Soccer AM: Former Foxes Matt Elliot and Gerry Taggart were on the sofa

Last Updated: 12/11/13 12:30pm

Matt Elliott and Gerry Taggart were on this week's Soccer AM to discuss all things Leicester City.

Matt and Gerry, the rock-solid former defensive partneship who amassed over 350 appearances for the Foxes between them, joined Max and Helen in the studio to give their views on their former gaffer Martin O'Neill and his Republic of Ireland appointment and comment on Leicester's current Premier League promotion push.

You can watch the interview above but here are some of the highlights!

What are you guys doing these day?

GERRY: I'm scouting for Paul Dickov at Doncaster Rovers and I'm enjoying getting around the country seeing lots of games of football. I'll go and watch the team Doncaster are playing next and do a match report on it and some video analysis at the training ground and go through the oppositions team's strengths and weaknesses.

MATT: I've been doing work at the Leicester academy for quite a while now and the Director of the Academy Jon Rudkin has asked me via the owners of Leicester, to become head coach of a club in Thailand's Premier Football League.

It's come right out the blue and is massive opportunity. I've been out there and had a little look at the set-up, they're based in Bangkok. The team are called 'Army United' and as the name suggests they're connected with army.

Do you think your former club Leicester would do well in the Premier League?

MATT: I think they could. They're a big, strong, functional team. They've got pace and power in all the right areas and they're doing pretty well - they're the best team I've seen in the Championship this season.

You both played under Martin O'Neill, what do make of his appointment as Rep of Ireland manager?

MATT: I'm not really surprised to be honest. I think Martin's got so much to offer on a day-to-day basis and he obviously feels the time is right for him to go there. In my mind he'll do well wherever he goes if given the opportunity he'll make the most of those players, he's an amazing manager and a great fella as well.