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Birthdate:  February 16, 1982    Birthplace:  Kirkby, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  170 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with Liverpool in June 2014.

November 26, 2014    Rickie Lambert News

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Lambert scored in the eighth minute of Wednesday’s 2-2 draw against Ludogorets Razgrad in the Champions League.

Lambert capitalised on a defensive mistake from the home side to head the ball into the back of the net. It was Lambert’s second goal in two games after he notched on Sunday against Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

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Rickie Lambert: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 25, 2014

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Lambert said that he has to improve his fitness after a disappointing display against Middlesbrough, reports Sky Sports.

Lambert started Liverpool's Capital One Cup match as captain, but didn't have the best performance. He was substituted before the match went to penalties to decide a winner. Lambert said fitness is difficult to maintain when not playing regularly.

August 17, 2014

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Lambert was brought on in the 76th minute for Philippe Coutinho in Liverpool's 2-1 victory over Southampton on Sunday.

Lambert will likely find himself coming off the bench in most situations, with manager Brendan Rodgers preferring to juggle his crowded midfield and play Daniel Sturridge alone up front. With limited playing time, it's tough to justify spending anything but a bench spot on the veteran striker in most fantasy formats.

August 17, 2014

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Lambert is available off the bench for Liverpool's Premier League opener against Southampton on Sunday.

Lambert scored 117 goals for Southampton, but doesn't get the start against his old club. Nevertheless, he still figures to see plenty of playing time this season for a dynamic attack.

June 2, 2014

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Lambert officially signed with Liverpool on Monday, the club's official web site reports.

Lambert moves over from Southampton, where he scored 117 goals in 235 appearances. It's difficult to see him scoring at such a high rate at Anfield, as Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling will all presumably be above him on the depth chart.

May 30, 2014

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Liverpool and Southampton agreed to a £4 million transfer fee for Lambert, who is expected to undergo a medical exam on Saturday, reports Sky Sports.

Reports also suggest that personal terms between Liverpool and the player have been agreed upon. Lambert is part of England's World Cup squad and scored 14 times for Southampton last season.

May 29, 2014

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Lambert appears close to a move to Liverpool that could be worth up to £4 million for Southampton, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Lambert is coming off a 13-goal, 10-assist season, making him one of only four players in the Premier League to reach double-digit totals in both categories (Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney). At 32 years old, he isn't likely on the cusp of a breakout campaign, especially with Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling already on the the roster.

May 20, 2014

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Lambert finished the 2013-2014 season with 13 goals and a team-high 10 assists in 37 appearances for Southampton.

Lambert led the Saints with 103 shots attempts (41 on goal) and his 13 goals ranked 11th among forwards in the category. Additionally, only Liverpool's Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez topped Lambert's total of 10 helpers. As a result, the 32-year-old Lambert was recently named to England's World Cup squad and should be among the top options at striker in fantasy Premier League's next season.