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Derby boss Frank Lampard fined after being charged with misconduct

Derby County manager Frank Lampard has been fined £2,000 by the Football Association on Tuesday after admitting to a misconduct charge.

The former Chelsea midfielder was sent to the stands during his team's 1-0 Championship defeat by Rotherham United on Saturday for leaving his technical area to argue with a match official.

"Derby County manager Frank Lampard has been fined £2,000 after he admitted an FA misconduct charge and accepted the standard penalty," the FA said in a statement.


Derby manager Frank Lampard accepts FA charge after sending off

Derby manager Frank Lampard has accepted a Football Association charged for improper conduct following his sending off during the 1-0 defeat to Rotherham on Saturday.

Lampard reacted angrily at the referee Peter Bankes' failure to award his side a penalty, while Rotherham were awarded one which ultimately led to the game's only goal -- and was dismissed on 77 minutes.

The former Chelsea midfielder could face a touchline ban but is more likely to receive a fine. Having only started his managerial...

Frank Lampard staying upbeat despite back-to-back Derby defeats

Derby manager Frank Lampard said he remained positive despite seeing his team suffer consecutive league defeats to Leeds and Millwall.

Former Chelsea and West Ham midfielder Lampard guided Derby to a late victory over Reading in his first game in charge, but they were then beaten 4-1 at home by Leeds and lost 2-1 at Millwall.

They face Ipswich and Preston in consecutive home games, and Lampard said he was "seeing loads of good signs."

"I'm positive," he said. "We have nine new players, plus two...

Frank Lampard stunned as Leeds smash four goals at Derby

David McGolrick's penalty in the 65th minute was the deciding factor in a win against Queens Park Rangers.

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United made it two wins from two matches at the start of their Championship campaign when they overcame Frank Lampard's Derby County with an imperious 4-1 victory on Saturday.

Mateusz Klich opened the scoring for Leeds with a brilliant, curling effort before Tom Lawrence responded with a dipping free kick in an entertaining opening.

Parity did not last long, however, with Kemar Roofe restoring the visitors' lead with a commanding header before the forward added his second...

 By Reuters

Burnley snap up Czech striker Matej Vydra from Derby County

Burnley have signed Matej Vydra from Derby County ahead of the start of their Premier League campaign.

BURNLEY, England -- Czech Republic striker Matej Vydra has joined Burnley from Championship side Derby County as Sean Dyche continues to strengthen his squad ahead of the Premier League season.

Burnley said the 26-year-old has signed a three-year-deal, with a further 12-month option. The transfer fee was undisclosed but British media reported the move would cost Burnley in the region of £11 million pounds.

Vydra, who had spells in the Premier League with Watford and West Bromwich Albion before...