Chelsea confirms Lampard’s coaching team ahead of new season 


Lampard's coaching teamFrank Lampard’s coaching team as the former Derby manager heads into his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.

In the team are Eddie Newton, Joe Edwards and Chris Jones who will all work as assistant coaches, with Jody Morris acting as Lampard’s No 2 in the assistant head coach role.

Newton gained his rank to the senior setup, after spending three years as a ‘loan player technical coach for the blues.

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He joined Chelsea at age 13-year-old playing 214 first-team games for the club where he later served as an assistant to former managers Guus Hiddink and Roberto Di Matteo.

Promoted with Newton is Edwards who was with the development squad.

Jones previously worked with Chelsea as fitness coach for nine years before joining Derby last summer.

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Lampard’s goalkeeper coach Hilario, made 39 Chelsea appearances before retiring from playing in 2014 and returned to Stamford Bridge as a coach two years later.

Morris worked under Lampard at Derby last season, helping them reach the Championship play-off final where they lost to Aston Villa.


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