"When you have only played two games you are in no position to go to the coach and say, 'I will play for England but only in this position', that is the point I am trying to make," said Hodgson as he announced his latest squad.
The goal stretched Vardy's personal tally to 12 goals from 12 games this season, and 11 in his last nine, moving him to within one of equalling Ruud van Nistelrooy's Premier League record for scoring in consecutive games.
Leicester City 1-1 Bournemouth 1 goal
Leicester City 3-2 Aston Villa 1 goal
Leicester City 2-2 Stoke City 1 goal
Leicester City 2-5 Arsenal 2 goals
Leicester City 2-1 Norwich 1 goal
Leicester City 2-2 Southampton 2 goals
Leicester City 1-0 Crystal Palace 1goals
Leicester City 3-2 West Brom 1 goal
Leicester City 2-1 Watford 1 goal