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
10 Aug 2002 Colchester United v Stockport County L 1-0 League Division 2
17 Aug 2002 Stockport County v Notts County D 0-0 League Division 2
24 Aug 2002 Port Vale v Stockport County W 0-1 League Division 2
26 Aug 2002 Stockport County v Mansfield Town W 2-0 League Division 2
31 Aug 2002 Swindon Town v Stockport County W 0-1 League Division 2
01 Oct 2002 Stockport County v Gillingham L 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
19 Oct 2002 Wigan Athletic v Stockport County L 2-1 League Division 2
22 Oct 2002 Stockport County v Darlington W 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
26 Oct 2002 Stockport County v Brentford L 2-3 League Division 2
12 Nov 2002 Carlisle United v Stockport County L 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
14 Dec 2002 Huddersfield Town v Stockport County L 2-1 League Division 2
20 Dec 2002 Stockport County v Northampton Town W 4-0 League Division 2
26 Dec 2002 Mansfield Town v Stockport County L 4-2 League Division 2
28 Dec 2002 Stockport County v Bristol City L 1-4 League Division 2
18 Jan 2003 Stockport County v Swindon Town L 2-5 League Division 2
21 Jan 2003 Notts County v Stockport County L 3-2 League Division 2
25 Jan 2003 Bristol City v Stockport County D 1-1 League Division 2
01 Feb 2003 Stockport County v Colchester United D 1-1 League Division 2
08 Feb 2003 Cheltenham Town v Stockport County W 0-2 League Division 2
15 Feb 2003 Stockport County v Oldham Athletic L 1-2 League Division 2
22 Feb 2003 Peterborough United v Stockport County L 2-0 League Division 2
01 Mar 2003 Stockport County v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division 2
04 Mar 2003 Stockport County v Chesterfield W 2-1 League Division 2
08 Mar 2003 Barnsley v Stockport County L 1-0 League Division 2
15 Mar 2003 Brentford v Stockport County W 1-2 League Division 2
18 Mar 2003 Stockport County v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 League Division 2
22 Mar 2003 Stockport County v Blackpool D 2-2 League Division 2
29 Mar 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Stockport County L 1-0 League Division 2
05 Apr 2003 Wycombe Wanderers v Stockport County W 1-4 League Division 2
21 Apr 2003 Stockport County v Huddersfield Town W 2-1 League Division 2
26 Apr 2003 Luton Town v Stockport County D 1-1 League Division 2
03 May 2003 Stockport County v Tranmere Rovers L 2-3 League Division 2
09 Aug 2003 Wycombe Wanderers v Stockport County L 1-0 League Division 2
12 Aug 2003 Lincoln City v Stockport County W 0-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Aug 2003 Stockport County v Luton Town L 1-2 League Division 2
13 Sep 2003 Sheffield Wednesday v Stockport County D 2-2 League Division 2
16 Sep 2003 Stockport County v Hartlepool United L 1-2 League Division 2
20 Sep 2003 Stockport County v Blackpool L 1-3 League Division 2
24 Sep 2003 Everton v Stockport County L 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
27 Sep 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Stockport County D 2-2 League Division 2
30 Sep 2003 Oldham Athletic v Stockport County L 2-0 League Division 2
18 Oct 2003 Stockport County v Notts County D 2-2 League Division 2
21 Oct 2003 Stockport County v Colchester United L 1-3 League Division 2
25 Oct 2003 Brighton and Hove Albion v Stockport County W 0-1 League Division 2
01 Nov 2003 Stockport County v Queens Park Rangers L 1-2 League Division 2
05 Nov 2003 Stockport County v Wrexham W 5-4 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
08 Nov 2003 Stevenage Borough v Stockport County L 2-1 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
15 Nov 2003 Grimsby Town v Stockport County D 1-1 League Division 2
22 Nov 2003 Stockport County v AFC Bournemouth W 3-2 League Division 2
29 Nov 2003 Barnsley v Stockport County D 3-3 League Division 2
09 Dec 2003 Stockport County v Blackpool L 0-1 LDV Vans Trophy Quarter-final - northern section
13 Dec 2003 Stockport County v Brentford D 1-1 League Division 2
