The Frank Lampard PFA Facebook page see's huge growth ahead of crucial England World Cup qualifiers say Digital Sports Group

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Digital Sports Group today announced that the PFA Facebook page for England and Chelsea's Frank Lampard has seen huge growth in terms of 'Likes' and fan interaction ahead of England's crucial World Cup qualifiers taking place at Wembley, London on the 11th and 15th of October. The Facebook page along with the Frank Lampard player profile on football.co.uk provide the only online location of the official PFA biography, lifetime stats, news and high resolution gallery.

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All of us here at Digital Sports Group are proud we've had the opportunity to work with The PFA to give the fans a fantastic and unique fan resource for Frank Lampard.

Frank Lampard is an English professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Chelsea and the England national team. He is the vice-captain for Chelsea and the club's all-time leading goalscorer. Considered to be one of the best English midfielders of all-time and one of the best midfielders of his generation, Lampard is a box-to-box midfielder known for his work-rate, range of passing and goalscoring ability.

A three-time Chelsea Player of the Year, Lampard is the club's all-time top goalscorer with 205 goals in all competitions. Lampard is one of seven players, and the only midfielder, to have scored 150 or more goals in the Premier League. He is second in the Premier League's all-time assists table with 94 assists. He has had over 1,400 successful passes and 10 or more assists every season. In 2005, Lampard was voted FWA Footballer of the Year and was runner-up in both the FIFA World Player of the Year and the Ballon d'Or. In 2010 he received the FWA Tribute Award. On 23 December 2009, he was named the Premier League's player of the decade by official statistics.

Internationally, Lampard has been capped 100 times by England since making his debut in October 1999, and has scored 29 international goals. He was voted England Player of the Year for two consecutive years in 2004 and 2005. He played in Euro 2004, where he was named in the team of the tournament after scoring three goals in four games. He was top scorer for England in their 2006 World Cup qualifying campaign with five goals, and played in the 2006 World Cup. He is England's most prolific penalty taker with nine goals, surpassing the previous record holders, Ron Flowers and Alan Shearer. He was named the 49th highest earning athlete in the world in June 2011.

Head of Operations at DSG, Matthew Tait had this to say, β€œ Frank Lampard really has no shortage of fans after his performances for Chelsea this season and we can see that by the success of his PFA Facebook page.”

β€œAll of us here at Digital Sports Group are proud we've had the opportunity to work with The PFA to give the fans a fantastic and unique fan resource for Frank Lampard.”

DSG became the official digital partner of the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) earlier this year and have since launched a number of Player Profile fan pages on social media site Facebook as well as providing official player pages on their football news site football.co.uk.

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