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The rise and rise of Sheffield-born Jamie Vardy

It is a sporting fairytale that has captured the hearts of the nation. Last night Leicester City clinched the Premier League title, helped in no small part by the 22 goals scored by Sheffield-born striker Jamie Vardy.

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Vardy's late rise up the football pyramid saw him start at non-league Stocksbridge Park Steels, followed by Halifax Town and Fleetwood - before he finally made the big time with the Foxes.

David Hirst has been to meet those who helped him on his way.

Click below to watch David Hirst's report

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