He came on as a substitute for fellow new signing Damien Duff with 21 minutes remaining and caused Michal Drahno to score an own goal to conclude a 2–0 victory. [48] On 24 September, he scored his first goal for Lille, against Lorient, in a 1–1 draw. [83] He made his debut ten days later, playing the full 90 minutes of a 1–1 home draw against Rayo OKC. [55] The final appearance in his loan with Lille came in their 4–1 final day victory over Nancy, he provided an assist for one of Eden Hazard's three goals and was later substituted off in the 64th minute by Nolan Roux. 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[81], On 7 January 2016, Cole signed on a free transfer on a deal lasting until the end of the season. [122] At the subsequent court case, Cole was warned he could lose his driving licence and was ordered to pay £600 costs. Eight days later he made his Premier League debut, away to Manchester United. ", "Joe Cole: Aston Villa man on Mourinho, his career and robots", "Can Joe Cole fulfill early promise and revive Liverpool? [18] His form saw him hit a run of goals towards the end of the season, and he scored a goal on 9 March against Norwich City blasted in from 20 yards off his weaker left foot[19] Cole scored ten goals for Chelsea in 2004–05 and ended the season with a Premier League champions' medal. ", The hip-hop mogul thinks it will be an uphill battle for Cole to be respected, adding, "They've been putting their whole life into this. [52] Cole closed out the first half of the Ligue 1 season by scoring a goal in Lille's 4–4 draw with Nice on 21 December. [41] In his next match, on 19 August 2010, Cole missed a penalty against Trabzonspor in the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round first leg, though Liverpool still won 1–0. He played three pre-season matches, against Toronto FC, Roma, and Tottenham Hotspur. [99], Cole lined up for the England squad for the first time since the 2006 World Cup in the 1–1 friendly draw against the Netherlands, on 15 November 2006 providing an assist for Wayne Rooney from a cross. Cole started his career with West Ham United, where, after breaking into the first team in January 1999, he played more than 120 Premier League games over five seasons. [34][35] He was manager Roy Hodgson's first signing at the club and was given the number 10 shirt. On 2 August 2012, Cole started his first Liverpool game for over a year, playing in the Europa League first leg qualifier victory over FC Gomel. Following the season, Lille manager Rudi Garcia declared his desire to keep Cole at the club. [56] The playmaker underwent a career renaissance during his loan spell with Lille, scoring on four occasions in 27 league appearances and providing three assists. [11] Cole won the "Hammer of the Year award" for 2003. [47] Cole got another assist in his second Lille appearance against Bordeaux, assisting an Eden Hazard goal in a 1–1 draw. [105] In England's next World Cup qualifier, against Croatia, he suffered a head injury in a clash with Croatian defender Robert Kovač which resulted in the Croat's sending off. [36] Cole was to receive £90,000-a-week wages[37] and was advertised as a major coup by the club. [71] In his second spell, he had played in 37 games in all competitions, scoring five goals. He left Chelsea on a free transfer in July 2010 to join Liverpool, who a year later loaned him to Lille. [54], Cole scored his fourth league goal of the season in a 4–1 triumph over Ajaccio on 15 April, firing the ball just inside the post following a cross from Nolan Roux.