West Ham United
Lampard memulakan kariernya di
West Ham United, bekas kelab
ayahnya, menyertai pasukan belia pada tahun 1994, idolanya semasa zaman persekolahan merupakan penyerang West Ham,
 Lampard menyertai West Ham ketika ayahnya merupakan pembantu jurulatih, memasuki sebagai perantis dalam pasukan belia pada tahun 1994 dan menandatangani kontrak professional pada tahun berikutnya. Dia dipinjamkan kepada kelab
Swansea City pada bulan Oktober 1995, membuat penampilan sulung ketika kemenangan 2–0 kelab itu ke atas
Bradford City dan menjaringkan gol pertama kariernya ketika perlawanan menentang
Brighton & Hove Albion. Lampard bermain sembilan kali untuk Swansea sebelum kembali ke West Ham pada bulan Januari 1996.
Lampard membuat kemunculan sulung untuk West Ham pada 31 Januari 1996 ketika menentang
Coventry City masuk menggantikan
 Perlawanan lainnya pada musim itu datang ketika perlawanan terakhir liga, pada 5 Mei 1996, ketika seri 1–1 dengan
Sheffield Wednesday. Lampard masuk menggantikan
Keith Rowland ketika perlawanan itu.
Musim berikutnya Lampard memulakan perlawanan buat kali pertama untuk West Ham, pada 17 Ogos 1996, ketika kekalahan 2–0 di tempat lawan kepada
Arsenal sebelum ditukarkan dengan
 Musim Lampard berakhir pada 15 Mac 1997 selepas kakinya patah ketika seri 0-0 ditempat lawan dengan
Aston Villa. Diusung keluar dari padang,
Rio Ferdinand masuk menggantikannya pada minit ke-31. Dia juga mendapat kad kuning yang pertamanya sebagai pemain West Ham ketika perlawanan itu.
 Lampard mendakwa dia telah diejek oleh penyokong West Ham United, suatu tindakan yang membuat dia mempertimbang cadangan untuk meninggalkan bola sepak.
 Dia telah membuat 16 penampilan dalam semua pertandingan untuk The Hammers.
Pada musim ini Lampard mengambil nombor 18 dalam skuad dimana sebelum ini dia memakai nombor 26.
 Ketika hari pertama musim 1997-98, West Ham membuka kempen mereka dengan menentang
Barnsley di tempat lawan yang bermain buat pertama kali di peringkat tertinggi bola sepak Inggeris dalam tempoh 110 tahun. Lampard masuk menggantikan
Eyal Berkovic pada minit ke-76. Tidak sampai seminit kemudian dia menjaringkan gol kemenangan untuk The Hammers selepas menerima bola dari
Michael Hughes dan menendang masuk melepasi penjaga gol Barnsley
 Musim itu juga menyaksikan hatrik pertamanya. Pada 19 November 1997, West Ham bermain menentang
Walsall ketika pusingan keempat
Piala Liga. Tiga gol Lampard dan satu dari
John Hartson sudah cukup untuk membenam Walsall.
 Lampard membuat 42 penampilan ketika musim 1997–98 dalam semua pertandingan dan menjaringkan sembilan gol.
Lampard sentiasa ada untuk West Ham ketika musim 1998–99, membantu pasukannya menduduki tempat kelima dalam Liga Perdana dan layak ke
Sebelum permulaan musim, Lampard melanjutkan kontraknya sehingga tahun 2005.
 Musim West Ham bermula awal setelah melayakkan diri ke Piala Intertoto pada bulan Julai 1999. Pada 24 Julai 1999, Lampard menjaringkan gol pertamanya di peringkat Eropah ketika seri 1–1 di tempat lawan dengan kelab Finland,
 Satu lagi gol ketika perlawanan separuh akhir menentang
 meletakkan West Ham di perlawanan akhir menentang
 Walaupun kalah 1-0 ketika peringkat pertama di London, West Ham menang 3–1 di Perancis pada 24 Ogos 1999 selepas jaringan dari
Paulo Wanchope dan Lampard.
