Frank Lampard

  • Martin Demichelis' header gives Manchester City 2-2 draw at Arsenal 5 days ago

    London: Martin Demichelis spared Manchester City from a second successive loss by heading in a late equalizer in a 2-2 draw at Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. After Sergio Aguero put defending champion City in front in the first half, Arsenal staged a fight-back after the break inspired by...
  • Lampard ready to make Manchester City debut, says Pellegrini 5 days ago

    London: Frank Lampard is "ready" to play for Manchester City and the former Chelsea midfielder could make his debut against Arsenal on Saturday, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The 36-year-old Lampard, who is on a six-month loan from City's affiliate club New York, has been training with the Premier League...
  • Frank Lampard's retirement adds to England's central problem August 26, 2014

    Although it was far from unexpected, Frank Lampard's international retirement increased the challenge facing England manager Roy Hodgson as he looks to move the team forward for the 2016 European Championship and beyond. Lampard, on loan at Manchester City before heading to New York City, called time on his international career...
  • England's Frank Lampard retires from international football August 26, 2014

    London: England midfielder Frank Lampard has retired from international football after winning 106 caps. The 36-year-old was released by Chelsea in May after 13 years at the London club and he signed for New York City before agreeing to move to Manchester City on a six-month loan deal. Lampard scored 29 goals...
  • Exclusive: I want to win everything at Chelsea, says Cesc Fabregas August 25, 2014

    After nine glorious years at Arsenal and a three-year stint with Spanish giants Barcelona, Cesc Fabregas is back to the Premier League fold but this time with Chelsea. The Spaniard, who joined Arsenal as a 16-year-old in 2003, scored 57 goals in 303 games for the Gunners and won...
  • Exclusive: Lampard and Cole will be missed, says Chelsea skipper Terry August 14, 2014

    John Terry's relentless determination shows no sign of going down. His 20-year stint at the Premier League club Chelsea is a living example of that. The most successful captain of all time at Stamford Bridge, the 33-year-old Terry has led Chelsea to three EPL titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups...
  • EPL Team Preview: First England, next Europe for ambitious Manchester City August 13, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City reclaimed their position as the top team in English football by winning the Premier League and the League Cup last season. Next in the firing line for the club's ambitious Abu Dhabi owners: Conquering Europe. In their three years in the Champions League, City twice has failed to get...
  • Frank Lampard joins Manchester City on loan August 6, 2014

    London: Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard began his loan spell at Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday, just two weeks after joining Major League Soccer club New York City FC. Lampard, 36, left Chelsea in June after 13 years at the club but will be back in the Premier League...
  • Frank Lampard set for Manchester City loan August 2, 2014

    Washington: Former Premier League side Chelsea star Frank Lampard will play for Manchester City under a loan deal from his new Major League Soccer team New York City FC, media reports said. Lampard, who spent 13 seasons with Chelsea, signed a two-year deal last week with New York City FC. He...
  • Spanish striker Villa vows to add to legacy in New York August 1, 2014

    New York: For Spanish striker David Villa, the chance to start afresh in Major League Soccer with New York City at Yankee Stadium proved irresistible in his quest to add to his legacy. Villa, Spain's all-time top scorer, last month became the first player signed by New York City FC, co-owned...
  • Frank Lampard joins New York City on two-year contract July 24, 2014

    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...