KOLO TOURE

  • Liverpool must learn from defensive mistakes, says Toure September 25, 2014

    Liverpool must learn lessons from their recent defensive mistakes and use Saturday's Merseyside derby against Everton to re-boot their title challenge, according to defender Kolo Toure. Three defeats in five games during which they have conceded eight goals have left Liverpool in 11th place, seven points adrift of leaders Chelsea, but...
  • Kolo Toure makes World Cup squad despite malaria June 2, 2014

    Kolo Toure made Ivory Coast's World Cup squad despite being diagnosed with malaria last week, joining his brother Yaya and veteran striker Didier Drogba in the African team's final 23 for Brazil. The Toure brothers, Drogba, Roma forward Gervinho and Lille's Salomon Kalou were all on the squad named from the...
  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers backs Kolo Toure after costly error February 3, 2014

    London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers refused to criticise defender Kolo Toure after his glaring error gifted West Bromwich Albion striker Victor Anichebe an equalising goal in their 11 Premier League draw on Sunday. Liverpool, who stayed fourth in the table on 47 points, took the lead on 24 minutes when Uruguay's...
  • Liverpool held to 11 draw at West Brom in EPL February 2, 2014

    West Bromwich: Liverpool missed a chance to strengthen their place in the Premier League's top four on Sunday when Kolo Toure gifted West Bromwich Albion an equalizer in a 11 draw. Liverpool took the lead against the run of play when Luis Suarez set up Daniel Sturridge to poke the ball...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Wednesday July 3, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Wednesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Kolo Toure officially joins Liverpool from Manchester City Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has officially joined Liverpool from Manchester City on a free transfer on Tuesday, the Merseyside...
  • Kolo Toure officially joins Liverpool from Manchester City July 3, 2013

    Liverpool: Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has officially joined Liverpool from Manchester City on a free transfer on Tuesday, the Merseyside club announced. The centreback's deal with City expired on Monday and the 32yearold, whose move had been planned for some time, completed the formalities when the new transfer window opened,...
  • Football Transfers: Premier League done deals June 13, 2013

    IBNLive sports gives you the latest done deals from English Premier League transfer window all under one roof. Manchester City In: Jesus Navas (Sevilla, 14.9m), Fernandinho (Shakthar Donetsk, 22m) Out: Wayne Bridge (Reading, free), Filippo Mancini (Released), Ryan McGivern (Hibernian, free), Roque Santa Cruz (Released), Kolo Toure (Liverpool, free) Manchester United In: Guillermo Varela...
  • Liverpool to sign Manchester City defender Kolo Toure May 28, 2013

    Liverpool: Liverpool say they will sign Kolo Toure after the defender's Manchester City contract expires on June 30. The 32yearold Toure will join Liverpool on July 1 after a "deal in principal" was reached with the Ivory Coast international. Toure has been at City since 2009, having played for Arsenal for the...
  • Yaya Toure signs new 4year deal at Manchester City April 4, 2013

    Manchester: Yaya Toure has signed a new fouryear deal at Manchester City, keeping the powerful Ivory Coast midfielder at the English champions until 2017. The 29yearold Toure joined City from Barcelona in 2010 and played an integral role in City's Premier Leaguewinning campaign last year. He says "I want to continue winning...
  • Zambia win African Cup after penalty shootout February 13, 2012

    Libreville, Gabon: Zambia returned to the scene of their worst sporting tragedy to make it a place of unrestrained joy after winning a nerveracking African Cup of Nations final on Sunday on penalties over tournament favorites Ivory Coast. Stophira Sunzu scored the deciding suddendeath spotkick after Gervinho missed for the Ivorians,...
  • Kolo Toure signs 4year deal at Manchester City July 30, 2009

    Manchester City has on Thursday made another sensational swoop in the summer transfer market, and signed centreback Kolo Toure from Arsenal, with the club's official website confirming that the player has signed a fouryear deal. The defender's agent confirmed that Toure had chosen to swap the Emirates for Eastlands because he...
  • Arsenal turn down Kolo Toure transfer request January 3, 2009

    New Delhi: According to multiple news sources, Arsenal's Ivorian international Kolo Toure has handed in a transfer request. Chairman Peter HillWood has rebuffed the request. The winter window has begun in dramatic fashion as reports surfacing on Thursday indicate that Toure has handed in a transfer request. The defender is alleged to...