Frank Lampard’s dad vegetation a kiss on the mistress he secretly fathered two kids with on the peak of his personal footie profession within the 1970s.
Former Blues and England participant Frank, 41, reportedly banned his dad, additionally referred to as Frank, from seeing Janet Butler after the affair emerged 15 years in the past.
However we will reveal West Ham legend Frank Senior is a daily customer at her penthouse in Wanstead, East London.
And he has additionally been seen holding arms with Janet and having fun with meals and drinks together with her at a close-by restaurant in addition to at his personal pub – which he purchased final 12 months and is only a few minutes’ stroll from her residence.
Frank Snr, 71, final evening advised the Sunday Folks the pair are simply “massive mates”.
However a supply stated: “Frank is usually spherical Janet’s and so they’ve been seen holding arms collectively. They give the impression of being very shut.”
England star Frank Snr secretly fathered youngsters Sophie and John with Janet throughout a long-term affair within the 1970s.
Sophie was conceived simply a few months after Frank Jr’s beginning and her youthful brother John 5 years later, whereas Frank Snr lived a double life behind the again of spouse Pat.
She was the dual sister of Harry Redknapp’s spouse Sandra and died of pneumonia in 2008.
Frank Snr raised Frank Jr and his older sisters Claire and Natalie in Romford, Essex, and despatched them to personal college.
However he initially saved his identify off Sophie and John’s beginning certificates whereas they had been rising up in a close-by terrace home, ultimately including his identify after they had been re-registered in 1995.
The affair was made public in 2004 – which can also be when Frank Jr and his mum are understood to have came upon about it.
When requested about Janet this week, Frank Snr stated: “No, no, we’re mates… massive mates… however, , that’s so far as it goes.
“I do kiss her after I say bye-bye to her, I’ve gotta be sincere with you, yeah.
“I’ve recognized her from years in the past… the story.
“I’ve acquired a pub close to her and I see her round generally and do keep up a correspondence together with her.
“However, no, do me a favour! Not for me, mate!”
Representatives of Frank Jr didn’t reply to requests for remark.