William Shakespeare

Can Shakespeare add another chapter to Leicester tale?

Like his famous namesake, English playwright and poet William Shakespeare, Leicester City's manager Craig Shakespeare is hoping he can add a few blockbuster dramas to his own story.

Appointed caretaker manager after the English champion sacked Claudio Ranieri last month, Shakespeare has brought such a revival over three games that the 53-year-old will stay in the job until the end of the season.

Events at Leicester City Football Club have some uncanny resemblances to William Shakespeare's works. The playwright was born just 40 miles away from Leicester in Stratford-upon-Avon and the unfolding tragedies and comedies at the club suggest some of the Bard's most famous...