The official website for European football

Ashley Cole out for three months

Published: Thursday 11 February 2010, 19.01CET
Chelsea FC will be without Ashley Cole until May after he fractured his ankle less than a fortnight before the Blues resume their UEFA Champions League campaign against FC Internazionale Milano.

This content is streamed in such a way that it is protected and available only in a Flash format. Your device seems not to be compatible with our Flash video player.

UEFA.com features

Bayern and Madrid's classic 2012 semi-final
  • Bayern and Madrid's classic 2012 semi-final
  • Classic UEFA Champions League semi-finals
  • Great UEFA Champions League comebacks
  • Ronaldo equals European Cup goal record
  • Dortmund and Madrid back for more
  • Barcelona and Atlético's Spanish derbies
  • 2009/10: Bayern stage Old Trafford fightback
  • Round of 16: second-leg facts and stats
  • Drogba awaits emotional Chelsea return
  • Leverkusen pray for Paris miracle
1 of 10
 
 
Published: Thursday 11 February 2010, 19.01CET

Ashley Cole out for three months

Chelsea FC will be without Ashley Cole until May after he fractured his ankle less than a fortnight before the Blues resume their UEFA Champions League campaign against FC Internazionale Milano.

Chelsea FC left-back Ashley Cole has been ruled out for around three months after fracturing his left ankle.

The 29-year-old England defender was hurt in Wednesday night's Premier League defeat at Everton and Chelsea have now confirmed his absence for potentially the rest of the club season.

Cole's injury is a blow for the London outfit as they approach the away leg of their UEFA Champions League first knockout round tie with FC Internazionale Milano on 24 February.

Michael Essien was already set to miss the tie while Joe Cole, José Bosingwa, Alex, Deco and Juliano Belletti are also currently sidelined.

Last updated: 27/11/12 6.22CET

Related information

Player profiles
Member associations
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=1447726.html#ashley+cole+three+months

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.