On , it was announced that Vardy would be signing for Championship club Leicester City ahead of the 2012–13 season, for a reported fee of £1 million, a non-League record, which could potentially be worth up to £1.7 million with add-ons.
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 side F. 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.Velkommen på vores hjemmeside - her på forsiden vil der hele tiden blive annonceret med SUPER SKARPE tilbud, men gå endelig IKKE i stå her. Værkstedet er totalt omlagt og ført op to date med nyeste teknologi, samt udvidet til det dobbelte i tilstødende lokale.Kom endelig ind og se – den er blevet utrolig flot ...................Vardy made his international debut in June 2015 and was selected for UEFA Euro 2016.Vardy had a successful first season with "the Shaymen" finishing as the club's top goalscorer with 26 goals and being voted the Player's Player of the Season.
In May 2012, Vardy signed for Leicester City in the Championship for a non-League record transfer fee of £1 million, and helped the team win the Championship in 2014.
In the 2015–16 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.
Towards the end of the season he came close to scoring a hat-trick of hat-tricks but failed to find a third goal in Halifax's 3–1 win over Nantwich Town.
He scored his first goals for the club in his third game, scoring twice in a 3–2 win away to Kettering Town on 3 September.
The following week he scored another two goals against Gateshead at Highbury Stadium, including one in added time.
He scored twice for a third consecutive match when on in the 3–1 away win against Ebbsfleet United, but did not score again for just over a month until he scored a hat-trick in the away match against Alfreton Town on 18 October.