MARADONA BACKS VAR USE IN FOOTBALL

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona has called for the widespread use of the Video Assistant Referee (VARs) in modern football.


He admits that his famous ‘Hand of God’ goal would have been ruled invalid if the technology was in play in his time.

The goal in 1986 happened when the South Americans clashed with England. Maradona jumped and tapped the ball over the onrushing goalkeeper Peter Shilton to help Argentina to a 2-1 win in the quarter final stage.

Lampard says that Conte is giving youngsters a chance

According to the former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, the Italian tactician Antonio Conte is a manager who is not afraid or hesitant on giving younger players the opportunity to show their worth at the big stage in the pitch along with the rest of the senior and star members of the squad.


Antonio Conte secured the Premier League title during his debut season at the helm of Chelsea in a very dominating fashion as they were in pole position of the standings for the majority of the 2016-17 standings.

One of the standout managers of this past decade has been Antonio Conte as he was also dominating with his previous club Juventus before arriving to England and guiding Chelsea to the top of their domestic league.

Frank Lampard feels Chelsea will be hit hard by Diego Costa’s departure

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard feels his former club have a tough task in hand of replacing Diego Costa during the summer transfer window.


The Spain international is most likely to leave Stamford Bridge following his public revelation that he is not wanted by manager Antonio Conte.

SOUTHGATE WANTS INSPIRATION FOR THREE LIONS

England national team boss Gareth Southgate has asked former stars Frank Lampard, Paul Scholes and others to inspire the team to greatness.


He says he is open to bringing in any of the legends to add to his coaching staff to inspire the golden generation of players.

“We have got to be thinking about passing on stories of playing and the pride in playing for England. Things they feel were good or might have been better,” Southgate said.

LAMPARD WANTS TO BE LIKE POCHETTINO

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has opened up on his plans to go into management.


The 38-year old ended his pro football career when he ended his stint in the Major League Soccer in America. After 21 years of active football, Lampard says he hopes to go into management fully.

LAMPARD NOT RULING OUT SPURS BUT GIVES NOD TO CHELSEA

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard opines that his former club would emerge the winners of the Premier League at the end of the season.


However, he praised Tottenham Hotspurs as worthy opponents. Chelsea saw off their opposition Everton FC 3-0 and Spurs followed suit. Spurs defeated Arsenal to keep up the pressure on Chelsea.

Frank Lampard Praises Dele Alli for This Attribute

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is one of the decorated players will comes to winning the FA Cup.


He has managed to win the title an incredible four times during his time at the blues. Chelsea are once again back at the Wembley, but they need to get past Tottenham in order to reach the finals. Speaking ahead of the game, Lampard reckons that one of the greatest strength of Tottenham is the presence of midfielder Dele Alli. The 21-year-old has been able to make incredible strides in the game and he is now regarded as one of the top players in world football.

Lampard Brands N’Golo Kante As Best Midfielder in the World

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has branded N’Golo Kante as the best midfielder in the world right now. The all-action player was signed from Leicester City in the summer for around £ 32 million.


However, he has proven to be one of the best buys in the summer by any club, as he has been immense in helping Chelsea move up the Premier League table. The blues have a 10 point advantage over Tottenham and Manchester City with only 11 matches left in the season. Apart from his defensive duties,Kante has also contributed with two goals in all competitions.

Three Bundesliga midfielders who could be the next Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard is one of the greatest players of all time and is one of the best ever midfielders in the Premier League. The former England international, who retired from professional football last year, was one of a kind, and most of his success came at Chelsea.

Lampard did not have much pace and was not exactly a beast physically, but the 38-year-old still managed to control games and weave his magic. The Englishman could play anywhere in midfield, had great vision and creativity, and was always willing to work hard.

England Manager Pays Tribute to Frank Lampard after Chelsea Midfielder’s Retirement

England manager Gareth Southgate has paid tribute to former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, who recently announced his retirement from the game.


Lampard has represented the likes of West Ham, Chelsea, Manchester City, and New York City FC in his stellar career. He also made more than 100 appearances for the England national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest goal scoring midfielders of all time, Lampard ended up with more than 200 goals for Chelsea in his 13 years at the club. The goal scoring exploits of the midfielder still remain a record. He is Chelsea’s all-time top scorer in all competitions.

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