Why Leicester's EPL Win The Greatest Sporting Shock

Why Leicester's EPL Win The Greatest Sporting Shock

At the start of the English football season last August, bookmakers in Britain were offering odds of 5,000-1 against Leicester City winning the Premier League. Leicester had been through more than a century of league football without winning the top-flight title. Unfashionable and overlooked in the east Midlands, they had been overshadowed by their city's Europe-conquering rugby team. Yet, fantastically, Claudio Ranieri's motley crew have triumphed against the might and money of Manchester United and City, Chelsea and Arsenal, the quartet who had carved up the Premier League title for the previous 20 years.

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