Previous
VfL Wolfsburg
Bayern Munich
(5) 1
(4) 1
FT-Pens
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Lyon
2
0
FT
Game Details
New York City FC
Montreal Impact
2
3
FT
Game Details
New England Revolution
Toronto FC
2
0
LIVE HT
Game Details
Colorado Rapids
LA Galaxy
1:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Arsenal
Chelsea
2:00 PM UTC
Game Details
San Jose Earthquakes
Portland Timbers
ESPN2 9:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Keane: Utd won't win Prem

Manchester United
Read
VfL WolfsburgVfL Wolfsburg
Bayern MunichBayern Munich
(5) 1
(4) 1
FT-Pens
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain Paris Saint-Germain
LyonLyon
2
0
FT
Game Details

England drop Cole against San Marino

Ashley Cole has been left out of the England team for the 2014 World Cup qualifier against San Marino at Wembley on Friday night, ESPN can reveal.

• Cole says sorry to FA chief
• FA charges Cole over tweet
• Cole to be punished for rant
• Blog: No strangers to scandal

Cole, 31, was charged with misconduct by the FA on Monday after his foul-mouthed Twitter rant against the association last week, but manager Roy Hodgson has 'dropped' the defender for footballing reasons and not because of any disciplinary action.

An ESPN insider said on Friday morning: "No, Ashley is not playing, but then again he was never going to play."

The left-back used his official Twitter account to respond to the publication of an FA panel's report into the John Terry racism verdict, which said there were "considerable doubts" about evidence given in support of Terry by Cole and suggested it had "evolved".

Soon after its publication, he tweeted: "Hahahahaa, well done #fa I lied did I, #BUNCHOFTW***". But later he apologised to Football Association chairman David Bernstein and "showed real contrition."

With injuries to Kieran Gibbs and Ryan Bertrand, Leighton Baines will take his place due to his exceptional form this season against the joint-worst side in world football with Cole expected to return for the more important tie in Poland on Tuesday.

Expected team: Joe Hart, Kyle Walker, Gary Cahill, Phil Jagielka, Leighton Baines, Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Wayne Rooney, Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Danny Welbeck.