Leicester City Claims Premier League Title For The First Time Ever

A 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham on Monday meant Leicester City won the Premier League for the first time in the club’s 132-year history.

After starting the season with 5,000-1 odds, Leicester City was for the first time crowned Premier League champions on Monday, capping off a fairytale season that will go down in sporting history.

After starting the season with 5,000-1 odds, Leicester City was for the first time crowned Premier League champions on Monday, capping off a fairytale season that will go down in sporting history.

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The club claimed the title after Chelsea and Tottenham had a 2-2 draw at London’s Stamford Bridge stadium. Tottenham had needed a victory in order to stop Leicester City claiming the championship title.

The club claimed the title after Chelsea and Tottenham had a 2-2 draw at London's Stamford Bridge stadium. Tottenham had needed a victory in order to stop Leicester City claiming the championship title.

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With Tottenham leading 2-1 in the final minutes of the second half, a goal by Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard leveled the score, helping Leicester City clinch its first Premier League title in the club’s 132-year history.

With Tottenham leading 2-1 in the final minutes of the second half, a goal by Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard leveled the score, helping Leicester City clinch its first Premier League title in the club's 132-year history.

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