Keith Lamb (executive)
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Keith Lamb is a former local league footballer and chartered accountant, and former Chief Executive at Middlesbrough F.C. He left this post in May 2011 for unknown reasons, but stayed at the club in a new role of Non-Executive Director to Chairman Steve Gibson.
|Born||October 27, 1946|
He currently sits on the FA International Board.
Lamb and club Chairman Steve Gibson were part of a consortium that rescued the club from extinction in 1986, after they fell into serious financial difficulty.
During Lamb's tenure, Middlesbrough invested heavily in youth development, developing the Rockliffe Park facility in Hurworth to rival the leading Academies across Europe. When it was opened, it was the number one facility in the UK, and inspired other Premier League clubs to develop their Academies. The youth Academy has since produced Premier League players such as Lee Cattermole, Ross Turnbull, David Wheater, Chris Brunt, Stuart Parnaby and England internationals Stewart Downing and Adam Johnson.