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Frank Lampard

35-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester City  Premier


England

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.

May 24, 2015    Frank Lampard News

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Lampard scored in the 31st minute of Manchester City's 2-0 win over Southampton on Sunday.

Lampard, who will join MLS side NYC FC later this summer, made 32 appearances during his season-long loan at Man City, finishing with six goals and one assist. It is widely believed that he has played his last Premier League match, though it was also widely believed that he would already be playing in MLS. If this is the end, Lampard leaves the Premier League with 259 goals in 882 club appearances.

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January 24, 2015

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Lampard (hip) came on for Jesus Navas in the 62nd minute of Manchester City's 2-0 FA Cup loss to Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Lampard picked up a slight hip injury during Man City's friendly against Hamburg in Abu Dhabi earlier this week, but he was never expected to be out for long. Up next, his long-awaited homecoming at Stamford Bridge on Jan. 31.

January 22, 2015

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Lampard (hip) is expected to be fit to face Chelsea after an injury scare during a friendly match in Abu Dhabi, reports the Daily Mail.

The midfielder was substituted after 2o minutes in Manchester City's 2-0 win against Hamburg. Coach Manuel Pellegrini said that the issue was not serious, that Lampard was injured during the warm up, and his substitution was a precaution.

January 21, 2015

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Lampard suffered an undisclosed injury during Manchester City's friendly against Hamburg in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, ESPN FC reports.

Lampard was forced out in the first half and will undergo scans to determine the severity of the injury. It comes at a tough time for City, who are without Yaya Toure, who is at the Africa Cup of Nations, and Samir Nasri, who is still sidelined with a calf issue.

January 8, 2015

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Lampard will join up with New York City FC on July 1, ESPN FC reports.

There has been plenty of confusion regarding Lampard's status this season after he extended his time with Manchester City from Dec. 31 through the end of the Premier League season. With the contract situation now sorted, he will join MLS in the summer, though it's unclear how quickly he'll be able to participate in games given the needed break he'll get after a long EPL campaign.

January 1, 2015

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Lampard came on in the 70th minute and then scored the match-winner three minutes later during Manchester City's 3-2 win over Sunderland on Thursday.

Lampard was incredibly active in his limited time on the pitch, finishing with four shots and three on goal. After some miscommunication regarding his contract with Manchester City, it was announced that he will be with the club for the rest of the season, a sure benefit for fantasy owners that took a shot that he could be extended. His goal Thursday officially pushed him passed Thierry Henry on the Premier League all-time goal-scoring list with 176.

December 31, 2014

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NYC FC announced Wednesday that Lampard will remain with Manchester City until the end of the Premier League season.

Lampard was expected to rejoin NYC FC in January after his loan to the Premier League club ended, but the MLS club's owners will keep him in England after it was made public that he was actually never contracted with NYC FC. With Yaya Toure heading out for up to a month due to the Africa Cup of Nations, Lampard could see plenty of time on the pitch in the next few games.

December 14, 2014

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Lampard scored the match-winner in Manchester City's 1-0 win over Leicester City on Saturday, giving him 175 career Premier League goals, tying him with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry for the fourth-most goals in league history, ESPN FC reports.

Lampard continues to impress at City, which only adds fuel to the speculation fire that his loan from New York City FC will be extended, particularly with Sergio Aguero (knee), Stevan Jovetic (muscular injury) and Edin Dzeko (calf) sidelined.