Bridge played in the Euro 2008 qualifier match against Estonia on 6 June 2007, which England won 3–0, with Bridge assisting Joe Cole's goal with a long throw into the box. Vanessa then became known as a WAG when she was spotted alongside the glamorous other halves of the England football players during the 2006 World Cup. Bridge also scored against Beşiktaş[19] and Portsmouth[20] in the 2003–04 season. [35], On 12 January 2011, Bridge joined West Ham United on loan until the end of the season. Bridge later withdrew from England’s World Cup squad to avoid lining up alongside his former friend who he snubbed at a Chelsea and Manchester City by refusing to shake his hand. He played in both semi-final games against Crystal Palace where Brighton were beaten 2–0 on aggregate. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. [4], Bridge made his first-team debut on 16 August 1998 (the opening day of the 1998–99 season) coming on as a replacement for John Beresford, who had badly damaged his knee. Bridge played the full match in Chelsea's 3–0 victory over Manchester City on the opening day of the 2006–07 Premier League season, providing a telling cross for the third goal, scored by a header from Didier Drogba. [41] He made his debut for Brighton on 14 August 2012 in a 3–0 away defeat to Swindon Town in the League Cup. Bridge's main competition for the Chelsea left back position then came from fellow England international left back Ashley Cole. “We’re hitting the West End this weekend to celebrate – I reckon there’ll be a few glasses of bubbly on order. Sources at the Family Division of the High Court in London said the deal was on the table and last night lawyers were “dotting the Is and crossing the Ts”. As Southampton struggled to pick up points (with only two points after the first nine games), Bridge played (on the left wing) in most of Saints' league games until early December before losing his place to Hassan Kachloul. [13] This brought to an end a run of 113 consecutive appearances, a Premier League record for an outfield player (since surpassed by Frank Lampard, Jr.). Here's the lowdown... Vanessa is a lingerie model who was born in France in 1976. [28], Bridge finished the 2006–07 season with two cup final winner's medals after playing in both the League Cup Final against Arsenal in a 2–1[29] win and in the FA Cup Final against Manchester United in a 1–0 victory.[30]. JUBILANT Vanessa Perroncel claimed victory in her cash battle with ex-boyfriend Wayne Bridge yesterday, saying: “I’ve got everything I wanted and more.” 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. She was heard screaming in terror as she was kicked down the stairs, Loose Women fans baffled by Cliff Richard's outfit as he sips wine during chat, Cliff Richard appeared on the latest edition of Loose Women on Monday but fans were distracted as the music icon chatted to Andrea McLean, Brenda Edwards, Saira Khan and Gloria Hunniford, Marcus Rashford suffering same problem at Man Utd as Nani did, says Paul Scholes, Manchester United have blown hot and cold this season with star striker Marcus Rashford epitomising their displays with his own performances on the pitch, Ken Hensley dead: Uriah Heep musician dies 'suddenly' aged 75, Musician Ken Hensley has died aged 75, surrounded by his friends and family. He only made two appearances for Chelsea that season, both in domestic cup games. [4] When playing for Olivers Battery he was spotted by Micky Adams, who recommended him to Southampton, who signed him as a trainee in July 1996. For the 2005–06 season, Chelsea signed Spanish left-back Asier del Horno[23] and Bridge faced a challenge to get back into the side when he recovered from the injury that kept him out of the team in the latter stages of the 2004–05 campaign. We told how Vanessa denied she had been paid as much as £700,000 to keep quiet over their fling. Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. Yesterday 33-year-old Vanessa’s pals backed up her claims that she did not receive hush money from Terry. [59] The News of the World printed an apology for the story on 3 October 2010 to Perroncel for invading her private life, and indicating that she has refuted the claims against herself and Terry.