Tag: Kolo Toure

Kolo Toure played for Arsenal Football Club. The former Ivorian defender joined Arsenal from ASEC Mimosas in 2002 for £150,000. Toure left Arsenal for Manchester City in 2009 for £14m. In total, he made 326 appearances for Arsenal and scored 14 goals. Toure wore the number 5 and number 28 shirts for Arsenal. He was part of the Invincibles squad that won the league without losing a match. Toure was born on March 19, 1981. He is currently a first team coach at Leicester City.

CARDIFF, WALES - MAY 21: Patrick Vieira of Arsenal and Roy Keane of Manchester United battle for the ball during the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester United at The Millennium Stadium on May 21, 2005 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s biggest fallouts: 4 major bust-ups, fights and riots

Arsenal aren't generally known as a club that constantly start brawls, fights and riots, but that just makes the occasions where things do kick off all the more memorable.

Former player discusses how awful tackle on Arsenal stars landed defender a deal

Back in 2002 Arsenal signed Kolo Touré, and the defender went on to be part of the Gunners' unbeaten league season, but it didn't start out so promisingly.

Celtic youngster names the one Arsenal player he hopes to emulate

Celtic youngster Jack Aitchison says he wants to emulate Arsenal's all-time top goalscorer Thierry Henry with the help of former Gunner Kolo Toure.

Jack Wilshere names the three Arsenal players who mentored him after his breakthrough

Jack Wilshere has said he wants to help young players coming through the Arsenal ranks, just as Kolo Toure, Alex Song and Cesc Fabregas did for him in the past.

Former Arsenal defender gives one key factor why partnership worked

Kolo Toure believes that his willingness to listen while playing alongside Sol Campbell at Arsenal was key to their on-pitch partnership.

Arsenal Invincible becomes technical assistant at Celtic as playing days end

Kolo Toure has retired from playing to take up a coaching role at Celtic.

Former Arsenal 36-year-old said this about Arsene Wenger

Ex-Arsenal defender Kolo Toure has backed his old manager Arsene Wenger to succeed in his next two years at the Emirates Stadium.

Ex-Arsenal defender Kolo Toure to coach national team

Kolo Toure has officially been announced as a coach for the Ivory Coast national team.

OTD Arsenal defender hands in transfer request after bust-up with teammate

On 13 April 2009, Kolo Toure demanded a transfer following a falling out with Arsenal teammate at the time, William Gallas.
Kolo Toure and Didier Drogba

OTD Arsenal sign centreback

On this day in 2002, Arsenal signed Kolo Toure from ASEC Mimosas after a short trial.

Arsenal Invincible to become coach at Celtic

Kolo Toure looks set to become a player-coach at Celtic under Brendan Rodgers.

'Nobody knew me' Arsenal centre-back claims

Laurent Koscielny has likened his career to former Arsenal defender, Kolo Toure, claiming that no one knew who he was when he first came to north London.

Monday recap: Boys in the USA, Lacazette update, Inter inquiry + more

Monday saw the Gunners jet off to the USA, as well as more developments in a few transfer stories.

Former Arsenal man joins Celtic

Former Gunner, Kolo Toure, has signed for Celtic on a one-year deal.

Infographic: Arsenal’s January signings

Arsenal have made a few decent signings in the winter transfer window.

Invincible hopes daily Arsenal pain helps Liverpool

Kolo Toure is hoping to use the defeat he still thinks about ‘every day’ to spur Liverpool on to Europa League glory. The former Invincible...

Why Kolo is right about Emirates costing Arsenal Premier League

Former Arsenal player, Kolo Toure, has revealed why he believes Arsenal haven't won the league since our historical Invincible season. The Liverpool man is convinced...

Manchester City star admits Arsenal's unbeaten season can't be repeated

Last weekend Manchester City lost for the first time this season. A 2-1 defeat at the hands of West Ham United cut short incredibly premature suggestions...

Arsenal's new number five and what he has to live up to

Arsenal have handed their new boy, Gabriel, the number five shirt. We take a look at the last four players to wear that shirt.

Sloppy Seconds – The Verdict on Manchester City’s Ex-Gunners

It seems that since moving to our shiny new stadium, Arsenal have gained a bit of a reputation for being a feeder club. It started...