Ashley Cole

Former England defender Ashley Cole calls time on 20-year career

The 38-year-old, who also had spells at AS Roma in Italy`s Serie A and LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer, last represented Championship (second-tier) outfit Derby County before his contract expired at the end of last season.

Aug 18, 2019, 21:55 PM IST

Jose Mourinho hails departing legend Didier Drogba

Jose Mourinho believes Didier Drogba`s influence will continue to be felt at Chelsea even though the Ivory Coast forward has called time on his second spell with the Premier League champions.

May 25, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Italy becoming familiar destination for Premier League castaways

Italian football is seeing more of footballers who have earlier plied their trade in England in the Premier League and the growth is widening day by day. With Arsenal's out of favour German international Lukas Podolski joining Inter Milan on loan in the January transfer window, another castaway player was forced to find Italian pastures in playing in the Serie A.

Jan 05, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Cheryl not in former boyfriend's autobiography


London: Singer Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has reportedly not been included in former boyfriend Derek Hough`s autobiography because he`s still "devastated" about their split.

Jan 03, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

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.

Nov 26, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

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.

Nov 23, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

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.

Nov 09, 2014, 04:28 AM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

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.

Aug 02, 2014, 13:18 PM IST

Cheryl Cole marries boyfriend of three months

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

Jul 14, 2014, 14:09 PM IST

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.

Jul 12, 2014, 01:00 AM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

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.

Jul 01, 2014, 23:17 PM IST

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.

May 21, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

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.

May 20, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

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.

May 13, 2014, 09:38 AM IST

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.

May 12, 2014, 08:47 AM IST

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.

May 07, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2014, 20:38 PM IST