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Rickie Lambert

32-Year-Old Forward/Midfielder     Southampton  Premier

Birthdate:  February 16, 1982    Birthplace:  Kirkby, United Kingdom    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  170 lbs    

March 30, 2014    Rickie Lambert News

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Lambert produced a goal and an assist in Southampton's 4-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday.

Lambert has now provided an assist in three consecutive games, while scoring two goals over the same span. Those contributions have Lambert presently sitting on an even 10 goals and 10 assists for the season. Even at 32 years old, Lambert continues to impress, as he's now scored at least 10 goals in every professional season since 2003.

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March 15, 2014

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Lambert came on for Adam Lallana in the 56th minute, scored a goal in the 57th and then assisted on Jay Rodriguez's goal in the 72nd minute during Southampton's 4-2 win over Norwich City on Saturday.

After scoring two goals and assisting on two others in the first two matches of February, Lambert was silent until Saturday's effort. It was the first time Lambert had not started since New Year's Day, and after that effort, he's unlikely to stay on the bench for long.

February 1, 2014

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Lambert (hamstring) contributed toward each of Southampton's three goals Saturday, scoring once and assisting on the other two.

Lambert entered Saturday's game with a hamstring issue, but ultimately started and made significant fantasy contributions throughout the match. A 70th minute goal was sandwiched between a pair of assists, which brought Lambert's season totals to seven in both categories.

February 1, 2014

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Lambert (hamstring) is in the starting XI for Saturday's match against Fulham.

Lambert did not play in Tuesday's match against Arsenal because of the injury, but he trained fully this week after that, which has allowed him to get back to fitness and face off against Fulham.

January 30, 2014

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Lambert, who did not play in Tuesday's match against Arsenal, has trained this week and is expected to be in the squad for Saturday's match against Fulham.

Lambert has been a decent contributor overall this year, with six goals and five assists in his 22 Premier League appearances, although he's gone four straight league matches without either.

January 16, 2014

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West Ham are in negotiations again to bring Lambert to the club from Southampton, reports the Daily Mail.

Lambert has been the subject of West Ham's transfer efforts at least since December. Southampton has indicated that the player may be sold, but negotiations continue. Lambert had a small knock to his hip, but returned to face West Brom.

December 31, 2013

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West Ham are submitting an 8 million bid to bring Lambert to the club from Southampton, reports the Mirror.

West Ham feel they can secure Lambert with the offer of regular playing time ahead of this summer's World Cup. They have also already agreed to a loan deal to bring John Heitinga to the club from Everton.

December 22, 2013

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Lambert scored in the 59th minute of Sunday's loss to Tottenham.

Lambert, prior to Sunday's match, went five league games without scoring. The Englishman now boasts five goals and four assists through 17 games this season.