IRVINE’S NEW ZIP INSPIRED BY LAMPS
JACKSON Irvine says his goal-scoring form for Burton this season is inspired by former Chelsea man Frank Lampard.
The 23-year-old has hit six from midfield in his first season in English football, and it’s Lampard he is trying to emulate.
The former England man hit 211 goals in a stand-out career for Chelsea, and is the only midfielder ever to score 150 or more goals in the Premier League.
With Nigel Clough using Irvine as a box-to-box player in midfield, the Australian international believes watching Lampard’s trademark late runs has paid dividends.
“He’s somebody I have