first_imgNew Delhi: Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has died in the helicopter crash that took place outside the stadium hours after the club had played a Premier League game against West Ham United.The club put out an official statement on their Facebook page which stated that the chairman was among the five people who died in the helicopter crash on Saturday.Several eyewitnesses reported that the helicopter was spinning very quickly and that it was hovering near the roof of the stadium. Police apparently tried to put out the flames but there were reports of that it hit the ground and immediately burst into flames.Read More |Bhima Koregaon case: Supreme Court stays Bombay HC order that refused to grant Pune police more time to file chargesheetThe Leicestershire Police, on their Twitter handle, released a statement which confirmed that five people had died in the crash. In the wake of the events, the club’s game against Southampton in the EFL cup and the development squad’s game against Dutch side Feyenoord have been postponed.Read More | CBI War: Satish Sana accuses Rakesh Asthana of bribery; asks Supreme Court for protection after agency summons himIn 2015/16, Leicester City created history by winning the Premier League for the first time in history. Bookmakers had said the odds of winning the title were 5000-1 but the team overcame several odds and under Claudio Ranieri, they chalked up one of the most memorable moments in the Premier League. For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

first_imgEverton are through to the FA Cup quarter-finals as they beat Bournemouth 2-0 at the Vitality Stadium.Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku were the goalscorers for Roberto Martinez’s side but they have Joel Robles to thank too after his early penalty save as he denied Charlie Daniels following James McCarthy’s handball.A fast-paced but sloppy encounter lacked quality in the opening stages with Tom Cleverley, Barkley wasting chances for the visitors, while Juan Iturbe and Junior Stanislas missed the target for the hosts.Bournemouth were keen to get behind the Toffees, who dominated possession, on the counter and attack the rusty Phil Jagielka but failed to quite get the measure of their passes forward.At the opposite end though, Lukaku made a fool of Tommy Elphick with his pace only to see Adam Federici’s outstretched leg deny him from scoring the opener.Bournemouth were then handed a huge opportunity to take the lead eight minutes before the break as James McCarthy’s handball earned the hosts a penalty.Charlie Daniels though, who has scored from the spot this season in the Premier League, saw his strike from 12 yards well saved by Joel Robles.While Bryan Oviedo’s flying header from the edge of was the perfect depiction of a game lacking in finesse.After the break a Shaun MacDonald volley swerved over Robles’ crossbar as the Cherries looked to break the deadlock but it was all in vain.Barkley had been the brightest player on the pitch in his role behind Lukaku and when given space on the edge of the box, with 55 minutes gone, his strike looped over Adam Federici and into the net after taking a deflection off ex-Everton star Gosling.It was nearly 2-0 moments later but Belgian forward Lukaku’s strike was ruled out for offside, much to Bournemouth’s relief.Stanislas’ deflected free-kick then had home supporters out of their seats but in the end it bobbled wide with Robles stranded.Gosling and substitute Matt Ritchie also went close as Howe’s side went for the equaliser before Eunan O’Kane denied Barkley a second goal.It only repelled the Toffees for a few seconds though as Lukaku swept home from a corner to double Everton’s tally for the evening.With Martinez satisfied, Oumar Niasse and Kevin Mirallas replaced Barkley and Lukaku for the last ten minutes and his men were able to see out the victory. Everton players celebrate Romelu Lukaku’s strike 1last_img read more