Adam David Lallana is an English footballer from St Albans, England who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Premiership club Southampton. He began his career with Southampton as a youth player in 2000 and debuted professionally in 2006. He was a member of the Bournemouth Centre of Excellence where he was spotted by a talent scout from Southampton. Lallana was involved in Southampton's FA Youth Cup squads of 2004–05 and 2005–06. Lallana joined the first team squad in July 2006, making his debut on 23 August 2006 and signed a new contract with Southampton on 7th January 2011, which expires in the summer of 2015. He was named in the League One Team of the Year for the 2010–11 season after scoring 11 goals that season. He scored his first professional goal for Southampton against West Bromwich Albion on 28th April 2008. Adam Lallana was one of three Southampton players named in the Championship Team of the Year for the 2011–12 season. He made his first Premier League appearance on the opening day of the 2012–13 season, setting up a goal and wearing the captain's armband in a match against Manchester City. He has also played once each for England Under-19s and England Under-21s.