With the No 3 shirt at Derby taken, Blues fans suggested the defender was paying homage to a Chelsea icon he played alongside at Stamford Bridge
Ashley Cole today scored his first FA Cup goal for Derby County who are managed by Frank Lampard.
He scored it whilst wearing the number 26.
Some things are simply just meant to be. pic.twitter.com/HXp6aaIWhQ
— Uber Chelsea FC 🏆 (@UberCheIseaFC) February 17, 2019
Ashley Cole scoring for a Frank Lampard team while wearing John Terry's number aaaaaaaaaa
— Michael Hamilton (@MichaelH_95) February 16, 2019