Ashley Cole http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30845/all en Football: Cole's landmark cap wins over Wembley sceptics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/football-coles-landmark-cap-wins-over-wembley-sceptics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After spending much of his England career cast in the unwanted role of pantomime villain, Ashley Cole was finally able to savour a more appealing moment on the international stage as he won his 100th cap in Wednesday's 2-1 friendly victory against Brazil.</p> <p>Cole is only the seventh player to reach a century of appearances for England, joining the elite group of David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, Bobby Moore, Bobby Charlton, Billy Wright and Peter Shilton.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/football-coles-landmark-cap-wins-over-wembley-sceptics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashley Cole Business English footballers Football in England Football in the United Kingdom Human Interest AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:02:09 +0000 5748200 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Enbgland outcast Cole investigated over LA attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/football-enbgland-outcast-cole-investigated-over-la-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England full-back Ashley Cole is being investigated by Los Angeles police for assault after a glass of champagne was thrown at a television presenter, police and reports said Sunday.</p> <p>"A battery complaint was filed on May 31. It is been investigated by a Hollywood division," a Los Angeles Police Department source told AFP on condition of anonymity.</p> <p>The incident was reported on May 31, although the source could not confirm whether or not that was the day it happened.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140608/football-enbgland-outcast-cole-investigated-over-la-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashley Cole English footballers Football in England Football in the United Kingdom AFP Sun, 08 Jun 2014 20:17:51 +0000 6170207 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: England outcast Cole investigated over LA attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131105/bodies-two-journalists-killed-mali-arrive-paris-airport-source <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England full-back Ashley Cole is being investigated by Los Angeles police for assault after a glass of champagne was thrown at a television presenter, police and reports said Sunday.</p> <p>"A battery complaint was filed on May 31. It is been investigated by a Hollywood division," a Los Angeles Police Department source told AFP on condition of anonymity.</p> <p>The incident was reported on May 31, although the source could not confirm whether or not that was the day it happened.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131105/bodies-two-journalists-killed-mali-arrive-paris-airport-source" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashley Cole English footballers Football in England Football in the United Kingdom AFP Tue, 05 Nov 2013 07:34:23 +0000 5980202 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Roma welcome Ashley Cole ahead of move http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140707/football-roma-welcome-ashley-cole-ahead-move <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roma on Monday welcomed former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole before his proposed move to the Serie A runners-up.</p> <p>Cole has travelled to the Italian capital, with Roma posting a photo on their official Twitter feed, with the message: "Welcome to Rome, Ashley!".</p> <p>The 33-year-old is a free agent following his release by Chelsea in May and had been linked with a number of teams in both the Premier League and Europe.</p> <p>Cole, long a lynchpin of the Chelsea and England teams, had become a fringe player in Jose Mourinho's squad last season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140707/football-roma-welcome-ashley-cole-ahead-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashley Cole Association football Football in England Football in the United Kingdom AFP Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:01:21 +0000 6198060 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Roma welcome Ashley Cole ahead of move http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140707/football-roma-welcome-ashley-cole-ahead-move-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roma on Monday welcomed former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole before his proposed move to the Serie A runners-up.</p> <p>Cole has travelled to the Italian capital, with Roma posting a photo on their official Twitter feed, with the message: "Welcome to Rome, Ashley!".</p> <p>The 33-year-old is a free agent following his release by Chelsea in May and had been linked with a number of teams in both the Premier League and Europe.</p> <p>Cole, long a lynchpin of the Chelsea and England teams, had become a fringe player in Jose Mourinho's squad last season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140707/football-roma-welcome-ashley-cole-ahead-move-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashley Cole Association football Football in England Football in the United Kingdom AFP Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:05:15 +0000 6198091 at http://www.globalpost.com