 Dengan memenangi pertandingan itu, West Ham layak ke
Piala UEFA 1999-2000. Lampard menjaringkan gol pertamanya dalam pertandingan itu pada 16 September 1999, ketika kemenangan 3-0 di tempat sendiri menentang
NK Osijek, di mana mereka menang 6-1 secara agregat.
Musim ini juga menyaksikan West Ham membenam
Bradford City 5–4 di
Upton Park pada bulan Februari 2000. Perlawanan ini dikenali kerana Lampard berebut untuk mengambil sepakan penalti dengan
Paolo Di Canio. West Ham mendapat penalti ketika ketinggalan 4-2. Lampard merupakan pengambil sepakan penalti tetap West Ham. Walau bagaimanapun, Di Canio mahu mengambil sepakan itu dan selepas memenangi perebutan bola Di Canio menjaringkan gol penalti untuk menjadikan kedudukan 4-3.
 Dia menghabiskan musim sebagai penjaring ketiga terbanyak di belakang
Paolo Di Canio dan Paulo Wanchope, dengan 14 gol.
West Ham menghabiskan sebahagian musim di pertengahan bawah liga pada musim 2000-01.
 Dari tempat kelima pada musim lepas mereka mengakhiri musim di tempat ke-15. Walaubagaimanapun, Lampard menjaringkan sembilan gol daripada 37 perlawanan hanya di belakang
Frédéric Kanouté dan Di Canio.
 Pada bulan Mei 2001, bapa saudaranya,
Harry Redknapp, meninggalkan kelab dengan persetujuan bersama selepas tujuh tahun bersama kelab itu.
 Ayahnya, Frank, juga meninggalkan kelab itu dan Lampard, di bawah tekanan kerana dikenali sebagai anak kepada Frank Lampard dan layanan buruk terhadap ayahnya oleh West Ham, menyebabkan dia mengambil keputusan untuk berpindah ke kelab lain..
 Dia meninggalkan West Ham United untuk menyertai Chelsea dengan yuran £11 juta pada bulan Jun 2001, the Hammers sebelum ini menolak tawaran berganda £15 juta daripada
Aston Villa untuk mendapatkan Lampard dan Frédéric Kanouté.
Lampard ketika tahun 2004
Kemunculan sulung Liga Perdana Lampard bersama Chelsea datang pada 19 Ogos 2001 ketika seri 1–1 dengan
Newcastle United, manakala kad merah pertamanya ketika menentang
Tottenham Hotspur pada 16 September 2001.
Lampard muncul dalam kesemua perlawanan liga Chelsea dan menjaringkan lapan gol ketika musim 2001–02. Dia menjaringkan gol kemenangan ketika perlawanan pembukaan musim
2002–03 ketika menentang
musim berikutnya, dia telah dipilih sebagai Pemain terbaik Bulanan Barclays pada bulan September 2003, dan Pemain terbaik Bulanan Penyokong PFA untuk bulan Oktober. Chelsea menghabiskan musim ditempat kedua ketika musim
Liga Perdana Inggeris 2003–04 dibelakang
Arsenal dan dia dinamakan dalam
Pasukan Terbaik Tahunan PFA 2004 kerana dia mencapai dua angka dalam gol (10) buat kali pertama dalam kariernya, sebagai tambahan empat golnya daripada empat belas perlawanan
Liga Juara-Juara Eropah. Chelsea melayakkan diri ke separuh akhir
Liga Juara-Juara Eropah. Ketika perlawanan separuh akhir menentang
Monaco dia menjaringkan gol, tetapi
Chelsea kalah 5–3 secara agregat.
 Ketika akhir musim, dia muncul ditempat kedua dibelakang
Thierry Henry, untuk anugerah
Pemain Bola Sepak Terbaik Tahunan FWA 2004.
Lampard meraikan kemenangan Liga Perdana Inggeris 2004–05 bersama
Eiður Guðjohnsen dan
Lampard bermain kesemua 38 perlawanan Liga Perdana untuk tiga musim berturut-turut pada musim
2004–05. Dia menghabiskan musim dengan 13 gol (19 dalam semua pertandingan), sebagai tambahan enam belas bantuan gol.
