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Simon Lappin

26. Simon LAPPIN

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
2.50 PM

Lappin joined Norwich City from St. Mirren in January 2007 after making 178 appearances and scoring 12 goals.

Position: Left-back/Left midfielder

Age: 29

Born: St Mirren (25 January, 1983)

Height: 5ft, 11in.

Weight: 9st, 6lbs.

Date signed: 31 January, 2007

Signed from: St Mirren (75,000)

Contract: June 2013

City debut: v Leeds H (3 February, 2007)

Former clubs: St Mirren, Motherwell (loan)

Season 2011/12 apps: 6 Goals: 0

Norwich City apps: 124 Goals: 3

Career:

Motherwell (loan, 08): 7 starts, plus 8 as sub, 2 goals
St Mirren (99-07): 158 starts, plus 20 as sub, 12 goals.

Total: 165 starts, plus 28 as sub, 14 goals.

At the end of the 2007/08 season, he spent four months out on loan at Motherwell making 15 appearances, scoring twice.

After spending 16 months out of the first team picture between November 2007 and March 2009, he was recalled to the starting line-up by Bryan Gunn.

The Scot made the most appearances in the 2009/10 promotion-winning season, playing in 44 of the 46 League One games. His unassuming style didnt win him any individual awards, but his overall contribution was second to none.