Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Nigel Pearson sacked rumours not true

Nigel Pearson remains as Leicester City manager and will lead the Foxes against Blackpool on Saturday despite speculation that he was relieved of his position earlier tonight.

Amid rumours of a dressing room bust-up with Craig Shakespeare, assistant manager, social networking sites were earlier abuzz with news of Pearson's demise. However, sources close to the club insist that Pearson remains in charge and there are no issues within the City camp, whilst the hashtag #maduplcfcrumours has since started trending on Twitter.

Meanwhile, a bemused Neil Danns has taken to the social networking site to express his puzzlement at the rumours.

"Someone care to enlighten me on me having a bust up rumour," he tweeted, "First I've heard an [sic] I can assure you it's not true, night tweeps #dreamwell."
Sense of humour: City fans posted #madeuplcfcrumours on Twitter earlier

Updated at 23:36 to include a Tweet from Neil Danns.

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