Lord began his career in 1984 at the local club FC Basel. In the season 1986/87 he was a regular player for the first time and completed 31 games. After the descent of FC Basel in the National League B a year later Mr. moved to Lausanne Sports to continue to play in the top Swiss league.
In the summer of 1992, he joined the Swiss champions Sion. With Sion, he won the Swiss Cup in 1995 and 1996. At the age of 30 years, Mr. had to end his career.
Mr graduated between 1989 and 1995 52 games for the Swiss national football team, scoring four goals. At the Football World Cup 1994 in the USA, he was part of the team and completed all four games.