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Lampard – Legend

I’ve been sat here a while contemplating the direction in which this piece should go. Do I list Frank Lampard’s many accomplishments, the records he has broken, the trophies he has won, the goals he has scored? Or do I write a eulogy to the man – the ultimate professional, ambassador for the sport, an […]

Farewell Frank (by Gary Watton)

FAREWELL FRANK Chelsea’s summer purge of players whose surname begins with an L gathered further momentum with the departure of our beloved Frank Lampard, following on from the exit of David Luiz. Watch out, Romelu Lukaku. You are almost certainly next, especially as you are being linked with just about every club, other than Chelsea, […]

Frank-ly He’s A Legend

Chelsea club doctors confirmed once that Frank Lampard’s unbelievable stamina was due to his freakishly large heart – most Chelsea fans did not need medics to tell us that. We saw that every time he pulled on the blue shirt. We saw that when he galloped the length of the Bolton pitch and secured us […]

William Gallas: Legend Or Traitor?

William Gallas: legend or traitor? Last week the BBC Sport website revealed the names of all the unfortunates who have been released by their Premiership clubs, presumably because they are past their sell-by date or they are deemed as unlikely to make the grade and satisfy their current employer. Chelsea’s cast-offs predictably include Yossi Benayoun, […]

Farewell Didier Drogba – Chelsea Legend

Every defender in the English professional league will have breathed a huge sigh of relief when Didier Drogba finally confirmed yesterday that he was leaving Chelsea and all probability, the Premier league. The Ivorian has been described as many things – a power-house, a born winner, a drama queen, a philanthropist, a legend, an icon….the […]

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