Frank Lampard

Lampard fined after FA charge

Lampard was sent off during Derby's Championship defeat to Rotherham United on Saturday, the first time the former England midfielder has been dismissed since taking his maiden managerial job.

The former England international accepted the charge and the FA confirmed a "standard penalty" had been handed out to Lampard, who left his technical area during the game.

Speaking ahead of Derby's Championship game against Blackburn Rovers, Lampard called for consistency in the way managers are punished.

Lampard: Costa hard to replace

Costa revealed he would be interested in re-joining former club Atletico Madrid having been told by manager Antonio Conte that he does not feature in his plans for next season.

Lampard fired up to battle Gerrard again

Frank Lampard is fired up to face Steven Gerrard for the first time in MLS when New York City host LA Galaxy on Saturday.

The former Chelsea star will come up against Gerrard for the first time since joining the ex-Liverpool captain in the United States top flight in 2015, with Lampard having missed the 5-1 defeat at Galaxy's StubHub Centre in August due to injury.