August 20, 2022

Frank Lampard confirmed his class by sending Boreham Wooden supervisor Luke Garrard a textual content message congratulating the non-league membership on their FA Cup exploits.

The message dropped the day after Boreham Wooden dumped Championship membership Bournemouth out on the fourth spherical stage to arrange a visit to Everton.

The Hertfordshire membership’s run got here to an finish in a 2-0 defeat at Goodison Park on Thursday night time, with Salomon Rondon’s two objectives lastly breaking down Wooden’s resistance within the second-half.

Boreham Wooden supervisor Luke Garrard (proper) revealed he obtained a ‘elegant’ textual content message from his Everton counterpart Frank Lampard (left) forward of their FA Cup assembly

A screenshot of Lampard's text message went viral on social media after ITV revealed it

A screenshot of Lampard’s textual content message went viral on social media after ITV revealed it

Garrard has revealed Lampard’s heat needs to him with the screenshot going viral on social media for example of Lampard’s effective character.

The textual content learn: ‘Hello Luke, Frank Lampard right here. Simply needed to congratulate you on the consequence yesterday.

‘Purely on a coach to teach degree, I may see what it meant to you and that’s why we do the job!

‘Don’t usually contact base like this earlier than video games however simply needed to say that I, and we as a membership, will make you all really feel very welcome while you come to Goodison.

‘Hopefully not too welcome when the sport begins [smiley face emoji]. Look ahead to seeing you, Frank.’

Garrard applauds the travelling Boreham Wood fans at Goodison Park on Thursday night

Garrard applauds the travelling Boreham Wooden followers at Goodison Park on Thursday night time

Talking forward of his aspect’s journey to Merseyside, Garrard spoke of his astonishment at receiving the message from the previous England midfielder.

He stated: ‘He texted me after the Bournemouth recreation, on a Monday night time. I feel he’s a category particular person.

‘So simply to have the luxurious of getting 5 minutes with him beforehand or doubtlessly an hour afterwards.

‘I’m actually trying ahead to it as a result of we are able to speak about his taking part in profession, which is wonderful, Champions League winner, what he achieved with England, then clearly his managerial profession however to do what he did for me is unimaginable and it reveals the measure of the person.

‘It was only a very nice message that you just don’t count on from a Premier League supervisor.’

Salomon Rondon celebrates after scoring his side's first goal against Boreham Wood

Salomon Rondon celebrates after scoring his aspect’s first aim in opposition to Boreham Wooden

Boreham Wood defended well but Rondon was ultimately able to make the pressure pay

Boreham Wooden defended nicely however Rondon was finally in a position to make the stress pay

Rondon rose highest to meet Andros Townsend's cross from the left and double the lead

Rondon rose highest to fulfill Andros Townsend’s cross from the left and double the lead

In an interview with The Solar, Garrard, 36, added: ‘It will be like me messaging a Sunday league supervisor. That quantity now gained’t be going wherever, not even my spouse.’

After the win at Bournemouth in spherical 4, Garrard, who has been in command of the Nationwide League membership since 2015, spoke of his hope that he may spend a while observing Lampard’s strategies on the coaching floor in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.

He stated: ‘Frank Lampard is an England legend, a Chelsea legend. However I’ll be asking him the identical factor I did with [Bournemouth boss] Scott Parker.

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“Can I are available and shadow you?” He’s unbelievable.’

Everton progressed to a quarter-final away to Crystal Palace, leaving Boreham Wooden to focus on their push to win promotion to League Two.