Saturday, August 15, 2020

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    Kanté’s absence, fatigue… five reasons Chelsea lost to Bayern

Kanté’s absence, fatigue… five reasons Chelsea lost to Bayern

Chelsea were put to the sword on Tuesday night by Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 fixture -- in a clash that was visibly one-sided. Frank Lampard's team went into the game with a lot of confidence and enthusiasm but they were short of quality as the game went on and the away side gradually [...]

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    I’ll only leave Villarreal if guaranteed regular play time, says Chukwueze

I’ll only leave Villarreal if guaranteed regular play time, says Chukwueze

With just four days to the opening of the January transfer window, Samuel Chukwueze, Super Eagles winger, says he will only leave Villarreal to another club if he is guaranteed a regular playing time. Chukwueze, who has been linked with a move to Chelsea in January, told TheCable that he has to be given assurance that he won't be on the [...]

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    Amunike joins panel to pick FIFA player of the year

Amunike joins panel to pick FIFA player of the year

Emmanuel Amunike has been listed among 13 judges to decide the shortlisted candidates for the 2018 best FIFA men's players award. Amunike will be joined by Ronaldo Nazario de Lima, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba, Lothar Mathaus, Alessandro Nesta and former England coach Fabio Capello. Other judges are Sami Jabar, Cha Bum-Kun, Andy Roxburgh, Kaka, Wynston Rufer and Carlos Alberto Parreira. The Best FIFA [...]

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    Frank Lampard appointed manager of Derby County

Frank Lampard appointed manager of Derby County

Frank Lampard has been appointed as coach of championship side Derby County. Lampard agreed on a three-year deal to take over at Pride Park in his first job in football management. The former Chelsea midfielder replaces Gary Rowett after he quit to move to recently-relegated Stoke. Frank Lampard said: “I’m excited to be making my first move into management with a club with [...]

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    Dele Alli is the number 10 England craved for years, says Lampard

Dele Alli is the number 10 England craved for years, says Lampard

Former Chelsea player Frank Lampard believes Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is the top-class "number 10" English football has been waiting for years to see. Spurs face Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday and Lampard has no doubt that one of the keys to the game will be stopping the in-form Alli’s effectiveness. "He has developed into a number 10, [...]

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    Chelsea pay tribute to retired Frank Lampard

Chelsea pay tribute to retired Frank Lampard

Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard, announced his retirement from international football on Thursday. The Chelsea record goalscorer wrote on his social media accounts: "After 21 incredible years, I have decided that now is the right time to finish my career as a professional footballer." Shortly after, Chelsea football club took to Twitter to pay tribute to the former Blues star. "What a career. Thank [...]

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    Frank Lampard retires from football — ‘after 21 incredible years’

Frank Lampard retires from football — ‘after 21 incredible years’

Frank Lampard, former West Ham, Chelsea, Manchester City and England midfielder, has announced his retirement from professional football. Lampard, who earned 106 caps for England, left New York City FC in November after his contract expired. The Chelsea all-time record goalscorer on Thursday took to his social media accounts to announce his decision to retire despite receiving "a number of exciting offers [...]

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    Mourinho, Terry to attend Lampard’s wedding

Mourinho, Terry to attend Lampard’s wedding

Former Chelsea ace, Frank Lampard, is set to marry his girlfriend, Christine Bleakley, a TV broadcaster, on December 20. The duo began dating in 2009 and later got engaged in 2011. According to TheSun, the couple has asked British Award-winner, Ed Sheeran to be their official wedding singer at the reception billed to hold at plush London venue The Arts Club. Chelsea’s boss, [...]

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    Iheanacho can replace Lampard at City, says Flying Eagles coach

Iheanacho can replace Lampard at City, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, says Kelechi Iheanacho can replace Frank Lampard at Manchester City because of their similar traits. Lampard signed off for City in perfect fashion after scoring on his final appearance in English football. The former Chelsea player scored his side's first goal as they wrapped up their Premier League campaign with a sixth successive victory, beating Southampton [...]

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    AFCON could see City extend Lampard loan

AFCON could see City extend Lampard loan

Frank Lampard’s short Manchester City career could be extended beyond January, with the club keen to ensure they have enough cover for Yaya Toure who could be on international duty during the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations. The 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations would hold from January 17 to February 8 in Morocco and the Citizens midfielder Toure could compete [...]

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    Lampard haunts Chelsea, Leicester sink United

Lampard haunts Chelsea, Leicester sink United

Frank Lampard haunted his old club Chelsea when he netted a late equaliser for Manchester City at the Etihad. Lampard scored five minutes from time as the Citizens grabbed a vital point. Andre Schurrle looked to have won it for the Blues when he tapped home from Eden Hazard's cross in the 70th minute. City pressed early on and Edin Dzeko went close [...]

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    ‘Who’s Tony Adams?’ – Lampard’s bizarre reason for retiring

‘Who’s Tony Adams?’ – Lampard’s bizarre reason for retiring

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has revealed why he quit international football – and it has nothing to do with his declining form or the emergency of younger players eyeing his midfield role. Instead, the player who is currently on loan at Manchester City from New York FC, blames Manchester United defender Luke Shaw for his international retirement after a conversation between [...]

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    Lampard ends 15-year international career

Lampard ends 15-year international career

Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from international football. The 36-year-old, who joined Manchester City on loan from New York City this summer, made his last appearance for the Three Lions in the 0-0 draw with Costa Rica at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Lampard’s England career spanned 15 years and earned him 106 caps with 29 goals. But he has now [...]

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    The big kick-off: Barclays Premier League returns!

The big kick-off: Barclays Premier League returns!

After this summer’s World Cup, fans are in for a longer treat as the new season in England begins. And guess who’s back, too? Sunday Einstein Omeike, our analyst of the World Cup fame. In this interview with TheCable, the soccer aficionado bares his mind on his expectations for the new season. Teaser: Manchester United fans will, at the end of the [...]

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    King Drogba returns to Chelsea

King Drogba returns to Chelsea

Chelsea have announced the re-signing of legendary striker, Didier Drogba, on a one-year contract. Drogba left Chelsea on a dramatic high in 2012, scoring the winning penalty in the shootout that clinched the UEFA Champions League title against Bayern Munich – the crowning moment of an eight-year stay with the Blues. The 36-year-old joined Shanghai and then Galatasaray, but once his contract with [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 13: New-look England look to Rooney for inspiration

COUNTDOWN 13: New-look England look to Rooney for inspiration

The media circus should please gather around as we announce the arrival of, erm, Wayne Rooney and England on the world stage! British reporters have been waiting to shout this statement, well the latter part, to the rest of the world. There will be no SAS (Sturridge and Suarez) nor SSS (Sturridge, Stirling and Suarez), no. What England will make do [...]

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