Gerrard urges fans to show Cole respect
February 5, 2013
By ESPN staff
Steven Gerrard has called on the fans to show their appreciation for Ashley Cole's "phenomenal" England career as the left-back prepares to win his 100th cap in Wednesday's home friendly against Brazil.
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Gerrard, the England captain, has played alongside a number of star names at international level as part of the country's "Golden Generation", but he feels Cole may have been the most effective during that time.