Frank Lampard

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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The Thee Lions roared top of their World Cup qualifying group as boss Roy Hodgson got the ultimate cruise he dreamed of – against the ultimate whipping boys. Alessandro Della Valle’s own goal had sparked a five-goal feast before the break, rounded off by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Defoe, As...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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England have beaten Brazil 2-1 at Wembley to claim first victory over the South Americans for 23 years. England had Joe Hart to thank when his fine penalty save from Ronaldinho after 19 minutes kept the score at 0-0. The home side were head eight minutes later when Wayne Rooney slotted home a rebound...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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Premier League leader  Manchester United dropped points in the title race with a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Sunday, while Chelsea routed Aston Villa 8-0 with a devastating attacking master class. United’s run of five consecutive league wins was brought to a halt in south Wales when Michu canceled o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 15th, 2012
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As Didier Drogba touched down in China to begin the latest chapter of his glittering career, the Ivory Coast striker has called on two of his former Chelsea teammates to join him in Shanghai. Drogba, whose last action for the Blues came when he slotted home the final penalty to win the club their fir...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 6th, 2012
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Soccer’s rulemakers and its governing body FIFA bowed to pressure on Thursday when they finally approved the use of goal-line technology and agreed to allow Muslim women players to wear a headscarf. The first decision followed widespread calls from players, coaches and the media, after a series...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 1st, 2012
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LA Galaxy are ready to make a new bid for Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard as they hope to make another marquee signing this summer after the capture of players such as Robbie Keane and David Beckham in recent years. The MLS club were reportedly interested in the 34-year during the January transfer w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2012
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Ukraine 0 England 1 (Rooney, 48) Wayne Rooney scored his first goal at an international tournament for eight years as England beat Ukraine 1-0 to reach the last eight at Euro 2012, but his performance, like his team’s, was laboured. Back in Roy Hodgson’s starting line-up after missing their first two...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 31st, 2012
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England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will play no part in next month’s European Championships with a thigh injury. The 33-year-old was a major doubt for the tournament after picking up a thigh problem in training with the Three Lions squad yesterday. &...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 9th, 2012
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Roberto Di Matteo stood by his team selection as Chelsea suffered a fatal blow to their Premier League top-four challenge on Tuesday night. A 4-1 defeat at Liverpool was their worst of the season and left them five points behind in the race for the final Champions League place with just one game rema...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2012
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The prizes may still to be handed out this season, but already Chelsea are looking to future after a tumultous campaign that could yet end in glory, afterr unveiling their new strip for 2012/13. Chelsea face an uphill battle to finish in the top four and thus face the propect of missing out on Champi...