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Kolo Toure: My little girl was in tears over Drug Hell

Posted Sunday, September 25, 2011 by hits

Above: Kolo Toure insists he will put the past behind him KOLO TOURE celebrated his comeback alongside “Lazarus” Owen Hargreaves in midweek – after reliving his drugs hell which left his daughter in tears. Heartbroken Toure sensationally revealed that he even had to pay a visit to Sania’s school to explain what his crime was – after playground claims that he was t...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Everton preview - Toure thankful for City support

Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 by PA335 hits

Kolo Toure has revealed his bond with Manchester City is stronger due to the backing he received during his six-month drug ban. Toure was appointed skipper by manager Roberto Mancini for his return to action in Wednesday's Carling Cup clash with Birmingham. He marked the occasion by making one crucial clearance off the line and almost grabbed a goal near the end as he accompanied Carlos Teve...Full Story »

Kolo Toure ready to challenge for Manchester City place after ban

Posted Saturday, September 03, 2011 by theguardian.com113 hits

• Defender on the comeback trail after six-month absence• I feel as fit as I've ever been in my life, he says The Manchester City defender Kolo Touré has served a six-month drug ban and will now be available to Roberto Mancini. Kolo Touré says he is ready to challenge for an immediate return to the Manchester City side after completing a six-month drug ban. The defender...Full Story »

Yaya Toure's title blast at rival Alex Ferguson

Posted Tuesday, August 02, 2011 by The Sun148 hits

YAYA TOURE wants to send a clear message to Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson on Sunday: The Noisy Neighbours are getting louder.Toure says it is vital Manchester City beat United in the Community Shield to prove they are serious Premier League title rivals. The midfield star already knows what it is like to KO Fergie's men at Wembley — he scored in their FA Cup semi-final clash last...Full Story »

Manchester City to be bigger than Barcelona says Yaya Toure

Posted Sunday, July 31, 2011 by hits

ABOVE: Manchester City can still be bigger than Barca, says former Nou Camp hero Yaya Toure MONEYBAGS Manchester City can still be bigger than Barca, says former Nou Camp hero Yaya Toure. Roberto Mancini’s squad take on Inter Milan in Dublin this afternoon looking to confirm their Champions League potential. New signing Sergio Aguero could make his Blues debut at the Aviva Stadium after...Full Story »

Yaya sets his sights on winning the Premier League with City

Posted Saturday, July 16, 2011 by The Sun103 hits

YAYA TOURE plans to stun Manchester United for a third time - by nicking their Premier League title this season.The Ivory Coast midfielder snubbed a move to Old Trafford two years ago and instead opted to team up with his brother Kolo at Manchester City last summer.And Yaya came back to haunt Alex Ferguson in April as his second-half goal settled the FA Cup semi-final between the two bitter ri...Full Story »

Man City’s Toure banned for 6 months for positive

Posted Friday, May 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport41 hits

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure was banned on Thursday for six months, backdated to March when he was provisionally suspended by the English Football Association for a positive doping test. Toure, also an Ivory Coast international, faced a ban of two years, but the FA commission said it took into account his admission of guilt for taking water tablets belonging to his wife. The FA believed ...Full Story »

Toure the hero as Manchester City win FA Cup

Posted Sunday, May 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport42 hits

LONDON (AFP) - Manchester City ended their 35-year trophy drought here Saturday, beating Stoke 1-0 to clinch the FA Cup final at Wembley. Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure was the hero once again for City, rifling in a shot on 74 minutes to settle a largely one-sided encounter. The win gave City their first piece of silverware since their victory in the 1976 League Cup final at Wembley and ...Full Story »

FA Cup: Yaya Toure motivated by brother’s absence

Posted Friday, May 13, 2011 by YAHOO Sport39 hits

MANCHESTER, England (AP)—Even if Yaya Toure and Manchester City claim the club’s first trophy in 35 years at Wembley on Saturday, the midfielder’s day will be tinged with sadness. The Ivory Coast international, who will be part of the City team that plays Stoke in the FA Cup final, left Barcelona for Manchester last summer because he wanted to play with his brother, Kolo. But...Full Story »

