City Duo Honoured At PFA Awards
City duo Andy King and Kyle Naughton were both named in the Professional Footballers' Association Championship Team of the Year on Sunday night.
The Foxes pair were singled out in a vote among their fellow professionals as the season's best performers in their respective positions, joining some of the division's finest talent in the prestigious select XI.
Naughton, on a season-long loan from Tottenham Hotspur, topped the poll for the division's best right-back, while King got the nod of approval in the highly-competitive midfield vote.
City were one of four clubs, along with automatic promotion candidates Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City and Swansea City, to have two representatives in the Championship team, while Reading, Nottingham Forest and Watford each had one.
King, 22, is City's leading scorer this season, having taken his tally to 15 with a fine strike at Reading on Saturday in his 46th appearance of the campaign. The City academy graduate has also established himself as an international regular this term, starting both games for Wales since Gary Speed's appointment as manager.
Naughton, also 22, has been in fine form since arriving from Spurs in October as one of Sven-Goran Eriksson's first City signings. The England Under-21 international has drawn widespread praise for his outstanding defensive work, as well as his attacking instincts, which have seen him score five times in 30 league appearances.
Other winners at Sunday's event included King's international team-mate and Spurs wide-man Gareth Bale, who picked up the overall Player of the Year award, while Arsenal's Jack Wilshire was named Young Player of the Year.
PFA Championship Team of the Year
Paddy Kenny (Queens Park Rangers), Kyle Naughton (Leicester City), Ian Harte (Reading), Ashley Williams (Swansea City), Wes Morgan (Nottm Forest), Adel Taarabt (Queens Park Rangers), Scott Sinclair (Swansea City), Andy King (Leicester City), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), Danny Graham (Watford), Grant Holt (Norwich City).