Plains Rangers Player Profile

Craig Lambert

Nickname: Deadly

Previous Clubs: Opotiki FC, Whakatane Town FC

Position: Midfield

Career Highlight So Far: 2002 season - played my way into a centre half role. Scored five goals for the season, two pairs back to back weekends, off both left and right feet. Assists in over half the team's goals for the year. Was named Player of the Year 2002 Reserve Grade.

Ambitions: To play in club match with my son in five year's time.

Worst Moments: Breaking a leg in a pre-season match prior to the start of the 2003 season.
Not scoring a hat-trick after scoring two pairs back to back.

Favourite Players: Ollie Schultzia, Paul Lambert (Celtic), Michael Owen, Obermiers, Thierry Henry, Desiere Deschamps, Wynton Rufer, Ronaldinho, Cafu, Pele, Kevin Keegan, Bobby Charlton, Christiano Ronaldo (Man U)

Favourite Teams: Sweden (1998 World Cup), France (World Cup winners), Liverpool, Latzio, Barcelona, Brazil

Interests Outside of Football: Spending time with my children, Touch Football, Rocknroll, metal, blues, electric guitar

Message for the World: Never be afraid to make someone smile, it will stay with them all day.

Nothing beats a smile!

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