Kolo Toure hailed on Twitter for his interview following his stinker in Champions League

It appears that age is slowly catching up with Celtic centre-back Kolo Toure. The 35-year-old, who has played for the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool in his long and illustrious career, was at fault for both goals in the Hoops’ 2-0 Champions League defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach tonight. However, despite his poor performance in the game, the Ivorian won the hearts of everyone by giving an alarmingly honest interview following the game. The Ivorian admitted that he made mistakes in the game like a 16-year-old in the game…

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Liverpool fans pay tribute to departing hero

Kolo Toure arrived at Anfield, well past his prime years, at the age of 32. He was signed as a backup centre-back, but during his three years at the club, he achieved a cult status of sorts. The veteran defender was always committed on the pitch and provided some memorable performances during his time with the Merseysiders. He ended the season on a high with his commendable performance in the Europa League final defeat to Sevilla Today, the news broke that the Reds have decided against offering a new contract…

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Five Premier League players who were hit with drug bans

In today’s major football news, Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has decided not to contest his positive drug result and he is now set to face a ban from UEFA. In view of this latest development, we take a look at five other Premier League footballers who have previously received drug bans. 5) Jake Livermore (Hull City) Before Sakho, Livermore was the most recent instance of a Premier League footballer failing a drug test. He was tested positive for cocaine following a 2–0 win against Crystal Palace in April 2015. On 15…

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Which of the Premier League heavyweights boasts the strongest second XI? Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea analysed

With the new Premier League season in its infancy, fans of each club will get to see their side’s strongest XI, and start dreaming of where that talented crop can take them. However, it is when the campaign is truly in full swing, and injuries begin to become a factor that the title favourites will become more obvious. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top flight’s heavyweights’ second XI: Chelsea While most sides would kill for a front two like Chelsea’s, there are serious concerns…

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Kolo Toure is so SCARED of his own dog he hasn’t touched it in SEVEN years

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure may already have a reputation as something of a wild card, and he has just done his credentials a disservice by admitting he is terrified of animals. Taking part in Liverpool’s pre-season tour of Australia and the Far East, the Ivorian international turned down the chance to take part in a photo opportunity with some cuddly koala bears because he ‘doesn’t do animals’. Later, when speaking with Liverpool TV, he explained that he is so afraid of animals that he hasn’t touched his own dog in…

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