Joe Cole, the former Chelsea and England midfielder, was spotted getting involved in a ‘little melee’ with two of his team-mates just before a retaken penalty in the English Premier League.
The incident occurred during Chelsea’s match against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, when the Blues were awarded a penalty in the first half. After the initial penalty was saved by West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, the referee ordered a retake due to encroachment by a West Brom player.
It was at this point that Cole, who is now a coach at Chelsea, was seen getting involved in a scuffle with two of his players, Kai Havertz and Mason Mount. The altercation was quickly broken up by the referee, who then allowed the penalty to be retaken.
The incident was captured on camera and quickly went viral on social media, with many fans speculating as to what had happened. Some suggested that Cole had been trying to motivate his players, while others suggested that he had been trying to calm them down.
Whatever the reason, it was clear that Cole had been trying to get his players focused on the task at hand. After the altercation, Havertz stepped up to take the penalty and scored, giving Chelsea the lead.
The incident was a reminder of Cole’s passion for the game and his willingness to do whatever it takes to help his team. It also showed that he is still very much involved in the game, even though he is no longer a player.
Cole’s involvement in the incident was praised by many fans, who saw it as a sign of his commitment to the team. It was also a reminder of the importance of having experienced players in the dressing room, who can help to motivate and guide the younger players.
Cole’s involvement in the incident was also a reminder of the importance of having experienced players in the dressing room, who can help to motivate and guide the younger players. It is clear that Cole still has a lot to offer the game, and his presence in the dressing room is invaluable.