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Frank Lampard

36-Year-Old Midfielder     New York City FC  MLS


England

STATUS:  Game-Time Decision   INJURY:  Calf    EST. RETURN:  8/1/2015
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.

July 25, 2015    Frank Lampard News

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Lampard (calf) won't play in Sunday's game against Orlando City or Wednesday's All-Star Game against Tottenham, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports.

Lampard continues to be plagued by a calf injury which has delayed his MLS debut for the past few weeks. His next opportunity to play is against Montreal, although there's some obvious doubt it will take place given the unknown severity of his injury.

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July 17, 2015

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Lampard (calf) has returned to training but will not play Saturday against New England, according to the New York Post.

Lampard suffered the injury in training last week, which held him out last Sunday against Toronto, and there was speculation he could sit again because the Revs play on turf. His next opportunity to play will come July 26 against Orlando City at Yankee Stadium.

July 10, 2015

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Lampard has been ruled out for Sunday's match against Toronto because of a calf injury picked up in training.

Lampard indicated that he will return to full training next week, so his MLS debut will have to wait until July 18 against the Revolution.

July 7, 2015

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Lampard is expected to make his NYC FC debut in Sunday's game against Toronto FC, Kurtis Larson of the Toronto Sun reports.

After 882 club appearances and 259 Premiere League goals, Lampard will take his talents stateside as he joins David Villa and Andrea Pirlo as the three designated players on the New York squad. Lampard should certainly be a perennial starter moving forward and will likely be an elite option across all formats as the MLS season enters its second half.

May 24, 2015

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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.

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.