Vardy hit with additional one-match ban

Jamie Vardy has been hit with an additional one-match ban after admitting an improper conduct charge and will miss Leicester City’s potentially title-deciding game against Manchester United.

Vardy was sent off in the Foxes’ encounter with West Ham and subsequently missed Sunday’s match against Swansea City.

He will now also sit out at the trip to Old Trafford – though Leicester have confirmed that he will travel with the squad despite his ineligibility – and has been fined £10,000 for the incident.

The England international has scored 23 goals this season but Claudio Ranieri’s men will have to do without him against United, likely turning again to Leonardo Ulloa, who scored twice in Vardy’s absence in a 4-0 defeat of Swansea.

Vardy was hit with the charge for his reaction to being sent off by referee Jon Moss, who had shown him a second yellow card for simulation, while the Foxes were accused of failing to control their players.

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