IRVINE’S NEW ZIP IN­SPIRED BY LAMPS

The Football League Paper - - CHAMPIONSHIP - By Luke Baker

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

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