Ashley Cole

Shaw ignoring Cole comparisons

Luke Shaw or Ashley Cole, who will be on the plane to Brazil?

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England manager Roy Hodgson has told Luke Shaw to ignore the comparisons with Ashley Cole as the pair do battle for a World Cup berth.

It looks a straight shoot-out between the Southampton teenager and the experienced Chelsea defender for the 23-man squad heading to Brazil, as Everton left-back Leighton Baines appears all but assured to be included.

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