Carlton Cole

English footballer (born 1983)

Carlton Michael George Cole (born 12 October 1983) is an English football coach and former professional footballer who played as a striker. He scored 52 goals in 288 Premier League games for four clubs.

Carlton Cole
Cole commentating for TV in 2023
Personal information
Full name Carlton Michael George Cole[1]
Date of birth (1983-10-12) 12 October 1983 (age 40)[2]
Place of birth Croydon, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[3]
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
0000–2001 Chelsea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2006 Chelsea 25 (4)
2002–2003Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan) 7 (1)
2003–2004Charlton Athletic (loan) 21 (4)
2004–2005Aston Villa (loan) 27 (3)
2006–2013 West Ham United 207 (47)
2013–2015 West Ham United 49 (8)
2015–2016 Celtic 4 (0)
2016 Sacramento Republic 4 (0)
2017 Persib Bandung 5 (0)
Total 349 (67)
National team
England U19 5 (0)
2002–2003 England U20 2 (0)
2003–2005 England U21 19 (6)
2009–2010 England 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He played seven games for the England national team.

Career statistics

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Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National cup[a] League cup[b] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chelsea 2001–02[4] Premier League 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2002–03[5] Premier League 13 3 2 1 1 2 0 0 16 6
2003–04[6] Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005–06[7] Premier League 9 0 2 1 0 0 1[c] 0 12 1
Total 25 4 4 2 1 2 1 0 31 8
Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan) 2002–03[5] First Division 7 1 7 1
Charlton Athletic (loan) 2003–04[6] Premier League 21 4 1 1 22 5
Aston Villa (loan) 2004–05[8] Premier League 27 3 1 0 2 0 30 3
West Ham United 2006–07[9] Premier League 17 2 2 1 0 0 2[d] 0 21 3
2007–08[10] Premier League 31 4 2 0 4 2 37 6
2008–09[11] Premier League 27 10 4 1 1 1 32 12
2009–10[12] Premier League 30 10 0 0 2 0 32 10
2010–11[13] Premier League 35 5 2 2 6 4 43 11
2011–12[14] Championship 40 14 0 0 0 0 3[e] 1 43 15
2012–13[15] Premier League 27 2 2 0 0 0 29 2
2013–14[16] Premier League 26 6 0 0 4 0 30 6
2014–15[17] Premier League 23 2 3 1 0 0 26 3
Total 256 55 15 5 17 7 5 1 293 68
Celtic 2015–16[18] Scottish Premiership 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
Sacramento Republic 2016[19] United Soccer League 3 0 1[f] 0 4 0
Persib Bandung 2017[19] Liga 1 5 0 5 0
Career total 348 67 22 9 20 9 7 1 397 86
  1. Includes FA Cup, Scottish Cup
  2. Includes Football League Cup
  3. Appearance in UEFA Champions League
  4. Appearances in UEFA Cup
  5. Appearances in Championship play-offs
  6. Appearance in USL Playoffs

International

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Appearances and goals by national team and year[20]
National team Year Apps Goals
England 2009 6 0
2010 1 0
Total 7 0

Honours

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West Ham United

References

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  1. "Carlton Cole". FourFourTwo. August 2002. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  2. "Carlton Cole". Premier League. Archived from the original on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  3. Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing. p. 88. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0.
  4. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2001/2002". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2002/2003". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2003/2004". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  7. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2005/2006". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  8. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2004/2005". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  9. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2006/2007". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  10. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2007/2008". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  11. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2008/2009". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  12. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  13. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  15. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  16. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  17. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  18. "Games played by Carlton Cole in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  19. 19.0 19.1 "C. Cole". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  20. "Cole, Carlton". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 20 July 2017.