FRANK LAMPARD

  • Frank Lampard, John Terry turned my career around: Didier Drogba 19 hours 23 minutes ago

    Didier Drogba has paid tribute to the inspirational way Chelsea team mates Frank Lampard and John Terry helped turned his career around after suffering some difficult times in his early days at Stamford Bridge. The powerful Ivorian striker, signed in a big-money deal from Olympique de Marseille 11 years ago, was...
  • Frank Lampard says he didn't sign contract to join NYCFC in 2014 January 9, 2015

    London: Frank Lampard says he didn't sign a contract to join New York City FC in August 2014, contradicting the Major League Soccer team's original announcement. The uncertainty over the midfielder's status emerged after his stay at Manchester City, which was initially described as a loan from the New York partner...
  • EPL says Frank Lampard under contract at Manchester City, not New York City January 9, 2015

    London: The English Premier League added to the mystery over Frank Lampard's status on Thursday by confirming he is under contract at Manchester City and does not have a formal deal with partner club New York City FC. The league statement came after The Associated Press on Monday highlighted the confusion...
  • EPL: Manchester City joint top after five-goal Spurs sink Chelsea January 2, 2015

    London: Chelsea and Manchester City ended a memorable first day of 2015 locked together at the top of the Premier League as City's dramatic 3-2 win over Sunderland was followed by a shock 5-3 defeat for Chelsea at Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea, previously beaten only once this season, were blown away by...
  • Frank Lampard gives Manchester City 3-2 win over Sunderland January 1, 2015

    London: For the second time in a week Manchester City threw away a 2-0 lead against a Premier League strugglers but this time they hit back as Frank Lampard came off the bench to secure a 3-2 win over Sunderland on Thursday. After dropping points at home to Burnley on Sunday,...
  • Frank Lampard in City squad despite end of loan deal January 1, 2015

    London: Frank Lampard is in the Manchester City squad for Thursday's Premier League clash against Sunderland despite his loan agreement expiring at the end of December, manager Manuel Pellegrini said. The 36-year-old midfielder has been on loan from Major League Soccer club New York City since the start of the campaign...
  • EPL: Manchester City primed to pounce on leaders Chelsea December 20, 2014

    Rejuvenated Manchester City can pile the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea for the first time this season if they beat struggling visitors Crystal Palace on Saturday. With Chelsea not playing at Stoke City until Monday, a City victory at the Etihad Stadium against a Palace side who have failed to...
  • Lampard scores Manchester City beat Leicester 1-0 in Premier League December 13, 2014

    Leicester: Frank Lampard scored in the first half to give defending champion Manchester City a 1-0 win at last-place Leicester in the Premier League on Saturday that came at the price of two more costly injuries. Lampard was left totally unmarked in front of goal to slot in a low cross...
  • 10-man Manchester City beat Southampton 3-0 November 30, 2014

    Second-half goals from Yaya Toure, Frank Lampard and Gael Clichy gave 10-man Manchester City a 3-0 victory against Southampton in the Premier League at St. Mary's on Sunday. Despite the emphatic nature of the scoreline, City were made to work hard for victory without ever being truly threatened by Southampton, who...
  • Manchester City's Lampard, Kolarov and Silva to miss CSKA match November 4, 2014

    Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov, midfielder Frank Lampard and playmaker David Silva will miss Wednesday's Champions League match against CSKA Moscow, coach Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. Kolarov missed Sunday's derby win over Manchester United with a calf injury and will be out for a month, while Lampard, who said on...
  • Manchester City's Frank Lampard could be fit to face CSKA November 4, 2014

    Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard, who has missed four matches with a thigh injury, says he could play a part in their Champions League match against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. The 36-year-old has been sidelined since sustaining the injury in City's 4-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Oct. 18 but has...
  • Frank Lampard ruled out of Manchester City's clash in Moscow October 20, 2014

    Manchester City will be without midfielder Frank Lampard for Tuesday's Champions League trip away to CSKA Moscow after he was injured in his side's 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Former Chelsea stalwart Lampard, on loan from New York City FC for six months, damaged his thigh making a tackle...
  • Clubs could do more for hard-pressed fans, says Lampard October 15, 2014

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard sympathises with fans' fears over the rising cost of watching football in England and believes clubs should offer more cut-price tickets. A BBC report published on Wednesday revealed a 13 percent increase in the cost of the cheapest match-day tickets for England's top four divisions since...
  • Manchester City fans take Frank Lampard to their hearts October 13, 2014

    London: Former Chelsea stalwart Frank Lampard has been voted Player of the Month for September by fans of Premier League champions Manchester City after an impressive start to his loan spell at the club. The 36-year-old edged out England midfielder James Milner and Spain's David Silva for the honour, the club...
  • Edin Dzeko nets double as Manchester City beat Hull 4-2 in EPL September 27, 2014

    Hull: Manchester City threw away an early two-goal lead before recovering to beat Hull 4-2 Saturday for their first win in four Premier League matches. Edin Dzeko scored twice and Frank Lampard grabbed his fourth goal in three games. City looked to have sealed the points early on at the KC Stadium...
  • Capital One Cup: Chelsea edge past Bolton; Manchester City rout Sheffield Wednesday September 25, 2014

    London: Chelsea needed Oscar's first goal of the season to beat Bolton 2-1 in the League Cup on Wednesday, while holder Manchester City routed another second-tier side, Sheffield Wednesday, with seven second-half goals. Oscar secured Chelsea's victory in the second half after 19-year-old Kurt Zouma's debut goal was canceled out by...
  • Emotional Frank Lampard lost for words after scoring against Chelsea September 22, 2014

    Manchester: An emotional Frank Lampard admitted he felt like a man trapped between two worlds after scoring Manchester City's equaliser against former club Chelsea in Sunday's 11 Premier League draw. The 36yearold midfielder, who left Chelsea at the end of last season, came on as a secondhalf substitute at the Etihad...
  • Lampard equaliser earns Manchester City 11 draw against Chelsea September 21, 2014

    Frank Lampard scored a late equaliser against his former club Chelsea to earn 10man Manchester City a 11 draw in the Premier League on Sunday and end the leaders' winning start to the season. Lampard, who was released by Chelsea this summer after scoring a clubrecord 211 goals in 13 years,...
  • Eyes on Lampard as Manchester City and Chelsea renew rivalry September 19, 2014

    Frank Lampard could make an emotional appearance against former club Chelsea this weekend as his new employers Manchester City host Jose Mourinho's side in an early showdown between the Premier League's heavyweights. Lampard, who became a talismanic figure at Stamford Bridge before leaving in the closeseason after 10 successful years, is...
  • Martin Demichelis' header gives Manchester City 22 draw at Arsenal September 13, 2014

    London: Martin Demichelis spared Manchester City from a second successive loss by heading in a late equalizer in a 22 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 fightback after the break inspired by...
  • Lampard ready to make Manchester City debut, says Pellegrini September 13, 2014

    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 36yearold Lampard, who is on a sixmonth 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 36yearold 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 sixmonth 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 threeyear 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 16yearold 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 20year stint at the Premier League club Chelsea is a living example of that. The most successful captain of all time at Stamford Bridge, the 33yearold 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 twoyear 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 alltime top scorer, last month became the first player signed by New York City FC, coowned...
  • Frank Lampard joins New York City on twoyear contract July 24, 2014

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has signed for new Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York City FC on a twoyear contract, the team said on Thursday. Lampard became New York's second major signing following the arrival of exBarcelona and Spain forward David Villa to the club which will join MLS...