Cole 'Tap' Row Could Damage Chelsea's Title Chase
Byline: ANDREW HODGSON
CHELSEA'S title hopes could be damaged after new evidence emerged which appeared to confirm that Jose Mourinho did tap up Arsenal defender Ashley Cole The Premiership leaders are 11 points clear of nearest challengers Manchester United but could face a points deduction from the Premier League which could hit their hopes of a first championship in 50 years.
Arsenal must now decide whether to ask the Premier League to conduct an official inquiry.
The club's vice-chairman David Dein was today considering the fresh evidence. A new witness has come forward who saw Cole, Mourinho and Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon discussing a move in …
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Publication information: Article title: Cole 'Tap' Row Could Damage Chelsea's Title Chase. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: February 4, 2005. Page number: 48. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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