Pada bulan Ogos 2004, dia menjaringkan gol kemenangan ketika menentang Southampton dalam
 dan terus menjaringkan gol penting selepas dia menjaringkan kedua-dua gol ketika kemenangan 2–0 win ke atas
 Pada bulan Mac 2005 dia menjaringkan gol dari jarak 30 ela ketika menentang
Crystal Palace dalam Liga Perdana dimana Chelsea menang 4–1. Lampard meneruskan musimnya dengan kuat, persembahan bernasnya untuk Chelsea dalam
Liga Perdana dan
Liga Juara-Juara meningkatkan reputasinya sebagai salah seorang pemain tengah terbaik dunia. Ketika
Liga Juara-Juara Eropah 2004-05 dia menjaringkan satu gol daripada Chelsea ketika kemenangan 4–2 ke atas
Barcelona membantu Chelsea layak ke suku akhir.
 Ketika perlawanan suku akhir, dia menjaringkan 3 gol daripada 2 peringkat menentang
Bayern Munich membantu Chelsea menang 6–5 secara agregat. Gol keduanya ketika perlawanan pertama adalah satu gol yang menakjubkan; dia mengawal bola hantaran
Makélélé dengan dadanya sebelum berpusing dan menjaringkan gol dengan sepakan voli kaki kiri.
Pada bulan April 2005, Lampard menjaringkan kedua-dua gol menentang
Bolton Wanderers ketika kemenangan 2–0 dimana ia merupakan perlawanan kemenangan liga untuk Chelsea. Ia juga merupakan trofi utama yang pertama dalam kariernya dan kejuaraan liga utama Chelsea dalam tempoh lima puluh tahun, dengan dua belas perbezaan mata. Dia dinamakan pemain Terbaik Musim Barclays untuk musim
Lampard menjaringkan 16 gol liga semasa musim
2005–06. Pada bulan September 2005, dia telah dipilih sebagai ahli FIFPro Dunia XI.
 Dia menduduki tempat kedua dibelakang
Ronaldinho untuk anugerah
Ballon d'Or dan Pemain Terbaik Dunia Tahunan FIFA.
 Rekod penampilan berturut-turut perlawanan Liga Perdana Inggeris Lampard berakhir semasa perlawanan ke-164 (lima lebih banyak daripada pemegang rekod terdahulu
David James) pada 28 Disember 2005 selepas dia tidak beraksi ketika menentang
Manchester City kerana sakit.
 Lampard menjaringkan 12 gol dalam 4 bulan pertamanya semasa musim 2005–06. Dia menjaringkan dua gol ketika kemenangan 2–1 ke atas
 Dia sekali lagi menjaringkan dua gol, kali ini menentang
Blackburn Rovers dimana pasukannya menang 4–2. Selepas perlawanan itu,
José Mourinho memuji Lampard sebagai "pemain terbaik dunia". Chelsea memenangi
Liga Perdana Inggeris buat kali kedua dimana Lampard merupakan penjaring terbanyak Chelsea dengan 16 gol liga. Di dalam peringkat kumpulan
Liga Juara-Juara, dia menjaringkan gol sepakan percuma ketika menentang
Anderlecht. Chelsea layak ke pusingan pertama kalah mati dimana mereka berhadapan
Barcelona. Lampard menjaringkan gol semasa perlawanan kedua pusingan ini tetapi Chelsea tersingkir 3–2 menerusi agregat.
Lampard warming up for Chelsea
Due to a back injury sustained by
John Terry, Lampard spent much of the
2006–07 campaign as team captain in his absence. He enjoyed a streak of seven goals in eight games. He scored both goals in a 2–0 win over
Fulham and scored his 77th goal for Chelsea from a long range strike in a 3–2 win over
Everton on 17 December, overtaking
Dennis Wise as Chelsea's highest scoring midfielder.
 Then in the
UEFA Champions League group stages he scored a goal from an extremely tight angle against Barcelona, at the
Camp Nou, the match ended 2–2. Lampard finished with 21 goals in all competitions, including a career-high six
FA Cup goals. He scored his first Chelsea hat-trick in the
third-round tie against
Macclesfield Town on 6 January 2007. He scored two goals to help Chelsea to a
quarter-final draw with Tottenham Hotspur after having trailed 3–1, and he was named the FA Cup player-of-the-round for his performance.
