Thursday, 31 May 2018

Former Chelsea Player, Frank Lampard Becomes Derby County's Coach

Frank Lampard

39-year-old Ex-Chelsea player, Frank Lampard has signed a 3-year contract as a coach of Derby County today Thursday, May 31, 2018, two years after he retired from active football.

Lampard took over from Gary Rowett who crossed to Stoke City.

Lampard told Derby's official website:

"This is my first job as a msnager, but I've worked closely with some of the best coaches in the game and I'm confident in my own abilities and those of the team around me, including the board.

"I know it won't be easy - managing a football team never is - but I'm really looking forward to the challenge ahead.

"I've always wanted to manage a club with a big tradition and history like Derby County, so this is a huge opportunity."

Lampard who won Premier League and Champions League titles with Chelsea, said his aim is to take Derby County back to the Premier League for the first time since 2008, when the club finished rick bottom.

He added, "We want to build on the club's top six finish in the Championship last season, while at the same time bringing through some of the excellent youth and academy talent we have st Pride,"

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