FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard scored twicetoday to become the outright highest ever goalscorer in Chelsea’s history with 203 goals, moving one ahead of Bobby Tambling (202). Lampard scored his 164th and 165th PL goals – the outright-fourth most of any player in the PL era. Lampard scored his 12th and 13th PL goals against Aston Villa – more against them than any other team he has faced in his career.
FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard scored his 200th goal for Chelsea when he netted Chelsea’s opening goal in their 2-0 home win over West Ham United on Sunday. Lampard needs to score two more to equal Bobby Tambling on 202 goals as Chelsea’s all-time top scorer in all competitions.
FOOTBALL - On Saturday, Frank Lampard netted his 10th goal of the season in Chelsea’s 3-2 defeat at Newcastle United. The Chelsea midfielder has now scored at least 10 goals in 10 different Premier League seasons. The only player to have reached 10 goals in 11 PL seasons is Alan Shearer.
FOOTBALL: Frank Lampard helped Chelsea to a 2-1 win against Arsenal. It was his 60th win against London opposition in the PL, only three shy of Ryan Giggs’s record.
FOOTBALL - The Premier League starts on Saturday with six match-ups at 3pm local time. This is the 21st season of the Premier League and seven clubs have been members since its inception – Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Everton, Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur. Click read more for Opening Day stats.
FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard is 34 years old today. The Chelsea icon started his career at West Ham United, where his father also played in his day. In 2001, the Blues lured the talented midfielder away from Upton Park. He helped the Premier League side win three Premier League titles and in 2012 finally also the Champions League.
Shares birthday with: Brian Wilson, John Goodman, Nicole Kidman
FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard (90 caps and 23 goals) misses EURO 2012 due to a thigh injury. The Chelsea midfielder will be replaced by Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson. Lampard made three goals at England’s previous ECh appearance (2004 in Portugal). He was named in the team of the tournament by UEFA.