Is Yaya Toure’s Ego too big for Pep?

Few will argue against Yaya Toure’s impact at Manchester City in recent years. The Ivorian has made 183 official appearances for the club and has scored on 53 occassions–an impressive stat for a holding midfielder. Toure, along with star striker Sergio Aguero, has become the Etihad’s poster boy–his strength, grace, and decisiveness providing City with an extra dose of power...
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klopp: Mamdou Sakho, Kolo Toure Returns ‘Good News’ For Arsenal Clash

Jurgen Klopp has reported “good news” on Liverpool’s injury front ahead of Wednesday night’s clash with Arsenal. Speaking at his pregame press conference, the manager revealed Mamadou Sakho and Kolo Toure may come into contention to face the Gunners following knocks. Elsewhere, Klopp also confirmed positive developments on the fitness of Jordan Henderson, James Milner and...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Liverpool GK Mignolet appeared to step on teammate Toure’s ankle as he lay hurt

Liverpool is in the UEFA Europa League playing French team Bordeaux in their first game in the group stage. Within 13 minutes, Liverpool defender Kolo Toure went down injured holding his hamstring. To add insult to injury, it also appeared that his teammate, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, stepped on Toure’s ankle as he was on the ground in pain. Now it doesn’t appear that Mignolet...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kolo Toure Re-Signs With Liverpool, Pens One-Year Contract Extension

Kolo Toure will be available to help right Liverpool’s ship next season. Toure signed a new contract with Liverpool on Tuesday, the club announced on its website. Toure will take his Anfield career into a third season, having signed a one-year extension, according to The Telegraph and the BBC. Toure, 34, joined Liverpool in 2013 on a free transfer. The...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kolo Toure Mulls LFC Future, Vows To Lead African Managers’ Charge

Kolo Toure will decide his playing fate in the near future but he has a clear plan for life after retirement. Toure, 33, told the Liverpool Echo Monday that he hasn’t decided whether to remain at Liverpool beyond this summer. Toure will become a free agent after the 2014-15 season, and Liverpool reportedly will offer him a one-year contract this week...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kolo Toure: Reds ‘Love’ Brendan Rodgers; Fans Must ‘Keep Believing’

Kolo Toure spends too much time defending Liverpool’s goal to entertain questions about Brendan Rodgers managerial ability with any seriousness. Toure rushed to Rodgers defense Monday — one day after Liverpool’s 3-0 loss to Manchester United emboldened critics who are heaping pressure on the under-fire manager. Toure told Sky Sports that Rodgers retains the full backing of...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kolo Toure scores ridiculously embarrassing own goal against Fulham

Kolo Toure hasn’t exactly been great since making the move from Manchester City to Liverpool last summer. On Wednesday, not even ten minutes into the match against Fulham, the older Toure brother scored a pathetic own goal when he was attempting to play the ball out of the box. There’s a reason the defender’s transfer fee was free. Click here to watch GIF. [ESPN FC] The post...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Toure blunder gifts West Brom point

A terrible error by defender Kolo Toure gave Liverpool's top-four rivals renewed hope after they were held to a 1-1 draw at West Brom . Daniel Sturridge's 50th career league goal - and his 24th in 30 games for the club - put the visitors on course to retain their four-point cushion over Everton in the Barclays Premier League. However, Toure's misplaced pass straight into the path...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Toure: We're still in the race

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure believes their Premier League title hopes are not over, but admits some perspective needs to be applied. In the build up to Saturday's 2-2 draw at home to Aston Villa , Reds manager Brendan Rodgers said they should be mentioned as genuine rivals to Arsenal , Manchester City and Chelsea . They began the weekend six points behind leaders Arsenal but...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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