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Leicester City Braced For Premier League's Return

After 103 days since their most recent competitive fixture, Leicester City's 2019/20 Premier League season will continue at Watford on Saturday afternoon (12:30pm kick-off).
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- Leicester City face Watford in the Premier League on Saturday (12:30pm kick-off)
- The fixture is the Club's first competitive outing since March, due to the COVID-19 pandemic
- England's top-flight returns on Wednesday, with Aston Villa hosting Sheffield United
- All of City's Premier League and Emirates FA Cup matches will be staged behind closed doors
- Fans are reminded to support their team from home and not to gather at any stadia

On Wednesday, Aston Villa entertain Sheffield United in a 6pm kick-off - the maiden game of the resumed campaign - before Arsenal travel to the home of champions Manchester City at 8:15pm.

Three days later, on Saturday, it's Leicester City turn to return to action for the first time since the magnificent 4-0 triumph over Villa?at King Power Stadium back in March with a visit to Vicarage Road.

Over the next five weeks, the title race, quest for European qualification and battle for survival will all reach their conclusions - and you can watch it all unfold on UK TV from the comfort of your living rooms.

Following a return to training at Belvoir Drive last month for Brendan Rodgers' talented, third-placed Foxes squad, all departments of the Football Club have been working tirelessly in preparation.

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Goals: Leicester City 4 Aston Villa 0

Watch all the goals from the Foxes' 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League...

In the interests of safety and to ensure that fixtures can be completed, all Premier League matches will now be staged behind closed doors, but there are new ways to show your colours this summer.

Naturally, the Blue Army will want to do whatever they can to galvanise the team towards achieving their objectives and concluding one of the most enthralling seasons in recent memory.

Through direct supporter consultation and by harnessing the power of social media, Leicester City have listened to your views - and will put the fans at the heart of their planning for matches behind closed doors.

This week, fans have been invited to participate in the Club’s media and supporter engagement activities and a collection of submitted videos will be?presented to the first team ahead of the season restarting.

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With You Then, With You Now, With You Again

As Brendan Rodgers’ team restart the Premier League season, we know there will be something missing. Something that’s always been there. The people that truly bring the magic to the game. Our supporters.

Under the manta - With You Then, With You Now, With You Again - inspired by your messages of support - the Club also intends to make fans the stars of its plans for new interactive content on its channels.

Elsewhere, one hour ahead of kick-off, a new-look offering from LCFC TV will be available - completely free of charge - with several Foxes icons talking you through the action during City On The Sofa.

Filmed at King Power Stadium in accordance with social distancing guidelines, City On The Sofa will provide a relaxed view of City's remaining fixtures, while allowing supporters to have their say.

On the football front, meanwhile, a thrilling five weeks lie on the horizon for the Blue Army, with nine Premier League clashes and a home Emirates FA Cup Quarter-Final all to be settled in that time.

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Premier League Preparations Stepped Up At King Power Stadium

Leicester City’s preparations for the return of Premier League football later this month continued with an 11 vs. 11 inter-squad training exercise at King Power Stadium on Saturday.

Following Saturday's trip to Watford, Rodgers' men host Brighton & Hove Albion on Tuesday (6pm kick-off), before entertaining Chelsea in the last eight of the FA Cup next Saturday (4pm kick-off).

Then it'll be Everton (away), Crystal Palace (home), Arsenal (away), AFC Bournemouth (away), Sheffield United (home), Tottenham Hotspur (away) and, finally, Manchester United (home).

For more information about how you can play your part - including the opportunity to speak directly to the Club's first team squad - please click HERE.

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