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Jack Lambert

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Position Centre forward
Born 25 May 1902, Greasborough (England)
Height 175 cm
Weight 79 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Leeds United 01 Nov 1922 01 Dec 1924 1 0  
Doncaster Rovers 01 Dec 1924 01 Jun 1926     £2000
Arsenal 01 Jun 1926 01 Oct 1933 146 95 £2500
Fulham 01 Oct 1933        

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1923 - 1924 1  0  0  0  0 
Total 1  0  0  0  0 

Jabba's Comments

Jack Lambert was very much 'the one that got away' for Leeds. He played in just one Division Two fixture before being released to Doncaster Rovers. 18 months later, Arsenal paid £2,000 for his services and he was to prove a vital part of Herbert Chapman's multiple championship-winning side, and bagged a goal in the 1930 FA Cup Final win over Chapman's old club, Huddersfield. He had a brief spell in management with non-league Margate, but had returned to Arsenal on the coaching staff when he met his death in a car accident in 1940.


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