Ashley Cole

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Feb 6th, 2013
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England have beaten Brazil 2-1 at Wembley to claim first victory over the South Americans for 23 years. England had Joe Hart to thank when his fine penalty save from Ronaldinho after 19 minutes kept the score at 0-0. The home side were head eight minutes later when Wayne Rooney slotted home a rebound...
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Feb 6th, 2013
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In what manner can the words “Brazil” and “friendly” go together in any meaningful sense? The England boss Roy Hodgson hinted as much in his press conference, issuing a timely reminder that tonight’s game is but a precursor to rather more meaningful World Cup qualifiers against the mighty San Marino,...
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Sep 22nd, 2012
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A brief round-up of all the Premier League action from Saturday’s matches. Chelsea v Stoke (1-0): Ashley Cole’s late goal saw Chelsea to a 1-0 win over Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as the European champions went four points clear at the top of the Premier League. Stoke had lo...
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Aug 23rd, 2012
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Chelsea enjoyed a huge let-off on Wednesday night as Fernando Torres’ highly-controversial goal helped send them top of the Premier League and denied Reading a famous result at Stamford Bridge. Torres appeared a yard in front of play when he completed his side’s comeback from 2-1 down in an early-sea...
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Jun 25th, 2012
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Andrea Pirlo has revealed he chipped his penalty in Italy’s shootout win over England to put pressure on Roy Hodgson’s side. The Azzurri dominated their Euro 2012 quarter-final in Kiev but after 120 minutes and no goals, England were handed an early advantage when Riccardo Montolivio sent his p...
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May 9th, 2012
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Roberto Di Matteo stood by his team selection as Chelsea suffered a fatal blow to their Premier League top-four challenge on Tuesday night. A 4-1 defeat at Liverpool was their worst of the season and left them five points behind in the race for the final Champions League place with just one game rema...
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Didier Drogba believes he has answered critics who branded him over the hill after scoring Chelsea’s winner against Barcelona. The 34 year-old found the net with his – and Chelsea’s – only shot on target at Stamford Bridge last night, giving Roberto Di Matteo’s men hope ...
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Mar 31st, 2012
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This was one of the great nights for Chelsea, a day in the sunshine for their fans followed by an evening basking in the glow of a fine team performance capped by Salomon Kalou’s goal. With Roberto Di Matteo getting his tactics spot on, Chelsea delivered a classic away performance, tactically discipl...
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Mar 10th, 2012
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90′ Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Robert Huth. 90′ Attempt blocked. Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. 90′ Ryan Shawcross (Stoke City) wins a free kick on the right wing. 90′ Foul by Didier Drogba (Chelsea). 88′ Foul by Came...
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Mar 10th, 2012
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Saturday 10th March 2012 Venue: Stamford Bridge Kick-off: 15:00 Terry poised to return John Terry is set for his first action since the match against Swansea on January 31 after undergoing surgery on his injured knee. The Chelsea captain was on the bench for the midweek victory against Birmingham in ...