LEICESTER CITY 

("The Foxes")

Year formed1884
Turned professional 1888 
Limited company 1897
Previous namesLeicester Fosse: 1884 - 1919

Leicester City: 1919 - .

GroundKing Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FL

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 76 yards (101 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity32,312
Record attendance at present ground32,148 v Newcastle United, Premiership, 26th December 2003 (drew 1-1)
League career

Midland League: 1891 - 1894

Division Two: 1894 - 1908

Division One: 1908 - 1909

Division Two: 1909 - 1925

Division One: 1925 - 1935

Division Two: 1935 - 1937

Division One: 1937 - 1939

Division Two: 1946 - 1954

Division One: 1954 - 1955

Division Two: 1955 - 1957

Division One: 1957 - 1969

Division Two: 1969 - 1971

Division One: 1971 - 1978

Division Two: 1978 - 1980

Division One: 1980 - 1981

Division Two: 1981 - 1983

Division One: 1983 - 1987

Division Two/One: 1987 - 1994

Premiership: 1994 - 1995

Division One: 1995 - 1996

Premiership: 1996 - 2002

Division One: 2002 - 2003

Premiership: 2003 - 2004

Championship: 2004 - 2008

League One: 2008 - 2009

Championship: 2009 - 2014

Premier League: 2014 - .

First Football League game1st September 1894 v Grimsby Town, Division Two, lost 3-4 
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

Premier League champions: 2015-16

Division One runners-up: 1928-29

Division Two / Championship champions: 1907-08, 1924-25, 1936-37,

1953-54, 1956-57, 1970-71, 1979-80, 2013-14

Division One runners-up: 2002-03

League One champions: 2008-09

Midland League runners-up: 1893-94

Second World War South Division champions: 1941-42

Domestic - CupFA Cup runners-up: 1948-49, 1960-61, 1962-63, 1968-69

League/Coca-Cola/Worthington Cup winners: 1963-64, 1996-97, 1999-2000

League/Worthington Cup runners-up: 1964-65, 1998-99

Charity Shield winners: 1971-72

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position1st, League One, 2008-09
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points  
2 for a win61, Division Two, 1956-57
3 for a win102, Championship, 2013-14
Fewest League points 
2 for a win22, Division One, 1977-78

22, Division Two, 1903-04

3 for a win28, Premiership, 2001-02
Most League goals scored109, Division Two, 1956-57
Most League goals conceded102, Division One, 1908-09
Fewest League goals scored26, Division One, 1977-78
Fewest League goals conceded30, Division Two, 1970-71
Most wins in a League season31, Championship, 2013-14
Fewest wins in a League season5, Division One/Premiership, 1977-78, 2001-02
Most draws in a League season21, Championship, 2004-05
Fewest draws in a League season4, Division Two, 1895-96, 1896-97, 1909-10, 1913-14, 1914-15
Most losses in a League season25, Division One/Premiership, 1977-78, 1994-95
Fewest losses in a League season

3, Premier League, 2015-16

Record League win10-0 v Portsmouth, Division One, 20th October 1928
Record Cup win8-1 v Coventry City, League Cup 5th round, 1st December 1964 
Record defeat0-12 v Nottingham Forest, Division One, 21st April 1909
  
Highest Number of League goals scored 
in a season44, Arthur Rowley, Division Two, 1956-57
in total259, Arthur Chandler, 1923-35
  
Most League goals in one match6, John Duncan v Port Vale, Division Two, 25th December 1924

6, Arthur Chandler v Portsmouth, Division One, 20th October 1928

Most League appearances 528, Adam Black, 1920-35
Most capped player39, John O'Neill for Northern Ireland, 1980-86
Youngest League playerDave Buchanan, 16 years 192 days v Oldham Athletic, 1st January 1979 
Highest Transfer Fee Received£60,000,000 for Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City, July 2018
Highest Transfer Fee Paid£29,000,000 (reported) for Islam Slimani from Sporting Lisbon, August 2016