An East Midlands Derby is any match involving two of these three clubs. However, the club were relegated after a single season which included the club's record defeat, a 12—0 loss against Nottingham Forest. Under Wallace, one of City's most famous home-grown players, Gary Lineker , emerged into the first team squad.
The following players have won the English Golden Boot for being the country's top goalscorer, while at Leicester Note: Though coming from 2—0 down on aggregate, away to Cardiff City , to briefly lead 3—2, they eventually lost to a penalty shoot-out in the play-off semi-final. Milne left in and was replaced in by David Pleat, who was sacked in January with Leicester in danger of relegation to the Third Division. Siam Commercial Bank became their first sleeve sponsor. Assistant manager Rob Kelly took over as caretaker manager, and after winning three out of four matches, was appointed to see out the rest of the season. The stand was impressive while the rest of the ground was untouched since at least the s; this led manager Martin O'Neill to say he used to "lead new signings out backwards" so they only saw the Carling Stand.