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SportVardy reveals Leicester century relief after scoring twice against Fulham

23:35  14 march  2019
23:35  14 march  2019 Source:   readsport.co

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Jamie Richard Vardy (né Gill; born 11 January 1987) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Leicester City and the England national team.

Leicester 3-1 Fulham : Jamie Vardy hits late brace including 100th goal for the Foxes to give Brendan Rodgers his first win back in the Premier League. Brendan Rodgers secured his first victory as Leicester manager as Fulham 's struggles continued. Midfielder Youri Tielemans had put Leicester

Vardy reveals Leicester century relief after scoring twice against Fulham © Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Sport Leicester City v Fulham FC - Premier League

Jamie Vardy has spoken about how he felt relieved to score twice to reach his century of goals for the club last weekend.

Before the game, there was uncertainty about whether the former England international was on 98 or 99 league goals – with the confusion coming down to goals scored in a Community Shield game, which isn’t officially a competitive fixture.

Vardy reveals Leicester century relief after scoring twice against Fulham © Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Sport Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images Sport

The confusion over whether Vardy needed one or two goals to hit the magic number confused even the player himself, who was glad to remove all doubt by scoring twice against Fulham.

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Jamie Vardy reached 100 goals for Leicester by scoring twice in a 3-1 win over Fulham on Saturday that pushed the visitors closer to relegation from the English Premier League. Vardy made it 2-1 in the 78th minute to reach the century mark across all competitions and then netted his 101st goal eight.

LEICESTER , England (AP) - Jamie Vardy reached 100 goals for Leicester by scoring twice in a 3-1 win over Fulham on Saturday that pushed the visitors Vardy made it 2-1 in the 78th minute to reach the century mark across all competitions and then netted his 101st goal eight minutes later to seal the

Talking to LCFC TV, as reported by Leicester Mercury, Vardy said:

“It’s a great feeling. Obviously, we didn’t know at the start if it was 98 or 99, so I think it’s a good job I put the two in!”

“I’m just like any striker. You want to obviously score as many as possible and pick up points for your team. I’ll just keep doing that. I’ll just keep knuckling down and like I say, hopefully more goals will come.”

“That’s the main thing you want, you want to be scoring goals and picking up points for the Club. It’s a Club where I’ve been since 2012, so long may that continue.”

Tielemans thanks "nice guy" Vardy for assist.
On-loan midfielder Youri Tielemans has praised Leicester striker Jamie Vardy for his unselfishness against Fulham last weekend, as reported on the Leicester Mercury. The Englishman was through on goal but passed the ball to Tielemans, who calmly slotted the ball into the empty net. The Foxes went on to win the match 3-1, with Vardy getting his name on the scoresheet twice. When speaking about Vardy, Tielemans said: “I know he’s not a selfish guy. I was there and he gave the pass perfectly, so I had to finish it and I thanked him at the moment and he’s a really nice guy.

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