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Frank Lampard Sacked Again; Everton Shows Him The Exit After 9 losses in 12 Games

Former Chelsea legend Frank Lampard, has suffered yet another sack in his young coaching career.

His latest casualty came from English Premier League side, Everton.

He has been in charge of the team in less than a year at Goodison Park.

This comes after English Premier league side, West Ham, which is struggling on the table, beat Everton on Saturday.

That was Everton’s 9th defeat in 12 EPL games.

The former England midfielder Lampard, 44, replaced Rafael Benitez in January 2022 with the team 16th in the table and helped Everton avoid relegation.

They are now second from bottom of the table with 15 points from 20 matches, above Southampton on goal difference.

Accoriding to the BBC, there have been widespread and vocal protests from fans against the board in recent games, and supporters staged a sit-in demonstration after the loss to Southampton.

Everton’s board of directors missed that game because of what the club claimed was a “real and credible threat to their safety”.

Everton owner Farhad Moshiri attended his first game in 14 months at West Ham, along with much-criticised long-serving chairman Bill Kenwright.

Moshiri suggested, when questioned by Sky Sports at the game, that it was not down to him decide on Lampard’s future.

Lampard took his first steps in management with Derby in 2018. In his one season in charge, they reached the Championship play-off final, where they lost to Aston Villa.

He replaced Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea manager in July 2019, but was sacked after 18 months.

Lampard took over at Goodison with Everton 16th in the table, six points above the relegation zone.

Everton had 10 defeats in the remaining 18 games of the season, but secured their survival with a 3-2 comeback victory against Crystal Palace on what Lampard called “one of the greatest nights” of his career.

Lampard won only 12 of his 44 matches in charge in all competitions, a win percentage of 27.27 that is far worse than his record at Derby (42.1%) and Chelsea (52.4%).

As a player, Lampard made 648 appearances and won 11 major trophies during 13 seasons with Chelsea after joining from boyhood club West Ham in 2001.

He left Stamford Bridge in June 2014 as the club’s all-time leading scorer with 211 goals and had stints at Manchester City and New York City before ending his 21-year professional playing career in 2017.

Lampard scored 29 goals in 106 games for England.

Source – Tru News Report/With Additional Files From The BBC

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