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Huge crowds gather in Leicester for '5000/1' remembrance walk

Huge crowds have gathered for a memorial walk in honour of Leicester City's late chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Khun Vichai was among five people killed when his helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium on 27 October.

Tributes have poured have poured into the stadium ever since. They have now moved to a special designated memorial area close to the crash site.

The tributes to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha have been moved to another part of the stadium. Credit: ITV News Central

A supporter tribute march is planned from Jubilee Square to King Power Stadium shortly after midday, ahead of Leicester City's first home game since the tragedy.

It has been named the '5000/1' remembrance walk the reflect the Foxes' 5000/1 odds of winning the Premier League ahead of their historic 2016 victory.

The march was organised by sisters Megan and Casey Eliot, who wanted to honour the success Khun Vichai brought to the club and to the city.

Fans preparing to take part in the memorial walk. Credit: PA

A special ‘Tribute to Khun Vichai’ video will be shown on the big screens at 2:45pm prior to kick-off.

A two-minute silence will be observed before the game to honour wartime sacrifices as well as the five lives lost at King Power Stadium, with supporters encouraged to raise their scarves during the silence.

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