39 Facts About Frank Lampard Sr

1. Frank Lampard Sr became only the eighth English player to earn his 100th England cap, doing so in a World Cup qualifier against Ukraine, on 10 September 2013.

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2. Frank Lampard Sr assisted Didier Drogba for the first goal, and scored the fourth goal for the Blues from a free kick 35-yards from goal.

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3. Frank Lampard Sr accepts form between now and the end of the season will shape Hodgson's eventual selection.

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4. Frank Lampard Sr made his England debut on Oct 10, 1999 and goes on to make 103 appearances, featuring in two World Cups, Euro 2004 and being selected a vice captain for the 2014 World Cup.

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5. Frank James Frank Lampard Sr wrote sixteen books in his career life, which focused mainly on the children.

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6. Frank Lampard Sr began dating Frank Lampard in 2009 and they got married in 2015.

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7. Frank Lampard Sr lived in Surrey with his Spanish fiance Elen Rives and their two daughters Luna and Isla until they separated.

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8. Frank Lampard Sr made his debut for Chelsea on August 19 2001.

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9. Frank Lampard Sr made nine league appearances for Swansea before returning to West Ham in January 1996, with whom he played his first match at the end of the month against Coventry City FC.

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10. In 2013 Frank Lampard Sr was Chelsea's highest goalscorer with more than 200 goals.

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11. Frank Lampard Sr went to Brentwood School in Essex, where amongst other subjects, he studied Latin and gained an A* grade.

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12. Frank James Frank Lampard Sr is an English professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder, attacking midfielder or defensive midfielder for Manchester City on loan from New York City FC.

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13. Frank James Frank Lampard Sr was born on the 20th of June, 1978 in Romford, in London.

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14. Frank Lampard Sr has been in a relationship with television presenter Christine Bleakley since then.

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15. Frank Lampard Sr wrote: "Bouckley helped me through a difficult time when I was deciding whether or not to leave school after my GCSEs and take up a football career", adding: "His personal touch, the encouragement along the way was greatly appreciated.

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16. Frank Lampard Sr phoned in, objecting to criticism and asserting that he had fought "tooth and nail" to keep his family together.

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17. On 24 April 2009, Frank Lampard Sr was involved in a radio confrontation with James O'Brien on the London radio station LBC 97.3.

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18. In 2007, Frank Lampard Sr stated that he is a supporter of the Conservative Party.

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19. For the 2018 World Cup, Frank Lampard Sr was among the BBC's list of pundits as he insisted that it would not affect his managerial duties.

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20. On 31 May 2018, Frank Lampard Sr was appointed as manager of Championship club Derby County on a three-year contract.

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21. On 8 February 2011, it was announced that Frank Lampard Sr would captain the national team against Denmark in a friendly played the next day after both Rio Ferdinand and Steven Gerrard were absent through injury.

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22. In the second-half, Frank Lampard Sr hit the cross-bar again, with a 30-yard free-kick.

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23. Frank Lampard Sr was capped by England at youth level before making his under-21 debut on 13 November 1997 in a match against Greece.

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24. Frank Lampard Sr announced his retirement on 2 February 2017 after turning down several offers, and revealed that he would look to obtain his coaching qualifications after retiring.

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25. On 23 May 2014, Frank Lampard Sr was included on the list of players released by Chelsea.

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26. On 16 May 2013, Frank Lampard Sr signed a one-year extension to his contract with Chelsea, stating "I always maintained the dream was to stay at Chelsea.

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27. In the third round of the FA Cup, Frank Lampard Sr entered in the second half and scored a penalty in Chelsea's victory over Southampton.

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28. Frank Lampard Sr assisted Didier Drogba for the first goal, and scored the fourth goal for the Blues from a free-kick 35 yards from goal.

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29. Frank Lampard Sr helped Chelsea make a remarkable comeback, assisting John Terry from a corner for the second goal and then equalising the aggregate score from the penalty spot with a powerful shot to the left of the goal.

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30. Frank Lampard Sr continued his season strongly, and his brilliant performances for Chelsea in the Premier League and Champions League further increased his reputation as one of the best midfielders in the world.

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31. Frank Lampard Sr came on as a 76th-minute substitute for Eyal Berkovic.

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32. From this season Frank Lampard Sr took the number 18 squad number having previously held the number 26 spot.

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33. Frank Lampard Sr made his debut for West Ham on 31 January 1996 against Coventry City coming on as a substitute for John Moncur.

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34. Frank Lampard Sr played nine times for Swansea before returning to West Ham in January 1996.

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35. Frank Lampard Sr began his career at West Ham United, his father's former club, joining the youth team in 1994, his schoolboy hero being West Ham striker, Frank McAvennie.

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36. Frank Lampard Sr served as a team captain on the ITV sport panel show Play to the Whistle from 2015 until 2017.

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37. Frank Lampard Sr left Reading when Rodgers departed by mutual consent on 17 December 2009.

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38. On 24 November 2008, Frank Lampard Sr was appointed as a football consultant to new Watford manager Brendan Rodgers.

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39. Frank Lampard Sr started for the youth team of West Ham United in 1964.

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