Nobody could have predicted that Leicester City would be top of the Barclay's Premier League. Ever. With a third of the season gone, Ranieri's men have displayed the kind of title-winning form that could see them crowned champions and although it's too early to start etching their name on the trophy, if results go their way the most desirable piece of silverware in English football could be coming to the blue side of the East Midlands. If Leicester City are to stay be top of the pile in May, they would shatter a 21-year old Premier League record; no club outside of Manchester or London has won the Premier League title since Kenny Dalglish's Blackburn Rovers side snatched it by a point in 1995. Ranieri and Co. will be hoping to write a new chapter in the club's history and for inspiration they would be wise to re-read one already written into footballing folklore, because Leicester's would-be title run not only has echoes of Rovers unique effort, but it's inextricably linked to that of the Lancashire side thanks to a balmy day at Wembley.
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