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Ashley Cole

Occupation: Footballer

Nationality: British

Born: December 20, 1980 (33)

Ashley Cole is an England footballer best known in the entertainment world for being the ex-husband of Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole née Tweedy. The couple met in 2004 and were dubbed the new 'Posh and Becks' upon their marriage in July 2006, but their relationship ran into trouble following allegations of Ashley's affairs with three other woman. The couple announced their separation in February 2010 after further claims of cheating, which were accompanied by the publication of raunchy photos that Cole allegedly sent his lovers. Cole has kept a relatively low profile since his estranged wife officially filed for divorce in September 2010.
The model tops Digital Spy's readers poll. Strictly: Clancy is early DS favourite Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard and Ryan Bertrand get sweaty in Cobham, Surrey. Gay Spy: Chelsea boys get hot and sweaty Willem Defoe voices the Polar Bear for Birds Eye; Kim Kardashian opens public toilets. Most cringe-worthy celebrity campaigns Cole's fans jump to the wrong conclusion after she tweets pregnant Coleen Rooney. Cheryl Cole denies pregnancy rumours Thieves stole up to £2 million worth of gems after meeting traders in Battersea. Robbers 'pretend to be Ashley Cole mates' Singer asks the media to stop mentioning her in articles about her ex. Cheryl: 'Stop involving me with Ashley' Cheryl Cole's ex is reportedly "smitten" with Anna Kelle after meeting her on Twitter. Ashley Cole 'dating The Valleys star' Tre Holloway reportedly plans to ask the singer to marry him this year. Cheryl Cole boyfriend 'ready to propose' Singer on life without Cole and being 'relieved' to be sacked from US X Factor. Cheryl: 'Ashley's not an arrogant prick' Girls Aloud star wants "four or five" children, does not rule out marriage. Cheryl Cole: 'I'd like a big family' The singer talks about being strong, happy and settled with boyfriend Tre. Cheryl Cole: 'I don't give a s**t now' Chelsea player is hit with largest ever FA fine for a social media-related incident. Ashley Cole fined £90k over tweet Singer admits that marriage collapse left her "permanently on edge". Cole had 'nervous breakdown' after split Singer says her ex-husband has never said sorry for cheating on her. Cheryl Cole: 'Ashley never apologised' Kate Middleton & Prince William meet England squad at National Football Centre. Wills, Kate meet England football team The singer admits that her ex-husband put her "at risk" by cheating on her. Cheryl Cole opens up about Ashley cheating The singer is apparently still in touch with her ex-husband. Cheryl Cole 'wants Tre to meet Ashley' Tre Holloway will reportedly join the singer on her October UK tour. Cheryl Cole hires new boyfriend for tour? Footballer hit with £45k fine over message that branded Ashley Cole a "choc ice". Rio Ferdinand fined over 'choc ice' tweet Cheryl Cole's ex reportedly attends the same nightclub as two Girls Aloud stars. Ashley Cole bumps into Girls Aloud? The footballer denies the FA's charge in relation to his recent Ashley Cole tweet. Rio Ferdinand seeks hearing over charge The FA charges the Manchester United player for his remarks. Rio Ferdinand charged for Twitter remark Police are said to be following up complaints over a recent tweet by the footballer. Police investigate Rio 'choc ice' tweet Rio Ferdinand appears to agree with a comment made towards Ashley Cole. Rio Ferdinand denies 'racist' Cole remark Cheryl Cole's new collaboration with Wretch 32 is released online. Cheryl Cole unveils Wretch 32 hook-up The singer jokes that her ex-husband wouldn't be able to sing a song about her. Cheryl Cole: 'Ashley Cole is tone deaf' Singer says she was reluctant to halt plans to start a family with her ex-husband. Cheryl Cole: 'I didn't want solo career' Singer will also speak about her relationship with Ashley Cole in the alleged book. Cheryl Cole book to reveal Cowell calls From Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon to Cheryl and Ashley Cole. Stars get inked for loved ones - pics The Girls Aloud star will also write about her marriage breakdown. Cheryl Cole 'plans Cowell tell-all book' England footballer among 46 high-profile people to sue News Group Newspapers. Wayne Rooney files phone hacking claim Cheryl Cole reportedly first visited the house while married to Ashley Cole. Cheryl Cole 'renting £5m London house' The Girls Aloud star will simply be known as Cheryl professionally. Cheryl Cole to drop last name for career Flight details of celebrities reportedly handed to picture agency by employee. Virgin employee in paparazzi probe Cheryl Cole reportedly gives Ashley Cole's brother a gift. Cheryl Cole 'friends with Ashley's mum' Lyrics for a new Cheryl Cole track 'Screw You' appear online. Cheryl Cole attacks ex with song lyrics Ashley Cole reportedly gets outbid for a date with singer Ellie Goulding. Ashley Cole bids for Ellie Goulding date The 'Promise This' singer and Hough are seen looking "really slushy" at a Coldplay concert. Cheryl Cole, Derek Hough 'reconcile' But singer Charlotte Church has not agreed a deal with News international. Steve Coogan reaches hacking settlement The comedian expected to announce settlement ahead of hacking trial next week. Steve Coogan 'to settle hacking case'