The mixture of despondency and surprise that greeted the sacking of Claudio Ranieri as manager of Leicester City (Ranieri reign ends in brutal fashion, 24 February) found a natural echo elsewhere in your pages that day. From Leicestershire’s Welland Valley, your country diarist notes the appearance of the yellowhammer, “his head and breast bright against the muted landscape”. Raineri too brought grace, colour and sparkle to what has become a grey old game.
• Last season we neutrals wanted the Foxes to win the Premier League. Now we want them to get relegated. Sic transit gloria Monday night football.
Source: Football News
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