Wenger still regrets missing out on Yaya Toure

Wenger still regrets missing out on Yaya Toure - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that missing out on Yaya Toure remains one of his biggest regrets of his managerial career.    Wenger signed Yaya Toure’s brother Kolo Toure, but missed out on the former Barcelona midfielder, due to work permit issues. And ahead of the Gunners’ Premier...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former midfielder Parlour reveals how young Kolo Toure kicked his way into getting Arsenal contract

Former Arsenal defender Kolo Toure Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has revealed how Kolo Toure convinced Arsene Wenger to sign him – by kicking their millionaire stars! Toure travelled to England from the Ivory Coast where he was playing for ASEC Mimosas 12 years ago for his big trial at Arsenal. And Toure thought the best way to impress was the smash key Gunners like Thierry Henry...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivorian Defender Toure Confident Liverpool Can Still Win English Premiership

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure Liverpool defender Kolo Toure feels they can made a title challenge this season. Victory over Swansea City, coupled with Tottenham‘s defeat at Norwich, means there is a six-point gap – effectively seven with Liverpool‘s vastly superior goal difference – between the fourth-placed Reds and their nearest rivals for a top-four spot. “We just...
Via Afrikan Soccer
February 26, 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

Kolo Toure: Liverpool’s Pressure, Fan Support Turning Anfield Into Fortress

A combination of Brendan Rodgers’ tactical instructions, the players’ sheer belief and an “amazing” atmosphere in the stands is slowly turning Anfield into a fortress once again, according to Kolo Toure. The Ivorian enjoyed mixed emotions in front of the Kop before he arrived on Merseyside in the summer, winning three times in L4 with Arsenal, the team Liverpool thrashed...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kolo Toure Takes Responsibility For Mistake Against West Brom

Kolo Toure admits he was left hugely disappointed by his error that allowed West Bromwich Albion to claim a point in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool. With the Reds leading by a goal thanks to Daniel Sturridge’s opener, the center-back misplaced a pass across the edge of his own area in the 67th minute, enabling Victor Anichebe to rifle home a tying goal for the hosts. “It...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivorian Defender Kolo Toure Accepts Responsibility For West Bromwich Goal Against L’pool

Toure gave away a bad pass that led to West Brom’s goal Liverpool defender Kolo Toure took responsibility for their draw with West Bromwich Albion yesterday. Toure admitted his mistake cost Liverpool victory at the Hawthorns, labelling his horror pass to goalscorer Victor Anichebe as “crazy”. Toure admitted: “I made a bad pass. I made a bad decision. I don’t know why...
Via Afrikan Soccer
February 03, 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...
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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...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yaya Toure scores stunning free kick at Craven Cottage

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com Yaya Toure carved out this stunner against struggling Fulham at Craven Cottage to give Manchester City a 1-0 lead as free kick specialist Aleksander Kolarov looks on. View also: Ronaldinho superb free kick against Raja Casablanca I’m here thing; maybe Kolarov lends Yaya a trick or two from his free kick book after seeing this video below...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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