Leicester City F.C. - Honours

In the history of soccer, since its formation in 1884, Leicester City Football Club have been crowned English League Champions once and have won the Football League Cup three times. They have been runners-up in the FA Cup on four occasions.

England

League

Level One of the English football league system (known as the football pyramid)

(‘Football League First Division’ until 1992; ‘Premier League’ from 1993)

Winners: Once - 2016

Runners-up: Once - 1929

Level Two of the English football league system

('Second Division' until 1992; 'Football League First Division' until 2004; 'Championship' since 2005)

Winners: 7 times - 1925, 1937, 1954, 1957, 1971, 1980, 2014

Runners-up: Twice - 1908, 2003

Play-Off Final Winners: Twice - 1994, 1996

Level Three of the English football league system

('Third Division' ('Third Division North' and 'Third Division South' from 1922 - 1958) until 1992; 'Football League Second Division' until 2004; 'League One' since 2005)

Winners: Once - 2009

FA Cup

Runners-up: 4 times - 1949, 1961, 1963, 1969

Football League Cup

('Milk Cup' from 1982 - 1986; 'Littlewoods Cup' from 1987 - 1990;
'Rumbelows Cup' from 1991 - 1992; 'Coca-Cola Cup' from 1993 - 1998;
'Worthington's Cup' from 1999 - 2003; 'Carling Cup' from 2004 -
2012; 'Capital One Cup' from 2013 - 2016; EFL Cup' from 2017)

Winners: 3 times - 1964, 1997, 2000

Runners-up: Twice - 1965, 1999

FA Community Shield

(‘FA Charity Shield’ until 2001)

Outright Winners: Once - 1971

 

First Football History

Events and details behind each of these and other national triumphs and near misses form part of the Leicester City Football Club story. We have selected a series of football books which expand further on the soccer history of Leicester City FC. These books have been carefully selected, reviewed and are available on amazon: Leicester City Book Selection

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