Brendan Rodgers dedicates Leicester City’s FA Cup victory to players, owners and fans

Brendan Rodgers became the first manager to win the FA Cup for Leicester and will now shift his focus onto their Champions League qualification next season.

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Leicester City made history on Saturday by winning their first ever FA cup trophy. Brendan Rodgers therefore became the first ever manager after Alex Ferguson to win both the Scottish and English FA cup titles.

The Leicester boss has done an incredible job with his side both in the Cup competition and in the Premier League. Leicester are on the verge of qualifying for the Champions League next season and have now added a trophy to their season.

Brendan Rodgers will look to secure Leicester’s Champions League qualification for next season in the remaining Premier League matches

Leicester owner with Jamie Vardy - FirstSportz
Leicester owner with Jamie Vardy and James Madison

Leicester came out victorious over Chelsea by a 1 goal margin courtesy of a Youri Tielemens strike in the second half.

Brendan Rodgers described Leicester’s FA Cup win over Chelsea as a historic, proud moment for the club, after they got their hands on the famous trophy for the very first time.

Rodgers was elated after winning the first trophy of their season and was very proud of his team.

An exuberant Brendan Rodgers said, “I’m very proud. It’s a historic day for the club. Winning the FA Cup for the first time is clearly a special day.

I’m so happy for the players and Khun Top [Aiyawatt’s nickname] and their family, it’s been a dream of theirs to win the FA Cup and we have delivered on that.”

Every trophy is special. I’m proud on a personal front to be the manager to win it for Leicester. On days like today you need to create history.

We were able to do that. I’m extremely proud to get to the final and beat such an incredible club. I’ve got an overriding feeling of satisfaction that we did the job well.

Leicester City winning the FA Cup - FirstSportz
Leicester City lifting the FA Cup trophy

“I’m more pleased for everyone else. The feeling it gives the supporters. The FA Cup is one the club really wanted to win.”

Brendan Rodgers however, won’t have much time to sit on his FA Cup laurel as they face Chelsea once again on Wednesday in a crunch Premier League match. A victory in that fixture would confirm their qualification into the Champions League stages next season.

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