Leicester look set to become only the second team outside of the traditional ‘big four’ to win the Premier League title. Photo: AP
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Home and Away by Peter Simpson

As Leicester prepare to bust through the glass ceiling, can the moneyed elite still buy their way to the top?

The riches of the Premier League have long been eyed with suspicion and derision, but clubs outside the traditional ‘big four’ are signalling a turn in the tide

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Leicester look set to become only the second team outside of the traditional ‘big four’ to win the Premier League title. Photo: AP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.