Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester were pegged at 5,000-1 to take the Premier League title

Their win has only one real parallel in sporting history

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
8th May, 2016
Karishma Kapoor a Leicester City supporter shows off her winning betting slip Pic: Getty

Audie Murphy was a war hero, one so aware of how improbable his real-life exploits were that he forced Hollywood to tone it down when he played himself in To Hell And Back. He figured his more implausible acts wouldn’t be taken seriously by audiences.

Were Murphy still alive, he’d probably have some advice for anyone trying to draft a script about the past season in the English Premier League. Leicester City’s story...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years

The Daily Briefing