Chelsea defender Ashley Cole signed a one-year contract extension to stay with the Premier League soccer club through the end of next season.
England soccer player Ashley Cole sued News Corp.’s U.K. unit and the private investigator who was jailed for hacking into celebrities’ voice mails to get scoops for the News of the World tabloid.
Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole allegedly accidentally wounded a work-placement student with an air rifle at the soccer team’s training ground, the News of the World reported, citing an unidentified person at the club.
England defender Ashley Cole will sign a new contract with Chelsea in the coming days, Sky Sports reported, citing interim manager Rafael Benitez.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Chelsea won English soccer’s Premier League after an 8-0 home victory over 10-man Wigan Athletic today in the final round of games.
Italy set up a European Championship soccer semifinal with record three-time winner Germany after a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over England.
England manager Roy Hodgson named Luke Shaw, Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley in the squad for soccer’s World Cup alongside veterans including captain Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney.
For clues to how the German economy stands out from the European debt crisis, look no further than Champions League finalist Bayern Munich.
"I hope to stay for longer."
- Ashley Cole on Oct 31, 2013