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Five clubs that defied odds and lifted titles


If you still think Leicester don't have what it takes to go all the way then just check out these clubs, they did.

Ssh, don’t say anything. If someone asks about it, keep your trap shut.

Leicester City can win the 2015/16 Premier League.

Crap. Someone said it. Considered it jinxed.

I’ve been saying for months that sooner or later Leicester will drop off. In November I said it. In December I said it. January, too. It’s now February and Leicester City are still top of the Barclay’s Premier League. They’ve lost just two matches all season and last weekend thumped closest rivals Manchester City – in Manchester – 3-1. They have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

The romantics in all of us would probably sacrifice their own club’s chance of silverware for just one special season like this, one where the likes of a Leicester, a West Brom or a Norwich would topple the top four and lift that longed-for trophy, at least for the talk down the pub if nothing else.

If you still think Leicester don’t have what it takes to go all the way then just check out these clubs below, who took the strong odds against them, turned them sideways and shoved them where the sun doesn’t shine…