Frank Lampard Joins New York City FC for First Training Session

Frank Lampard joined his NYCFC teammates in his first training session for the club on Wednesday. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) The long awaited arrival of Frank Lampard has finally come, as he participated in his first NYCFC training session on Wednesday. “It’s amazing. We’ve been waiting and waiting, as you already know, as well as everyone involved with the club...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rivalry Week: Wright-Phillips sparks Red Bulls rally over NYCFC

NEW YORK -- Bradley Wright-Phillips started the comeback with an early second-half goal, and the New York Red Bulls stormed past New York City FC 3-1 on Sunday. Last year's Golden Boot winner made it 1-all in the 47th minute, ending his six-game scoreless drought with a left-footed volley. Chris Duvall added another for the Red Bulls (6-5-5) in the 52nd minute and Matt Miazga capped...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Pirlo and Frank Lampard could help propel New York City FC into playoffs

Though Andrea Pirlo’s move to New York City FC hasn’t hit saga levels yet, it already feels rather tiresome. While nothing is official as of now, although in the world of football that can change in nanoseconds, Pirlo is expected to sign for around $5 million to $6 million a season. Which is said to be around the regions of already signed Designated Players David Villa and Frank...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NYFC Bound Frank Lampard unable to climb a rope ladder? Hypnotic...

New York City FC-Bound Frank Lampard had one helluva time with a rope ladder recently. [Sean Swaby]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Wilshere rejects idea of leaving Arsenal for Manchester City

Jack Wilshere says he would never join Manchester City or any other club just to make up the numbers. The Arsenal midfielder has been linked with City, whose quota of 'home-grown' players has been hit by the imminent departures of James Milner, Frank Lampard and Micah Richards. But Arsene Wenger has consistently rubbished suggestions Wilshere's future is away from the Emirates, and...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lampard among British athletes honored by Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON (AP) Frank Lampard is heading to the United States with another title - this time from the queen. The former Chelsea and England midfielder, who will join New York City in the MLS from July 1, was one of many past and present British sports stars and officials to be honored Friday in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday list. Lampard was made an Officer of the Order of the British...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard, Andrea Pirlo will Transform NYC FC

Andrea Pirlo celebrates a goal for the Italian National Team (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) New York City FC is really struggling at the moment. The team is in last place in the Eastern Conference with only two wins and eleven points on the season. NYC FC is struggling in all aspects of the game. New York has scored only 12 goals this season, showing their deficiencies on...
Via The Sports Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Andrea Pirlo accepts NYCFC’s offer

Andrea Pirlo (right) will undoubtedly flourish in MLS. According to reports, another soccer legend is headed to Major League Soccer this summer. Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard’s imminent arrival already has fans on the edge of their seats, and if the rumors are true, World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo could be joining them stateside. The Italian great has reportedly agreed to terms...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Juventus star Pirlo reportedly accepts offer to join New York City

Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo is reported to have accepted an offer to join Frank Lampard at New York City FC. Pirlo is set to play for Juve in Saturday's Champions League final against Barcelona, and it had been suggested the 36-year-old would only consider leaving the Serie A giants if they are victorious in Berlin. According to Spanish newspaper AS, however, Pirlo has already...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Change is Coming to New York City FC

Frank Lampard is set to join New York City FC this summer (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) It has been a tough start for New York City FC, but history shows that expansion teams do not experience too much success in their first MLS campaign. With the talent that NYCFC has (Mix Diskerud, David Villa, etc.), their struggles will not last much longer. Frank Lampard is finally...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea legend Drogba interested in joining Lampard, Gerrard in MLS

Didier Drogba will not play for another English team when he leaves Chelsea and may follow Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard by ending his career in the United States. The 37-year-old former Cote d'Ivoire forward played his final game for Chelsea when the Premier League champions beat Sunderland 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. He told the Daily Telegraph: "There are some really...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lampard relishing New York spell after finishing at City on a high

Frank Lampard is ready to hit the ground running in New York after ending his Manchester City career in style. The former England and Chelsea midfielder got on the scoresheet as City beat Southampton 2-0 and wrapped up their Barclays Premier League campaign with a sixth successive win. It was Lampard's 259th goal in 882 club matches and the perfect send-off as he now joins fledgling...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Lampard scores for Man City in Premier League farewell

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Frank Lampard wrapped up his Premier League career by scoring in Manchester City's 2-0 win over Southampton on Sunday on the last day of the season. The former England and Chelsea midfielder, made captain in his final game before joining New York City in the MLS, opened the scoring as runner-up City ended its league campaign with a sixth successive win....
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard scores in his final game for Manchester City

