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…

Frank Lampard: a true Premier League icon

Frank Lampard saluting the crowd (CC BY 2.0) by Ben Sutherland Earlier this month, Chelsea legend Frank Lampard announced that he will be leaving New York City FC at the end of the current Major…

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…