Alex Song

Profile Football Stars | Alex Song | Song was called-up for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations and was the only Cameroonian named in the Team of the Tournament. Known for his colorful hair dye, Song also possesses a French passport. Song was born in Douala, Cameroon and lost his father at the age of three. Song joined the Bastia youth team in 2003-04 and became a part of the first team the following season with 31 appearances. Bastia were playing in French Ligue 1 during the time Alex Song had a stint there. Song was Noted for his high versatility  While playing for Bastia, he was selected as a part of French U-16 football team. He later chose to represent Cameroon his country of birth. During his time at Bastia, he attracted attention from numerous clubs, Including Inter , Juventus , Manchester United , Lyon, and Middlesbrough . During his time at Bastia Song made a total of 32 league appearances. Song impressed Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger as a trialist during Arsenal's p

Frank Lampard

Profile Football Stars | Frank Lampard | Lampard began his career at West Ham United, his father Frank Lampard, Sr.. From his debut onwards he was ever-present in the Chelsea first team, setting a record 164 consecutive Premier League appearances. In the 2009-10 season, Lampard won the Premier League title and FA Cup (domestic cup double) and also had his most Prolific season with Chelsea, scoring 22 league goals and 17 assists league. Lampard is also the highest goalscoring midfielder in Premier League history (146 league goals) and second in the Premier League's all-time assists table with 91 assists.

Lampard began his career at West Ham United, his father's former club, joining the youth team in 1994. Lampard was an ever-present for West Ham in the 1998-99 season, Helping his team to fifth place in the Premier League season and qualifying for the Intertoto Cup. In the 1999-2000 season Lampard finished as the club's third top scorer with a total of 14 goals. In this season he scored his first goals in European competition, in the Intertoto and UEFA Cups.

Lampard Appeared in all of Chelsea's league matches and scored eight goals in the 2001-02 season. He netted the match-winner in Chelsea's 2002-03 season-opener against Charlton Athletic. Chelsea finished 2nd in the 2003-04 Premier League behind unbeaten Arsenal and he was named in the 2004 PFA Team of the Year as he reached double figures in league goals (10) for the first time in his career, in Addition to four goals in UEFA Champions League fourteen matches, as Chelsea advanced to the semi-finals. In the semi-final against Monaco he scored, but Chelsea lost 5-3 on aggregate.  In the third round of the FA Cup, Lampard scored the 4th goal of a 4-0 win against Portsmouth. In Chelsea's third game of 2012, Lampard continued his good form by scoring his third goal in three appearances for Chelsea this year , Helping Chelsea to a third consecutive victory, scoring the only goal of the game against Sunderland.  On 25 February, Lampard scored his tenth league goal of the season in Chelsea's 3-0 win against Bolton, Becoming the only player to score at least 10 goals in nine consecutive seasons in the Premier League and his 150th league goal all time. Chelsea's Branislav Ivanović sealed victory in extra-time.

Lampard earned his first cap for England on 10 October 1999 in a 2-1 friendly win over Belgium, and scored his first goal on 20 August 2003 in a 3-1 win over Croatia. Lampard's goal was the 500th England goal scored at Wembley. On 9 September 2009, Lampard struck twice in England's 5-1 win against Croatia the which secured Their place at 2010 World Cup. In the Euro 2012 qualifiers, Lampard netted two goals for England, both Penalties. In November 2011, Lampard captained England to a 1-0 friendly victory over current World Champions Spain, a game in the which he scored the only goal. In a friendly on November 12, 2011 at Wembley Stadium against Spain, Lampard scored the solitary goal four minutes into the second half giving the victory to England.

Personal information
Full name Frank James Lampard
Date of birth 20 June 1978 (age 33)
Place of birth Romford, London, England
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 1/2 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Center midfielder

Club information
Current club Chelsea
Number 8

Youth career
1994-1995 West Ham United

Senior career
Years Team Apps
1995-2001 West Ham United 148 (24)
1995-1996 Swansea City (loan) 9 (1)
2001-Chelsea 370 (125)

National team
1997-2000 England U21 16 (9)
1999-England 90 (23)


West Ham United
    UEFA Intertoto Cup (1): 1999

    Premier League (3): 2004-05, 2005-06, 2009-10
    FA Cup (3): 2007, 2009, 2010
    League Cup (2): 2005, 2007
    FA Community Shield (2): 2005, 2009
    World Football Challenge (1): 2009
    Barclays Asia Trophy (2): 2003, 2011

    FA Summer Tournament (1): 2004

    2005 FIFA World Player of the Year - Silver Award
    2005 Ballon d'Or - Silver Award
    FWA Footballer of the Year - 2005
    UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year - 2008
    World XI - 2005
    PFA Fans' Player of the Year - 2005
    Premier League: Player of the Decade, (2000-2009) According to official statistics
    Premier League: Best player (2) - 2004-05, 2005-06
    England Player of the Year - 2004, 2005
    UEFA Euro 2004 Team of the Tournament
    2006 FIFA World Cup: Man of the match vs Paraguay
    Premier League Player of the Month - September 2003, April 2005, October 2005, October 2008
    Premier League Player of the Season - 2004-05, 2005-06
    Chelsea Player of the Year - 2004, 2005, 2009
    PFA Premier League Team of the Year - 2004, 2005, 2006
    Premier League: 2004-05 Barclays Merit Award (for 164 consecutive appearances)
    ESM Team of the Year - 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2009/2010
    FWA Tribute Award - 2010
    Premier League: leader in assists - 2004-05: 16 assists, 2009-10: 17 assists
    FA Cup: Best player - 2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10
    FA Cup Final Man of the Match: 2007
    Carling Cup: Best player - 2004-05, 2006-07
    Premier League: Midfielder with the most goals in premier league history - 145 goals
    Chelsea F.C. : Top goalscorer - 2004-05, 2005-06, 2007-08
    Goal of the Month - April 2010
    2011 Barclays Asia Trophy - player of tournament
    2003 FA Premier League Asia Cup - player of tournament
    only player to score at least 10 goals in nine consecutive seasons in the Premier League.

Top scorer
    FA Cup 2006-07: 6 goals


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