Frank Lampard: I’m Very Committed To This Club

Frank Lampard says the core of the team which helped Chelsea win silverware in recent years remains crucial to the club’s chances of success. Lampard popped up late on Monday against Wolves to score the winning goal and after the match he reminded his manager of his desire to get a regular 90 minutes, saying he is at his best when he is a mainstay in the team. “The boss…

January 4, 2012

Villas-Boas Leads Chase To Sign Bolton Defender Gary Cahill

Chelsea are leading the fight to sign Bolton defender Gary Cahill with the west London club set to secure his signature when the January transfer window opens. Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas is conducting an overhaul of his squad and has identified Cahill as the man to play alongside captain John Terry. The Trotters are keen to cash-in on their star defender who is out of contract in the summer and…

December 21, 2011

Lampard: We Needed To Win To Stay In The Race

Frank Lampard has pledged his future to Chelsea for the remainder of his contract after helping them to claim a 2-1 win over Manchester City on Monday night. Lampard’s late penalty secured the points for Andre Villas-Boas’ side, who had earlier fallen behind to Mario Balotelli’s second-minute strike before equalising through Raul Meireles. Lampard has been in and out of the Chelsea side this season, giving way to speculation about…

December 13, 2011

Villas-Boas Insists Frank Lampard Still Has A role To Play

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas insists Frank Lampard still has a major role to play at Stamford Bridge. Lampard was the only player to lose his place in the side from their Premier League win over Newcastle for Tuesday’s 3-0 Champions League victory over Valencia, which booked their place in the final 16 of the prestigious European competition. Lampard was an unused substitute for the midweek match, but the Portuguese manager…

December 7, 2011

Lampard Named As England Captain

Fabio Capello has confirmed that Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will captain England in Saturday’s friendly against Spain at Wembley. Capello went on to say that John Terry would return as captain for the following game against Sweden despite his recent racism row. When asked about Terry, Capello responded: “He is team leader because he is always important to the England team.” “He will play against Sweden but he will be…

November 11, 2011

Villas-Boas Stands Firm On Lampard

Andre Villas-Boas has declared he would not grant Frank Lampard’s wish to play every game for Chelsea, revealing the midfielder must continue to fight for his place in the side. Lampard this week admitted he was unhappy at being rotated in and out of the Blues’ starting XI since Villas-Boas took charge, claiming he always played better when given a run of matches. But Villas-Boas was not for turning on…

September 30, 2011