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Joe Cole
Joe Cole
Joe Cole
Date of Birth:8 Nov 1981 (Age 34)
Place of Birth:Islington
Height:176 cm.
Weight:76 Kg.
Squad Number:10
Joe Cole, Chelsea (PA)
Widely regarded as England's most talented player Joe Cole hasn't quite blossomed into the world beater that everyone expected him to when he burst on the scene as a teenager at West Ham.

His club and country career has been plagued by injury and, like many of his England team-mates, he hasn't racked up many games this season due to a serious knee injury. Just 22 starts in fact. But impressing in Chelsea's Premier League title win run-in, including a cheeky backheel goal at Manchester United, caught Fabio Capello's eye.

Did you know? Cole doesn't officially have a club, his contract with Chelsea ran out last month and it hasn't been renewed.