Leicester tributes: Fans and players unite at Cardiff on emotional day

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Emotional Leicester team observe silence at Cardiff

Leicester City staff, players and fans were in tears as they held a minute's silence for their owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, before their first match since his death.

Supporters travelling to the game away at Cardiff City on Saturday started the day with a free breakfast and tribute t-shirt provided by the club, which many were seen wearing at the match.

Fans unfurled a huge flag tribute to Srivaddhanaprabha, from Thailand, before kick-off and players wore their own t-shirt tributes to the man known affectionately as 'The Boss'.

The Premier League match was the Foxes' first since Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash outside King Power Stadium on 27 October.

Manager Claude Puel had said the result in Cardiff was "not important" but Leicester performed well and a second-half Demarai Gray goal was enough to give them a 1-0 victory.

Srivaddhanaprabha's funeral began at a temple in Bangkok, Thailand, on Saturday.

Demarai Gray
The entire Leicester team celebrate Demarai Gray's goal
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha flag
Fans unfurl a flag in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha
Leicester player silence
Leicester players link arms during the minute's silence for the club's owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha
Leicester players and staff
Leicester players and staff huddle before the game
Kasper Schmeichel
Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel wore his shirt during the warm-up
Fan wearing 'The Boss' shirt
Leicester fans raise flags commemorating their Premier League success in 2015-16
Leicester were greeted by their travelling fans on their arrival at the ground
Fans applaud as Jamie Vardy arrives
The match programme for Cardiff v Leicester
The match was dedicated to the victims, with Cardiff owner Vincent Tan writing in the match programme that Srivaddhanaprabha's legacy would live forever. "The world of football lost a true pioneer and a visionary seven days ago," Tan wrote.
Leicester programme with dedication to Vichai
Leicester fan signs the book of condolence
A Leicester fan signs the book of condolence at King Power Stadium
Leicester fans with the Thailand flag
Leicester fans hold the Thailand flag
Cardiff flowers dedicated to Leicester
Cardiff sent a wreath to King Power Stadium to pay their respects to the victims of last Saturday's crash

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