Joe Cole Biography, Joe Cole Liverpool, Joe Cole International career

Joe Cole Biography, Joe Cole Liverpool, Joe Cole International career


Joe Cole Biography, Joe Cole Liverpool, Joe Cole International career


Biography
He was born in Paddington, London and lived there until he moved to Camden at the age of six. He was educated at St. Mary's Primary School, Bryanston Square in Marylebone along with brother Nicky and sister Charly, He also attended Haverstock School (Now Haverstock Business & Enterprise College) in Chalk Farm, Camden and St. Aloysius RC College inNorth London.[1] The family home in recent years was in Romford.


Joe Cole Biography, Joe Cole Liverpool, Joe Cole International careerLiverpool
Cole signed a four-year deal with Liverpool in July 2010 after completing his medical examination at the team's training camp in Switzerland[8][9], and was assigned the squad number 10[10]. He was the second signing that Roy Hodgson made whilst managing Liverpool.

International career

Joe Cole Biography, Joe Cole Liverpool, Joe Cole International careerIn August 2008, Cole scored a late equalising goal in a 2–2 draw at Wembley against the Czech Republic after coming on as a substitute. He then scored England's two goals in the next fixture after coming on as a second half substitute in the 2–0 defeat of Andorra in the opening match for the 2010 World Cup Qualifers. In England's next world cup qualifier against Croatia he suffered a head injury in a clash with Croatian defender Robert Kova─Ź which resulted in the Croatian's sending off. After initially getting up he then collapsed and had to be substituted. However he was able to come back and watch the remainder of the match.

Cole was named in the final 23 man selection for England's 2010 World Cup squad.  He played in, and scored, in a 3-0 victory against thePlatinum Stars, of South Africa's Premier Soccer League, in an unofficial warm-up game.However he was limited to just two substitute appearances in the tournament itself as England lost to Germany in the second round.