Box Score 12/20: The day Howard Cosell left television

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we plan our riot over Hall of Fame inductees. (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but we're still upset.)Happy birthday to Cecil Cooper, Bo Ryan, Rich Gannon, Aubrey Huff, David DeJesus, Nate Newton, Ashley Cole, Jenny BoucekÂ...
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December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy Left Back Ashley Cole Thriving in MLS

Ashley Cole, once considered the best left back in the world, has been struggling the past few seasons in life after the Premier League. It seemed a good move when he signed for Serie A side Roma back in 2014, but after a mere 16 appearances in 2 seasons, many thought the aging Englishman could be done with professional soccer. This past year however, the former Chelsea standout...
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June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ashley Cole: I'm not in LA for the beach

Ashley Cole insists he has joined the LA Galaxy to fight for trophies and not to relax during the twilight years of his career.The former England international signed a deal with Bruce Arena's side in January after cancelling his contract with Roma, where he had not made an appearance all season.Cole drew the ire of some football fans in the United States when, after joining Roma...
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February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

The American Dream: Would These Old Stars Prosper In The MLS?

With the recent news that Ashley Cole will be joining the L.A. Galaxy and Tim Howard will likely join the Colorado Rapids this summer, it's difficult not to imagine the next crop of players that will be taking their talents across the pond. While Major League Soccer is often discredited for being a league where old players go to die, there is no doubt that the league benefits...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruce Arena thinks MLS is expanding too fast

Bruce Arena is one of the most outspoken personalities in American soccer. He has railed against “forces in the league” that prevented potential transfers, potential tweaks to the MLS schedule, and now he has set his sights on MLS’s latest upcoming expansion. The former US National Team coach says the league needs to pump the brakes on future expansion in order to focus on...
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy: Signing Ashley Cole would be ill-advised

LA Galaxy are being linked to English full back Ashley Cole as a replacement for now retired Todd Dunivant, but signing the left back would not be a wise move for the MLS side. The Galaxy cleared up almost $2 million in cap space by trading Omar Gonzalez and Juninho, and not resigning Donovan Ricketts and Mika Väyrynen. They are offering Cole a non-Designated Player deal. In his...
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ashley Cole Preparing To Sign With L.A. Galaxy, Leave Roma In January

Ashley Cole could soon end his career in European soccer and begin an American adventure. Cole, 35, is set to leave AS Roma and sign with the Los Angeles Galaxy, Italian broadcaster Sky Italia reported Wednesday, according to Football Italia. Cole would join former England teammate and Premier League rival Steven Gerrard in Los Angeles. The Galaxy could acquire Cole when the winter...
December 23, 2015  |  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...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Cole Says Farewell To Chelsea, Will Choose One Of Eight Clubs

Ashley Cole’s contract with Chelsea expires on June 30. Where he goes next is anyone’s guess. Cole, 33, appears destined to end his eight-year Chelsea career this summer, and a host of clubs are preparing contract offers for the veteran fullback. Cole’s contract talks with Chelsea have come to a standstill, and he used Twitter to bid farewell to the Blues and their fans on...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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