Man City & Kolo Toure
Manchester City Football Club is an English Premier League football club based in Manchester. Kolo Habib Touré (born 19 March 1981) is an Ivorian footballer who plays for Manchester City and Ivory Coast as a central defender. /5
Man City Kolo Toure Roberto Mancini Gael Clichy Manchester City Samir Nasri Van Persie Emmanuel Adebayor Premier League Micah Richards Real Madrid Champions League Vincent Kompany Manchester United Yaya Toure Carlos Tevez Edin Dzeko Wayne Bridge
Good lord, Kolo Toure scoring against Pep's Man City would've been the greatest moment in football.
Step Futbal Live Saturday Join Senior Yasin,Joseph Muhooli,Diano Olweny Peters 25 and John Kusolo in High-Tech(HT)from 3pm this afternoon as they give you the best experience and facts of the Premier League. Sunderland(14th) v Liverpool(8th) @ 3:45 Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole is still struggling with a groin injury, while Jack Rodwell will be given a fitness test on a muscle strain. Liverpool's Adam Lallana has a calf injury, and Kolo Toure is now on international duty with the Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations. Joe Allen, Glen Johnson, Jon Flanagan and Brad Jones all remain sidelined. Head-to-head • Sunderland have won just one of the last four times they have hosted Liverpool (W1, D1, L2). • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last five meetings against Sunderland (W3, D2). Chelsea (1st)V Newcastle(10th) @ 6pm Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul will replace Jak Alnwick in the starting line-up after proving his fitness in a practice match on Thursday. Leading goalscorer Papiss Cisse and midfielde ...
TRANSFER TALK -Chelsea target Benatia Chelsea are targeting a move for Roma’s £30 million-rated centre-back Mehdi Benatia. Manchester United are also interested in the 27-year-old. -Liverpool consider Eto'o Liverpool are considering a move for Samuel Eto’o. The striker is available for free having left Chelsea earlier this summer. -Arsenal line up Agger move Arsenal are considering a £10 million bid for Liverpool centre-back Daniel Agger. -Everton & Tottenham on Kalou alert Everton and Tottenham are on alert as Salomon Kalou has been told he can leave Lille before the end of the transfer window. -Toure close to Trabzonspor switch Trabzonspor are close to securing a £1.5 million deal for Liverpool centre-back Kolo Toure. -Swansea keen to seal Fernandez deal Swansea City are keen to wrap up their £8 million deal for Napoli centre-back Federico Fernandez before their opening Premier League fixture against Manchester United. -Nastasic set for Man City exit The arrival of Eliaquim Mangala at Manchester ...
Jose Mourinho is trying to convince World Cup winner Sami Khedira to join Chelsea. Alvaro Negredo has dismissed talk that he is keen to leave Man City this summer. Liverpool defender Kolo Toure is wanted by Turkish side Trabzonspor. AC Milan have made an approach to sign Man Utd winger Nani.
“City may spend a lot, but they will never overtake the Top 4 of the Premiership” ~Kolo Toure on Man City, 2008
Sagna will officially sign for Man City on July 1 when his Arsenal contract has expired and become the fifth player City have captured from the Gunners in five years, following Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure in 2009, Samir Nasri and Gael Clichy in 2011. We wish u well. Thank u Bacary.
FOOTBALL 411: French defender, Bacary Sagna sets to become Arsenal's fifth player to switch over to the Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester City after the 31 years old turned down Arsenal's offer to improve his £70,000,00 per week contract. With the likes of Emmanuel Adebayor, Kolo Toure, Gael Clichy, and Samir Nasir having joined City from Arsenal, Sagna is poised with a £120,000,00 per week at Man City.
Just like Samir Nasri, Adebayor, Kolo Toure, Clichy "Yincar If I were Bacary Sagna I would make sure I play for Man City."
