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Bayern Munich trample Roma, notching seven goals

The German champions were in sensational form at the Stadio Olimpico, laying down a real marker in Europe and teaching their opponents a painful lesson. Many neutrals have been waiting for Bayern Munich to prove that it is a different proposition in this season’s Champions League. The club's 5-0 spanking on aggregate by Real Madrid in the semifinals of last year’s edition...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

EXCLUSIVE: AS Roma eyeing January move for Ghana winger Acheampong

AS Roma as seeking to sign Ghana’s Frank AcheampongItalian Serie A giants AS Roma are pondering over a possible move to sign Ghana youth international winger Frank Acheampong from Belgian side Royal Anderlecht, according to reports in Italy. Roma manager is looking for a Rudi Garcia is looking for a young well nurtured winger to blend with the experience of Maicon and Ashley Cole...
Via Ghanasoccernet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Grealish poised to kill off Chelsea and Manchester City interest by signing new Aston Villa contract

Jack Grealish is poised to sign a new £20,000-a-week contract at Aston Villa after joining Stellar Group, the football agency which represents Gareth Bale and Ashley Cole. Grealish, the highly-rated teenage winger, is expected to conclude talks in the next 48 hours over a four-year deal that will land him a significant pay increase and kill off interest from clubs including Chelsea...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Kieran Gibbs become Ashley Cole’s long term successor for England?

Can Kieran Gibbs become Ashley Cole’s long term successor for England? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs is in contention to be named in Roy Hodgson’s squad tomorrow for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia.  The 25-year-old has only made three international appearances so far, and has not played for...
Via Soccerlens
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Totti and Cole show ‘Age No Bar’ in eventful Champions League Tie

Totti and Cole show ‘Age No Bar’ in eventful Champions League Tie - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Roma held Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in the Champions League Group E encounter at a half packed Etihad Stadium last night. The home side went ahead after a controversial penalty awarded by the referee from which Sergio Aguero made no mistake. Roma captain Francesco Totti...
Via Soccerlens
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Roma defender Cole did not expect to face Lampard again

Ashley Cole admits he never expected to come up against his old Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard again as the pair prepare to cross swords. Cole gave a rare press conference ahead of Roma's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad.  Lampard arrived at Manchester City on loan, having originally left the Stamford Bridge side for MLS newcomers New York City FC...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole hails Lampard

Roma full-back Ashley Cole praised former team-mate Frank Lampard ahead of his side’s clash against Manchester City. The former Chelsea […]
Via Soccer News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Filipe Luis Should Become Chelsea’s First Choice Left-Back

As Stamford Bridge emptied on Wednesday following Chelsea FC’s win over Bolton, some players truly stood out from others. Kurt Zouma did well on his Chelsea debut, Oscar scored a superb goal, while Filipe Luis shined the most, showing exactly why Chelsea bought him to replace Ashley Cole. Last season, Cole was dropped from his position, where he was a mainstay for over six years...
Via World Soccer Talk
22 days ago  |  Discuss

QPR wage bill as large as Italian giants as survey shows financial gap between Serie A and Premier League

The increasing gap between the wealth of English and Italian club football has been revealed in a new survey which shows that Ashley Cole took almost a £6 million pay-cut to join Roma. While spending on Premier League wages is at an all-time high following the arrival at Manchester United of Radamel Falcao on £265,000-a-week, a trend of declining pay in Italy is confirmed by research...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Cole linked with January exit

Il Corriere dello Sport has learned that English defender Ashley Cole could be leaving AS Roma as early as January. The […]
Via Soccer News
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Serie A title hopefuls Roma pass early-season test, defeat Fiorentina

Roma came through an early test of their Scudetto credentials on the opening day of the 2014-15 Serie A season to beat Fiorentina 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico. Radja Nainggolan and ex-Arsenal man Gervinho scored either side of half time to get Rudi Garcia's side off the mark with three points at the first time of asking. Last year's runners-up handed competitive debuts to new...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Mario Balotelli Moments

Just like every pantomime, the Premier League needs a good villain. With the departure of Luis Suarez and, to a lesser extent, Ashley Cole to pastures new at the end of the season, there was a void for the role of Premier League bad-boy. The man all fans love to hate. After Mario Balotelli’s £16 million move to Liverpool however that vacancy has been filled and perhaps by the...
Via The Sideline
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikel Obi insists Drogba return to Chelsea will cover for Lampard, Cole loss

