Leicester City owner Vichai remembered by footballers and loved ones

Leicester City owner Vichai remembered by footballers and loved ones

Leicester City owner Vichai remembered by footballers and loved ones

Outside the temple on Saturday, Kiatisuk "Zico" Senamuang, a former Thai national soccer player and coach who was also at the Leicester match, told reporters that global soccer world had lost an important patron.

Hundreds of mourners, royal soldiers and monks have gathered at a Bangkok temple for the funeral of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai owner of Leicester City football club who died in a helicopter crash last week.

The Foxes beat Cardiff 1-0 today in Wales, just a week after the helicopter tragedy at the King Power Stadium last week.

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy and his team mates will travel to Thailand for the funeral after Saturday's English Premier League match against Cardiff City.

The Premier League match in Cardiff will be the team's first since the incident after the midweek League Cup game against Southampton was postponed.

The flight data and voice recordings from the Leicester City helicopter crash have been downloaded, investigators say.

Speaking on Sky Sports News, Schmeichel said: 'I feel proud.

"The way everyone at the club handles themselves is a testament to the family Vichai built".

'That took a lot.

"He wasn't just a chairman, he always made sure that he went out of his way to get to know you on a personal level, with your families". I thought we started well but one or two decisions didn't go our way.

Before kickoff a wreath was laid and Leicester's team linked arms for an immaculately observed a minute's silence when a huge tribute banner was unfurled among the 3,000 visiting supporters. The Leicester fans sang Vichai's name for the rest of a highly charged afternoon.

The 22-year-old instantly removed his playing shirt, revealing an undershirt saying "For Khun Vichai" in memory of the Thai businessman.

It was a heart-warming moment, but did earn Gray a yellow card from referee Lee Probert.

Leicester City are looking into ways for players and staff can fly to Thailand for part of the funeral.

On any other weekend, the showdown between revitalized Arsenal and title-chasing Liverpool would have hogged the spotlight which instead shone on Leicester. "But it was nice to get a win to take to Thailand now and hopefully we did his family proud". The balance was good in our speed and intensity.

"It's back to back clean sheets, which reinforces our feeling that defensively we're in better shape than we have been", he said this week.

Marcus Rashford scored a stoppage-time victor as Manchester United came from behind to win 2-1 at Bournemouth.

Callum Wilson's 11th-minute opener for Bournemouth was cancelled out by Anthony Martial's 35th-minute effort as United survived a series of missed chances from the hosts.

"We were defensively bad".

Erik Lamela put Tottenham ahead in the 27th minute, Lucas Moura doubled their lead three minutes later and Harry Kane notched the third in the 62nd minute.

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