James Maddison

‘Brilliant’ James Maddison can do no more to get England call, Brendan Rodgers insists

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers insists James Maddison can do no more to earn an England recall.The midfielder struck his 18th goal of the season in a final-day 4-1 stroll against Southampton.Maddison, who also has 12 assists this term, has not played for England since his debut against Montenegro in 2019 and Three Lions chief Gareth Southgate names his Nations League squad on Tuesday.“He can’t do any more (to return to England). He will be delighted with the season he has had,” said Rodgers after Ayoze Perez scored twice and Jamie Vardy also netted.“He has been absolutely brilliant. He is...
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Leicester’s James Maddison praised for showing ‘courage’ to confront issues in his game

Brendan Rodgers has hailed James Maddison for showing the “courage” to confront and combat issues with his game.Maddison has emerged from a tricky start to produce an impressive campaign for Leciester and scored a fine goal in Thursday’s 1-1 draw at Chelsea.The 25-year-old has notched 17 goals in all competitions this term for the east Midlands men, with Rodgers impressed with his honesty and hard graft.“Listen, it’s all down to the player; what I’ve always tried to be with players, I always like to be clear and give them clarity on where they need to improve,” said Rodgers.“He’s the type...
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Chelsea 1-1 Leicester: Blues unable to find winner after Marcos Alonso cancels out James Maddison strike

Chelsea effectively secured a third-place finish despite failing to capitalise on a dominant performance as they drew 1-1 with Leicester. The Blues, defeated by Liverpool on penalties in Saturday's FA Cup final, fell behind when James Maddison curled home a stunning finish in the early stages but it proved to be one of only two Leicester shots in a one-sided game.

James Maddison and James Justin return for Leicester as Canaries come calling

Leicester will have James Maddison and James Justin back in contention for Wednesday evening’s Premier League clash with relegated Norwich. Maddison has overcome the tight hamstring which caused him to miss the weekend defeat by Everton, while defender Justin has recovered from a shoulder issue. Ricardo Pereira will once...

James Maddison: Leicester have 'greed' for more trophies

Leicester City midfielder James Maddison tells MOTDx's Craig Mitch about the Foxes' desire for more trophies - and also discusses his love of snooker on a trip to the Crucible Theatre. Watch MOTDx, Thursday 28 April at 22:50 BST on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. Catch up on previous episodes...

Brendan Rodgers backs James Maddison to keep pushing hard for England recall

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers has backed James Maddison to keep proving his England class as he chases a Three Lions recall.The 25-year-old starred and scored in Thursday’s 2-1 Europa Conference League quarter-final win away against PSV Eindhoven to earn the Foxes a last four clash with Roma.His strike in Eindhoven was his 14th goal of the season, his best return for Leicester, and Harry Kane and Tammy Abraham are the only Englishmen to score more than the attacker in all competitions this term.Maddison, who earned his only cap in November 2019, has spoken about his desire to force his way...

Where James Maddison ranks among the 5 best EPL midfielders

James Maddison has been unstoppable for Leicester City, asserting himself as one of the best midfielders in the league this season. With the current form that he is in, Foxes of Leicester takes a look at the five best central and attacking midfielders in the Premier League and where the 25-year-old ranks amongst them.

Timothy Castagne and James Maddison fire Leicester to win over Brentford

Timothy Castagne and James Maddison each produced superb first-half strikes as Leicester beat Brentford 2-1 at the King Power Stadium and moved into the top half of the Premier League.Castagne marked his return from injury in style by powering a shot into the top corner in the 20th minute to put the Foxes ahead, and Maddison added a delightful free kick 13 minutes later.Having brought some good saves out of Kasper Schmeichel after the break, Brentford pulled a goal back through Yoane Wissa with five minutes of normal time remaining but they were unable to save themselves from defeat.A third...