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Kevin Lisbie




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Hackney-born, Lisbie progressed through the ranks at Charlton to make his professional debut with the Addicks during the 1996/97 season against Burnley.

His first goal for the club came against a future employee as the Royals hosted Charlton in a 2-2 draw at Madejski stadium that January.

In November 1999, after a spell of four goals in seven appearances for Gillingham, Lisbie joined Reading on a short-term loan, making his Madejski Stadium debut for the home side in our 1-1 draw with Scunthorpe on the 27th of that month.

His only other Royals appearance came away to Bristol City a week later, before returning back to Charlton to play a part in their Premier League encounters for the ensuing six seasons.

During the course of his stay at The Valley, Lisbie made 68(+108) appearances and scored 19 times as a result. Perhaps his most famous moment in a Charlton shirt was scoring three of those goals against Liverpool in September 2003, a hat-trick that ensured the Addicks a famous win over the Merseyside club.

After 11 years, Lisbie parted with Charlton in August 2007 to join Colchester United, who at the time where playing their football in the Championship.

17 goals and top scorer in his debut season for the U’s wasn’t enough to keep their league boat afloat and following relegation back to the third tier of English football, Ipswich lured the striker to Portman Road for a fee of £600,000 in July 2008.

Three years with the Tractor Boys consisted of 26(+19) games and seven goals in between season-long loan spells back with Colchester and then Millwall.    

He then spent four years with Leyton Orient notching 48 goals in 108(+17) appearances before moving on to sign for Conference Champions Barnet ready for the 2015/16 season.