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STATS SPECIAL: Ex-Fulham, Chelsea keeper Schwarzer becomes 7th Australian at Leicester

Mark Schwarzer's transfer to Leicester City on Tuesday saw him become the seventh Australian to sign for the club.

The 42-year old goalkeeper joined the Foxes on an 18-month deal on a free transfer from Chelsea which saw him follow some fellow countrymen to Leicestershire.

The first Aussie to play for Leicester was midfielder Steve Corica who made 18 appearances between August 1995 and February 1996 after joining from Marconi Stallions. The Sydney FC legend moved to Wolves from Leicester and spent over four years at the Molineux Stadium.

Next in line at the King Power Stadium (formerly Walkers Stadium) was gloveman Zeljko Kalac who was famously used as a substitute in a penalty shootout in the play-off final in 1996 against Crystal Palace. The former Roda, Perugia and AC Milan man made just three appearances for the Foxes.

The other Australians who have represented Leicester City are:

- Danny Tiatto: Midfielder who captained the club during his three-year stint between 2004 and 2007. Made over 70 appearances after joining from Manchester City.

- Paul Henderson: Goalkeeper who played close to 90 times for the club. Was involved in the League One-winning season in 2008/09.

- Patrick Kisnorbo: Defender who spent four years at the King Power Stadium. Now playing with Melbourne City in the A-League, Kisnorbo made 140 appearances and was also a key part of the League One title.

- James Wesolowski: The 27-year old midfielder, now with Shrewsbury Town, came through Leicester's youth academy before turning pro in September 2004. Made 58 appearances before joining Peterborough United in 2010 prior to his 2011 shift to Oldham Athletic.

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