[The Independent] - He was caught out of position by Ashley Cole in the move that lead to Michael Essien scoring and he wrestled Florent Malouda to the ground for what should have been a Chelsea penalty. But he was also galloping up the right wing three minutes into
[The Independent] - Former Chelsea winger Damien Duff is also in sparkling form and Di Matteo will hope he is able to recall Ashley Cole tonight. Frank Lampard (Chelsea's leading scorer with an impressive 14 goals in a stop-start season) may also return as Di Matteo
[The Independent] - Chelsea's interim manager Roberto Di Matteo already has enough problems in defence with his captain, John Terry, playing through the pain of cracked ribs and left-back Ashley Cole's ankle injury reportedly worse than was first feared.
[The Independent] - Collins climbed highest to despatch a terrific header from Eric Lichaj's long 76th minute throw and the young American right-back soon struck with the equaliser – his first Premier League goal – by appearing behind Ashley Cole to turn in Marc
[The Sun] - He pulled off some fine saves to keep Chelsea in the tie but got lucky when his parry from Andres Iniesta's shot fell to ex-Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas, who scuffed his shot. THE only times the Serbian right-back looked comfortable was when the ball was
[Telegraph.co.uk] - It was no surprise that Chelsea's two most impressive performers were both defenders — Ashley Cole and, in particular, Gary Cahill. But Chelsea needed that goal and when it arrived it came back to haunt Cesc Fabregas. He had spoken about his previous
[The Guardian (blog)] Lee Dixon, Glen Johnson, Rob Jones, Gary Kelly, Gary Neville, Dan Petrescu, Micah Richards, Bacary Sagna Best left-back John Arne Riise, Leighton Baines, Gaël Clichy, Ashley Cole, Patrice Evra, Ian Harte, Denis Irwin, Graeme Le Saux, Stuart Pearce
[Yahoo! News UK] - Messages of support and goodwill have been flooding in for Muamba during the past month, while there have been public displays of support in grounds across Europe. The player was also visited by Premiership stars including Chelsea's Ashley Cole
[FootballFanCast.com (blog)] - Gibbs; regarded by many as the natural heir to Ashley Cole is a raiding full back, comfortable in possession and adept at tackling when needs be. However, the full back hasn't managed to force his way back into the England reckoning as he did this time
[FootballFanCast.com (blog)] - Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole were left out of the side for the first leg of their Champions League tie against Napoli, which they lost 3-1 in Italy. Lampard admitted he had told Villas-Boas what he thought of that decision, adding: 'I wasn't
[Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Defenders John Terry and Ashley Cole have been passed fit for Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham. Terry (cracked ribs) and Cole (ankle) were doubts but have trained ahead of Sunday's Wembley clash. Branislav Ivanovic begins a three-match ban
[The Sport Review] - For a long period of time it was obviously Chelsea's Ashley Cole – he has, of course, got 93 caps to his name and is England's record full-back appearance holder after eclipsing the previous record held by Kenny Sansom. But the veteran defender has
[Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - With captain John Terry playing through the pain of cracked ribs and left-back Ashley Cole's ankle injury reportedly worse than first feared, caretaker manager Roberto Di Matteo could be faced with a real dilemma this weekend and beyond during what is
[Here Is The City] - by Dan Coombs Ryan Bertrand's development is only fueling reason to get rid of Ashley Cole. Will the club be bold? It would be a brave move for Chelsea to decide to sell Ashley Cole on this summer, but it could be the right one.
[London24] - Chelsea have brought back Ashley Cole into their starting line up after an injury ruled him out of the Easter programme, replacing Ryan Bertrand. Didier Drogba will lead the line with Salomon Kalou preferred to Daniel Sturridge.
[Yahoo! Eurosport UK (blog)] - Players like Petr Cech, Ashley Cole, Juan Mata, Fernando Torres and Salomon Kalou performed with real zest and panache. But it does not mean they are destined to lift the biggest trophy in club football in May in Munich. This was, after all
[Sports Mole] - John Terry and Ashley Cole have both shaken off injury concerns to take their place in Chelsea's defence for the London derby. Roberto Di Matteo has given Didier Drogba the responsibility to lead the line for his side ahead of Fernando Torres and Jose
[Yahoo! Eurosport UK] Angel Di Maria we're not entirely sure; but the fact that the Daily Telegraph also reports that Torres could go (citing quotes from the player's agent), while the Daily Express says Paris St Germain want Ashley Cole, then anything could happen.
[Just Football.com] - Despite the wealth of attacking full-backs around such as Ashley Cole, Patrice Evra or Maicon as well as those mentioned above, there are still a wide range of sides who opt for 'solid' full-backs rather than attacking ones. Players like Alvaro Arbeola
[The Upcoming] - Tottenham were the first to create any real danger, utilising the pace of Bale and Lennon to tear at Jose Bosingwa and Ashley Cole. Although they appeared threatening, Spurs failed to trouble Chelsea. The Blues would eventually get a grip on the game
[The Week UK] - Barnett was also asked about another client of his, Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole, and whether he might also be on the radar of PSG, to which Barnett replied: "I have heard the rumours, but he is very happy at Chelsea." The Mirror says that Bayern
[Yorkshire Evening Post] - Fernando Torres is a £45m target for Guus Hiddink's Anzhi Makhachkala, Carlo Ancelotti wants Ashley Cole at Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, coached by Jose Mourinho, are eyeing Raul Meireles. Torres' agent has hinted that the Spanish striker, 28
[Liverpool-Kop] - Of course, it would be a long shot, but if they had time to work on it, I'd be tempted to play with Cahill, Terry and Ivanovic at the back, tell Ashley Cole to follow Messi everywhere, and then have Luiz operate as a defensive midfielder
[Sunday Mercury] - From what I have heard about him, too, from people that know him much better than I do – Ashley Cole and Johan Djourou, for instance – you can see what he means to people and everyone thinks the world of him. The thing that does impress me the most is
by Pete Baran Ashley Walters doesn't even get the chance to act : having to feed 50 Cent a jellied eel really is not his career highlight. But their flashes show why Dead Man Running can't just be enjoyed as a wholly terrible bit of trash. ...