Lambert has scored 57 goals since joining the Saints in 2009
Southampton striker Rickie Lambert has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until 2014.
Lambert was instrumental in helping Saints seal
automatic promotion to the Championship
last season, scoring 21 goals in 45 league games.
joined Saints in 2009
after a successful three-year spell at Bristol Rovers, where he claimed 59 goals in 139 starts.
won the Johnstone's Paint Trophy
in his first year with Saints.
Lambert started his career at Blackpool before moving on to Macclesfield Town, Stockport County and Rochdale.