Can Leicester City win the Premier League

The Foxes are enjoying extraordinary success this season and are currently two points clear at the top with 12 games remaining, despite being bottom of the table at the same stage last season.

We asked John Williams from our Department of Sociology to comment on their success this season and whether he thinks they can go ahead and win the Premier League. Here's what he had to say:

Is good management at play?

Experts in our School of Management have also looked at how much credit can be meaningfully attributed to good management by LCFC boss Claudio Ranieiri for a string of performances even the most foolhardy of supporters could not have dreamed of.

They argue that the close-knit relationships inside the club - from the manager, players, senior administration and laundry people, to financial management and practical recruiting of players have all been key to their success. Read the full piece here on Think: Leicester

Sharing success with students

In recognition of the University's growing relationship with the Foxes and its commitment to providing the best possible student experience at Leicester, students have been entering prize draws to win tickets to the next three home matches against Norwich, West Brom and Newcastle. Keep an eye on the student announcement and University social media accounts for more details on how to enter.

In January 2016, the University of Leicester awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws upon Leicester City Chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at a degree ceremony at De Montfort Hall Leicester for his contributions to business, support and social causes.

Watch a video of Vichai receiving his honorary degree below: