Belgian club postpones match over Thai owner’s death

Belgian club postpones match over Thai owner’s death

Belgian club postpones match over Thai owner’s death

Srivaddhanaprabha bought Leicester in 2010, helping them to win promotion to the top light in 2014 before the club claimed the 2015-16 Premier League title - despite odds of 5,000-1 - in one of the greatest sporting stories of all time.

"Clubs will also pay tribute by holding a minute's silence or minute's applause (whichever is deemed most appropriate by the home club)".

Leicester's Carabao Cup fourth-round tie against Puel's former club Southampton, originally scheduled for Tuesday night, was postponed in wake of Saturday evening's accident but the squad are ready to play this weekend.

Mahrez, Manchester City's club-record signing, scored the victor in the sixth minute to move his side back to the top of the table and pointed to the sky in a poignant celebration.

Floodlights at the club's King Power Stadium will have attracted moths which draw in birds, one theory raised in an online forum for professional pilots suggests.

Mahrez said it had been "difficult to sleep" since the tragedy that has sparked an outpouring of grief in English soccer and beyond, but added that he always wanted to play in Monday's match.

"Both teams like to play out from the back and to play football in these circumstances, it was very hard".

Match on Saturday continues as planned after club consultation following death of Leicester City owner.

'This most definitely ensured the belief that sporting miracles can happen.

And after the game, he gave a brilliant tribute to underline the relationship he had with the late Leicester owner. That morning at 8am fans and people from the wider community in Leicester were able to come and write their messages in the book of condolence inside a specially-erected marquee.

The owner of Leicester City FC died when his helicopter crashed outside the stadium, the club has confirmed.

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy and his wife, Rebekah, wept as they placed a wreath among an ever-growing shrine to Vichai that includes flowers, scarves and soccer jerseys.

Air Accidents Investigation Branch said data recovered at the crash site has already been taken back to Farnborough for analysis and work has started on the decoder.

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