Jamie Vardy

Top Premier League Goalscorers: Jamie Vardy, Part I

Strikes one to 33 of Jamie Vardy’s Premier League goals include iconic efforts, last-gasp winners and record-breaking moments against England’s elite outfits.
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It is just over eight years to the day that Vardy – a 2015/16 Premier League champion – joined the Foxes from Non-League outfit Fleetwood Town.

He is now the Club’s all-time leading Premier League goalscorer with 99 top-flight strikes to his name, and is undoubtedly one of the most iconic players in the modern game.

As part of a new feature on LCFC TV, the Blue Army have been enjoying every goal from the Foxes’ top 10 Premier League scorers, with stars such as Tony Cottee, Emile Heskey and Riyad Mahrez all among the rankings.

With Vardy sitting in the no.1 spot, by some distance, LCFC.com highlights some of his best efforts from goals one to 33.

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Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy

This iconic celebration came after the Foxes frontman put City 4-3 up against the Red Devils.

Leicester City 5 Manchester United 3
King Power Stadium
Sunday 21 September, 2014

Vardy’s first Premier League goal came in emphatic fashion as he scored City’s fourth of the afternoon in a stunning comeback victory over Manchester United. Esteban Cambiasso had levelled matters, as City recovered from a 3-1 deficit, before Vardy raced onto Ritchie De Laet’s pass and side-footed beyond David De Gea to put his side in front. Leo Ulloa wrapped up the historic success with seven minutes to play on a glorious afternoon on Filbert Way.

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Jamie Vardy

One of Vardy's most important goals for the Club came against West Brom in April 2015.

West Bromwich Albion 2 Leicester City 3
The Hawthorns
Saturday 11 April, 2015

The City striker’s third goal of the 2014/15 Premier League season came with just seconds remaining on the clock at the Hawthorns. He robbed former Fox Gareth McAuley of possession on the touchline before firing past Boaz Myhill in injury time to seal a vital 3-2 win en route to Premier League survival. The goal came right in front of the travelling City supporters, who responded with ecstatic celebrations in the away end.

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Jamie Vardy

The City striker grabbed a crucial winner in Lancashire, just a minute after Matt Taylor missed a penalty for the hosts.

Burnley 0 Leicester City 1
Turf Moor
Saturday 25 April, 2015

Perhaps as equally as important as his last strike against the Baggies, the No.9’s winner at Turf Moor against Burnley came in dramatic circumstances. City moved out of the drop zone after Matt Taylor hit the post from the penalty spot before Vardy scrambled home the winner less than a minute later to secure a fourth-straight Premier league success.

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Jamie Vardy

City and Vardy got off the mark in 2015/16 after just 11 minutes of action at King Power Stadium.

Leicester City 4 Sunderland 2
King Power Stadium
Saturday 8 August, 2015

City’s first goal of their title-winning campaign came after just 11 minutes, when Vardy flicked Marc Albrighton’s cross into the back of the net. The first of his 24 league goals in 2015/16 set the tone for not only that game, but the rest of the campaign. Thirty-seven matches later, Leicester finished the season 10 points clear as champions of England.

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Jamie Vardy

The No.9 levelled matters before Nathan Dyer headed home the winner later on.

Leicester City 3 Aston Villa 2
King Power Stadium
Sunday 13 September, 2015

After an unbeaten month of August, City’s first Premier League match in September saw them mount another brilliant revival to beat Aston Villa. Goals from Jack Grealish and Carles Gil handed the visiting side a 2-0 advantage before De Laet pulled one back, Vardy equalised and Nathan Dyer bravely headed home the winner with a minute of normal time remaining. Vardy’s effort proved to be the first in his sensational record-breaking 11-game scoring streak.

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Jamie Vardy

The City forward scored in his 10th-straight Premier League game at St. James' Park.

Newcastle United 0 Leicester City 3
St. James’ Park
Saturday 21 November, 2015

With Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of scoring in 10 consecutive Premier League games in sight, Vardy opened the scoring on the stroke of half-time to level the Dutchman’s feat at St. James’ Park. Further efforts from Ulloa and Shinji Okazaki sealed a convincing win as City sat top of the division with 28 points from their first 13 games.

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Jamie Vardy

Vardy smashed the Premier League record for goals scored in consecutive games.

Leicester City 1 Manchester United 1
King Power Stadium
Saturday 28 November, 2015

Vardy’s record-breaking goal came in late November, when he raced onto Christian Fuchs’ no-look pass and beat De Gea from a tight angle. “It’s 11, it’s heaven for Jamie Vardy!” cried commentator Martin Tyler, as he became the first man in Premier League history to score in 11 successive games.

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Jamie Vardy

His sublime volley ripped through the air and over Simon Mignolet for 1-0.

Leicester City 2 Liverpool 0
King Power Stadium
Tuesday 2 February, 2016

This match is most commonly remembered for one thing – the Vardy volley that wowed all in attendance on Filbert Way. After Mahrez lifted the ball into the path of the striker, he let it bounce before sending a thunderous effort over Simon Mignolet. He then added a second 11 minutes later as Leicester maintained a three-point gap to Manchester City in second.

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Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy's 23rd goal of the 2015/16 season came in the opening minutes at King Power Stadium.

Leicester City 3 Everton 1
King Power Stadium
Saturday 7 May, 2016

City’s Premier League coronation wouldn’t have been complete without a goal from their talisman, Vardy, and it took just five first-half minutes to arrive. Andy King delivered from the right and there was Vardy to pounce onto the cross and net his 23rd goal of the campaign. A penalty in the 65th minute saw him conclude his goalscoring exploits in 2015/16 for champions Leicester.

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Jamie Vardy

Vardy's early effort against Pep Guardiola's men was the first in his maiden Premier League hat-trick for the Club.

Leicester City 4 Manchester City 2
King Power Stadium
Saturday 10 December, 2016

The first of three goals against Manchester City arrived with just three minutes on the clock, when Vardy collected Islam Slimani’s through ball and drilled low past Claudio Bravo. King doubled the advantage two minutes later, while Vardy’s second on 20 minutes made it 3-0 before the interval.

One to 33 of Jamie Vardy’s Premier League goals

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