Lampard sack stuns stars, Root celebrates England win – Monday’s sporting social


Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from January 25.

FootballNews of Frank Lampard’s sacking by Chelsea was met with surprise.Reports that Frank Lampard will be sacked by @ChelseaFC today. Utterly ludicrous after his first bad run. It was always going to need time given so many new signings feeling their way into a new club. Patience being a virtue is seldom recognised in this sport. They never learn.— Gary Lineker 💙 (@GaryLineker) January 25, 2021Absolutely staggering decision from @ChelseaFC to sack Frank Lampard. Where do you begin? Against the odds made top 4 last season and qualified impressively to the knockout stages of the @ChampionsLeague this season. Bought some good players who will settle in given time. Madness— michael owen (@themichaelowen) January 25, 2021Gutted to see Lamps go! It was always going to take time for new players to bed in and adjust, I feel patience was needed, especially after working with no budget last year and doing such a great job.— Shaun W-Phillips (@swp29) January 25, 2021I know will bounce back from this and use this experience only as a positive. I absolutely loved my time at Chelsea and the fans were always so great towards me so I really do hope the club get the right appointment.— Shaun W-Phillips (@swp29) January 25, 2021I would like to thank you for everything you and your committee have done for me since the day I arrived. As I told you, it seemed like we had been working together for 10 years!! Thank you very much for everything legend . #FrankLampard #legend 💙💙— Thiago Silva (@tsilva3) January 25, 2021Ross Barkley may have some revenge coming his way!I’m coming for you ! @RBarkley8— Ezri Konsa (@EzriKonsa) January 25, 2021Fresh start for Mesut Ozil.Yeni Görev 💛💙 Yeni Hedefler, Tam Motivasyon. 🚀💯 ||New job. 💛💙 New challenges. Full motivation. 🚀💯— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) January 25, 2021James Maddison celebrated reaching 100 games for Leicester.100 up. Here’s to the next century of games 🤝 @LCFC 💙🦊— James Maddison (@Madders10) January 25, 2021CricketJoe Root took a leaf out of Andrew Flintoff’s sledging book.💬 Come on Chandi, throw your wicket away! 💬Root’s banter did the trick as the fun and games behind the stumps in #SLvENG continued… 🤣📺 Watch 🇱🇰🆚🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 👉📋 Scorecard 👉📱 Blog / clips 👉— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) January 25, 2021KP: Sky is the limit for Root.The sky is the limit for @root66. How wonderful! Keep going buddy! You make so many of us England fans happy, with how you lead from the front with your bat! 👍🏻— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) January 25, 2021Mooooooooooooose!View this post on InstagramA post shared by We Are England Cricket (@englandcricket)Root celebrated a series win.Real character from the boys and a fantastic series win! Thank you for all your support back home 🦌🏆— Joe Root (@root66) January 25, 2021A message to you…From @root66 and the lads! 🔊— England Cricket (@englandcricket) January 25, 2021Greg James finally got his thumbs up from Jimmy.Watch till the end for lovely little treat for the #Tailenders from Our Jimmy…#MooseCup#AntlersUp— Greg James (@gregjames) January 25, 2021Michael Vaughan was full of praise for Somerset after Jack Leach and Dom Bess, now at Yorkshire, starred for England.Great work @SomersetCCC producing spinning wickets over the years to produce a couple of England spinners … 👍👍👍— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) January 25, 2021KP was out in the snow.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Kevin Pietersen 🦏 (@kp24)What a ball!FIRST BALL OF THE INNINGS!What a delivery from Daniel Worrall…#BBL10 | @BKTtires— (@cricketcomau) January 25, 2021Rugby unionFamily first for Joe Marler.Always grateful for the opportunity so not an easy decision, but want to do right by my family in these crazy times and won’t be meeting up with the squad for this tournament. Look forward to watching the team rip in. Go well 🌹 x— Joe Marler (@JoeMarler) January 25, 2021Motor RacingJenson Button will own and drive for a team in the inaugural Extreme E motor racing season this year.I’m delighted to announce I will be joining Extreme E for the inaugural season with my team @jbxeracing Can’t wait to get my hands on the Extreme E beast 💪🏽. Thanks again to our fantastic partners Apater Capital and @pipt. Follow @jbxeracing to keep up to date with the teams news— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) January 25, 2021BoxingAnother KO for Joe Joyce.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Joe Joyce (@joejoyceboxing)Has Ryan Garcia got his dream fight?View this post on InstagramA post shared by Ryan Garcia (@kingryan)UFCConor McGregor was rebuilding after his defeat to Dustin Poirier.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma)Nate Diaz wants Poirier next.I’m training to whoop ur ass next. Be about it don’t talk about it 👊🏼— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) January 24, 2021NFLTom Brady reached another Super Bowl.W— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) January 25, 2021Can’t get my head around Tom Brady and what he’s doing at his age. Remarkable👏🙌— Declan Rice (@_DeclanRice) January 24, 2021


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