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Joe Cole

West Ham United FC, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC

56 appearances, 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, Greater London [registration removed]
Attended St Mary's Primary, Haverstock School, Chalk Farm and St Aloyius Roman Catholic Comprehensive School, Islington
Married to Carly Zucker, in June 2009, one daughter, Ruby Tatiana, one son, Harrison.
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 and went on to play 126 Premiership games, scoring ten goals. Signed for Chelsea FC for £6.6 million on 6 August 2003, making 183 Premiership appearances, scoring 27.  His contract expired on 30 June 2010 and was not renewed. So he then joined Liverpool FC on 19 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, making 32 Ligue 1 appearances, scoring four goals. He returned to Liverpool for the 2012-13 season and completed his Red's tally of 26 Premiership appearances and three goals before being allowed to return to West Ham United FC on a free transfer on 5 January 2013 on an eighteen month contract. He made 31 Premiership appearances, scoring five goals. His contract once more expired. He joined Aston Villa FC on 10 June 2014 on a two-year contract.
Club honours FA Youth Cup winners 1998-99; Intertoto Cup winners 1999; Football League Cup winners 2004-05, 2006-07, runners-up 2007-08; FA Community Shield winners 2005, 2009; FA Premier League Champions 2004-05, 2005-06, 2009-10; FA Cup winners 2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10; UEFA European Champions' League runners-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, Willows, 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 (one appearance), England U21 (eight 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 none 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
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
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 Competition
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, 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 Fr ND Start 19
7 791 2 June 2002 - England 1 Sweden 1, Saitama Sutajiamu Niimarumarunii, Saitama-shi WCF ND sub 63 19
1-1 when substituting
- 792 7 June 2002 - Argentina 0 England 1, Sapporo Dōmu, Toyohira-ku NW unused sub 19
- 793 12 June 2002 - Nigeria 0 England 0, Ōsaka-shi Nagai Rikujō Kyōgijō, Ōsaka-shi ND 19
- 794 15 June 2002 - Denmark 0 England 3, Niigata Sutajiamu, Niigata-shi NW 19
- 795 21 June 2002 - England 1 Brazil 2, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Fukuroi city NL 19
8 796 7 September 2002 - England 1 Portugal 1, Villa Park, Birmingham Fr HD sub 62 19
1-0 when substituting
Age 21
- 799 12 February 2003 - England 1 Australia 3, Boleyn Ground, Upton Park Fr HL unused sub 24
9 802 22 May 2003 - South Africa 1 England 2, ABSA 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, Sükrü Saracoglu 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, Almancil 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 do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisboa ECF NL unused sub 19
- 815 17 June 2004 - England 3 Switzerland 0, Estádio Municipal de Coimbra, Coimbra NW 19
- 816 21 June 2004 - Croatia 2 England 4, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisboa NW 19
- 817 24 June 2004 - Portugal 2 England 2, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, 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 Slaski, Chorzów AW Squad member
- 821 9 October 2004 - England 2 Wales 0, Old Trafford, Manchester WCP HW unused sub 16
19 822 13 October 2004 - Azerbaijan 0 England 1, Tofiq Behramov adιna Respublika Stadionu, 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, 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, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HW Start 11
22 827 28 May 2005 - USA 1 England 2, Soldier Field, Chicago Fr AW Start 11
23 828 31 May 2005 - Colombia 2 England 3, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford Fr NW Start off 86 11
2-3 when substituted
24 829 17 August 2005 - Denmark 4 England 1, Parken Stadion, København 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, Belfast  AL sub 53 16
0-0 when substituting
27 832 8 October 2005 - England 1 Austria 0, Old Trafford, Manchester WCP 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, 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 WCF NW Start off 83 11
0-0 when substituted
34 839 15 June 2006 - England 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0, Frankenstadion, Nürnberg NW Start off 75 11
0-0 when substituted
35 840 20 June 2006 - Sweden 2 England 2, Rhein Energy Stadion, Köln ND Start 34 11
36 841 25 June 2006 - England 1 Ecuador 0, Gottlieb Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart NW Start off 77 11
1-0 when substituted
37 842 1 July 2006 - England 0 Portugal 0, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen 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 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 Fr HL Start 34 off 70 11

1-2 when substituted

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

3-0 when substituted

44 857 13 October 2007 - England 3 Estonia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP 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 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 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 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 Fr HD sub 5892 20
1-2 when substituting
52 866 6 September 2008 - Andorra 0 England 2, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Barcelona 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 Fr HW Rested squad member
54 884 30 May 2010 - Japan 1 England 2, UPC Arena, Graz Fr NW sub ht 25
1-0 when substituting
- 885 12 June 2010 - England 1 USA 1, Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace, Rustenburg WCF ND unused sub 11
- 886 18 June 2010 - England 0 Algeria 0, Kaapstad-stadion, Green Point ND
55 887 23 June 2010 - Slovenia 0 England 1, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Die Baai NW sub 72 11

0-0 when substituting

56 888 27 June 2010 - Germany 4 England 1, Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein 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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