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...

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