Frank Lampard scored for Manchester City today in his final league game for the club. Lampard scored the goal in the 31st minute against Southampton much to the delight of Lampard and his father, Frank Lampard Sr, who was in the crowd. Manchester City finish the season in second place before getting to embark on a post-season tour of North America where they’ll play Toronto FC...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Celebrate This: Enough with False Sentiment

If I were to choose one aspect of professional sports to truly dislike it’d be the affinity for unwritten rules. Major League Baseball is the worst offender in this regard, but that’s not what this is about. Instead, let’s talk about not celebrating goals against former clubs. No matter where it’s played, soccer carries high levels of emotion. Goals typically don’t come...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The Door Closes on Frank Lampard’s Premier League Career

Frank Lampard refuses to celebrate after scoring for Manchester City against former club Chelsea back in September (Mandatory Credit: On Sunday, the Barclays Premier League will wave goodbye to one of its all-time greats. Frank Lampard will make his 609th and final appearance in English football’s top flight when his Manchester City team host Southampton tomorrow...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard urged to be part of England coaching staff

Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard urged to be part of England coaching staff - originally posted on England manager Roy Hodgson stated that he would like to have former England captain as a part of his coaching staff. Gerrard has worked with the former Liverpool manager on several occasions, with the duo working together for Liverpool as well as England. Steven Gerrard...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard Honored With PFA Merit Awards (Video)

Observers used to say Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard couldn’t play together, but the Premier League veterans collect awards together seamlessly. Gerrard and Lampard both won the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Merit Award on Sunday. The merit award and unique trophies recognize the glittering Premier League careers of both players, who will leave Liverpool and Manchester...
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

PFA salutes MLS-bound Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard with merit awards

Former England midfielders Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard were back in tandem as they shared the PFA Merit award on Sunday. The veteran pair will leave the Premier League for Major League Soccer in the summer, having left an indelible mark on English football. Both Gerrard and Lampard were mainstays of England’s much-heralded ‘golden generation’ and collected 220 caps between...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard’s apartment will cost more per month than some of his NYCFC teammates make per year

According to the Daily Mail, Frank Lampard is looking at renting a 9,000 square foot New York City apartment that will cost $95,000 per month in rent. That part of the story isn’t shocking. Frank Lampard is a world class, internationally recognized soccer player, he is making millions playing for NYCFC and housing in Manhattan is expensive. It’s not the average Manhattan apartment...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard’s apartment will cost more per month than some of his NYCFC teammates make per year

According to the Daily Mail, Frank Lampard is looking at renting a 9,000 square foot New York City apartment that will cost $95,000 per month in rent. That part of the story isn’t shocking. Frank Lampard is a world class, internationally recognized soccer player, he is making millions playing for NYCFC and housing in Manhattan is expensive. It’s not the average Manhattan apartment...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s time to destroy the myth that MLS is a retirement league

With Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard set to follow in the footsteps of David Beckham and Thierry Henry, by spending their final years as footballers in the United States, MLS has unfairly developed a reputation as a retirement league for finished players.  It’s much more than that. As a soccer fan living in the United Kingdom, I’ve heard first-hand the ignorant comments...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard: Steven Gerrrard Ending Liverpool Career ‘The Right Way’

Frank Lampard is certain Steven Gerrard’s next move is the right one for him. Lampard said Thursday Gerrard made the right decision to leave Liverpool after the 2014-15 season, according to the Liverpool Echo. Lampard is happy Gerrard is heading to Major League Soccer on his own terms, which contrasts his own departure from Chelsea after the 2013-14...
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard has no regrets about how his final Premier League season has developed

Frank Lampard has no regrets over how his final Premier League season has developed – but is eagerly awaiting the next chapter of his career in the United States. Former England midfielder Lampard is playing out the season with Manchester City before joining their sister club New York City, the Major League Soccer newcomers, in the summer. It is a move the 36-year-old was expected...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Chelsea midfielder Lampard eyes MLS showdown with Gerrard

New York City midfielder Frank Lampard has already marked down the day his team will face Steven Gerrard's LA Galaxy in MLS. Lampard and Gerrard do battle at StubHub Center on Aug. 23. Former Chelsea midfielder Lampard said the two former England internationals shared mutual respect, and the MLS clash was one he was looking forward to. "I am pleased for Stevie. I think it is...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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