Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Lambert Hopes To Shine For Southampton

Lambert Hopes To Shine For Southampton

Blackpool released him at an early age but he feels no malice towards his old club, and no need to prove his worth to them.

He does however think that such an early disappointment helped change his philosophy and resolve to always proving himself.

Joining Saints with us bottom of Division One and helping us to the top of the Championship may have come as a surprise to many.

Rickie says that this is not just about him but is more the fact that we have many good players and a good overall strength in our squad.

A good management team and great fans, both home and away also makes the complete package something special.

Talking about himself Rickie said 'from my own point of view it's been great to exceed people's expectations. People maybe didn't expect too much, but I enjoy that. Some people were saying Rickie Lambert won't do so well in the Championship, and that was a spur to me. I love proving people wrong.'

He went on to say to the Saints Online that he now hoped to lead us up to the Premiership and to do so as the leading scorer in the Championship.

Having already been leading scorer in Divisions One and Two that would be an extraordinary feat. Not many players can lay claim to such an achievement.



a href='http://www.vitalfootball.co.uk/forum/register.asp?p=B26C4249-599E-4E02-8A15-CD036F72C250' target='_blank'>Join The Vital Debate





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:SFC Forever
Date:Friday December 9 2011
Time: 4:01PM

Comments

0
No ones reading these articles, or commenting! 'there are 1 people viewing this forum' Oh, that must be me! Pointless, Give it up!
PompNut
09/12/2011 22:50:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Southampton Articles

McQueen's New Deal Delight

Sam McQueen penned a new four and a half year deal at St Mary's on Monday evening and obviously the youngster couldn't be more delighted.

Vital View - Premier League, 3rd-5th December 2016

Chelsea's win against Manchester City keeps them at the top ahead of Arsenal now. Swansea, Hull and Sunderland are the sides that remain in the bottom three.

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Vital Preview - EFL Trophy, Round Two

These fixtures will be spread over a period of weeks! The first tie will involve Wolves and Sunderland on Monday with the final game of the round not played until the New Year.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Profile
Vital Saint
Editor email
Profile
Matt Gardner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Crystal Palace MotM
Suggested By:
Forster50%
Cedric0%
van Dijk50%
Fonte0%
Bertrand0%
Ward-Prowse0%
Romeu0%
Hojbjerg0%
Redmond0%
Austin0%
Boufal0%
Sub - Sims0%
Sub - McQueen0%
Sub - Long0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Dec 11 2016 2:15PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 18 2016 1:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 28 2016 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment