45. One of mine came when I was a young West Ham player," Cole said. I tried to play and live by his advice every single day because being a professional footballer is an absolute honour.". "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. I wish him well in whatever he does next.

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A classy player who was a great servant to his club and country. "He came and trained with the West Ham first team at about 14. He spent seven seasons at Stamford Bridge, playing more than 280 games in all competitions. Some people on here never cease to amaze me.

//-->. Should the FA organise an International testimonial? Enjoy your retirement fella.". google_ad_client = "pub-3281872454425847"; Joseph John "Joe" Cole (born 8 November 1981) is an English international footballer who played as a midfielder for Liverpool from 2010 until 2013. Joe Cole, footballer Chelsea.

We played a two-touch match and [he] was the best player by a mile! Cole, 38, linked up with his former club a year ago to start work as a technical coach at the club’s highly-rated academy. Great player, very talented but wasted by the narrow mindedness of the English game. Read all about Joe Cole goals, my team mates, the problems I have both on the pitch and off.
I hope I was able to do this for some of the fans and people who have watched my games over the years.". Cole was a better footballer than Rooney. Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has retired at the age of 37. He very quickly knocked most of that out of him and used him as a road ruynning wide player. ", Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard: "Congrats on a fantastic career, top player great lad. "He was right. Joe Cole retires: Former England, Chelsea & West Ham midfielder quits at 37. he got league, fa cup, league cup winners medals played 50 odd times for his country and played in other countries too and probably earned a nice little wedge in doing so.. and you say he never got there!! The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). We hope you enjoy reading this website. Welcome to the unofficial fan site for Joe Cole. Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard: "I spoke to him before I signed for Chelsea (when the pair were both at Lille). Cole also won the League Cup and Community Shield with Chelsea. Also his modesty and thought for others have been a lesson for today's "me, me, me" players. Joe Cole retires: Former England, Chelsea & West Ham midfielder quits at 37. Cole said: “Just before lockdown I stepped down from my role at Chelsea. GIVE HIM AN ENGLAND CAP AGAINST THE USA!!!!!!!!! "It has been a dream come true.

The former England star ultimately hopes to move into management once he has completed his badges and learnt his trade – including by helping the FA working the country’s best young talents. If there is a question you have to ask about Joe COle please email info at joecole.co.uk.