Ashley Cole is left out of England World Cup squad, confirms international retirement 6 years ago

Ashley Cole is left out of England World Cup squad, confirms international retirement

Ashley Cole has been left out of England's World Cup squad by Roy Hodgson and immediately confirmed his retirement from international football.

The 33-year-old was told by Hodgson that Leighton Baines and Luke Shaw would be going to Brazil.

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The Chelsea left-back, who has 107 caps, turned down the chance to go on stand-by and announced his retirement late on Sunday night.