Nobody had a bad word to say about Claudio Ranieri as he was honoured at the BBC SPOTY awards

After Leicester City’s 5000-1 Premier League title triumph, it would have been a bold decision to give the BBC Coach of the Year award to anyone but Foxes boss, Claudio Ranieri.

And so it was that the award was handed over to Claudio – it seems that, for once, nobody had any complaints.

As far as achievements in football go, this one might never be bettered.

Furthermore, what a likeable man Ranieri is.

At the end of a crazy year for Leicester fans, the award was surely the cherry on top of a very big and tasty cake.

Dilly ding, dilly dong everyone. Dilly ding, dilly dong.

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