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Cashing In On Leicester City’s Success

A look at how Leicester ripped up the rule book to become the most unlikely league winners of the modern era and how some were able to cash-in on their success

Leicester City have ripped up the rule book with their extraordinary Premier League title win. History suggests you have to spend big to win the Premier League, but Leicester’s expenditure on wages and transfers is a friction of their more illustrious rivals.

When this Premier League season started, no-one gave Leicester a chance to become champions, as we can see in the odds by From £250,000 in the beginning of the season (with a £50 bet), to £52,50 on April the 24th, unbelievable:


Another clear sign of this huge achievement is this infographic by in which you see the salary of Leicester coach Claudio Ranieri compared to other Premier League coaches. It also shows the costs of Leicester City’s squad compared to all the other clubs in the Premier League. For example: Manchester City paid £411 million for this seasons squad, Leicester only paid £52.8 million:


There are a few people who made loads of money by betting on Leicester’s Premier League title win. These people took a speculative punt and placed small bets backing Leicester to become the most unlikely champions of the modern ear. Not bad if you win £250.000 at the end of the season. Leicester’s success is expected to result in an increase in everyday fans placing speculative bets next season…..have you ever thought about betting? To see how everything works, you can go to and check out in-depth information on how betting works.

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