 He gave the assist to
Didier Drogba in the
2007 FA Cup Final which was the winning goal in extra-time, as Chelsea won it 1–0. In a post-match interview following Chelsea's
FA Cup Final victory over
Manchester United, Lampard said he wanted to stay at the club "forever".
Lampard's 2007–08 season was hampered by injury. He managed to play 40 matches, 24 of them in the Premier League. This was the fewest number of league games he had played in a season since 1996–97. On 16 February 2008, Lampard became the eighth Chelsea player to score 100 goals for the club in a 3–1
FA Cup fifth-round win over
 After the final whistle, Lampard removed his jersey and flashed a T-shirt to the Chelsea fans with "100 Not Out, They Are All For You, Thanks" printed across the front.
 On 12 March 2008, Lampard scored four goals in a 6–1 rout of
Derby County. Then in the
Champions League quarter-final second leg he scored the winning goal against
Fenerbahçe in the 87th minute as Chelsea won 3–2 on aggregate.
On 30 April, Lampard, grieving the loss of his mother a week earlier, decided to play in the second leg of Chelsea's
Champions League semi-final against Liverpool, who were eliminated on 4–3 aggregate as he took an emotional penalty in the 98th minute of extra-time, which he scored confidently. In the
final against Manchester United, he scored an equalising goal in the 45th minute, as
Michael Essien's deflected shot found him as he went to the box with his trade-mark late run, and he scored with a left foot finish. The match ended 1–1 after extra-time and Chelsea eventually lost 6–5 on penalties. He was later named
UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year.
Lampard playing for Chelsea in 2008
On 13 August 2008, Lampard signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea worth £39.2 million, making him the highest-paid Premier League player.
 He started the
2008–09 season by scoring five goals in his first eleven league matches. He scored the 150th goal of his club career with a goal against Manchester City in the
Premier League. In October 2008, in the
Premier League he scored a chipped goal against
Hull City with his left foot; he unleashed a chip from 20 yards that curled and swerved and fooled the goal-keeper as it went into the net. World Cup winning coach
Luiz Felipe Scolari said after the game: "It was the best goal I have seen, my vote for World Player of the year award will go to him, only a player with his intelligence could have done that".
 He scored his hundredth career Premier League goal in a 5–0 victory over
Sunderland on 2 November.
 Eighteen of Lampard's hundred goals were penalties.
 He was named
Premier League Player of the Month for the third time in his career in
Lampard playing for Chelsea in 2008
After a streak of matches without scoring, Lampard scored three goals in two games, the first being against
West Bromwich Albion and the latter two against
 On 17 January 2009, he made his 400th Chelsea appearance against Stoke City, scoring a stoppage time winner. He again scored a stoppage time winner, this time against
Wigan Athletic. Then in the FA cup 4th round, he scored a free-kick from 35 yards against Ipswich Town. He scored twice against Liverpool in the second-leg quarter finals of the Champions League which ended 4–4, but Chelsea won 7–5 on aggregate. Then he provided two assists in the next game against Arsenal in FA Cup Semi-finals which Chelsea won 2–1. Lampard finished the season with 20 goals and 19 assists.[
petikan diperlukan] Lampard's 20th goal of the season was the winning goal in the
FA Cup Final against
Everton, with a left-foot shot from long-range. He repeated the corner flag celebration his father had done after scoring the winning goal in the
1979–80 FA Cup semi-final second leg against Everton. It was the fourth consecutive season that he scored 20 or more goals.[
petikan diperlukan] He was named later named Chelsea's Player of the Year for the third time.
Lampard started the 2009–10 season by scoring against
Manchester United, in the
2009 Community Shield, in the 72nd minute. The match ended 2–2, and Lampard scored in its penalty shootout which they won 4–1. He scored his 133rd goal for Chelsea in a
Champions League match against
Atlético Madrid on 21 October 2009, which moved him up to 5th among the club's all-time goalscorers. He had been struggling to score the amount of goals he had in the past seasons however this soon changed as he scored two goals in the 5–0 defeat of Blackburn Rovers on 24 October 2009. On 30 October, he was nominated for the
FIFA World Player of the Year award for the sixth straight year.
