Tag: lampard

Frank Lampard: the last legend of a dying breed

If ever there was a time for Harry Redknapp to effusively proclaim a player as “triffic”, it was when describing Frank Lampard. The year was 1996, the venue was a West Ham…

The symbiotic relationship between ageing stars and MLS

As featured on Guardian Sport It’s strange what falling out with Real Madrid can lead to; the evolution of Major League Soccer and the career of David Beckham can attest to that. Having…

The imperfect goodbye

NOTHING LASTS FOREVER. If a footballer’s legacy to the game is to be summed up in their farewell match or testimonial, then they and the fans that try to imprint some lasting…