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Frank Lampard Biography & Latest News

Frank Lampard Biography

Frank James Lampard is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Chelsea, and the England national team. He also holds the position of vice-captain for his club side. Lampard is best described as a box-to-box midfielder known for goalscoring ability. Lampard began his career at West Ham United, for whom his father Frank Lampard, Sr. had also played. He had secured a place in the first team by the 1997–98 season, and the following year helped the team finish 5th in the Premier League, their highest-ever Premier League placing. In 2001, he moved to rival London club Chelsea for £11 million. From his debut onwards he was ever-present in the Chelsea first team, setting a record 164 consecutive Premier League appearances. He signed a new contract in 2008, becoming the highest paid Premier League footballer at that time, and scored in his first Champions League Final that same year. He won the FA Cup for the second time in 2009, scoring the winning goal in the final. In the 2009–10 season, Lampard won the Premier League title and FA Cup and also had his most prolific season with Chelsea, scoring 22 league goals and 17 league assists. In the 2011-12 season, Lampard captained Chelsea to their first UEFA Champions League title. Internationally, Lampard has been capped 90 times by England since making his debut in October 1999, and has scored 23 goals. He was voted England Player of the Year for two consecutive years in 2004 and 2005. He was top scorer for England in their successful 2006 World Cup qualifying campaign with five goals, and played in the 2006 World Cup. He is England's most prolific penalty taker ever with 7 goals, surpassing the previous record holders, Ron Flowers and Alan Shearer.  

Frank Lampard Latest News & Articles

John Terry and Frank Lampard to be offered coaching roles by English FA

Steven Gerrard and David Beckham could also be offered coaching roles by the FA.

Wes Morgan chooses between Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard

There is no end to the debate as to who's better between the two English legends.

EPL 2016/17: 5 former Chelsea players Antonio Conte would have loved in his squad

A look at some of Chelsea's greatest players that Antonio Conte would love to have in his side.

5 Chelsea youngsters waiting for the first team

A glimpse at the lesser known youth at Chelsea, who are hot on the heels of their first team counterparts.

Arjen Robben picks his ultimate XI

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Interview with Manuel Pellegrini: "Pep Guardiola will continue my success at Manchester City"

The ex-Manchester City manager opens up about his time at the Etihad and about new manager Pep Guardiola.

Chelsea news: Antonio Conte does not rule out coaching role for Frank Lampard

The former England international footballer has recently quit MLS side New York City FC.

Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 16th November 2016

The hottest rumours circulating around the globe.

Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 15th November 2016

Manchester City could make a shock move for an Arsenal star.

EPL 2016/17: Frank Lampard will be offered role at Chelsea after retirement

Lampard scored 15 goals in two years for New York City FC in the MLS.

Tactical systems explained: 4-3-3

The 4-3-3 system is the current formation used by the hugely successful Barcelona team.

EPL 2016-17: Sergio Aguero names Frank Lampard as his all-time favourite Premier League player

Lampard is fourth on the table of highest goalscorers of all time in the Premier League.

Frank Lampard wants to become Chelsea manager after retirement

The all-time leading goalscorer for Chelsea wants to manage only one club.

Interview with Frank Lampard: "Manchester City are the favourites to win Premier League"

English legend Frank Lampard explains to Sportskeeda why he thinks Manchester City are the strongest team in this year's Premier League.
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