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Joe Cole

West Ham United FC, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC

56 caps, 10 goals

P 56 W 33 D 13 L 10 F 108: A 54
*(actual F 72: A 33)
71% successful

2000-2010

disciplined: 5
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
3135

Profile

Full name Joseph Jason Cole

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 8 November 1981 in Camden Town, London. [registration removed - adopted]
Attended St Aloyius Roman Catholic Comprehensive School, Islington
Height/Weight 5'9", 11st. 0lb. [2000]
Biographies Cole Play: The Biography Of Joe Cole - Ian Macleay (John Blake Publishing, London 2006).

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2007].

Club Career

Club(s) Signed professionally with West Ham United FC from a trainee on 11 December 1998.  Signed for Chelsea FC for �6.6 million on 6 August 2003.  His contract expired on 30 June 2010 and was not renewed.  He then joined Liverpool FC in July 2010 on a four-year contract. However, on transfer deadline day, 31 August 2011, Cole joined French club Lille, on a season-long loan deal.
Club honours FA Youth Cup winner 1998-99; Intertoto Cup winner 1999; Football League Cup winner 2004-05, 2006-07, runner-up 2007-08; FA Community Shield winner 2005, 2009; FA Premiership Champion 2004-05, 2005-06, 2009-10; FA Cup winner 2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10; UEFA European Champions' League runner-up 2007-08;
Individual honours West Ham United FC Player of the Year 2002-03; PFA Premier League Team of the Year 2005-06;  Chelsea FC Player of the Year 2007-08;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry J. Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2008].

England Career

Player number 1107th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Attacking midfielder.
First match No. 779, 25 May 2001, England 4 Mexico 0, a friendly match at Pride Park Stadium, Derby, substitute (ht), aged 19 years 198 days;
Last match No. 888, 27 June 2010, Germany 4 England 1, a World Cup Finals Round-of-Sixteen match at The Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein, substitute (64), aged 28 years 232 days;
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2002, 2006, 2010, European Championship Finals 2004;
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (1 appearance), England U21 (8 appearances), England U18, England schoolboy.
Distinctions None

 

Joe Cole - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts sub on sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
82 56 25 31 25 20 3135 10
4 as sub
309 min 6 0 5
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Joe Cole - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 26 18 4 4 65 22 +43 0 11 2.50 0.846 76.9 +14
Away 18 8 5 5 24 18 +6 3 5 1.333 1.00 58.3 +3
Neutral 12 7 4 1 19 14 +5 1 5 1.583 1.167 75.0 +6
All 56 33 13 10 108 54 +54 4 21 1.929 0.964 70.5 +23

 

Joe Cole - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

10 8 1 1 19 5 +14 1 6 1.90 0.50 85.0 +7
WCF 8 4 3 1 9 7 +2 1 5 1.125 0.875 68.8 +3
World Cup 18 12 4 2 28 12 +16 2 11 1.556 0.667 77.8 +10

ECP

7 5 0 2 17 5 +12 0 5 2.429 0.714 71.4 +3
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship 7 5 0 2 17 5 +12 0 5 2.429 0.714 71.4 +3
Minor Tournament/Cup 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Friendly 29 15 8 6 56 35 +21 2 5 1.931 1.207 65.5 +9
All 56 33 13 10 108 54 +54 4 21 1.929 0.964 70.5 +23

 

Joe Cole - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2000-02 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCP 2004-06 8 6 1 1 13 4 +9 1 5 1.625 0.50 81.3 +5
WCP 2008-10 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
WCP All 10 8 1 1 19 5 +14 1 6 1.90 0.50 85.0 +7
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2002 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
WCF 2006 5 3 2 0 6 2 +4 1 4 1.20 0.40 80.0 +3
WCF 2010 2 1 0 1 2 4 -2 0 1 1.00 2.00 50.0 =0
WCF All 8 4 3 1 9 7 +2 1 5 1.125 0.875 68.8 +3
World Cup Preliminary Competitions and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2000-02 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
WC 2004-06 13 9 3 1 19 6 +13 2 9 1.462 0.462 80.8 +8
WC 2008-10 4 3 0 1 8 5 +3 0 2 2.00 1.25 75.0 +2
WC All 18 12 4 2 28 12 +16 2 11 1.556 0.667 77.8 +10
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2002-04 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECP 2006-08 6 4 0 2 15 5 +10 0 4 2.50 0.833 66.7 +2
ECP All 7 5 0 2 17 5 +12 0 5 2.429 0.714 71.4 +3
European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
ECF All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship Preliminary Competitions and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2002-04 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
EC 2006-08 6 4 0 2 15 5 +10 0 4 2.50 0.833 66.7 +2
EC All 7 5 0 2 17 5 +12 0 5 2.429 0.714 71.4 +3
Minor Tournaments and Cups
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
FA Summer Tournament 2004 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Minor T/C All 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 18 12 4 2 28 12 +16 2 11 1.556 0.667 77.8 +10
EC 7 5 0 2 17 5 +12 0 5 2.429 0.714 71.4 +3
Minor T/C 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All 27 18 5 4 52 19 +33 2 16 1.926 0.704 75.9 +14

