Frank Lampard Fined Heavily by The FA Over Comment Made After Loss at Liverpool

Frank Lampard Fined Heavily by The FA Over Comment Made After Loss at Liverpool

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:03 PM
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  • Everton gaffer Frank Lampard has been fined the sum of £30,000 by the English FA over his comment
  • The Englishman was not happy with how his side were denied a penalty in Premier League game against Liverpool in April
  • Liverpool won the Premier League encounter 2-0 and Frank Lampard expressed anger after the final whistle

Frank Lampard who is in charge of Premier League side Everton will have to pay the sum of £30,000 after being fined by the Football Association of England.

The England's Football chiefs were not happy with the comment Frank Lampard made after his wards were defeated by Liverpool 2-0 in a Premier League encounter played in April.

The former Chelsea gaffer was livid with the officiating of the encounter and stated that Anthony Gordon should have been given a penalty in the loss against Liverpool rivals at Anfield.

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Frank Lampard fined by the FA over comment made after loss at Liverpool. Photo by Oli Scarff
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Lampard made it clear that the referee Stuart Attwell would have awarded such penalty to Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah.

Frank Lampard's reaction below

"It was a penalty, you don't get them at Anfield.
"If that was Mohamed Salah at the Kop end, I think the referee gives that. It was a foul on Anthony."

According to the report in the UK Sun and BBC, the FA explained that Frank Lampard's statement brought the game into disrepute.

Statement from the Football Association

"An independent Regulatory Commission has fined Frank Lampard £30,000 after finding a charge against him for breaching FA Rule E3 in relation to media comments proven during a personal hearing.
“The Everton FC manager made the comments after their Premier League game against Liverpool FC on Sunday 24 April 2022.''

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