It is a tale of nearly men become heroes. Of journeymen turned superstars. Of rejects rendered champions.
A life in football boils down to this. Close. Closer. So close now.
Now with just six games left of this season and after a nail (and fingers, hand, arm and shoulder) biting 1-0 win over Southampton on Sunday, the flying Foxes are in first place, top of the table by an incredible seven points from Tottenham Hotspur.
If they win, not only will the city of Leicester go mad but so will the whole football world. Mad with joy, mad with the euphoric realisation that sometimes dreams – crazy, zany, wistful, fantastic, zillion-to-one, impossible dreams – really do come true.
Given the range of football clubs (and footballing standards) supported by The Moodie Report editorial team – including Manchester United, West Bromwich Albion, Crystal Palace, Sheffield Wednesday and Brentford – it’s no surprise that the sport features large in most Monday morning conversations at our London offices. Besides checking Crystal Palace’s traditionally subterranean position (they