Back in the fading summer of 2012, if you had asked a football loving historian, or a history loving footballer (should such a person actually exist), which was more implausible – unearthing the long presumed lost remains of the notorious English king Richard III from the bowels of a Leicester council car park, or Leicester’s unheralded football team lurching from near relegation one year to winning the Premier League title the very next year, one wonders which option they would have plumped for?  I think … Read the rest