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Frank Lampard

35-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester City  Premier


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Birthdate:  July 21, 1979    Birthplace:  Romford, England    Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  174 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a designated player contract with New York City FC in July 2014 on a free transfer from Chelsea.

August 17, 2014    Frank Lampard News

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Lampard was not in the 18-man squad for Manchester City's 2-0 win over Newcastle on Sunday.

Lampard is with Manchester City on loan from MLS side New York City FC, and while he could make some appearances in the FA Cup or Capital One Cup, he isn't likely to make a major impact in Premier League play, if everyone ahead of him stays healthy.

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Frank Lampard: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 6, 2014

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Lampard has officially joined Manchester City on loan.

In preparation for New York City FC's inaugural season next year, Lampard will link up with the team's affiliate club in Manchester. The box-to-box midfielder will be available for selection for all of the Citizens' domestic and European matches, but could find it difficult to get consistent playing time given the sheer amount of quality depth at the Etihad.

August 1, 2014

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Lampard is expected to be sent on a six-month loan to Manchester City ahead of the 2015 MLS season, the BBC reports.

With New York City FC not set to begin play until the 2015 season, Lampard will join the parent club to keep his fitness. Lampard could be available to the club for Premier League and Champions League matches, although he is unlikely to have a major fantasy impact in either.

July 25, 2014

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After being introduced by New York City FC yesterday Lampard may undertake a temporary loan to Melbourne City as he waits for the next Major League Soccer season to begin, reports Sky Sports.

While the current MLS season is underway, New York City FC doesn't enter the league until next year. Lampard said there haven't been specific loan discussions yet, but that a short-term loan is a possibility.

July 24, 2014

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Lampard officially joined New York City FC of Major League Soccer on Thursday after signing a designated player contract.

Lampard moves on a free transfer from Chelsea, who decided after last season to let their all-time leading goal scorer leave. Lampard's best days are behind him, but he's still a capable scorer from the midfield and he'll be a vital piece of the NYC FC attack along with former Barcelona striker David Villa, who was the club's first signing earlier this year.

July 23, 2014

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Lampard is expected to complete his move to MLS side New York City FC on Thursday, ESPN FC reports.

Lampard will join former Barcelona star David Villa with the expansion club set to begin play in 2015. Lampard was unable to come to a new agreement with Chelsea, where he spent the last 13 years of his career, leaving as the club's all-time leader scorer with 211 goals. He will come in as one of the highest-profile players in Major League Soccer with plenty still left in the tank.

June 22, 2014

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Lampard, who did not play in both of England's losses so far in the World Cup, is expected to start and captain the team Tuesday against Costa Rica, the BBC reports.

Lampard could be making his final appearance for England on Tuesday, which would mark his 106th cap. England have already been eliminated from the knockout stage, but Costa Rica need just a draw to win Group D. It will be a summer of finals for Lampard, who is also expected to leave Chelsea after 429 appearances.

May 31, 2014

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Lampard has reportedly agree to a free transfer to MLS-side NYCFC, the Daily Mirror reports.

Atletico Madrid forward David Villa is also believed to be joining NYCFC, who will begin playing in the spring of 2015. Lampard was out of contract with Chelsea, who were not interested in bringing him back at his 150,000-per-week salary. He is Chelsea's all-time leading scorer with 211 goals, and he will certainly be one of the better players in the U.S. league.