20 Dec 2003 Bristol City v Stockport County L 1-0 League Division 2
26 Dec 2003 Stockport County v Wrexham L 0-1 League Division 2
28 Dec 2003 Port Vale v Stockport County D 2-2 League Division 2
10 Jan 2004 Stockport County v Wycombe Wanderers W 2-0 League Division 2
17 Jan 2004 Luton Town v Stockport County D 2-2 League Division 2
24 Jan 2004 Stockport County v Plymouth Argyle L 0-2 League Division 2
27 Jan 2004 Tranmere Rovers v Stockport County L 3-2 League Division 2
31 Jan 2004 Stockport County v Peterborough United D 2-2 League Division 2
07 Feb 2004 Wrexham v Stockport County D 0-0 League Division 2
14 Feb 2004 Stockport County v Swindon Town L 2-4 League Division 2
21 Feb 2004 Notts County v Stockport County L 4-1 League Division 2
28 Feb 2004 Stockport County v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division 2
02 Mar 2004 Colchester United v Stockport County L 2-1 League Division 2
06 Mar 2004 Stockport County v Bristol City W 2-0 League Division 2
13 Mar 2004 Brentford v Stockport County W 0-2 League Division 2
16 Mar 2004 Hartlepool United v Stockport County D 2-2 League Division 2
20 Mar 2004 Stockport County v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division 2
27 Mar 2004 Blackpool v Stockport County D 1-1 League Division 2
03 Apr 2004 Stockport County v Rushden and Diamonds W 2-1 League Division 2
10 Apr 2004 Chesterfield v Stockport County W 0-3 League Division 2
12 Apr 2004 Stockport County v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League Division 2
17 Apr 2004 Queens Park Rangers v Stockport County D 1-1 League Division 2
24 Apr 2004 Stockport County v Grimsby Town W 2-1 League Division 2
01 May 2004 AFC Bournemouth v Stockport County D 0-0 League Division 2
08 May 2004 Stockport County v Barnsley L 2-3 League Division 2
07 Aug 2004 Stockport County v Huddersfield Town L 2-3 League One
10 Aug 2004 Colchester United v Stockport County L 3-2 League One
14 Aug 2004 Blackpool v Stockport County W 0-4 League One
21 Aug 2004 Stockport County v Bradford City L 0-1 League One
28 Aug 2004 Brentford v Stockport County L 3-0 League One
30 Aug 2004 Stockport County v Tranmere Rovers D 1-1 League One
04 Sep 2004 Stockport County v Torquay United L 0-2 League One
11 Sep 2004 Bristol City v Stockport County L 5-0 League One
18 Sep 2004 Stockport County v Luton Town L 1-3 League One
25 Sep 2004 Hull City v Stockport County D 0-0 League One
28 Sep 2004 Stockport County v Bury W 3-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
02 Oct 2004 Stockport County v Swindon Town D 3-3 League One
08 Oct 2004 AFC Bournemouth v Stockport County L 2-1 League One
16 Oct 2004 Stockport County v Peterborough United W 1-0 League One
20 Oct 2004 Chesterfield v Stockport County L 4-0 League One
23 Oct 2004 Port Vale v Stockport County D 0-0 League One
30 Oct 2004 Stockport County v Oldham Athletic L 1-2 League One
02 Nov 2004 Wrexham v Stockport County L 2-0 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
06 Nov 2004 Stockport County v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-3 League One
13 Nov 2004 Stockport County v Huddersfield Town W 3-1 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
27 Nov 2004 Stockport County v Walsall L 0-1 League One
07 Dec 2004 Wrexham v Stockport County L 2-1 League One
11 Dec 2004 Hartlepool United v Stockport County L 3-1 League One
14 Dec 2004 Swansea City v Stockport County L 2-1 FA Cup 2nd round replay
18 Dec 2004 Stockport County v Milton Keynes Dons W 3-1 League One
26 Dec 2004 Stockport County v Bristol City L 1-2 League One
28 Dec 2004 Barnsley v Stockport County D 3-3 League One
01 Jan 2005 Torquay United v Stockport County W 1-2 League One
03 Jan 2005 Stockport County v Hull City L 1-3 League One
15 Jan 2005 Luton Town v Stockport County L 3-0 League One
29 Jan 2005 Swindon Town v Stockport County L 3-0 League One
01 Feb 2005 Stockport County v AFC Bournemouth D 2-2 League One
05 Feb 2005 Peterborough United v Stockport County L 2-1 League One


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.