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Toure and Noble at the double as Hartlepool sink Wrexham

Posted Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by PA32 hits

Gime Toure and Liam Noble both scored twice as Hartlepool claimed a first home win of the season with a 4-2 victory over 10-man Wrexham. The visitors opened the scoring in fortuitous circumstances after 38 minutes when Akil Wright’s shot from distance took a huge deflection and nestled in the corner.Noble brought a fine save from Christian Dibble as Hartlepool responded, and they pulled le...Full Story »

Manchester City 3 - 1 Brighton & Hove Albion: Toure bids farewell to Manchester City on record-breaking night

Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 by PA181 hits

Yaya Toure bade farewell to the Etihad Stadium as champions Manchester City set a hat-trick of Premier League records in a routine 3-1 win over Brighton.Veteran midfielder Toure was made captain for his final home appearance and goals from Danilo, Bernardo Silva and Fernandinho, cancelling out a Leonardo Ulloa effort, ensured he finished on the winning side.Records tumbled as City took their goa...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion - Yaya Toure set for Etihad Stadium farewell

Posted Wednesday, May 09, 2018 by PA130 hits

Yaya Toure is poised to make his farewell appearance at the Etihad Stadium as champions Manchester City host Brighton in the Premier League.Manager Pep Guardiola has said City will dedicate the game to the veteran midfielder, who is leaving the club at the end of the season.City will also check on the fitness of captain Vincent Kompany, who has missed the last two games with a knock, but striker...Full Story »

‘China would make me angry’ – Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure wants to carry on playing in England

Posted Friday, February 09, 2018 by squawka.com289 hits

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has insisted he has no plans to leave England, or Europe, after reportedly turning down a big-money move to China. Toure, 34, was offered a £430,000-per-week contract by an unnamed Chinese Super League club, according to the Manchester Evening News. And with his contract at Manchester City up at the end of the season, many had expected the Ivorian t...Full Story »

Man City hero Yaya Toure tells Ivory Coast: I'm ready to play again

Posted Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by tribalfootball.com143 hits

Manchester City veteran Yaya Toure has announced he's coming out of international retirement. Toure, who has 100 caps for the Ivory Coast, last represented Les Elephants in 2015. But now Toure, 34, is looking to return to the team in a bid to win another trophy. First, his agent Dimitri Seluk tweeted: "Yaya @YayaToure has decided to return to Ivory Coast national team. He wants to win anoth...Full Story »

FC Shakhtar Donetsk vs Man City - Toure thinks Man City are playing the best game in Europe

Posted Wednesday, December 06, 2017 by PA335 hits

Yaya Toure believes Manchester City are playing the best football in Europe. The veteran midfielder has featured little this season but has been impressed by the performances of his team-mates. City are eight points clear at the top of the Premier League and through to the last 16 of the Champions League. Toure said: "To be honest, at the moment we are very good. I think we practise the best ...Full Story »

Done Deal: Manchester City star Yaya Toure signs contract extension

Posted Friday, June 02, 2017 by hits

Manchester City star Yaya Toure has signed a one-year contract extension Toure was set to become a free agent and had offers from home and abroad, but has decided to stay at the Etihad instead. The news completes a remarkable turnaround for the Ivorian midfielder, who spent the first few months of the season in exile following a bust-up with Pep Guardiola. The City boss axed him from his squa...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Leicester City - Pep promises cake but no contract guarantee for Toure

Posted Saturday, May 13, 2017 by PA101 hits

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has promised Yaya Toure the "biggest possible" birthday cake on Saturday - but will not announce whether the Ivorian midfielder has a new contract until the end of the season. Guardiola says he has made up his mind on the future of City's seven out-of-contract players, including Toure, but will not reveal those decisions to the players - or the public - unt...Full Story »

Toure taunts Mourinho's Man Utd: Hopefully they'll attack more next season

Posted Saturday, April 29, 2017 by Goal.com196 hits

Yaya Toure says Manchester City are now superior to rivals United, and taunted Jose Mourinho's side by saying he hopes they "attack more" next season. City and United played out a hard-fought goalless draw at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday. Mourinho's side dropped deeper and deeper as the game wore on but City were unable to find a winner despite bossing possession and raining down a number ...Full Story »

Should Yaya Toure have been sent off for this foul on Emre Can?

