From biggest DP bust in MLS history,= to solid acquisition with the second highest goal total on the team. From oft-injured absentee to crucial piece in a franchise-first playoff run.
New York City FC star midfielder Frank Lampard has been polarizing to say the least in his time in MLS, but while his bang-for-buck value is up for debate, the gaping hole he leaves in NYCFC's midfield is not.
Frank Lampard has been one of the league's best players since his return from injury, but the New York City FC midfielder could be set for some more time on the sidelines after suffering yet another injury on Saturday night.
The 38-year-old star was removed in the 42nd minute in Saturday's 2-2 draw with FC Dallas due to a left calf injury.
According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Thursday was Frank Lampard Day in New York City, even if the man himself wasn't quite sure what it meant. It was perhaps the most unusual honor bestowed upon a player that has had a career full of them, but it was one that Lampard himself admitted was a bit foreign to an Englishman still adjusting to the American way of doing things.
Seattle is listed as one of five teams "keen" on signing the ancient Chelsea great. It make no sense.
Seattle Sounders are one of the more well known teams of Major League Soccer. They get attached to a lot of famous names, but most of those don't work out — because most rumors are crap. This is almost certainly one of those rumors.
Though his playing days may be numbered,Frank Lampard may not be done with the beautiful game just yet.
The Mirror reports that Chelsea will offer a position at the club to their former star player and club legend Frank Lampard upon his departure from New York City FC. The team aims to bring Lampard back in either a coaching, ambassadorial , or mentoring role, with the priority simply being his continued relationship with the Stamford Bridge club.
Russell Wilson joins the Sonics Arena group and Frank Lampard is done in MLS.
The Sounders won't have to face Tim Howard when their Western Conference semifinal begins next week after he injured his groin against Mexico on Friday, but the Rapids have a lot of confidence in their backup plan, Zach MacMath.
Frank Lampard has been short-listed for the MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award, after a fantastic season with New York City. His fellow nominees are Kevin Molino and Chris Pontius from Orlando City SC and Philadelphia Union respectively. The award will be announced on November 16. Here’s the full list of nominations on the Major League Soccer (MLS) website.
Despite an injury-riddled startto his controversial New York City FC career, Frank Lampard is enjoying life with the club and in the United States as a whole.
In an interview with the BBC's Gary Lineker, Lampard spoke about a variety of subjects including Patrick Vieira, the differences between MLS and the Premier League, and his feelings about living abroad.
New York (AFP) Former Chelsea and England star Frank Lampard limped out of New York City FC's 2-2 MLS draw with FC Dallas with an apparent left calf injury.
With the playoffs four weeks away it could be a serious blow for City and Lampard, who missed the first 12 matches of the season with an injury to the same leg but has become an increasingly influential force for a club challenging Toronto FC for the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings.
It’s an age-old debate, with seemingly no logical conclusion. Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard defined a generation of English central midfielders and yet, they can’t be unanimously separated in an individual comparison. They were similar in so many ways, and yet different in so many others.
Statistically, Lampard’s 211 goals in 648 games for Chelsea seems far far superior to Gerrard’s 186 in 710 for Liverpool.
Roland Alberg had an explosive middle of the season, but is there room for him on the roster next year?
Quick, name the top players in MLS in terms of goals scored per minute played. If you thought of Sebastian Giovinco, Bradley Wright-Phillips, David Villa, Frank Lampard, Ola Kamara and players like that, you were right.
In what they are calling an exclusive, the Express are reporting on Sunday that both Newcastle and Brighton are thinking of offering FrankLampard a one year contract when he finishes his current contract at New York City FC in the MLS. The new contract would be dependent on the clubsgaining promotion to the Premier League [.
The Fire defensive effort in this match was indicative of a team that has packed it in for the season. There wasn't much of a challenge posed against a New York City FC squad playing without an in-form Frank Lampard. NYCFC was somehow able to find plenty of space on their small pitch and completed 81% of their passes while easily holding the ball 60% of the game.