Jamie Vardy

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Plays for: Leicester City, England
Ranked: 98th in Premier League
Jamie Richard Vardy is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Leicester City and the English national team.

After being released by Sheffield Wednesday at the age of sixteen, Vardy began his senior career with Stocksbridge Park Steels, breaking into the first team in 2007 and spending three seasons before joining Northern Premier League club F.C. Halifax Town in 2010. Scoring 25 goals in his debut season, he won the club's 'Player's Player of the Year' award, then moved to Conference Premier club Fleetwood Town in August 2011 for an undisclosed fee. He scored 31 league goals in his first season at his new team, winning the team's 'Player of the Year' award as they won the division.

In May 2012, Vardy signed for Leicester City in the Championship for a non-League record transfer fee of ยฃ1 million, and helped the team win the Championship in 2014. In the 2015โ€“16 Premier League season, he scored in eleven consecutive Premier League matches, breaking Ruud van Nistelrooy's record, and was voted the Premier League Player of the Season and FWA Footballer of the Year as outsiders Leicester won the title. Vardy made his international debut in June 2015 and was selected for UEFA Euro 2016. Description provided by Wikipedia

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Harvey Barnes scorcher earns points for Leicester at Sheffield United

Goals from Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy took Leicester to a 2-1 win against Sheffield United, who equalised through Oliver McBurnie

Sheffield United v Leicester: match preview

Sheffield United have enjoyed an impressive re-introduction to Premier League life but their manager, Chris Wilder, is rightly wary about the threat posed by Leicesterโ€™s Jamie Vardy

Leicester City 3-0 Arsenal: Premier League โ€“ as it happened

Jamie Vardy scored twice as Leicester City dented Arsenalโ€™s top-four hopes with a convincing 3-0 win at the King Power Stadium

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