Tag: Frank Lampard

Bennett strike has Lampard thinking of Bale

Frank Lampard compared Mason Bennett’s spectacular strike with Gareth Bale’s Champions League final heroics after the forward launched Derby to a 2-1 comeback win against Wigan.

Martin O’Neill has play-offs in his sights after Forest beat Derby

Nottingham Forest manager Martin O’Neill believes their 1-0 victory over bitter Sky Bet Championship rivals Derby could be the trigger for a late play-off push Yohan Benalouane, playing with a mask to protect a facial injury, scored his first goal for the club after just 70 seconds to ultimately sink the Rams, and that win has sent them to within three points of sixth spot.

Lampard backs veteran Cole for more FA Cup glory

Derby boss Frank Lampard has backed Ashley Cole to prolong his successful association with the FA Cup after the veteran defender came off the bench to score in the 2-1 fifth-round defeat at Brighton.