Latest Football News & Transfer Gossips :- - Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger KNEW Kim Kallstrom had a broken back when he signed him. - Cardiff City new boy Wilfried Zaha can be the next Cristiano Ronaldo, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. - Crystal Palace's Jonny Williams could be sent out on loan after the arrival of Tom Ince. - Roberto Martinez says Everton's January transfer window was a 'gamble' - but claims he got it right. - Jose Mourinho asks football fans - you hated Chelsea for our money, so why don't you hate Man City? - Fenerbahce are putting together a last-minute package to sign Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse ahead of the Turkish transfer deadline on Monday afternoon. - Manchester City are keen on striking a deal for Birmingham City's highly-rated 17-year-old midfielder, Reece Brown. - John Terry, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole must wait until April at the earliest to find out if they have a Chelsea future and will be offered new deals. - Rafa Benitez may make a third attempt to sign Sunderland midfield ...
Kolo Toure will be facing his younger brother Yaya Toure when take on Man City at the Etihad Stadium.
The Five Top Worst Spending Sprees Based on the Following Season’s Results 1. Manchester City 2008 Man City, with Mark Hughes as manager, spent about a £140m in 2008 when they signed numerous players including Brazilian international Robinho for a £32.5m from Real Madrid. When the January transfer window opened they paid £18m for Nigel De Jong £12m for Wayne Bridge and another £14m for Craig Bellamy. The team ended the season in 10th place after buying a total of 13 players. 2. Manchester City 2009 After forking over £140m in transfer fees the previous year, City followed it up by spending another £130m in 2009. This time Hughes bought players such as Roque Santa Cruz for £18m and then paid £25m for Emmanuel Adebayor another £16m for Kolo Toure, £25.5m for Carlos Tevez and £24m for Joleon Lescott. Hughes took them to fifth place and was sacked. Roberto Mancini took over and they finished the campaign still in fifth. 3. Manchester United 2001 Man United shelled out a total of £75.5m in 2001 ...
LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS 1. Barcelona defender Adriano has revealed PSG captain Thiago Silva is eager to join the Spanish champions Barcelona this summer. 2. Fernandinho says Man City are one of world's best clubs & has thanked them for bringing him to England. 3. David Moyes says Wayne Rooney is not for sale and claims striker is in 'the best shape' he has been for many years. 4. Kolo Toure feels Luis Suarez can fulfil his ambitions at Liverpool but says club will ultimately decide his future. 5. Manuel Pellegrini has revealed he had the opportunities of taking the Manchester City and Liverpool managers' job. 6. Swansea cruised to a 10-0 pre-season victory over Haaglandia with Rory Donnelly scoring a nine-minute hat-trick. 7. Everton have signed Barcelona youngster Gerard Deulofeu on a season-long loan. 8. Pep Guardiola: I want Bayern Munich to sign Thiago Alcantara. 9. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is keeping tabs on Galatasaray striker Burak Yilmaz, according to reports. 10. Roma legend Francesco Totti ha ...
breaking news Liverpool Football Club are delighted to confirm the signing of striker Iago Aspas, subject to international clearance. The deal with Celta Vigo is now complete and the 25-year-old has penned a long-term contract after passing a medical at Melwood. Aspas scored 12 goals and claimed seven assists during 34 appearances forrelegation-threatened Celta last term. The Spanish star can play through the middle or out wide and represents the club's third piece of business this summer following the deal in principle for Man City defender Kolo Toure and the signing this weekend of Luis Alberto from Sevilla -sahil11
Anfield side set to continue summer spending. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is closing in on moves to bring in a trio of talents as he continues to push for his summer transfer business to be conducted early. CaughtOffside understands that Liverpool are set to agree terms on deals to sign Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld, Sunderland keeper Simon Mignolet and Shakhtar Donestk playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan, deals which will cost an estimated £38m in transfer fees. Rodgers has already completed the free transfer signing of experienced Man City defender Kolo Toure and Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas and the Anfield side have agreed a £10m deal with Sunderland to sign Black Cats keeper Mignolet and will move to secure personal terms with the custodian. Rodgers is keen to snap up Mignolet in light of the seemingly probable departure of current first choice goalkeeper Pepe Reina back to Barcelona, a move that could happen this summer with the Nou Camp side looking for a replacement for Victor Valdes, who has publ ...
