Rickie Lambert

Date of birth16 February 1982
Place of birthLiverpool
NationalityEnglish
Weight77 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

A former Blackpool trainee, Rickie Lambert initially joined Macclesfield on youth forms in December 2000 and then signed on a non-contract basis the following month.

He played most of his football for the youth and reserve teams during the 2000-01 season making a very positive contribution in the centre of the park and scoring some well-taken goals.

He made his senior debut for Macc in the home defeat by Chesterfield in March and appeared fairly regularly towards the end of the campaign, putting in some fine performances.

Rickie joined Rochdale in February 2005 with a contract to June 2007.

He joined Bristol Rovers in August 2006 in a three-year deal that was extended to June 2011 in September 2008.

Rickie joined Southampton in August 2009 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2014 in July 2011 and to June 2016 in March 2013.

He joined Liverpool in June 2014 with a two-year contract.

Rickie joined West Bromwich Albion in July 2015 with a two-year contract.

He joined Cardiff City in August 2016 with a two-year contract that was cancelled in July 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Blackpool 17 Jul 2000 21 Nov 2000
Macclesfield Town 02 Mar 2001 26 Apr 2002
Stockport County 26 Apr 2002 17 Feb 2005
Rochdale 17 Feb 2005 31 Aug 2006
Bristol Rovers 31 Aug 2006 10 Aug 2009
Southampton 10 Aug 2009 02 Jun 2014
Liverpool 02 Jun 2014 31 Jul 2015
West Bromwich Albion 31 Jul 2015 31 Aug 2016
Cardiff City 31 Aug 2016 06 Jul 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Macclesfield Town League Division 3 4
5
2001-02 Macclesfield Town FA Cup 4
2
2001-02 Macclesfield Town LDV Vans Trophy 1
2001-02 Macclesfield Town League Division 3 32
3
8
2
2002-03 Stockport County LDV Vans Trophy 2
2002-03 Stockport County League Cup 1
2002-03 Stockport County League Division 2 22
7
2
2003-04 Stockport County FA Cup 1
2003-04 Stockport County LDV Vans Trophy 2
1
2003-04 Stockport County League Cup 2
2003-04 Stockport County League Division 2 39
1
12
4
2004-05 Rochdale League Two 15
6
1
2004-05 Stockport County FA Cup 1
1
1
2004-05 Stockport County LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
1
2004-05 Stockport County League One 27
2
4
5
2005-06 Rochdale FA Cup 1
2005-06 Rochdale LDV Vans Trophy 2
2005-06 Rochdale League Cup 1
2005-06 Rochdale League Two 43
3
22
3
2006-07 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 4
1
2006-07 Bristol Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 5
1
2006-07 Bristol Rovers League Two 28
8
8
2006-07 Bristol Rovers League Two Play-Offs 3
1
2006-07 Rochdale League Two 3
2007-08 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 8
6
2007-08 Bristol Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2007-08 Bristol Rovers League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Bristol Rovers League One 42
4
14
1
2008-09 Bristol Rovers FA Cup 1
2008-09 Bristol Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2008-09 Bristol Rovers League Cup 1
2008-09 Bristol Rovers League One 43
2
29
4
2009-10 Bristol Rovers League One 1
1
2009-10 Southampton FA Cup 5
2
2009-10 Southampton Johnstones Paint Trophy 6
3
2009-10 Southampton League Cup 2
1
2009-10 Southampton League One 44
1
29
2
2010-11 Southampton FA Cup 3
1
2010-11 Southampton Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2010-11 Southampton League Cup 1
1
2010-11 Southampton League One 45
21
1
2011-12 Southampton FA Cup 1
1
2
2011-12 Southampton League Championship 42
28
2
1
2011-12 Southampton League Cup 1
3
2
2012-13 Southampton Premier League 35
3
15
2
2013-14 Southampton FA Cup 2
1
2013-14 Southampton Premier League 31
6
13
2
2014-15 Liverpool FA Cup 1
3
2014-15 Liverpool League Cup 2
1
2014-15 Liverpool Premier League 7
18
2
2
2014-15 Liverpool UEFA Champions League 2
1
1
2014-15 Liverpool UEFA Europa League
1
2015-16 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 2
1
2015-16 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
2015-16 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 5
14
1
2
2016-17 Cardiff City FA Cup 1
2016-17 Cardiff City League Championship 13
5
4
2
2016-17 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 1
2016-17 West Bromwich Albion Premier League
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Mar 2001 Macclesfield Town v Chesterfield L 1-2 League Division 3
11 Mar 2001 Macclesfield Town v Barnet W 3-0 League Division 3
24 Mar 2001 Macclesfield Town v Blackpool W 2-1 League Division 3
