UK time is: 20:37:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Lampard - Perhaps it`s Not Over!

Yesterday, as he prepares to captain England tonight, we`d all but written off Frank Lampard as somebody with an international future.

We`d assumed that tonight the Chelsea legend would grab his 106th England cap and walk off into international retirement.

However, that doesn`t appear to be the case with it being suggested by none other than the England manager himself that Frank might still, for him, be a valuable asset on the international stage.

Talking ahead of the final group game, against Costa Rica tonight, England`s final fixture of the 2014 World Cup, Hodgson has remarked to the media about the legend that is Lampard,

"We don`t know yet what his next destination is but I`d be more than happy if Frank remains available."

"You never know when you need quality players like him. I haven`t had that conversation with him as such."

"I`m sure if we said to him 'you might not feature quite so much but please don`t retire`, I`m sure he`d say we can count on him - he loves playing for England."


When the question is put to Lampard, it`ll be interesting to see what his response will be.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 24 2014

Time: 7:33AM

Your Comments

He loves playing for England that's for sure but i don't think he has a lot to offer as it stands just as Roy (who will be replaced as soon as the world cup is over) is to the England national team.
BOTUM
Really have no idea about all these comments about having a lot to offer by Roy. His experienced was included in the squad and they are about to have their worst World Cup ever. Lol!! He should retire and leave the clueless Roy out.
KAKUfrank
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Chelsea Articles

Torres' Torment (Friday October 31 2014)

Zouma Content (Friday October 31 2014)

So How Did You Vote? (Friday October 31 2014)

Name the Starting XI - QPR (h) (Friday October 31 2014)

Chelsea At Derby (Thursday October 30 2014)

This Beautiful Thing Of Ours (Thursday October 30 2014)

Fantastic Team, Fantastic Opponent (Wednesday October 29 2014)

January Pique Bid? (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Cole's Return With Rivals? (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Archived Chelsea Articles

List All Vital Chelsea Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Bharath Narayanan 162
2. BOTUM 143
3. BlueMIA 106
4. Ikdaniels 103
5. The Persian 103
6. kolagold25 53
7. CobhamBlue 45
8. Chelsea Anorak 42
9. merlin 40
10. nelyvanile 38

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 1 - 1 Chelsea
Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Chelsea
Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal
Chelsea 3 - 0 Aston Villa
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Chelsea 4 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 9 7 2 0 +15 23
2. Southampton 9 6 1 2 +15 19
3. Man City 9 5 2 2 +9 17
4. West Ham 9 5 1 3 +5 16
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 +4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 +3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 +1 14

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 14-15 - Newcastle (Away)
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 20:34:00
Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00
Vital Preview: Newcastle United vs. Liverpool
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 17:12:00
Something For The Weekend (270)
Aston Villa : 31/10/2014 16:57:00
Lee Loaned To Southend
West Ham : 31/10/2014 16:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Costa is back but should he START v QPR ahead of Drogba?
Suggested By:  Josh_Mou
Yes 86%
No 2%
Undecided 2%
Who cares, we'll win anyway! 10%