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Still Championing His Cause!

Still Championing His Cause!

Is it just coincidence that our best two results, of the season, have come with the return to the side of Frank Lampard.

Now injury free, Lampard has provided the leadership skills we were so lacking in those crisis moments and his contribution should be recognised for what it is.

Naturally, after the game, Frank was subjected to some probing questions relating to his future but Frank was giving nothing away, simply remarking,

'I'm not concentrating that far. I'm going to continue game by game and I'm just happy to be fit.'

Today the Stamford Bridge faithful left the board with no doubts as to what they want to happen, they want Frank to stay.

Talk of Frank being allowed to leave is scandalous, he still has a part to play in our future and the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson must be chuckling into their hot chocolate at such a thought.

Finally, it`s not hero worship, just open your eyes members and accept that Frank does still belong at Chelsea and we`d be shooting ourselves in the foot if we were foolish enough to let him go simply because of his age!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Sunday December 23 2012
Time: 6:52PM


Coincidentally, he also provided the leadership (or lack thereof) skills in the Super Cup and Club World Cup as well. Two of the biggest nights this season and we flopped in front of the whole world. So an argument can be made against this just as easily. That aside, I respect and love Frank a lot, you don't think of Chelsea without his name not being brought up. But it's in the board's hands now irrespective of what we think and quite Frankly I'm tired of this ordeal taking as long as it has. The focus should be on the club and our way forward yet it is being hindered by these stale mate talks with our club's legends (i.e. Ash & Frank).
23/12/2012 19:07:00
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23/12/2012 19:20:00
so lampard now is benching oscar,ramirez who came in and the game changed both scoring easly.the lamps demon is rising again.time 2 leave we have young good players.
23/12/2012 19:30:00
Lampard must stay!!!!He deserves to.... @ forever chels, on the two nights u mentioned lampard wasn't the worst player on the pitch and we all know it could have been worse if he wasn't on the pitch those two nights....Lampard is a legend and a Leader,he deserves to stay at chelsea....
23/12/2012 19:31:00
Game was over when Oscar and Ramires came not sure how you can say they changed the game.....sounds like the typical blinkered anti-lampard rubbish. Both scored easily???.....1 of those goals was a friggin' what exactly is your point mzee69. Ever heard of a squad.....we need at least 2 good players for each position. Lampard is needed along side the likes of Oscar and Ramires.....just like Scholes and Giggs are needed at ManUre
23/12/2012 20:19:00
Lampard shuld stay if only he accepts a year deal, that he z a squad player and some wage cut...
23/12/2012 20:38:00
If he must stay then it must be on the club's terms not his,he should accept the one year contract rollin the club is ready to offer and a bit part role
23/12/2012 20:48:00
Sign Lamps up getting rid of him will really make us look like fools. He should finish his career as a Chelsea player if anyone deserves a stay its Frank.
23/12/2012 23:05:00
It isn't coincidental that we're winning games with Lampard in the side, it is incidental. World Club Championship apart, our form had improved dramatically before Frank returned. He's still a good player and should be retained, but maybe Rafa should receive some credit for our upturn in fortunes, and if not then why not? Would it pain you so much to credit the manager or are you as fickle as the other Rafa hating Sun Readers on here?
23/12/2012 23:12:00
Ahh yes it is worshiping of the dude...our two best results this season..NORDSJAELLAND we beat 6:1, we have beaten Arsenal, Spurs and Newcastle all without him...all good results. Our best results have come with Rafa in charge and a fitter squad. We have also played teams that donot have the talent we do. Villa apparently used all their energy on Liverpool and never recovered from Torres flattening them after 3 minutes. The dude in the # 8 shirts should not get any plaudits for our current form...only Rafa & his team. We could have two more effective options in midfield with his salary...I hope we part company with him very soon.
23/12/2012 23:35:00
had2bg... He laughs at your bank account :)
24/12/2012 00:03:00
0 would most ppl...Jamaican economy is quite His salary for one week is what a middle class person make in 2 yrs...
24/12/2012 01:01:00
I dont know whether the board will make the right decision on his (get him signed), but what I do know is the man will always give his all playing for the club he loves. Thank you Frankie for all the happy memories, we will always enjoy watching you, whether it is in your last season or for years to come
24/12/2012 01:44:00
So we ignore the finals we have lost already where he played?
24/12/2012 02:11:00
Oscar, Ramires and now Luiz have more than replaced Lampard.
24/12/2012 02:13:00
I hope Abramovic is not as sentimental.
24/12/2012 02:16:00
As the man becomes the all time top flight scorer (from midfield!) The vast majority of fans that sit there at the bridge, week in week out want Frank to stay and not just out of sentimental adoration. We can see the pivotal role he plays amongst the rest of the squad both on and off the pitch. Frank has made a difference in the games he has played this season and would continue to do so. Every major pundit, newspaper and even other managers cannot fathom why Frank is not being resigned. So mr Foreign Viewer, take that enormous Belgian Chip off your shoulder and try to observe what is abundantly clear to the rest of us, that one of our legends should be resigned, and be allowed a modicum of respect from both the club and distance supporters like yourself.
24/12/2012 06:22:00
Lampard can stay with significant pay cut and 1 yr rolling contract. But, even if he choose to leave, we would be much better.
24/12/2012 06:24:00
those people that put up LAMPARD IS A LEGEND banner are idiot and insane,are deluded,demented and in denial. And am talking to FOREGN VIEWER,the NO 1 Lampard hater in the whole of Milky way galaxy. Lampard is a great player,i ve never seen any midfielder with the assisting foot of Frank Lampard,eye for goal and 100 percent both foot accuracy, nobody shoots better than Lampard in our whole current squad,and he has won the all time premier leaque assist in English football!!!!
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