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to the Man City fans who broke into the 'Yaya/Kolo Toure' song at Watford Gap made my shift at least 20x better!
SUBS Gael Clichy replaces James Milner and Scott Sinclair comes on for Kolo Toure on 84 mins. Everton 1-0 Man City.
Man City planning massive clearout to make room for big money deals Manchester City are ready for a massive squad overhaul this season. The Daily Star Sunday says City will return to their big spending ways in the summer, though will adhere to UEFA's draconian financial fair play laws. They are planning to raise cash through sales and slash £50m from the wage bill. Mario Balotelli has already gone for almost £20m and the futures of Edin Dzeko, Carlos Tevez, Samir Nasri, Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Scott Sinclair and Maicon are all in doubt. In addition, Kolo Toure and two players out on loan – Roque Santa Cruz and Wayne Bridge – are out of contract. There could be other casualties, too. The message is loud and clear – stand by for a summer of stunning transfer activity at City.
Southampton v Man City, 17:30 Before their match with Liverpool the reigning champions hadn’t conceded a Premier League goal in four games, and a lot of the supporters at the Etihad for their 2-2 draw with Gerrard and co went away saying they Reds were the best team to visit that year, so it is clear the away team are in decent defensive form. The Saints only have two wins in their last ten games, and if 9/2 first goalscorer with Boylesports Edin Dzeko is firing they could have to settle for a difficult day and no points. Southampton players Luke Shaw, Nathaniel Clyne, Gaston Ramirez and Guly do Prado are all possibly out, while recent signing Vegard Forren awaits his debut. Manchester City will be bolstered by the return of brothers Yaya and Kolo Toure from the Africa Cup of Nations and both Vincent Kompany and Maicon could also be available.
Can Mancini retain his job? by Sunday Oliseh 03/04/2012, 09:49 Roberto Mancini, manager of the world’s richest club, Manchester City, is definitely having sleepless nights these days! Why? His job and future as manager of this, now world renowned club, is threatened to say the least! Manchester City lie second in the Premier League, 5 points behind eternal Rivals Manchester United. Thanks to their 3-3 home draw vs. Sunderland whilst Manchester United came off at Blackburn with a 0-2 victory. Who could have thought this possible just a few months ago when City lead the pack, at one point with as much as 9 points! Man City is arguably littered with world class players, bought expensively and in large numbers. The players who sit on the bench of this team are easily regulars in most teams around the world today. Sami Nasri (ex Arsenal) Carlos Tevez, Dzeko just to name a few! It boasts of talented players like Silva, Ballotelli, Yaya Toure, Kolo Toure, Sami Nasri , Gareth Barry, Carlos Tevez, Edin Dzeko and ...
Μanchester City-Reading Tactical Analysis Man City snatched a controversial winner in stoppage time over a determined Reading side who arrived at the Etihad and parked the bus. Both sides showed a number of changes from recent games. Vincent Kompany made the bench following his return from a groin injury, enabling Kolo Toure to start. With Gael Clichy out injured, Dutch youngster Karim Rekik started at left back. Gareth Barry was recalled following his suspension and partnered Javi Garcia, giving Toure license to push further upfield. Sergio Aguero and Carlos Tevez hoped to extend their record of Man City always winning when the two begin a game together. Man City used a 4-2-3-1 formation. Reading boss Brian McDermott rang the defensive changes following the heavy home defeat to Arsenal. Only Adrian Mariappa survived from that game with Chris Gunter, Alex Pearce and Ian Harte all recalled. The Royals lined up in a 4-5-1 which would become an increasingly defensive formation as the game wore on with Pav . ...
In the last 3 years, Man City have signed four players from Arsenal – Emmanuel Adebayor, Kolo Toure, Gael Clichy and Nasri, Walcott next?
