Frank Lampard

  • Frank Lampard joins New York City on two-year contract 5 days ago

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has signed for new Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York City FC on a two-year contract, the team said on Thursday. Lampard became New York's second major signing following the arrival of ex-Barcelona and Spain forward David Villa to the club which will join MLS...
  • World Cup 2014: Costa Rica top Group D after 0-0 draw with England June 25, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Costa Rica finished first in what many considered the World Cup's toughest group after a dour 0-0 draw against a second-string England side on Tuesday. Costa Rica only needed a draw to top Group D and played that way, setting up in a defensive 5-3-2 formation. The result gives...
  • World Cup 2014: Frank Lampard undecided on England retirement June 24, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Frank Lampard echoed England colleague Steven Gerrard on Monday by saying that he has yet to reach a decision about whether to prolong his international career beyond the World Cup. England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that Lampard, 36, will captain the side in their final game against...
  • World Cup 2014: Stick with trusted Lampard against Italy, Glenn Hoddle urges England June 14, 2014

    Former England coach Glenn Hoddle has added his voice to one of the longest-running debates about the national team, saying veteran Frank Lampard should partner captain Steven Gerrard against Italy on Saturday. Hoddle called on coach Roy Hodgson not to listen to calls to give younger players a chance and said...
  • World Cup: Steven Gerrard revels in England captaincy June 7, 2014

    Steven Gerrard will captain England at a World Cup for the second time but believes Brazil will be the first tournament he holds the role 'for real' having not felt that previous manager Fabio Capello truly believed in him as skipper. Liverpool midfielder Gerrard captained England in South Africa four years...
  • Chelsea great Frank Lampard ends 13-year spell at club June 3, 2014

    London: Chelsea will have a massive void to fill in midfield next season after the club's all-time record goalscorer Frank Lampard announced on Monday he was ending his 13-year spell at Stamford Bridge. The England World Cup player, who joined the Premier League club from London rivals West Ham United in...
  • Lampard signs for New York City on a free transfer: reports June 1, 2014

    According to a report in the English daily, Mirror, Frank Lampard has agreed a free transfer to New York City - and Atletico Madrid's David Villa is also set to join him. Lampard and Villa were at Manchester City's Carrington complex on Saturday to complete the internal formalities of their respective...
  • Frank Lampard named England vice-captain in Brazil May 20, 2014

    London: Frank Lampard will be England's vice-captain at next month's World Cup in Brazil, manager Roy Hodgson said on Sunday. The 35-year-old Chelsea midfielder, who has played 103 times for his country and skippered the team six times, was chosen as Steven Gerrard's deputy ahead of striker Wayne Rooney. "Frank's been the...
  • Frank Lampard named England's vice-captain for World Cup May 18, 2014

    England coach Roy Hodgson has announced that Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will be England's vice-captain at the World Cup. The 35-year-old Lampard, who has 103 international caps to his name, has captained England six times. He will take over the captain's armband from Steven Gerrard if the Liverpool veteran is unable...
  • England taking youthful squad to football World Cup May 20, 2014

    Luton: England coach Roy Hodgson selected a World Cup squad containing several young players on Monday, with Frank Lampard among the veterans to make the cut. Lampard, who turns 36 next month, is the oldest player among the 23 that Hodgson is taking to Brazil, one of only six to have...
  • Chelsea have made big strides this season, says Jose Mourinho May 9, 2014

    A subdued Jose Mourinho, still smarting from his latest fine by the football authorities, described Chelsea's season on Friday as a huge improvement despite their failure to win a trophy. He was fined 10,000 pounds ($17,000) on Thursday by the FA for sarcastic remarks about Mike Dean, the referee in a...
  • Kevin Pietersen expresses love for Chelsea May 4, 2014

    Former England captain Kevin Pietersen expressed his love for English Premier League club Chelsea FC and said he is friends with Chelsea stalwarts Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and John Terry. "Chelsea is my team. I am good friends with many players in Chelsea, including Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and John Terry....
  • Demba Ba's late goal sends Chelsea through to Champions League semi-finals April 9, 2014

    London: Chelsea overturned a two-goal deficit against Paris Saint-Germain to reach the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday, with Paris-born striker Demba Ba clinching a 2-0 win that sent the London club through on away goals with a 3-3 draw. After losing 3-1 in the French capital, Andre Schuerrle began Chelsea's comeback...
  • Mohamed Salah inspires Chelsea to 3-0 win over Stoke City April 6, 2014

    London: Mohamed Salah scored one goal and played a part in the other two as Chelsea strolled to a 3-0 victory over Stoke to recover from back-to-back losses and reclaim the provisional Premier League lead Saturday. Even though Jose Mourinho downplays Chelsea's title prospects, his team remain in the mix with...
  • Leaders Chelsea grab late winner against Everton February 22, 2014

    London: Chelsea grabbed a winner in the third minute of stoppage time against Everton on Saturday, with goalkeeper Tim Howard seemingly helping the ball into his own net as the Premier League leaders won 1-0. From Frank Lampard's cross, Branislav Ivanovic appeared to slightly flick it down to John Terry. But...
  • Chelsea's Lampard and Ivanovic ruled out for a month January 2, 2014

