Home Tag Archives: frank lampard

Tag Archives: frank lampard

Ashley Cole Joins Former Teammate Lampard At Derby

Ashley Cole Frank Lampard Derby

Defender Ashley Cole has joined former Chelsea teammate and current Derby boss Frank Lampard at the Championship club until the end of the season. Cole, who won 107 England caps, was a free agent after his recent departure from LA Galaxy, and Lampard is confident the 38-year-old will boost Derby’s promotion drive. “I’m delighted that we’ve been able to secure …

Read More »

Bielsa Spent 300 Hours On Extraordinary Presentation

An impromptu press conference was called earlier today by under-fire Leeds United boss, Marcelo Bielsa. The eccentric manager had admitted that he was responsible for the spy controversy that dogged his sides’ win over Derby last week. The buzz that followed this presser announcement for 5p.m saw many believe that he would step down as Leeds manager, or at least …

Read More »

Leeds See Off Derby And Extend Lead Amid Spy Controversy

Leeds United’s losing streak ended in style on Friday night. The Championship leaders lost three in a row over the New Year period, but looked much more like the outfit that have thrilled under manager Marcelo Bielsa this season. Speaking of Bielsa, the eccentric boss openly admitted to sending the so-called spy to Derby’s training ground yesterday, claiming that he …

Read More »

Lampard Responds As Bielsa Admits Sending Spy To Derby Training

It emerged earlier that man a who was spotted acting suspiciously outside Derby County’s training centre was an employee of Leeds United.  The two teams have kicked off in a crucial Championship encounter that now has added tension. Derby notified police of the man’s presence, though no arrests were made. Given this method of subterfuge, it was surprising to see that …

Read More »

Chelsea See Off Gallant Derby County In Frank Lampard’s Return

Frank Lampard returned to Stamford Bridge in a competitive capacity for the first time since leaving the club, but it wasn’t the triumphant homecoming he was hoping for. Chelsea made eight changes from the side that thumped Burnley at the weekend, but it was still a strong one featuring the likes of Mateo Kovacic, Cesc Fabregas and N’Golo Kante. Derby …

Read More »

Bielsa Won’t Get Carried Away After Leeds Hammer Lampard’s Derby

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa refused to label his side as promotion contenders after the Yorkshire club maintained their fine start with a 4-1 thrashing of Frank Lampard’s Derby on Saturday. Following a 3-1 win over Stoke last weekend, Leeds were in good form again as former Argentina and Marseille coach Bielsa won his battle with ex-Chelsea star Lampard, who was …

Read More »

Last-Gasp Goal Gives Lampard Winning Start With Derby

Former Chelsea and England star Frank Lampard enjoyed a winning start to his managerial career on Friday when Derby County sealed a come-from-behind 2-1 triumph at Reading with a last-minute goal. Tom Lawrence headed in the winner in the fourth minute of injury time from a cross by Mason Bennett just as the game — the opening fixture in the …

Read More »

Lampard Admits He Missed The Football “Bug” Ahead Of Derby Bow

Frank Lampard says he swapped the relative comfort of the pundit’s chair for the fraught job of manager because he missed the “bug” as he prepares for his first competitive game at the helm of Derby County. Lampard has worked primarily in the media since retiring from playing in 2017 following a glittering career that included three Premier League titles, …

Read More »

Lampard Targeting Promotion For Derby In First Season In Charge

Chelsea and England former football player Frank Lampard gestures to the fans on the pitch at half-time during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea at Stamford Bridge in London on February 25, 2017. / AFP / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Frank Lampard is targeting promotion to the Premier League for Derby County in his first season as a manager. Lampard’s first competitive game in charge sees the Rams kick off the new Championship season against Reading at the Madejski Stadium on Friday. After a glittering playing career that included three Premier League titles and the 2011-12 Champions League with Chelsea, …

Read More »

Shay Given Takes Up New Role With Frank Lampard At Derby County

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - JANUARY 14: Shay Given of Stoke City arrives prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on January 14, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Ireland goalkeeping legend Shay Given has embarked on a new post-playing career with Championship side Derby County. The 42-year-old, who was released by Stoke City at the end of the 2016/17 season but was reluctant to officially retire from the game, has been appointed as the Head Goalkeeping Coach at Derby as part of new manager Frank Lampard’s backroom team. …

Read More »

Seven Potential Replacements Should Chelsea Sack Antonio Conte

WATFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea looks dejected during the Premier League match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road on February 5, 2018 in Watford, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte could be clinging to his job by a thread after overseeing a wretched run of form recently. A run that has seen the Blues win just two of their last ten games in all competitions has culminated in chastening defeats, firstly in a 3-0 reversal at home to Bournemouth last week, followed up by Monday night’s …

Read More »