 

Joe Cole - Match History
 Club:  West Ham United F.C. - 10 full caps

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 0 full capsx

Age 18
- 773 7 October 2000 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL WCP squad member
 

Coach: Howard Wilkinson - 0 full capsx

- 774 11 October 2000 - Finland 0 England 0, Olympiastadion, Helsinki WCP AD unused sub 16
Age 19
x

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 37 full capsx

- 776 28 February 2001 - England 3 Spain 0, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham Fr HW unused sub 26
- 777 24 March 2001 - England 2 Finland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool WCP HW squad member
- 778 28 March 2001 - Albania 1 England 3, Stadiumi Kombetar Qemal Stafa, Tiranë AL
1 779 25 May 2001 - England 4 Mexico 0, Pride Park Stadium, Derby Fr HW sub ht 19

3-0 when substituting

Age 20
2 786 13 February 2002 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD sub 77 19

1-1 when substituting

3 787 27 March 2002 - England 1 Italy 2, Elland Road, Leeds Fr HL sub ht 19
0-0 when substituting
4 788 17 April 2002 - England 4 Paraguay 0, Anfield Road, Liverpool Fr HD sub ht 19
1-0 when substituting
5 789 21 May 2002 - Korean Republic 1 England 1, Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seogwipo-si Fr AD sub ht 19
0-1 when substituting
6 790 26 May 2002 - England 2 Cameroon 2, Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe City, Japan Fr ND Start 19
7 791 2 June 2002 - England 1 Sweden 1, Saitama Sutajiamu Niimarumarunii, Saitama-shi, Japan WCF ND sub 63 19
1-1 when substituting
- 792 7 June 2002 - Argentina 0 England 1, Sapporo Dōmu, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo-shi,, Japan NW unused sub 19
- 793 12 June 2002 - Nigeria 0 England 0, Ōsaka-shi Nagai Rikujō Kyōgijō, Ōsaka-shi, Japan ND 19
- 794 15 June 2002 - Denmark 0 England 3, Niigata Sutajiamu, Niigata-shi, Japan NW 19
- 795 21 June 2002 - England 1 Brazil 2, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Fukuroi city, Japan NL 19
8 796 7 September 2002 - England 1 Portugal 1, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham Fr HD sub 62 19
1-0 when substituting
Age 21
- 799 12 February 2003 - England 1 Australia 3, Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, London Fr HL unused sub 24
9 802 22 May 2003 - South Africa 1 England 2, Amalgamated Banks of South Africa Stadium, Durban Fr AW sub 75 17
1-2 when substituting
10 803 3 June 2003 - England 2 Serbia & Montenegro 1, Walkers Stadium, Leicester Fr HW sub 6182 19
1-1 when substituted
- 804 11 June 2003 - England 2 Slovakia 1, The Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough ECP HW unused sub 15
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 46 full caps  
11 805 20 August 2003 - England 3 Croatia 1, Portman Road, Ipswich Fr HW sub 60 19

2-0 when substituting

- 806 6 September 2003 - FYR Macedonia 1 England 2, Gradski Stadion, Skopje ECP AW unused sub 17
12 807 10 September 2003 - England 2 Liechtenstein 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HW sub 70 17

2-0 when substituting

- 808 11 October 2003 - Turkey 0 England 0, Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadyumu, Istanbul AD Squad member
Age 22
13 809 16 November 2003 - England 2 Denmark 3, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HL Start 9 off 75 11

2-2 when substituting

14 810 18 February 2004 - Portugal 1 England 1, Estádio Algarve, Parque des Cidades Fr AD sub ht 17
0-0 when substituting
15 811 31 March 2004 - Sweden 1 England 0, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg Fr AL sub 60 19
1-0 when substituting
16 812 1 June 2004 - England 1 Japan 1, City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester TC HD sub 82 19
1-1 when substituting
17 813 5 June 2004 - England 6 Iceland 1, City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester HW sub ht 19

3-1 when substituting

- 814 13 June 2004 - France 2 England 1, Estádio da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal ECF NL unused sub 19
- 815 17 June 2004 - England 3 Switzerland 0, Estádio Municipal de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal NW 19
- 816 21 June 2004 - Croatia 2 England 4, Estádio da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal NW 19
- 817 24 June 2004 - Portugal 2 England 2, Estádio da Luz, Lisboa AD 19
18 819 4 September 2004 - Austria 2 England 2, Ernst Happel Stadion, Wien WCP AD sub 84 15
2-2 when substituting
- 820 8 September 2004 - Poland 1 England 2, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów AW Squad member
- 821 9 October 2004 - England 2 Wales 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HW unused sub 16
19 822 13 October 2004 - Azerbaijan 0 England 1, Tofig Bakhramov Stadium, Baku AW sub 85 16
0-1 when substituting
Age 23
- 823 17 November 2004 - Spain 1 England 0, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid Fr AL Injured squad member
- 824 9 February 2005 - England 0 Netherlands 0, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham Fr HD unused sub 16
20 825 26 March 2005 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Old Trafford, Manchester WCP HW Start 47 11
21 826 30 March 2005 - England 2 Azerbaijan 0, St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HW Start 11
22 827 28 May 2005 - USA 1 England 2, Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois Fr AW Start 11
23 828 31 May 2005 - Colombia 2 England 3, Giants Stadium, The Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey Fr NW Start off 86 11
2-3 when substituted
24 829 17 August 2005 - Denmark 4 England 1, Parken Stadion, Kbenhavn Fr AL Start 11
25 830 3 September 2005 - Wales 0 England 1, The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff WCP AW Start 54 off 78 11

0-1 when substituted

26 831 7 September 2005 - Northern Ireland 1 England 0, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast  AL sub 53 16
0-0 when substituting
27 832 8 October 2005 - England 1 Austria 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HW Start 28 off 62 11
1-0 when substituted
28 833 12 October 2005 - England 2 Poland 1, Old Trafford, Manchester HW Start off 87 11
2-1 when substituted
Age 24
29 834 12 November 2005 - Argentina 2 England 3, Stade de Genève, Genève, Switzerland Fr NW sub 5967 19
2-1 when substituting
30 835 1 March 2006 - England 2 Uruguay 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW Start 93 11
1 b 25 May 2006 - England B 1 Belarus 2, Madjeski Stadium, Reading Fr HW sub 62 16
31 836 30 May 2006 - England 3 Hungary 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW Start 11
32 837 3 June 2006 - England 6 Jamaica 0, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW Start 11
33 838 10 June 2006 - England 1 Paraguay 0, Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Germany WCF NW Start off 83 11
0-0 when substituted
34 839 15 June 2006 - England 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0, Frankenstadion, Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany NW Start off 75 11
0-0 when substituted
35 840 20 June 2006 - Sweden 2 England 2, Rhein Energy Stadion, Köln, Germany ND Start 34 11
36 841 25 June 2006 - England 1 Ecuador 0, Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart, Germany NW Start off 77 11
1-0 when substituted
37 842 1 July 2006 - England 0 Portugal 0, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ND Start off 65 11
0-0 when substituted
x

Coach: Steve McClaren - 10 full capsx

Age 25
38 848 15 November 2006 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD Start off 73 11
0-1 when substituted
39 852 1 June 2007 - England 1 Brazil 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start off 62 11
0-0 when substituted
40 853 6 June 2007 - Estonia 0 England 3, A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn ECP AW Start 34 off 75 11
0-3 when substituted
41 854 22 August 2007 - England 1 Germany 2, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL Start 34 off 70 11

1-2 when substituted

42 855 8 September 2007 - England 3 Israel 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Start 11
43 856 12 September 2007 - England 3 Russia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 78 off 88 11

3-0 when substituted

44 857 13 October 2007 - England 3 Estonia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 11
45 858 17 October 2007 - Russia 2 England 1, Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva AL Start off 80 11
2-1 when substituted
Age 26
46 859 16 November 2007 - Austria 0 England 1, Ernst-Happel Stadion, Wien Fr AW Start off ht 11
0-1 when substituted
47 860 21 November 2007 - England 2 Croatia 3, The National Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HL Start off 80 11
2-3 when substituted
x

Coach: Fabio Capello - 9 full capsx

48 861 6 February 2008 - England 2 Switzerland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start off 57 11

1-0 when substituted

49 862 26 March 2008 - France 1 England 0, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL Start off ht 11

1-0 when substituted

50 863 28 May 2008 - England 2 USA 0, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub 79 22

2-0 when substituting

- 864 1 June 2008 - Trinidad & Tobago 0 England 3, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain Fr AW Rested squad member
51 865 20 August 2008 - England 2 Czech Republic 2, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD sub 5892 20
1-2 when substituting
52 866 6 September 2008 - Andorra 0 England 2, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain WCP AW sub ht
49,55
18
0-0 when substituting
53 867 10 September 2008 - Croatia 1 England 4, Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb AW Start inj 56 11
0-1 when substituted
Age 28
- 883 24 May 2010 - England 3 Mexico 1, The National Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Rested squad member
54 884 30 May 2010 - Japan 1 England 2, UPC Arena, Graz, Austria Fr NW sub ht 25
1-0 when substituting
- 885 12 June 2010 - England 1 USA 1, Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Phokeng, South Africa WCF ND unused sub 11
- 886 18 June 2010 - England 0 Algeria 0, Kaapstad-stadion, Kaapstad, South Africa ND
55 887 23 June 2010 - Slovenia 0 England 1, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Ibhayl, South Africa NW sub 72 11

0-0 when substituting

56 888 27 June 2010 - Germany 4 England 1, Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein, Manguang, South Africa NL sub 64 11

0-0 when substituting

 Club:  Liverpool F.C. - 0 full caps  
- 892 12 October 2010 - England 0 Montenegro 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HD squad member

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