    London: Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard and defender Branislav Ivanovic will be out of action until the end of January, the Chelsea website (www.chelseafc.com) reported on Wednesday. Following a 3-0 Premier League win at Southampton that left his side two points behind leaders Arsenal, manager Jose Mourinho said the injuries they sustained...
  • Arsenal held to a 0-0 draw by Chelsea at Emirates December 24, 2013

    London: Arsene Wenger failed for the 10th time to get the better of Jose Mourinho as Arsenal were held to a 0-0 draw by Chelsea on Monday, missing a chance to return to the top of the Premier League. The London derby, played with rain swirling around the Emirates Stadium, failed...
  • England fears no one in football World Cup: Hodgson May 21, 2014

    London: England football manager Roy Hodgson has said his side would fear no one in the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals. "We respect everybody, we don't fear anybody, as such," he said to the Football Association's website on the eve of the draw, reports Xinhua. "Whatever group we get, we think...
  • Hazard brace secures Chelsea 4-3 win at Sunderland December 5, 2013

    Sunderland: Eden Hazard capped a brilliant performance with two goals as Chelsea came from behind to win 4-3 at last-place Sunderland and stay four points behind leader Arsenal in the Premier League standings. The Belgium international was also provider as he produced the cross that allowed Frank Lampard to head in...
  • Frank Lampard scores twice as Chelsea beat West Ham 3-0 November 24, 2013

    London: Frank Lampard tormented his former club West Ham, scoring twice as Chelsea kept in touch with the English Premier League leaders with a 3-0 away win on Saturday. Playing with great pace and discipline, Jose Mourinho's team claimed a much-needed win that kept the Blues within four points of league...
  • Golden Lampard leads experimental England against Chile November 14, 2013

    London: Frank Lampard will receive a special golden cap to mark 100 appearances for England on Friday when he captains what is expected to be a largely experimental team against Chile in a friendly at Wembley. Coach Roy Hodgson, speaking to the media at England's base at Watford, north of London,...
  • No room for error as England seek World Cup spot October 9, 2013

    London: England will qualify for the 2014 World Cup finals if they beat Montenegro and Poland in their final two Group H qualifiers and manager Roy Hodgson knows there is no room for error as they seek to secure their place in Brazil. Both matches are at Wembley and England go...
  • Frank Lampard joins England's 100 club September 11, 2013

    Kiev: Frank Lampard became the eighth player to make 100 appearances for England when he was in the starting lineup for his country's World Cup, Group H qualifier away to Ukraine on Tuesday. The Chelsea midfielder is the third Englishman to reach the century milestone in the last 10 months following...
  • Brazilian carrot drives Lampard towards 100th cap September 8, 2013

    London: Evergreen midfielder Frank Lampard said signing off his international career in Brazil was a huge "carrot" as he prepares to earn his 100th cap in a match England dare not lose. England face Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday with a one-point lead at the top of Group H but defeat...
  • Jose Mourinho's return has lifted Chelsea: Frank Lampard August 19, 2013

    London: Jose Mourinho's return for a second spell as manager has brought a new feeling of unity at Chelsea, according to club stalwarts Frank Lampard and John Terry. Stamford Bridge was a fractured place last season after crowd favourite Roberto Di Matteo was replaced by interim manager Rafael Benitez, who...
  • EPL: Jose Mourinho's winning return; debut goal for Roberto Soldado August 19, 2013

    London: Jose Mourinho enjoyed a trouble-free Chelsea return on Sunday, and Tottenham successfully negotiated their Premier League opener amid the transfer uncertainty surrounding Gareth Bale. Chelsea ripped apart Hull inside 25 minutes at Stamford Bridge, with goals from Oscar and Frank Lampard securing a 2-0 victory. While Lampard had earlier missed a...
  • Chelsea mark Jose Mourinho's EPL return with Hull win August 19, 2013

    London: Chelsea marked Jose Mourinho's Premier League return by overwhelming Hull 2-0 on Sunday as unity was restored following a season of division at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea ripped Hull apart from the start of their season opener, scoring both goals by the 25th minute. Oscar slotted in the first in the...
  • Romelu Lukaku's goal helps Chelsea to 2-1 win over Roma August 11, 2013

    Washington: Romelu Lukaku scored in the 89th minute to lift Chelsea to a 2-1 victory over Roma in their final tuneup before opening English Premier League play next weekend. Frank Lampard leveled the score for Chelsea in the 61st minute after Eric Lamela's opportunistic strike put Roma ahead in the 21st. Chelsea...
  • Mourinho convinced Lampard to continue with Chelsea July 17, 2013

    Back at Stamford Bridge for his second tenure with the club, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that he persuaded the club's leading goal scorer Frank Lampard to extend his stay with the Blues. Speculations of Lampard being closely linked to MLS were running rampage after the end of last season...
  • England held 1-1 by Ireland in peaceful match May 30, 2013

    London: At least this time England and Ireland managed to complete their match. A scrappy, but peaceful, 1-1 draw on Wednesday left both teams at Wembley Stadium breathing a huge sigh of relief. This was the first time the rivals had faced each other on a football pitch since hooliganism forced...