Jamie Vardy says Leicester want to make Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha proud against Cardiff

Jamie Vardy says Leicester want to make Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha proud against Cardiff

Jamie Vardy says Leicester want to make Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha proud against Cardiff

The Foxes won 1-0 at Cardiff on Saturday on a hugely emotional occasion, as tributes were paid to Srivaddhanaprabha and the four others killed in a helicopter crash at the King Power Stadium a week earlier.

Saturday's win proved an emotional match for Schmeichel and his team-mates as they continue to mourn the loss of the man who built the Premier League title-winning team of 2016.

Vardy is determined to honour Srivaddhanaprabha with a victory after a harrowing week for everyone involved with the club.

He said: It's been the hardest week of everyone's lives. "It'll be massively important we attend, we are a close-knit group and one big family and one of the main reasons for that is Vichai, so it's massively important". "He wasn't just a chairman, he literally was part of your extended family", he said.

It didn't matter who you were, he always made time for you, and as all the pictures that have been put out have shown, he was always smiling.

"It's one thing building a team and a club that can perform on the pitch, but we're more proud of the family that he's created and the feeling he's instilled in everybody being welcome".

"And I think Vichai would have wanted that as well, he wanted his lads to play football".

She then added: "We all understand the emotion behind it, but what if a player next week rips off his shirt displaying a message for his sick brother?"

"We are glad we've come away today from a really tough game with a win we can bring to Thailand and hope we did the family proud".

Many felt Probert demonstrated a complete lack of understanding and common sense in booking Gray given the sensitive and raw nature of last weeks tragic events that has united the footballing world.

His funeral began Saturday, with other ceremonies scheduled through November 9. "For us to be there is massively important".

The Denmark global has since played more than 300 games for the Foxes and was a huge figure in Leicester's 2015-16 title-winning season, when they triumphed despite having odds of 5,000-1 at the start of the campaign.

Massive banners featuring Thailand's flag saying "R.I.P. Vichai" moved across the stadium, and the crowd observed a minute of silence.

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