Ashley Cole facing criminal battery charge in America

Ashley Cole facing charges in States
Ashley Cole facing charges in States
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Detectives are investigating a complaint of criminal battery against Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole in Los Angeles, police have confirmed.

Cole, 33, was with a group of friends including former team-mate Shaun Wright-Phillips when the alleged incident happened. A spokesman for Chelsea said it was a “private matter” and declined to comment.

Cole, who has 107 England caps, has retired from international football.