Small champions in big competitions: these teams set the example for Leicester City
Leicester City were crowned the most surprising Premier League champions ever as Tottenham drew 2-2 at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea on Monday.
However, despite the Foxes’ amazing accomplishments, they are not unique in football history, as there have been more “small” champions in Europe’s five biggest competitions – England, Italy, Germany, France, and Spain.
Premier League: Blackburn Rovers (1995)
Before Leicester won it this season, there were only five teams who had won the Premier League since 1992: Manchester United (13), Chelsea (4), Arsenal (3), Manchester City (2) and… Blackburn Rovers (1). Alan Shearer hit the net 34 times during the 1994/1995 season, as Blackburn were able to win 89 points and stay just in front of United (88) and newly pro...
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