Yaya Toure and Carlos Tevez's 'telli antics

Posted Saturday, April 30, 2011 by The Sun195 hits

THE Crazy Gang antics at Manchester City continue thanks to madcap MARIO BALOTELLI. But the Italian character is starting to get a taste of his own medicine. Earlier this week CARLOS TEVEZ and YAYA TOURE decided to get revenge for all of Balotelli's tomfoolery and emptied two bags of flour in his Maserati sports car. The £100,000-a-week striker had to call in a valeting company to sort...Full Story »

Dopey Toure is blasted by FIFA

Posted Wednesday, March 09, 2011 by The Sun67 hits

KOLO TOURE has been warned by FIFA chief Jerome Valcke that he cannot use ignorance as a defence for his positive drug test. The Manchester City defender is facing a ban of up to two years for the doping offence. It is claimed Toure had taken his wife's diet pills - which could contain the banned substance. But Valcke insisted: "You are a professional. "At such a level you have a big enoug...Full Story »

Kolo Toure and Adebayor fight during latest training ground bust-up at Manchester City

Posted Wednesday, January 05, 2011 by hits

At least Roberto Mancini cannot accuse his Manchester City players of lacking fighting spirit as they attempt to end the club’s 35-year wait for success. Scuffle: Adebayor (right) is held back by team mates as he attempts to confront Toure (left) who is subdued by James Milner If the New Year resolution at Eastlands was to draw a line under the rows, confrontations and behaviour more ak...Full Story »


Posted Sunday, October 03, 2010 by hits

KOLO TOURE can feel it. Smell it. Sense it. All the signs are there at Manchester City that Toure’s new club can emulate everything he achieved in his seven ­glorious years at ­Arsenal. Toure was a Premier League ­champion, won two FA Cups and was a dignified runner-up in the Champions League and twice more in the Premier. STAR OFFER: CLAIM £15 IN FREE BETS HERE! Now...Full Story »

Toure begins Coast cruise

Posted Friday, June 25, 2010 by PA24 hits

Yaya Toure, Romaric and Salomon Kalou were on target as Ivory Coast's World Cup campaign ended with a hollow 3-0 victory over North Korea. Sven-Goran Eriksson's side struck twice inside 20 minutes as they tore into their limited opponents from the outset, but only frustration followed in their final Group G game. The Africans had 14 shots, 10 on target, as they dominated the first half and sen...Full Story »

Ivory Coast vs Portugal - Toure: We can win without Drogba

Posted Tuesday, June 15, 2010 by PA384 hits

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has told his team-mates to believe they can make an impact at the World Cup even without Didier Drogba. The Ivorians were rocked in the run-up to the finals when the Chelsea striker broke a bone in his forearm, and although he is expected to be able to play some part in the tournament, it is not yet known whether he will be available for the opening Group G clash...Full Story »

Toure takes aim at Portugal

Posted Sunday, June 13, 2010 by PA51 hits

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure is relishing the chance to upset Portugal in his side's first Group G game. The teams meet in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday afternoon, and Toure is looking forward to the challenge of trying to dent the World Cup hopes of Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates. He said: "Knowing that we face Portugal, a big team in this competition, it motivates us even more. We...Full Story »

Mancini hopes Toure wins cup

Posted Saturday, January 16, 2010 by PA42 hits

Roberto Mancini did not have his cheeky African Nations Cup wish granted - so now he hopes Kolo Toure does not turn up at Manchester City again until February.After failing to overcome Burkina Faso in their opening Group B game on Monday, favourites the Ivory Coast would have been out if they had lost to Ghana last night. Instead they managed a 3-1 win that sealed a quarter-final berth that ensu...Full Story »

Toure and Petrov miss City tie

Posted Wednesday, October 28, 2009 by PA43 hits

Manchester City manager Mark Hughes will be without Kolo Toure and Martin Petrov for the Carling Cup match against Scunthorpe.Toure and Petrov are suffering from heel and knee injuries respectively while Roque Santa Cruz remains doubtful for the fourth round match with tonsilitis.Wayne Bridge is expected to recover from a knee problem and Pablo Zabaleta is available again after missing the draw ...Full Story »

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