Lampard celebrating after winning the
Premier League title with
On 16 December, Lampard scored a crucial 79th minute winning goal against
Portsmouth and on 20 December, Lampard scored a penalty against his former club West Ham in a 1–1 draw, however he had to take his spot-kick three times due to players running into the box too early, he nonetheless scored all three. In Chelsea's 7–2 thrashing of Sunderland in January 2010, Lampard scored twice to add to his league tally. On 27 January 2010, Lampard again scored two goals, in Chelsea's 3–0 win over
Birmingham City in the
Premier League. On 27 February, Lampard yet again scored twice against
Manchester City but despite his contribution
Chelsea went on to lose the game 4–2 at home, for the first time in 38 games.
Lampard, for the second time in his career, hit four goals in one match against
Aston Villa on 27 March 2010 to bring his goal tally past 20, for the fifth consecutive season. This also brought him his 151st Chelsea goal, and it put him as the club's third highest scorer ever, overtaking
Peter Osgood's record of 150. Lampard scored in a 3–0 win, again over
Aston Villa, in the 2010 FA Cup semi-final.
 Lampard reached 20
league goals for the first time when he scored twice against
Stoke City in Chelsea's 7–0 win on 25 April 2010. This milestone also represented the first time he had hit 25 in all competitions in a season. On 2 May, Lampard scored against Liverpool in the second last game of the season to give Chelsea a vital three points that took them to the top of the league by a single point. He scored one and assisted two other goals in the final match of the season where Chelsea thrashed
Wigan Athletic 8–0 at Stamford Bridge to win the
2009–10 Premier League title and give him a remarkable 27 goals in the season.
 Lampard ended his season lifting the
2010 FA Cup as Chelsea beat
Portsmouth 1–0 in the final.
The 2010–11 season began brightly for Lampard, being an integral part of Chelsea's system as usual. After a match against Stoke City in August 2010, which Chelsea won 2–0, it was revealed that Lampard was suffering from a
hernia, which was successfully operated on. However, he suffered fresh injuries during training in mid-November,
 and remained sidelined for a further three weeks. Manager
Carlo Ancelotti said that he injured his abductor muscle in his leg in training on 11 November, and would not be fit until December. He finally made his comeback after 4 months out injured against Tottenham Hotspur on 12 December, as a substitute in the 75th minute.
 Lampard scored a penalty in the 3–3 draw between Chelsea and Aston Villa on 2 January 2011,
 the first after returning from injury. On 9 January, Lampard scored twice and gave one assist in a 7–0 win against
Ipswich Town in the FA Cup reaching the landmark of 201 career club goals.
On 1 February, Lampard scored a penalty against Sunderland, then produced an assist, with Chelsea ending up winning the game 4–2.
 Lampard then assisted for
Nicolas Anelka in Chelsea's 2–0 victory gainst
Copenhagen, in the Round of 16 match in the
Champions League. On 1 March, Lampard scored the winning goal in a crucial 2–1 victory over Manchester United, keeping Chelsea's
Premier League title hopes alive.
 Then in the next game, he scored two goals in Chelsea's 3–1 victory over Blackpool, and also contributed with an assist for
John Terry to score.
In April 2011, Lampard scored his 11th goal of the season in a 3–0 victory against former club West Ham.
 Lampard scored again against
Manchester United, but it proved to be only a consolation, as Chelsea lost 2–1 at
Old Trafford, thus ending Chelsea's title hopes.
in the final of the
In Chelsea's third
Premier League match of the season, Lampard scored his first goal of the season and also provided an assist for
José Bosingwa's opening goal, as Chelsea beat
Norwich City 3–1.
After not featuring in Chelsea's 4–1 win against
Swansea City on 24 September,
 Lampard returned to the starting line-up for their
Champions League group stage game against
Valencia netting an important opening goal in their 1–1 draw.
 Lampard continued his fine form by netting his fifth Chelsea hat-trick on 2 October, in a 5–1 thrashing of
In the eleventh round of the Premier League, Lampard scored the only goal of the match against
Blackburn, with a diving header, giving Chelsea a win after two consecutive defeats.
