Saturday, February 25, 2017

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard bids fans emotional goodbye during half-time at Stamford Bridge: 'I couldn't have done it without you' Frank Lampard told Chelsea fans he 'never had the chance to say goodbye' Lampard retired from football last month after his New York City contract ended Former midfielder spoke at Stamford Bridge at half time of the Swansea game Chelsea won the match 3-1 - scoring via Cesc Fabregas, Pedro and Diego Costa Frank Lampard finally got the opportunity to bid Chelsea fans a 'proper goodbye' as he was paraded round Stamford Bridge at half-time of their match against Swansea. The Chelsea legend announced his retirement from football a month ago following the expiration of his contract at MLS side New York City FC.  When Lampard joined Manchester City in 2014 he never had the chance to bid the Chelsea fans farewell and eventually scored against them in a 1-1 draw at the Etihad. +5 Frank Lampard is Chelsea's all-time record goalscorer from his 13 years at Stamford Bridge But during the interval of his former side's 3-1 victory over Swansea, Lampard was visibly moved by the opportunity to say goodbye to the Chelsea fans. 'I didn't get the chance to say goodbye properly properly for whatever reason,' said Lampard.  'I want to thank the club for giving me the chance to do that. Most importantly I want to thank all of you, everybody.  +5 Lampard touches hands with Chelsea fans who he thanked for all the 'special memories

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