Ashley Cole

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Ashley Cole (born 20 December 1980) is an English first-team coach at Everton and a former footballer who played as a left-back, most notably for Premier League clubs Chelsea and Arsenal. Cole is considered by many critics and fellow professional players as one of the best defenders of his generation, and by some, for the better part of his career, as the best left-back in the world. Born in Stepney, London, Cole began his youth career at Arsenal and made his full debut for the club in November 1999, going on to make 228 appearances and scoring nine goals for the North London club. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ashley Cole has received more than 6,171,025 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Ashley Cole is the 1,770th most popular soccer player (up from 2,247th in 2019), the 2,990th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,239th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ashley Cole ranks 1,770 out of 16,880Before him are Leivinha, Ahn Jung-hwan, Romeo Benetti, Emiliano Sala, Iván Helguera, and Bernabé Ferreyra. After him are Albert Ferrer, Manuel Olivares, Joan Capdevila, Tsutomu Sonobe, Lucas Hernandez, and Rigobert Song.

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Among people born in 1980, Ashley Cole ranks 62Before him are Cristian Chivu, Sami Yusuf, Simon Helberg, Martín Demichelis, Gustaf Skarsgård, and Nur Fettahoğlu. After him are Alejandro Valverde, Katherine Waterston, Jason Segel, Melissa Rauch, Tomáš Rosický, and Sarah Shahi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ashley Cole ranks 2,990 out of 7,765Before him are Michael Morpurgo (1943), Alec McCowen (1925), Henrietta Godolphin, 2nd Duchess of Marlborough (1681), John Hoppner (1758), Derek Bell (1941), and Gemma Chan (1982). After him are Capability Brown (1716), Quentin Crisp (1908), William Smith (1790), Andrew Latimer (1949), Thomas Gage (1719), and Thomas Nashe (1567).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ashley Cole ranks 78Before him are Steve McManaman (1972), Martin Peters (1943), Chris Waddle (1960), Jack Grealish (1995), Ian Wright (1963), and Andy Cole (1971). After him are Ron Atkinson (1939), Billy Bremner (1942), Teddy Sheringham (1966), Reece James (1999), George Raynor (1907), and Steve Bloomer (1874).

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