• Ashley Cole apologises to Steven Gerrard after LA Galaxy shootout loss

    Ashley Cole apologises to Steven Gerrard after LA Galaxy shootout loss

    Ashley Cole has apologised to Steven Gerrard after he was one of two LA Galaxy players to be denied by Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard in a Major League Soccer playoffs shootout.

    Former Chelsea and England defender Cole saw his spot-kick stopped by Howard — with Gerrard having scored in the shootout — as Galaxy saw their season come to an early end after a 1-1 aggregate draw and a 3-1 loss on penalties.

    Cole wrote on Instagram: “Back to LA sad, […]

  • Man United legend Ronaldo names his toughest Premier League opponent

    Man United legend Ronaldo names his toughest Premier League opponent

    Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo has selected former Chelsea and Arsenal defender Ashley Cole as his toughest ever opponent.

    The Real Madrid forward, 31, came directly up against the left-back on a number of occasions for Manchester United and Portugal.

    Cole, 35, was one of the few defenders to have some joy against the winger and famously nullified him during England’s 0-0 draw with Portugal at the 2006 World Cup.

    Ronaldo’s often marked by two men in matches but Cole was capable of […]