 After starting the game against
Manchester City on the bench, Lampard came on in the second half to score the winning goal from the penalty spot in the 82nd minute.
 Lampard again proved to be the match-winner again as he scored in the 89th minute against
Wolves, with the match finishing 2–1 to Chelsea.
On 25 February 2012, Lampard scored his tenth
league goal of the season in Chelsea's 3–0 win against
Bolton, becoming the only player to score at least 10 goals in nine consecutive seasons in the
Premier League and his 149th all-time league goal.
Eleven days after the sacking of manager
Andre Villas-Boas, Chelsea hosted
Napoli in the
2011–12 UEFA Champions League Round of 16-second leg, trailing the Naples side 3–1 from the first leg. Lampard helped Chelsea make a remarkable comeback, assisting
John Terry from a corner for the second goal and then equalising the aggregate score from the penalty spot with a powerful shot to the left of the goal.
Branislav Ivanović sealed Chelsea's victory in extra-time.
 In the second leg of the quarter-finals of the
2011–12 UEFA Champions League against
Benfica, Lampard converted a crucial penalty to give Chelsea a 2–1 win at Stamford Bridge, and helping them advance with an aggregate score of 3–1.
 He scored the 150th
Premier League goal of his career against
Fulham in a 1–1 draw on 9 April 2012. In the semifinal of the
FA Cup Chelsea defeated
Tottenham Hotspur 5–1, in a match that would be remembered for an infamous "goal that never was" awarded to Chelsea's
Juan Mata. Lampard assisted
Didier Drogba for the first goal, and also scored the fourth goal for the Blues from a free kick 35-yards from goal.
Lampard was pivotal in the semi-finals of the
2011–12 UEFA Champions League against the heavily favoured defending champions Barcelona. Bookmakers had Barcelona on the shortest odds to win a second consecutive Champions League title, and various commentators opined that Chelsea would have to produce their best two games of the season – and hope that Barca played their worst two – to upset the Catalan giants.
 In the first leg at
Stamford Bridge, Lampard stripped
Lionel Messi off the ball then played a cross-field pass to
Ramires who setup Drogba for the only goal of the game giving Chelsea a 1–0 advantage.
 In the second leg at
Camp Nou, Lampard assumed the captaincy after Terry was sent off early in the game. Down 2–0 to Barca just before half-time, Lampard assisted Ramires' goal with a through-pass which levelled the aggregate score at 2–2 while putting Chelsea ahead on away goals.
 Chelsea teammate
Fernando Torres added another goal in stoppage time to give Chelsea a 3–2 victory overall and produce one of the greatest upsets in the history of European football.
 This set up Chelsea's match with
Bayern Munich at the
Allianz Arena for the Champions League final.
2012 FA Cup Final, Lampard assisted Didier Drogba's winning goal in 2–1 win over
Liverpool, the seventh FA Cup in Chelsea's history as well as the fourth of his career.
 Lampard captained Chelsea in the
2012 UEFA Champions League Final against
Bayern Munich, due to Terry's suspension. It was a match where Chelsea were considered to be the underdogs.
 After finishing 1–1 in normal time, the game went to a penalty shootout with Lampard successfully converting his team's third spot-kick, helping Chelsea win 4–3 on penalties.
 As Chelsea's skipper for the match, Lampard lifted the trophy with club captain
 Lampard ended the
2011–12 season as Chelsea's topscorer with 16 goals in all competitions, along with 10 assists.
Euro 2012 with a thigh injury,
 but did play all of
Chelsea's pre-season games, scoring against the MLS Allstars
Brighton and Hove Albion
 In Chelsea's first game of the new
Premier League campaign, Lampard converted a penalty won by
Eden Hazard as Chelsea brushed aside
Wigan 2–0. In
Chelsea's second game of the season, three days later against newly promoted Reading, he again converted a penalty won by Hazard, as Chelsea cruised to a 4–2 win.
 On 6 October, he scored his third league goal of the season in a 4–1 win against
 He marked his 500th appearance in the Premier League by scoring in an 8–0 win against
Aston Villa on 23 December.
 On 30 December 2012, Lampard scored a brace as Chelsea came from a goal down in the game against
Everton to win 2–1.
