Sergio Aguero up with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo: Frank Lampard
Sergio Aguero up with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo: Frank Lampard

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard believes that his team-mate Sergio Aguero stands comparison with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo following his stunning Champions League hat-trick against Bayern Munich.

Roma recover from first-minute shock to beat Atalanta
Roma recover from first-minute shock to beat Atalanta

Roma moved level on points with Juventus at the top of Serie A on Saturday after recovering from conceding a first-minute goal to beat Atalanta 2-1.

Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record
Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record

England manager Roy Hodgson has tipped Wayne Rooney to surpass Peter Shilton as his country`s most capped footballer ahead of the striker`s 100th international appearance against Slovenia next weekend.

Nemanja Vidic defiant as EPL veterans struggle in Italy
Nemanja Vidic defiant as EPL veterans struggle in Italy

Under-fire Inter defender Nemanja Vidic claimed he is still adapting to life in Serie A as the jury remains out on former English Premier League stars who have failed to spark in Italy`s top flight.

Rio Ferdinand slams John Terry over racism row
Rio Ferdinand slams John Terry over racism row

Rio Ferdinand has said he finds it "impossible to forgive" John Terry in a racism row involving his brother Anton.

Simon Cowell spills the beans on Cheryl Cole`s `whirlwind` marriage

Simon Cowell has opened up about Cheryl Cole`s marriage to Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini and has revealed that they are ready to start a family.

Cheryl Cole marries boyfriend of three months

Cheryl Cole married her French boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini a week ago.

Roma swoop for former Milan midfielder Emanuelson

AS Roma have signed free agent midfielder Urby Emanuelson on a one-year contract, the club said on Friday.

Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole is set to join AS Roma

Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole is set to join Serie A side AS Roma.

Ashley Cole, Samuel Eto`o leave Chelsea but veteran Mark Schwarzer stays

England defender Ashley Cole and Cameroon striker Samuel Eto`o have left Chelsea but former Australia goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has signed a new one-year deal, the club said on Tuesday.

Cole looking for new challenge after Chelsea exit

Former England defender Ashley Cole said Tuesday he is looking for "another journey" after announcing he will leave Chelsea after eight years with the Premier League giants.

Cole bids farewell to Chelsea

Former England defender Ashley Cole has tweeted that his eight-year spell at Stamford Bridge is almost certainly over and he will not be playing for Chelsea next season.

Hodgson gives Cole glimmer of World Cup hope

England manager Roy Hodgson suggested on Monday that Ashley Cole could be asked to make an international comeback in case of a pre-World Cup injury to rival left-back Leighton Baines.

Cole quits England after World Cup axe

Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole announced Sunday he was retiring from international football after being told he`d been left out of England manager Roy Hodgson`s squad for the World Cup.

Bridge bows out due to injury

Former England defender Wayne Bridge has retired from football after an injury-hit season, it was announced on Tuesday.

Chelsea confident of new Terry deal

Chelsea are confident veteran defender John Terry will "amicably" agree a new contract in the near future, assistant coach Steve Holland said Friday.

It`s official! Ashley Cole dating Towie star Pascal Craymer

Towie babe Pascal Craymer recently confirmed that she is dating 33-year-old Chelsea star Ashley Cole.

Chelsea will be better in Paris says Mourinho

Chelsea will give a better account of themselves in the Champions League in Paris on Wednesday than they did in an unexpected weekend defeat at Crystal Palace, manager Jose Mourinho said on Sunday.

Mourinho urges Hodgson to stick with Chelsea`s old guard

Jose Mourinho has urged England manager Roy Hodgson to stick with Chelsea veterans Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard for the World Cup in Brazil.

Ashley Cole may have to take 50 percent pay cut to play in MLS

Chelsea`s full back Ashley Cole, who lost his place in Jose Mourinho`s regular starting XI, will have to take a 50 per cent pay cut if he wants to re-launch his career in the United States.