Man United vs Man City- Review It was Derby Day in Manchester as the Noisy Neighbours were on a 37 game unbeaten run at home and trailed the Red devils by 3 points. City had a stronghold of possession in the opening minutes of the game but were blanked out by a classic counter attack started by Ashley Young. He played a pass to Robin Van Persie and continued his run. Van Persie helped the ball into Young’s run with his chest, sending him darting down a clear flank. Young played the ball to Rooney at the edge of the penalty area and he, surrounded by three City defenders, scuffed a shot to into Joe Harts goal, leaving the keeper wrong footed. Problems only grew for City as Captain Vincent Kompany was forced off the field with a troubled groin, and was replaced by Kolo Toure, who apparently was not good enough to be in City’s Champions League squad. He handed the armband to Pablo Zabaleta. Things didn’t get any better though for City as a swift cross from Rafael was met by an unmarked Wayne Rooney, wh ...
The last time Man City played 3-5-2 they lost against Borussia Dortmund.however,today the got key and mobile guys at the back, zabaleta,nastijic,Maicon and Zabaleta are far much beta and attack minded than Micah Richards en Kolo Toure. Whether they can stop Benzema,CR7 and Di Maria is a different qstn altogether.V.Kompany, got lotsa qstns about him,?
Teko Modise recently made headlines for being well-paid at Sundowns, at less that R5 million a year before tax. Here's trivia to put that in context. Of the top 10 highest paid African footballers not one is from Mzantsi. 1. Samuel E'too in Russia (R200 million a year AFTER TAX) 2. Yaya Toure, Manchester City (R150m) 3. Didier Drogba in China (R130m) 4. Seydou Keita in China (R120m) 5. Emmanuel Adebayor, Hotspurs (R100m) 6. Kolo Toure, Man City (R60m) 7. Fred Kanoute in China (R60m) 8. Chris Samba in Russia (R55m) 9. Michael Essien, Real Madrid (R50m) 10. Mikel Obi, Chelsea (R45m). How's that for "Soccer's Mr Big Bucks" Teko, as our media call him?
Gael Clichy and Kolo Toure kept a clean sheet today for Man City. I wonder if Arsenal fans remember what a clean sheet is...
Soccer 6 news: Defensive problems for Man City vs Real Madrid as full-backs Maicon and Micah Richards out, Kolo Toure is not registered.
Kolo Toure has been left out of Man City's squad for the Champions League group stage to leave him in European limbo -
Kolo out of Man City's UCL squad: Kolo Toure has been left in UEFA Champions League limbo after being left out o... ...
Kolo Toure edges closer to Man City exit, rumours are he is heading to Jenny Craig to front up their new campaign
Football Opinion: It's still early days but I can say this: 1) Liverpool has one *** a talented kid in Raheem Sterling who gave veteran Kolo Toure a torrid team. In the same breath, Martin Skrtel must have been a Man City fan in his childhood. The way he gifted Tevez an easy goal smacks of a previous 'M-Pesa' transaction between Skrtel and Mancini. 2) Van Persie showed his class with a sublime goal but it was sad for any football fan to see that deep gash in Rooney's leg. 3) As RVP did that, Arsenal strikers were firing blanks. Clearly, firepower is needed upfront (Llorente?). The only positive from the two drab draws is the Steve Bould factor, defensive mentality. Song not missed at all but RVP clearly a big miss. 4) Man City from the two games so far look very ordinary. One hit wonder? Or is it 'One night stand'? 5) Chelsea are on a roll. This to me is the team to beat. Eden Hazard is already a super bargain, with 6 assists and one goal so far in 3 games. 6) Barcelona will always have their way. When t ...
Is Arsenal FC a feeder team to the big clubs of Europe? Henry to Barca; Ashley Cole to Chelsea; Fabregas to Barca; Nasri, Adebayor and Kolo Toure to Man City; now, possibly, Van Persie to Man U. No wonder they haven't won a trophy in the past seven seasons.
Man City are ready to sell Kolo Toure after the defender had an argument with manager Roberto Mancini at Sunday's Community Shield [Goal]
Kolo Toure is set for the Man City exit door after a bust-up with Roberto Mancini (Daily Mirror)
Kolo Toure has been involved in an angry bust-up with Roberto Mancini over being snubbed in Man City's Community Shield win.
