Riyad Mahrez pays tribute to "special" Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha after scoring Wembley victor

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Fans have been laying out flowers, football scarves, prayers and tributes outside the Leicester City club grounds after Saturday's helicopter accident, in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai Leicester club owner fans credit for an against-all-odds Premiership victory in 2016.

On Monday, the Leicester squad and members of the Srivaddhanaprabha family visited the stadium and held a touching tribute on the pitch.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) continue to conduct its investigations as it tries to establish what caused Saturday's tragedy.

Vichai also had enormous impact on Thailand football, not only in the worldwide arena, but developing Thai football and sponsoring many competitions and clubs.

The helicopter carrying the Leicester City owner appeared to be operating normally moments before it crashed, an expert has said.

Police have named the other victims of the crash as passengers Izabela Roza Lechowiczas, Nursara Suknamai and Kaveporn Punpare, and pilot Eric Swaffer.

"We will be offering our support to Leicester City in any way necessary in respect of this weekend's fixture", Cardiff chief executive Ken Choo said.

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He made a strong game and all the battles and the end he sacrificed to save a opportunity for the opponents. It was really, really hard in the first half although we had more chances.

"Clubs will also pay tribute by holding a minute's silence or minute's applause (whichever is deemed most appropriate by the home club)".

Leicester's Carabao Cup match against Southampton last night was postponed, as were games involving the club's women's team. I have, through both good and hard times, been afforded an unwavering support which has been a huge motivator and, in personally hard times, a huge comfort.

"It has been very, very hard for me", Mahrez told Sky Sports after the game.

"For a long time, my father taught me to be strong and to take care of my family". What happened made me realise how important my dad was to many people all over the world and I'm touched by how many people kept him close to their hearts.

'I am very, very, very sad. "That's why I put my hands in the sky for him".

"The boss (Leicester owner) was very special to me".

"It was heartbreaking and shocking to have this news, and of course with the other people who died with him".

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