Leicester City are making waves in Europe.

Leicester City fan who won big last season backs them to win Champions League

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You’ll do well to find one Leicester City fan who really cares that they are currently 13th in the table and winless in the Premier League since September 17.

They’re still celebrating last season’s heroics.

The Foxes defied odds of 5,000-1 to win the title, recording the greatest triumph in Premier League history.

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And though Claudio Ranieri’s team is struggling in their defence of the title, they look more than capable in the Champions League. Tuesday’s 1-0 win against FC Copenhagen was their third straight win in the tournament, and they have one foot in the last-16.

Seeing Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and co. in Europe is a sight that Leicester fans will remember forever. Not even relegation from the Premier League can take away the fact that they are the biggest story in football at the minute.

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So life is pretty good for Leicester supporters at the minute, and one fan in particular. Leigh Herbert was one of those who backed the Foxes at 5,000-1 last season.

Herbert stuck £5 on Leicester to do the unthinkable, earning himself a cool return of £20,683 (he cashed out £2 of his bet before the season finished).

Party down the pub

“When we win the league, we will be having a huge party down the pub,” Herbert told the Mirror before the title was sewn up.

“All my mates are Leicester fans and to see us win the Premier League will be a dream come true - and to win a small fortune along with it is just the icing on the cake. It will be a day none of us will ever forget."


Herbert backed Leicester in Europe

We seriously hope you backed Herbert when he delivered the following, remarkable tip back in April.

"Leicester City to win everything and Jamie Vardy to be top scorer! And I already have a £10 bet at 100-1 that Leicester will win the Champions League..."

So the guy who just won £20,000 could be about to win an extra £1,010. How’s your luck?


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