Live Soccer TV

Live Soccer TV App for iOS
Live Soccer TV App for Android
Ranieri opens about "shock" Leicester sacking

Ranieri ends silence, opens up about "shock" Leicester sacking

March 29, 2017 By Ali M.
The Italian, who has kept a low profile since being fired by the Foxes, discussed his King Power Stadium exit.

A month has gone by since Claudio Ranieri, the manager that won the most remarkable Premier League title in history, was sacked. The beloved boss was gone, and an uproar followed; now, things have calmed down at the King Power Stadium.

With the Foxes back in form under Craig Shakespeare, the Tinkerman has finally broken his silence. Ranieri had kept a low profile since his sacking, but spoke about his sacking in an on-stage appearance.

The 65-year-old attended a ceremony at at Rebibbia prison in Italy to honor regional coaches. Ranieri opened up about how it felt being fired by a club nine months after guiding them to the league.

“Thinking of Leicester, the first thing that comes to mind is the sense of surprise, even more than bitterness,” Gazzetta dello Sport quote Claudio as saying.

“I have been through a lot in my long career, but never anything like this.

“It was a shock, but in the end these things are part of football.”

The former Leicester boss remained tight-lipped for the most part. He insisted he will reveal more on April 10 when he makes a pundit appearance on Sky Sports for Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace.

The Foxes were hovering dangerously close to the relegation zone when Ranieri was given the boot, but have climbed to 15th and are through to the Champions League final. Leicester will take on Stoke on April 1 when play resumes in the English top-flight.

Follow the game on-the-go

Download our iOS and Android apps to follow on-the-go. It comes packed with features - live scores, fixtures, results, tables, line-ups, stats, TV schedule and much more! Sorry, no live streaming within the app.

Live Soccer TV App for iOS Live Soccer TV App for Android

Newsletter Signup »

Email: Why Signup?

Upcoming Top Matches »

Borussia DortmundMay 8
RB Leipzig
Werder BremenMay 8
Bayer Leverkusen
BarcelonaMay 8
Atlético Madrid
Bayern MünchenMay 8
Borussia M'gladbach
Manchester CityMay 8
LiverpoolMay 8
Aston VillaMay 9
Manchester United
ArsenalMay 9
West Bromwich Albion
Real MadridMay 9
Manchester UnitedMay 11
Leicester City
TV Schedules and Live Streaming Listings
Live Soccer TV App
Download the Live Soccer TV App for
iPhone and Android
Live Soccer TV App for iOSLive Soccer TV App for Android