In the third round of the
FA Cup, Lampard entered in the second half and scored a penalty in Chelsea's victory over
 On 6 January 2013, Lampard's agent Steve Kutner announced that Lampard would not be offered a new contract with Chelsea and would leave when his contract expired in June 2013.
 On 12 January 2013, Lampard scored a penalty in the 4–0 win over
Stoke City at the
 This goal made Lampard Chelsea's
second highest goal scorer of all-time with 194 goals and moved him clear of
Kerry Dixon and putting him 8 goals behind
Bobby Tambling in first.
 He scored his 199th goal for Chelsea in a 4–0 FA Cup victory over
Brentford on 17 February, becoming Chelsea's all-time leading FA Cup goalscorer with 26 goals. Lampard's 200th Chelsea goal came against his former club West Ham on 17 March 2013, heading home an
Eden Hazard cross.
He equalled Bobby Tambling's record with a long range goal into the top left corner from just outside the box in the 61st minute in a league match against Aston Villa on 11 May. Then, later on in the 88th minute, he scored a second goal, breaking the record and securing a 2–1 victory for Chelsea.
 In the
Europa League final on the following Wednesday, 15 May, Lampard captained the London club to a 2–1 victory over
Benfica, securing the 11th major trophy of the Roman Abramovich era.
On 16 May 2013, Lampard signed a one-year extension to his contract with Chelsea, stating: "I always maintained the dream was to stay at Chelsea".
Lampard on tour with
Lampard playing against
Galatasaray in 2014
On the opening day of the season, Lampard scored a free-kick in a 2–0 win against newly promoted
 On 1 October, he scored his 205th goal for Chelsea in a 4–0 win away to
Steaua Bucharest in the
UEFA Champions League.
 On 23 November 2013, Lampard scored his 206th and 207th goals for
Chelsea against his former club
West Ham in a 3–0 win.
 Lampard moved to 4th on the all-time
Premier League goal-scoring list on 2 December by beating
Robbie Fowlers amount of 164 goals.
 On 22 February 2014, Lampard scored a stoppage-time winner against
Everton, initially credited to John Terry but awarded to Lampard by the
Dubious Goals Committee,
 keeping Chelsea in first place.
 On 2 April he played his 100th
Champions League game, losing 3–1 to
 On 5 April 2014, Lampard scored 250th goal of his club career in a 3–0 win against
On 23 May 2014, Lampard was included on the list of players released by Chelsea.
 However, Lampard revealed that any contract talks with Chelsea would be decided after the
2014 World Cup, with a statement saying "he will meet with Chelsea before any consideration of a move elsewhere."
 On 3 June 2014, Chelsea confirmed Lampard would leave the club.
New York City
On 24 July 2014 Lampard, as a free agent, joined
New York City FC on a two-year contract after being released by Chelsea, the club which he had been with for 13 years. It was announced at a live press conference in
Brooklyn that he would be joining the club, which will enter
Major League Soccer for the 2015 season. Sporting director
Claudio Reyna hailed him as "one of the greatest players in world history". Lampard said: "Having seen the vision of this club, I have seen a real long-term plan and I want to be involved and I want to keep on challenging myself."
Manchester City (loan)
Manchester City announced on 3 August 2014 that Lampard would join the club on a six-month loan deal ending in January 2015.
He made his debut on 13 September in a 2-2 away draw against
Arsenal; he received a yellow card and was substituted at half time for
 He scored his first goal for the club on 21 September with a volley from inside the box, after only being on the field for seven minutes as a substitute, to level the scoreline at 1-1 in a home draw against Chelsea, his former employer for more than a decade. This ended Chelsea's perfect winning streak in the season, but it was a goal which he did not celebrate and described as a very emotional day.
 In Lampard's first
League Cup match for City three days later, he scored the first and last goals as the side defeated
Sheffield Wednesday 7–0 at home in the third round.
 On 27 September, Lampard came on in the 71st minute, only to score another goal to make it 4 goals in 4 matches and his 4th just that week.
 He made his first
Champions League appearance on 30 September in Machester City's indecisive 1-1 draw with
Roma, where he also able to re-unite with former teammate
Ashley Cole who was on the opposing team.