10 Apr 2001 Torquay United v Macclesfield Town L 2-0 League Division 3
14 Apr 2001 Macclesfield Town v Rochdale D 0-0 League Division 3
16 Apr 2001 Halifax Town v Macclesfield Town L 3-0 League Division 3
21 Apr 2001 Macclesfield Town v Southend United W 1-0 League Division 3
28 Apr 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Macclesfield Town L 4-1 League Division 3
05 May 2001 Macclesfield Town v Leyton Orient L 0-2 League Division 3
15 Sep 2001 Macclesfield Town v Hull City D 0-0 League Division 3
29 Sep 2001 Exeter City v Macclesfield Town D 0-0 League Division 3
07 Oct 2001 Macclesfield Town v Kidderminster Harriers L 0-1 League Division 3
13 Oct 2001 Bristol Rovers v Macclesfield Town W 0-2 League Division 3
16 Oct 2001 Darlington v Macclesfield Town L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
20 Oct 2001 Macclesfield Town v Lincoln City L 0-1 League Division 3
27 Oct 2001 York City v Macclesfield Town L 1-0 League Division 3
09 Nov 2001 Southend United v Macclesfield Town L 3-0 League Division 3
17 Nov 2001 Macclesfield Town v Forest Green Rovers D 2-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
20 Nov 2001 Cheltenham Town v Macclesfield Town L 4-1 League Division 3
24 Nov 2001 Macclesfield Town v Luton Town W 4-1 League Division 3
28 Nov 2001 Forest Green Rovers v Macclesfield Town W 1-1 (11-10) FA Cup 1st round replay
01 Dec 2001 Torquay United v Macclesfield Town W 1-2 League Division 3
08 Dec 2001 Macclesfield Town v Swansea City W 4-1 FA Cup 2nd round
15 Dec 2001 Macclesfield Town v Leyton Orient W 2-1 League Division 3
21 Dec 2001 Shrewsbury Town v Macclesfield Town D 1-1 League Division 3
26 Dec 2001 Macclesfield Town v Halifax Town D 1-1 League Division 3
29 Dec 2001 Macclesfield Town v Mansfield Town L 0-1 League Division 3
06 Jan 2002 Macclesfield Town v West Ham United L 0-3 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2002 Macclesfield Town v Rochdale L 0-1 League Division 3
19 Jan 2002 Swansea City v Macclesfield Town W 0-1 League Division 3
22 Jan 2002 Macclesfield Town v Shrewsbury Town W 2-1 League Division 3
29 Jan 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Macclesfield Town L 2-0 League Division 3
02 Feb 2002 Macclesfield Town v Exeter City L 1-2 League Division 3
09 Feb 2002 Lincoln City v Macclesfield Town L 1-0 League Division 3
12 Feb 2002 Scunthorpe United v Macclesfield Town D 1-1 League Division 3
16 Feb 2002 Macclesfield Town v Bristol Rovers W 2-1 League Division 3
19 Feb 2002 Kidderminster Harriers v Macclesfield Town W 0-1 League Division 3
22 Feb 2002 Hull City v Macclesfield Town W 0-1 League Division 3
26 Feb 2002 Macclesfield Town v Oxford United L 0-1 League Division 3
02 Mar 2002 Macclesfield Town v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 League Division 3
05 Mar 2002 Darlington v Macclesfield Town W 0-1 League Division 3
09 Mar 2002 Leyton Orient v Macclesfield Town L 2-0 League Division 3
16 Mar 2002 Macclesfield Town v Torquay United L 0-2 League Division 3
22 Mar 2002 Hartlepool United v Macclesfield Town W 1-2 League Division 3
30 Mar 2002 Macclesfield Town v York City W 2-1 League Division 3
01 Apr 2002 Carlisle United v Macclesfield Town L 3-2 League Division 3
06 Apr 2002 Macclesfield Town v Cheltenham Town W 1-0 League Division 3
13 Apr 2002 Luton Town v Macclesfield Town D 0-0 League Division 3
20 Apr 2002 Macclesfield Town v Southend United D 0-0 League Division 3


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2013-14 England FIFA World Cup 2
1
1
2013-14 England International Friendly 1
3
2
2014-15 England International Friendly
2
2014-15 England UEFA European Championship
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
14 Aug 2013 England v Scotland W 3-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 England v Moldova W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
10 Sep 2013 Ukraine v England D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
19 Nov 2013 England v Germany L 0-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2014 Ecuador v England D 2-2 International Friendly
07 Jun 2014 England v Honduras D 0-0 International Friendly
19 Jun 2014 Uruguay v England L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
03 Sep 2014 England v Norway W 1-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2014 Switzerland v England W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
12 Oct 2014 Estonia v England W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
18 Nov 2014 Scotland v England W 1-3 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.