Date: 26th October 2015 at 6:30pm
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Jamie Vardy

25th April 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Burnley v Leicester City - Jamie Vardy of Leicester gestures the 0-1 score as he celebrates after scoring their 1st goal - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy, the Premier League’s top goalscorer with ten strikes, has scored in his last seven successive league games.

There was only going to be one winner at the King Power Stadium for this accolade; take a bow Jamie Vardy. This man has gone from rags to riches. From Fleetwood Town forward in 2012 to full England international in 2015; not many professional footballers can read aloud a better fairy tale story than Vardy’s journey from a non-league nobody to a Premier League predator. Having started his career at Stocksbridge Park Steels; who currently play their trade in the Northern Premier League, Vardy has become an in-form striker for both club and country. The 28-year-old hitman tops the Premier League’s goalscoring charts with ten goals in Leicester City’s opening ten fixtures, a feat where he has found the back of the net in his last seven successive league appearances. Among those efforts was his match winner in the Foxes’ 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday, a strike that has already doubled his goalscoring tally this season for the whole of the 2014-15 campaign (5). As well as his ruthless domestic form; Vardy has hit the dizzy heights at international level since making his England debut against the Republic of Ireland back in June, featuring in three of the Three Lions’ last four European Championship qualifiers. Bravo!

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