Barcelona eyeing Man City defender Toure Manchester City defender Kolo Toure is being linked with Barcelona. Toure has been made available by City this summer. The Mirror says Toure could make his way to Barcelona should they miss out on Liverpool defender Dan Agger. My take Joke of d century
Man City manager Roberto Mancini says Kolo Toure is free to join Bursaspor but has questioned whether the Turkish...
Roberto Mancini claims out-of-favour defender Kolo Toure is free to leave Man City.
Man City boss Mancini says Toure can go Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed defender Kolo Toure can leave. Turkish club Bursaspor are interested but City want at least £3million for the 31-year-old defender. Mancini said: “It’s up to Kolo to decide if he wants to go to Bursaspor or not — however can they meet his demands?” My take Change is the only constant in life.
Kolo Toure: "I would welcome Van Persie to Man City"...Kolo Toure now in talks with Bursaspor..rrriiighhht.
Man City defender Kolo Toure believes former Arsenal team-mate Robin Van Persie would boost their chances of winning the Champions League
Kolo Toure is a unwanted fringe player at Man City, why would he dare open his gob about Van Persie saga, fcuken drug cheat!
You took Kolo Toure, Clichy, Samir Nasri and now you want to take RVP... Arsenal can't live with Man city in EPL.
Man City may as well be renamed to Arsenal..already taken, Kolo Toure, Samir Nasri, Gael Clichy&maybe RVP, as well as maybe signing M'Villa.
Going back to Man City, they should be looking to offload Kolarov, Bridge, Adebayor, Milner, Santa Cruz, Kolo Toure, Dzeko and Tevez.
Arsenal hasnt won a trophy 4 7years. I agree. However,i wana advise players who wana leave d club to make up their mind n just leave. No need draggin d issue n generating acrimony. Fabregas did t n 2day i cant remember d last time i read about fabregas online. Man City may win d league bt it wil not b down to outstanding performances of Gael Clichy n Samir Nasri. What has become of Kolo Toure? Adebayo has just come back to what he used to be b4 d Etihad switch. RVP,make up ur mind. If u wana leave,leave. If u wana stay,stay! Dnt incure d wrath of Le proffeseur!
Man City boss Mancini plans to sell eight from title-winning squad Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini plans to dump EIGHT of his prospective title winners this summer. The Mirror says Mancini is intending to stage a clear-out to partly fund his summer shopping. Nigel De Jong, Edin Dzeko, Kolo Toure, Stefan Savic and Adam Johnson are set to make way for new faces. Emmanuel Adebayor, Wayne Bridge and Roque Santa Cruz, all of whom are currently out on loan, will also be offloaded. My Take Predictable outcasts at City!
Arsene Wenger fears that Man City - who have already tempted Nasri,Clichy,Kolo Toure and Adebayor,could be back for more of his players
City to offer Van Persie pounds 210k a week Spanish source AS is reporting that Man City are lining up a big money summer move for Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie as Real Madrid set their sights on Etihad Stadium forward Sergio Aguero. Roberto Mancini’s side are ready to offer the Gunners skipper a salary of as much £210k a week in an attempt to lure the Dutchman away from the North London club this summer. The 28 year old has been in outstanding form over the past two seasons and Arsene Wenger has heavily relied on the striker and can ill afford to lose the former Feyenoord man. Van Persie will have just a year to run on his current contact come the end of the season and Wenger will be looking to get his skipper to put to paper on a new deal as soon as possible to avoid losing such a hugely important first team player at the end of the season. Arsenal are beginning to get used to advances from Man City having lost the likes of Kolo Toure, Emmanuel Adebayor, Gael Clichy and Samir Nasri to the big spen ...
VIDEO: Man City's Yaya & Kolo Toure talk to Football Focus about their hopes of winning the Premier League this season:
Porto vs Man City team news: Toure brothers back for City: Mario Balotelli also in contention, Carlos Tevez... MCFC
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