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How West Ham's tough love made Lampard a Chelsea legend


Frank Lampard has a longstanding connection with West Ham, but little in the way of warmth has been demonstrated between the parties over the years.

Even during his time at Upton Park as a player, the midfielder felt mistreated. Upon his return there following an £11 million move to Chelsea, things only got worse.

The now-Chelsea coach was driven by an obsession to score against the Hammers which, he recently admitted, did not always help him perform well against his former club.

However, the rivalry has since cooled on Lampard's side, and he has increasingly looked to deliver a ...


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