Posted Monday, March 20, 2017 by Dreamteamfc.com171 hits

Man City and Liverpool played out a frantic first half at the Etihad. Both teams had plenty of opportunities to score with Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp urging their troops to attack at pace. One key talking point was Yaya Toure's challenge on Emre Can after 21 minutes. The powerful Ivorian clattered his German counterpart and the follow through saw Toure's boot make contact with Can's sho...Full Story »

Yaya Toure: Man City won't make same mistake as PSG

Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by Goal.com201 hits

Yaya Toure says Manchester City will not make the same mistake as Paris Saint-Germain when they take on Monaco in the Champions League on Wednesday night. City take a two-goal lead to the Stade Louis II and are favourites to progress to the quarter-finals, despite Monaco's three away goals. Toure, though, insists there is no way Pep Guardiola's side will aim to sit on their advantage. The C...Full Story »

Huddersfield Town vs Manchester City - Billing sets sights on Toure encounter

Posted Saturday, February 18, 2017 by PA71 hits

Huddersfield midfielder Philip Billing hopes to go head to head with boyhood hero Yaya Toure when Manchester City visit a sold-out John Smith's Stadium in the FA Cup. Toure, 33, has started in both City's FA Cup ties this season and Billing, expected to line up for Town on Saturday in the absence of three midfield team-mates, may have to pinch himself when the game kicks off. When asked if he ...Full Story »

Chelsea make £27m bid for the next Yaya Toure

Posted Thursday, January 26, 2017 by hits

Chelsea offered £21m up front, rising to £27m with add-ons, but it has been rejected by the Serie A outfit. Kessie, 20, is wanted by a whole host of top Premier League clubs, according to the player's agent. George Atangana last month said that the Blues, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal all wanted to sign his client. But Atalanta are keen to keep hold of th...Full Story »

Toure inspired by Ibrahimovic as he explains Chinese Super League snub

Posted Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by Goal.com152 hits

The Ivorian believes the competitive edge he shares with his old sparring partner would not allow him to play in Asia ahead of the Premier League. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure does not understand players leaving Europe to seek greater riches in the Chinese Super League – and only needs to look across town for inspiration. Earlier this month, Toure's agent revealed the player r...Full Story »

Toure shunning lavish China interest to stay at City, says Seluk

Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by fourfourtwo.com141 hits

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has turned down mega-money offers for a move to the Chinese Super League, according to his agent Dimitri Seluk. Toure has returned to the first-team picture at the Etihad Stadium over the past two months having mended relations with manager Pep Guardiola, who took exception to Seluk's often scattergun outbursts regarding his client and the ex-Barcelona bo...Full Story »

Yaya Toure not seeking move away from Manchester City

Posted Wednesday, January 04, 2017 by Skysports.com123 hits

Yaya Toure has said he is not seeking a move away from City Yaya Toure insists Manchester City remain in the hunt for the Premier League title, despite being seven points adrift of Chelsea who also have a game in hand. And the Ivory Coast midfielder insists his focus is on helping City close the gap on the Blues, rather than seek a move away from the Etihad Stadium during January's transfer wi...Full Story »

Yaya: I want City to be bigger than United

Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by Goal.com112 hits

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure wants to eclipse Manchester United after earning a reprieve in his Eastlands career. Toure's decorated spell with City looked set to reach an unseemly end after a public spat between manager Pep Guardiola and the player's agent Dimitri Seluk left him out of the first-team picture. The 33-year-old made a belated public apology and returned to City's start...Full Story »

Guardiola has ‘no answer’ on Toure future

Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com82 hits

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has hailed the "exceptional" Yaya Toure, but is unsure about the midfielder's future beyond this season. The Ivory Coast star had fallen out of favour with Guardiola following his arrival at the Etihad Stadium as Manuel Pellegrini's replacement during the off-season. However, Toure has looked impressive since making his first Premier League appearance of the ...Full Story »

Yaya Toure: I knew one day Pep Guardiola would need me

Posted Monday, November 21, 2016 by squawka.com128 hits

Yaya Toure has insisted that he knew Pep Guardiola would call upon his services at some point during his first season in charge of Manchester City. The 33-year-old had seemingly been frozen out by the man who sold him to City when he was boss of Barcelona in 2010, amid an ongoing controversy surrounding his agent Dimitri Seluk. But the Ivorian made his first league appearance for City in the...Full Story »

Yaya Toure thanks Pep Guardiola, Man City teammates after return from exile

Posted Sunday, November 20, 2016 by ESPN173 hits

Yaya Toure received a standing ovation from his Manchester City teammates in the dressing room after returning to the side for the 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. The Ivorian scored twice in his first Premier League appearance of the season to secure the three points. Toure had been frozen out of the squad by Pep Guardiola after comments from his agent Dimitri Seluk aimed at the City boss. But ...Full Story »

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