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REVEALED: Bradford snubbed Leicester star Jamie Vardy over rep

Leicester City star Jamie Vardy is a Bradford City reject!

Guiseley boss Mark Bower, who played with Vardy at Halifax, says the England star's bad-boy reputation scuppered a move to the Bantams.

He told The Sun: “They didn't want to take it any further. Their loss I guess.

“The lads at Halifax knew he would go on to bigger things — but we didn't think he'd be playing for England."

Oldham also wanted Vardy but could not afford to take him from The Shay.

Paul Dickov, then Latics boss, said: “If you look at Jamie now, it was probably a good thing it didn't happen!"

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