Drogba returned to Chelsea this summer Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has welcomed Didier Drogba back to Stamford Bridge. Obi Mikel initially doubted the chances of Drogba returning two years after he had previously left, but he feels the Ivorian will help to compensate for the departures of Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole. “I heard the rumours but I thought there was no way it...
Via Afrikan Soccer
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterborough United Gets in on the Ashley Cole Fun

In case you haven’t been “following” the situation, Roma took their team photo and featured Ashley Cole (for some reason) off to the side as you can see above. It led to imitations and photoshop submissions from others, including teammate and captain, Francesco Totti. Now Peterborough United are getting in on the fun. Roma player @TheRealAC3 snuck into our squad photo today...
Via 32 Flags
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Peterborough United Gets in on the Ashley Cole Fun

In case you haven’t been “following” the situation, Roma took their team photo and featured Ashley Cole (for some reason) off to the side as you can see above. It led to imitations and photoshop submissions from others, including teammate and captain, Francesco Totti. Now Peterborough United are getting in on the fun. Roma player @TheRealAC3 snuck into our squad photo today...
Via Bloguin Best
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NYCFC: Frank Lampard’s signing proves that the MLS is still a retirement league

Frank Lampard’s acquisition is a huge step back for MLS. Frank Lampard is coming to MLS, we all know that, but what we don’t know is why the league decided to pursue a 36-year-old that’s at the of his career, even though the league is trying to get rid of the ignominious “retirement league” label. No offense to Lampard, but I thought the league was past the time when international...
Via isportsweb.com
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tottenham's Vlad Chiriches a transfer target for Roma after just 1 season at White Hart Lane

Roma are weighing up a move for Spurs defender Vlad Chiriches. The Italian giants want to add the centre-back to their capture of the former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole on a free transfer. Chiriches, 24, was bought for £7million from Steaua Bucharest as part of Tottenham’s £100million summer spending spree. He has struggled, however, to hold down a regular first-team place...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Cole Gives His First Interview As A Roma Player

Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole has given his first interview as an AS Roma player. The 33-year-old defender signed a two-year deal with the Serie A side on July 7. Cole started his career with Arsenal making 229 appearances and scoring nine goals. Along the way, he made a Champions League final appearance, won two Premier League titles, three FA Cups and was a key member of...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Francesco Totti, Ashley Cole Included In AS Roma’s Roster For 2014 US Tour

AS Roma is hoping its 2014 U.S. tour provides the platform for success in the 2014-15 season. Roma announced its 31-man roster for its U.S. tour on Monday. It includes a host of stars — be they budding, shining or fading. Club legends Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi headline Roma’s traveling party. Roma’s roster also includes Medhi Benatia, Gervinho, Miralem Pjanic and...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cole happy to get away from English press

Ashley Cole is looking forward to shaking off his “money-grabber” image after moving to Roma from Chelsea. Cole moved the […]
Via Soccer News
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia praises debutant Cole

New Roma left-back Ashley Cole impressed coach Rudi Garcia on his first appearance in pre-season for the Italian club Roma […]
Via Soccer News
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Cole wants reunion with former teammate Eto’o at AS Roma

Eto’o is currently a free agent AS Roma’s defender Ashley Cole has talked up the possibility of reuniting with former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o shortly after their first season together at Stamford bridge. Cole and Eto’o spent last season together at Stamford Bridge, and both players became free agents at the end of the season. Cole acknowledged the rumours linking Eto’o...
Via Afrikan Soccer
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea FC: New signings look to make positive impact

Chelsea FC parted ways with Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and David Luiz this summer, but the Blues were quick to make a splash in the transfer market yet again. Jose Mourinho didn’t really spend too much money during his first summer back at the London club.  The 2013/2014 season saw some role players introduced into the mix, but there were no huge signings throughout the season...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea legend urges new club to sign former Barcelona striker

Chelsea legend urges new club to sign former Barcelona striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to reports in Italian website TMW, Roma’s new signing Ashley Cole has reportedly talked about the possibility of Samuel Eto’o joining him in the Italian capital. Eto’o has been out of contract after Chelsea released him in the summer and there were reports in May...
Via Soccerlens
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Cole Signs for AS Roma

AS Roma revealed via Twitter that former Chelsea player Ashley Cole, 33, joined the Italian side on a two-year deal. Ashley Cole è giallorosso! | Ashley Cole is now a Giallorossi player! @TheRealAC3 #HungryForGlory pic.twitter.com/or8dj01mLS — AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) July 7, 2014 Cole, who left the London club after winning numerous trophies since 2006, joins the Italian side...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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