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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.  

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Open letter to Chelsea's greatest - Frank Lampard
Open letter to Chelsea's greatest - Frank Lampard
Tigers never get old is a phrase that perfectly defines Frank Lampard as a player.
Tribute to 'Super' Frank Lampard - a genuine midfield maestro
Tribute to 'Super' Frank Lampard - a genuine midfield maestro
Frank Lampard's career was a great success - join us in reflecting back on it as he retires.
Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Peter Crouch joined Premier League history after he became the 26th man to score 100 goals in the Premier League this week.
Frank Lampard names Cesar Azpilicueta as Chelsea’s player of the season
Frank Lampard names Cesar Azpilicueta as Chelsea’s player of the season
The Spanish defender is known for his professionalism and is a popular figure in the Chelsea dressing room.
ALPLP Podcast: Gerrard, Lampard or Scholes; who was greater?
ALPLP Podcast: Gerrard, Lampard or Scholes; who was greater?
The ALPLP crew debate one of the hottest topics in all of sports. A fun show as always, so please check it out.
5 players who are England's next golden generation
5 players who are England's next golden generation
England is witnessing the rise of its next Golden Generation and we take a look at five players who will definitely be a part.
5 events in the history of football that could have benefited from the use of technology
5 events in the history of football that could have benefited from the use of technology
We travel down the memory lane to bring to you 5 instances where technology could have helped the game.
Eden Hazard makes it to 50 Premier League goals for Chelsea; joins esteemed list of players
Eden Hazard makes it to 50 Premier League goals for Chelsea; joins esteemed list of players
Eden Hazard is the 6th Chelsea player to score 50 Premier League goals.
Ashley Cole, Joe Cole and Michael Essien back training with Chelsea
Ashley Cole, Joe Cole and Michael Essien back training with Chelsea
The trio are attempting to regain fitness during the off season.
John Terry and Frank Lampard to be offered coaching roles by English FA
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
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
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
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
Arjen Robben picks his ultimate XI
Arjen Robben's side features some Chelsea legends as well as a Manchester United idol.
10 famous footballers and their luxury homes
10 famous footballers and their luxury homes
These luxury homes feature the most extravagant and the most beautiful amenities that one can ask for.
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