Lampard said he consulted with Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta (left) before setting out the club’s fines structureChelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he is not “Mr Tough Guy” despite imposing a strict disciplinary code where players face a £20,000 penalty if they were late for training.A recently leaked fines list revealed a variety of punishments including…

Frank Lampard has led Chelsea to eight wins from their last 10 matches in all competitionsFootball fans have their superstitions, while players often have lucky pre-match rituals. But can the same be said of Premier League managers?In the case of Chelsea boss Frank Lampard, the answer is yes. Lampard says he believes failing to stick…

At Watford on Saturday, Chelsea equalled a club record with a seventh successive away winChelsea might be one of the most successful teams in the Premier League era, but there have been times when they have been hard to warm to for neutral observers.Funded by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, they won the club’s first league…

Frank Lampard won 11 major trophies and made 648 appearances during his time at ChelseaChelsea manager Frank Lampard has “one hell of a job on” this season, says former striker Chris Sutton.The Blues lost 4-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday in Lampard’s first Premier League game in charge.Eden Hazard left Stamford Bridge…

Batshuayi spent part of last season on loan at Crystal PalaceFrank Lampard was denied victory in his first game as Chelsea boss by a late equaliser from Irish side Bohemians.Striker Michy Batshuayi gave the Blues an eighth-minute lead, firing in after Kenedy’s long-range shot was blocked. But in the final minute of the friendly, trialist…

Media playback is not supported on this device Frank Lampard: New Chelsea boss admits this is ‘biggest challenge’ of careerNew Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says returning to his former side as manager is the biggest challenge of his career.The 41-year-old ex-England midfielder was appointed on Thursday by the club where he spent 13 years as…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryLampard succeeds Maurizio Sarri on three-year dealLampard had been Derby manager since May 2018The 41-year-old returns to club where he spent 13 years as a playerGet involved: #bbcfootball or text 81111…

Lampard won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012Chelsea have appointed former midfielder Frank Lampard as their manager on a three-year deal.Lampard, 41, has left Championship side Derby County to take over at a club where he spent 13 years as a player.He succeeds Maurizio Sarri, who left Stamford Bridge in June to take charge…

Lampard made 648 appearances at Chelsea, winning 11 major trophies with themDerby have excused Frank Lampard from reporting for pre-season training duties, with the club expecting him to be offered the head coach role at Chelsea.Lampard, 41, will not be at training on Monday or Tuesday as he continues talks with his former club.A statement…