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Gerrard and Lampard to feature in MLS all-star game without kicking a ball in MLS
Gerrard and Lampard to feature in MLS all-star game without kicking a ball in MLS

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard will play in MLS all-star XI without playing a single minute in the league Major League Soccer (MLS) has announced its all-star squad, which is scheduled to take on Tottenham Hotspur in a one-off showpiece match on July 29 at Commerce City, Colorado, Fox Sports reports. The inclusion of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard have grabbed the headlines as the pair have not featured for their respective teams in a c

Jul 14 2015
11 club legends we thought would retire at their beloved clubs
11 club legends we thought would retire at their beloved clubs

There is a saying that no player is bigger than the club. While the saying is true, some players are the images of their respective club and are the first name to ring within the eardrums of the mind when their respective club is mentioned. To imagine these players wearing any other shirt other than their own beloved club’s is an exercise in futility. They were born to play and retire at that very club. But with Iker Casillas’ move to Porto,

Jul 13 2015
Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo: Frank Lampard
Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo: Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo will be playing alongside each other for New York City FC New York, July 8 (IANS) Former England midfielder Frank Lampard considers himself lucky to play alongside Italian football legend Andrea Pirlo. Pirlo joined American club New York City FC on Monday from Italian champions Juventus and was instantly praised by Lampard, himself a legend at English team Chelsea. Lampard said he can't wait to play a

Jul 8 2015
Nemanja Matic names the three Chelsea players who helped him become a better player
Nemanja Matic names the three Chelsea players who helped him become a better player

Nemanja Matic won more tackles than any other player in the 2014/15 Premeir League season In an exclusive interview with Chelsea’s official club magazine, midfield anchorman Nemanja Matic has revealed the names of the three former Chelsea players who helped him settle down during his first spell at Stamford Bridge. Not surprisingly, all of them are midfield greats who had a major role in the London-based club’s rise to Premier L

Jul 5 2015
All-time Premier League British XI
All-time Premier League British XI

It has been 23 years since the inauguration of the Premier League and since then, it has gone on to become one of the most-watched leagues in the world. The league started out when the clubs competing in the Top Division in England opted for the formation of a Premier League in 1992, which would give them access to lucrative television deals. These profits would be used to lure the best foreign talent available to try and

Three legends who have left their homes: Xavi, Gerrard and Lampard
Three legends who have left their homes: Xavi, Gerrard and Lampard

The end of 2014-15 season  marked new champions in Barcelona and Chelsea. However it also marked the last time we will see the likes of Xavi Hernandez, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard ever play in the respective leagues in which they made their names – the Spanish La Liga and the English Premier League.  What makes these 3 players worth paying a tribute? To start with, just their sheer experience and consistency

Jun 30 2015
Top 5 midfielders from England's Golden Generation
Top 5 midfielders from England's Golden Generation

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard were the mainstays in England’s midfield in the 2000s England’s Golden Generation were one of the most talked about teams in the whole of world football throughout the early 2000s and, despite their inability to turn that promise into trophies, they were undoubtedly one of the game’s most fascinating squads of all time. The combination of a star-studded squad and a first ever foreign manager

Jun 30 2015
Report: Andrea Pirlo rejected Indian Super League move to play in MLS
Report: Andrea Pirlo rejected Indian Super League move to play in MLS

Andrea Pirlo reportedly said no to a move to the Indian Super League Italian World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo turned down an offer from an Indian Super League club according to The Times of India. It is looking likely that he will join Frank Lampard and David Villa at Major League Soccer (MLS) club, New York City FC. Pirlo, who is considered as one of the best midfielders of his generation, still has a year to run on his contra

Jun 29 2015
Andrea Pirlo set to join Frank Lampard and David Villa at NYCFC
Andrea Pirlo set to join Frank Lampard and David Villa at NYCFC

Pirlo is currently on holiday in the United States Italian star and Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo looks set to sign for New York City FC, according to sources close to ESPNFC. According to the report, NYCFC will be announcing the signing of the Italian sometime this week. The 2006 World Cup Winner has only one year remaining on his contract at Juventus, and has confirmed his decision to leave the Turin based club aft

Jun 29 2015
LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena says they tried to recruit Frank Lampard
LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena says they tried to recruit Frank Lampard

Lampard will join up with NYC FC squad on July 1st LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena revealed that they tried really hard to sign Frank Lampard, but it New York City FC who eventually won the battle for his signature. Lampard will join up with squad from July 1. He had spent last season on loan at Manchester City FC which in fact shares owners with NYCFC and baseball team New York Yankees.  "We recruited Frank pretty hard here,&

Jun 27 2015
The All-Time greatest Carlo Ancelotti XI
The All-Time greatest Carlo Ancelotti XI

The only manager to have won the Champions League 3 times, other than Bob Paisley Suave. Sophisticated. Possessing a calm demeanour. A composed visage. Dressing so immaculate that it reeks of OCD. And, an astute footballing brain to go along with all of these. Probably the only high-profile manager in the game to tick all these boxes, it is a million dollar question as to why Carlo Ancelotti's name tops the list at the Italian Unemployme

Jun 21 2015
7 legends who may never play in the Champions League again
7 legends who may never play in the Champions League again

The UEFA Champions League is a special tournament – it is the ultimate level of professional club football. Year after year it does not fail to excite. Champions League nights are perhaps the most exhilarating ones in the life of professional footballers and fans alike. Every year we see an array of players from the elite to the new underdogs, showcasing their talents to the world. It could make players next big thing, overnight sensat

Jun 19 2015
9 most stunning moments witnessed on a football pitch
9 most stunning moments witnessed on a football pitch

The game of football is a tapestry decorated by stunning moments that define what this game is all about. In fact, it even reflects the nature of the world – the ugly and beautiful side of it – under the guise of kicking the ball. Moments are what make people call football ‘the beautiful game’. Not all moments are sunshine and roses, obviously, as there are some incidents that stamp a black mark on the game, making us app

Jun 19 2015
10 highest paid footballers in the world in 2015
10 highest paid footballers in the world in 2015

Both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are among the top 10 highest paid athletes in the world Forbes released their annual rankings of the world’s highest-paid athletes and there are 15 football players in the top 100. Players like Steven Gerrard, Robin van Persie, Franck Ribery and Fernando Torres have dropped out of the top 100 this year while five other players from the Premier League missed out on the list of 10 richest footballe

Jun 16 2015
Frank Lampard is awarded the Order of the British Empire
Frank Lampard is awarded the Order of the British Empire

Frank Lampard can boast most trophies and medals English top flight football has to offer. But, as he prepares to say goodbye to England and join New York City FC in the MLS, he has been awarded an Order of the British Empire medal for his services to football. The former Chelsea midfielder became the West London club’s top goalscorer with 211 goals. In addition he also won 106 caps for England. Speaking about his pleasure at receiving

Jun 13 2015
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