Leicester Fosse were founded in 1884. The club joined the Football Association in 1890 and were elected into the Second Division of the Football League in 1894. From 1891 they played their home games at Filbert Street. However, in 1919 Leicester Fosse disbanded due to financial problems, but quickly reformed as Leicester City Football Club.
Leicester City won the Second Division championship in 1925 and in the 1928/29 season they finished as runners up in the First Division; to date their highest ever League finish. In 1949 the Foxes reached their first ever FA Cup Final, but lost out to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Leicester enjoyed the services of legendary striker Arthur Rowley in the 1950s and he helped them to two Division Two titles in 1954 and 1957, Rowley scoring a club record of 44 league goals in the latter season.
Despite not having won the FA Cup, Leicester City have won the League Cup, first of all in 1964, as well as twice more under the leadership of Martin O'Neill in 1997 and 2000. Fans of The Foxes can relive all the excitement of famous cup and league successes with a range of Leicester City Season Review DVDs.
Leicester City's last ever season at Filbert Street ended in relegation from the Premier League, but then at the start of the 2002/03 season The Foxes moved into their impressive new home, the Walkers Stadium. After a period of financial problems, Milan Mandaric took over the club in early 2007.
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