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Rickie Lambert Biography

Rickie Lee Lambert is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Southampton. Lambert began his professional career with Blackpool in 1998 and later played for Macclesfield Town, Stockport County, Rochdale and Bristol Rovers before moving to Southampton for £1 million in August 2009. The striker scored on his debut for The Saints against Northampton Town on 11 August 2009 and went on to become the club's top scorer for that season with 36 in all competitions. Other notable goals scored by Lambert during the season include one against local rivals Portsmouth in the FA Cup Fifth Round South Coast derby on 13 February 2010, a hat-trick against Milton Keynes Dons in the league on 20 March 2010, and a penalty against Carlisle United in the 4–1 League Trophy Final win at Wembley on 28 March 2010. Lambert named in the PFA Team of the Year for League One, as well as winning the PFA Fans' Player of the Year award for the division. Lambert's profile proved a key signing for Southampton, scoring 21 goals in the league to seal promotion to the Championship in 2010, and 27 league goals the following season to secure the Saints' promotion back to the Premier League after their seven-year absence. He has won the "Golden Boot" award in 3 of the last 4 seasons, and was named the Championship Player of the Year for 2011–12. Lambert is known for his large stature and physical performances, and his ability to score both from open play and set-pieces.

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ISL 2017: Kerala Blasters express interest in signing ex-Liverpool striker Lambert
ISL 2017: Kerala Blasters express interest in signing ex-Liverpool striker Lambert
Will the 35-year-old be worth the investment?
5 players you didn't know are better than Cristiano Ronaldo at taking penalties in FIFA 17
5 players you didn't know are better than Cristiano Ronaldo at taking penalties in FIFA 17
These five players can beat Ronaldo in a FIFA 17 penalty challenge.
How Southampton will have a say in deciding both ends of the Premier League table
How Southampton will have a say in deciding both ends of the Premier League table
The Saints are in a position to alter fortunes of the top four as well as the relegation battlers while trying to finish in the top 8.
5 teams that sell their star players and still do well
5 teams that sell their star players and still do well
Some European clubs overcome the loss of players adroitly and maintain their status in their respective leagues.
Wales Euro 2016 hero signs for West Brom, Rickie Lambert moves to Cardiff
Wales Euro 2016 hero signs for West Brom, Rickie Lambert moves to Cardiff
Wales' hero from Euro 2016 has signed for the Baggies and Lambert makes his way out of the club.
What if Southampton had retained their best players in the last decade?
What if Southampton had retained their best players in the last decade?
How would the Southampton first team look today if they did not sell some of their best players?
5 players who failed to live up to iconic jersey numbers
5 players who failed to live up to iconic jersey numbers
Some players become so synonymous with a jersey number that it sticks with them forever Every club has a player or players that are denoted by the ...
The players Liverpool need to keep and sell
The players Liverpool need to keep and sell
Based on their performance, here's a look at the players who should stay and who should go
Things that Liverpool need to do save themselves
Things that Liverpool need to do save themselves
What is the answer to Liverpool's woes this season?
The 9 best penalty takers in world football
The 9 best penalty takers in world football
Penalty taking is not an easy thing to do. Here we look at some of the best footballers who have mastered this craft.
Video: Youtube freekick sensation Bas van Velzen invited to a shooting session at Liverpool
Video: Youtube freekick sensation Bas van Velzen invited to a shooting session at Liverpool
Dutch “freekick specialist” Bas van Velzen has been taking social media by storm with his incredible rendition of the “knuckleball technique.
Top 10 late-bloomers in the history of sports
Top 10 late-bloomers in the history of sports
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Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool career: Is it the one filled with regrets?
Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool career: Is it the one filled with regrets?
Reasons as to why Steven Gerrard chose to stay at Liverpool after all of these years.
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10 players under-used by their Premier League sides
Except for a few who opt for the heavy pay-cheques, there is nothing more valuable for a professional footballer than being given a chance to play. A ...
The Saints are marching on
The Saints are marching on
After their sensational finish to the 2013/14 season, Southampton was one of the few overachieving clubs of the season where they finished eighth in the league. Tottenham wasted no time in persuading their manager, Mauricio Pochettino who agreed to join the White Hart Lane outfit. Similarly, several key first team players departed to bigger teams. […]
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