Dean Smith appointed as Leicester City interim manager

Dean Smith
Dean Smith

Dean Smith has been appointed as Leicester City’s interim manager until the end of the season. The 52-year-old has a wealth of experience in the Premier League, having guided Aston Villa to play-off glory and a League Cup final during his tenure. Smith has been tasked with the challenge of keeping Leicester City in the top flight, with the Foxes currently sitting in 19th place, four points from safety. Smith has been joined by former Villa coaches Craig Shakespeare and John Terry, who bring their own expertise to the coaching team.

Drawing on experience to achieve success

Smith has pointed to his experience at Aston Villa as he attempts to keep Leicester City in the Premier League. The coach led Villa to a four-game unbeaten run at the end of the 2019-20 season to survive in the top-flight, and he is hoping to repeat that feat with the Foxes. Speaking about his coaching staff, Smith highlighted the strengths that he and his team bring to the table, and he is confident that the players can tap into their expertise to achieve success.

Dean Smith
Dean Smith

Staying focused through the ups and downs

With eight games left to play, Smith is under no illusions that there will be ups and downs along the way. However, he is determined to remain consistent in his approach to the players and ensure that they are fully prepared for every match. Smith has stressed that he and his coaching staff will work tirelessly to achieve their ambitions, and they will not rest until the last game of the season is played.

Leicester fans will be hoping that Smith’s experience and expertise can help steer the team away from the relegation zone and ensure their survival in the top-flight. With the Premier League known for its unpredictability, anything can happen in the remaining games, and Leicester City will be hoping that Smith’s appointment will provide the boost they need to secure vital wins.


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