Born June 21, 1978

Birthplace: Romford, England

1995: Joins West Ham as a trainee.

October - Loaned out to Swansea.

1996: Makes his full debut as a second-half substitute against Sheffield Wednesday at Upton Park in May.

1997: August - Nets his first senior goal in the 2-1 win over Barnsley at Oakwell.

1999: October - Makes full debut for England when he starts in the 2-1 friendly win over Belgium at Sunderland.

2001: May - Claims he wants to quit West Ham after boss Harry Redknapp and his father, Redknapp's assistant, leave the club.

June 11 - Moves to Chelsea in an �11 million transfer.

September 19 - Sets new Premier League record for an outfield player of 114 consecutive appearances in Chelsea's clash with Tottenham.

2005: April 28 - Voted Professional Footballers' Association Fans' Player of the Year.

April 30 - Scores twice against Bolton as Chelsea seal the Premier League title.

November 26 - Breaks record with 160th consecutive appearance in the Premier League.

November 28 - Second behind Barcelona's Ronaldinho as European footballer of the year.

December 19 - Second behind Ronaldinho as FIFA's world player of the Year.

December 28 - Run of consecutive Premier League matches ends at 164 as a virus rules him out of Chelsea's away match against Manchester City.

2006: April 29 - Wins back-to-back Premiership titles after a 3-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.

2007: February 25 - Wins League Cup with a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at the Millennium Stadium.

2009: January 17 - Captains Chelsea in his 400th appearance for the club.

May 30 - His 20th goal of the season is the winner in the FA Cup final, 2-1 over Everton.

2010: March 27 - Four goals in 7-1 rout of Aston Villa puts Lampard on 20 for a fifth straight season and 151 for Chelsea, third all-time.

May 15 - Helps Chelsea retain FA Cup with 1-0 victory over Portsmouth.

2011: November 12 - Captains England and scores only goal in 1-0 win over world champions Spain.

2012: February 25 - Having struggled to hold down a place for Chelsea, publicly admits to problems with Portuguese manager Andre Villas-Boas.

April 9 - Scores his 150th Premier League goal in 1-1 draw with Fulham.

May 19 - Captains Chelsea to victory in the Champions League final. Chelsea win 4-3 on penalties, Lampard scoring, after a 1-1 draw with Bayern Munich.

2013: March 17 - Scores his 200th Chelsea goal against former club West Ham.

May 11 - Breaks Bobby Tambling's Chelsea record of 202 goals as he scores twice at Aston Villa.

May 15 - Chelsea win the Europa League, beating Benfica 2-1 in Amsterdam.

2014: June 2 - Announces he will be leaving Chelsea after 13 years.