• Yaya Toure to appear in court on drink-driving charge

    Yaya Toure to appear in court on drink-driving charge

    Yaya Toure will appear in court after police charged the Manchester City midfielder with drink driving.

    Police said that the 33-year-old Ivory Coast international was stopped in Dagenham on Monday night and charged the following day.

    Toure, of Macclesfield, Cheshire, was bailed and is due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on December 13.

    The midfielder came on as a substitute in Manchester City’s 3-1 defeat at home to Chelsea on

  • Yaya Toure can win the Premier League for Man City, claims Hart

    Yaya Toure can win the Premier League for Man City, claims Hart

    Joe Hart believes Yaya Toure could make the difference in Manchester City’s Premier League title bid after working his way back into Pep Guardiola’s plans.

    Toure found himself frozen out of the first team after a public row between Guardiola and the player’s agent Dimitri Seluk, but returned to score twice in City’s 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

    Though Hart was not offered a similar opportunity to earn a place in Guardiola’s plans and shipped to Torino on a season-long loan, he […]

  • John Obi Mikel can replicate Yaya Toure’s revival, says Salomon Kalou

    John Obi Mikel can replicate Yaya Toure’s revival, says Salomon Kalou

    Former Chelsea winger has urged his former team-mate John Obi Mikel to be patient for a chance under manager Antonio Conte.

    Mikel, who has not featured for Chelsea since leaving the pre-season tour in order to captain the Nigerian team to the Olympic bronze medal, needs to try to replicate Yaya Toure to force himself back into the first team reckoning.

    Toure, back in the Manchester City team after ending his feud with manage Pep Guardiola, should be an example to 29-year-old […]

  • Guardiola: No pressure for more Toure heroics

    Guardiola: No pressure for more Toure heroics

    The Ivorian returned to fire his club to victory at Crystal Palace after a long absence, but the manager is keen for his other match-winners to step up.

    Pep Guardiola insists there is no pressure on Yaya Toure to reclaim his role as Manchester City’s talisman following the midfielder’s sensational return to first-team action last weekend.

    Toure had been frozen out after outspoken agent Dimitri Seluk criticised Guardiola for leaving his client out of City’s squad for the group stage of the […]

  • Revealed: How much weight Yaya Toure lost to get back into Guardiola’s plans

    Revealed: How much weight Yaya Toure lost to get back into Guardiola’s plans

    The former Ivory Coast midfielder has “trained like a demon” since the start of the season in a bid to get back in the Manchester City side.

    Yaya Toure lost eight kilograms in weight as he fought his way back into Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City plans, Goal can reveal.

    Toure scored both goals in the 2-1 victory against Crystal Palace on Saturday as he earned a shock recall to the City line-up after apologising for comments made by his outspoken agent, Dmitri […]

  • Toure gets standing ovation from Man City team-mates as Guardiola confirms he will stay in squad

    Toure gets standing ovation from Man City team-mates as Guardiola confirms he will stay in squad

    The midfielder made a shock return at Crystal Palace and after scoring twice in a 2-1 win his manager and team-mates showed their appreciation.

    Pep Guardiola says Yaya Toure is now firmly back in his Manchester City plans season after the Ivorian made a stunning return to the line-up with two goals at Crystal Palace.

    Our sport Newsmen understands Toure was also given a standing ovation by his team-mates when he entered the Selhurst Park away dressing room after the match.

    It represents […]

  • Pep Guardiola  Finally Admits He Made Made A Mistake Leaving Out Yaya Toure

    Pep Guardiola Finally Admits He Made Made A Mistake Leaving Out Yaya Toure

    Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted he may have made a big mistake in freezing Yaya Toure out of the team.

    Toure scored a match-winning brace, as City defeated Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday, after being left out for almost three months by the Spaniard.

    The Ivorian midfielder will be unavailable when Guardiola travels with his team to face Borussia Mochengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday, as he was excluded from the squad for the competition.

    “I’m here to take decisions. […]

  • Man City two-goal hero Yaya Toure: I just want to help

    Man City two-goal hero Yaya Toure: I just want to help

    Manchester City’s two goal hero Yaya Toure feels the title race will go down to the wire.

    Liverpool’s draw away at Southampton means City are now dead level with the Merseysiders on points and goal difference – and Toure believes a repeat of the testing 2014 title race could be on the cards.

    “To be honest, I just want to help the team and make the team succeed,” he said after victory at Crystal Palace. “City have been involved in the title […]

  • Yaya Toure’s Man City comeback is as crazy as it was unexpected

    Yaya Toure’s Man City comeback is as crazy as it was unexpected

    The Ivorian would have made headlines no matter what would have happened after he was named on Pep Guardiola’s team sheet, but nobody expected this.

    Team news announcements rarely contain too many genuine shocks, but news of Yaya Toure’s inclusion for Manchester City against Crystal Palace had the Selhurst Park press room resembling something like an office on Wall Street during the financial crisis.

    What was this? How had this happened? Had City’s social media team made a genuine clanger? Surely there […]

  • Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester City: Toure double downs Eagles

    Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester City: Toure double downs Eagles

    The Ivorian marked his return to the starting XI with two goals as Pep Guardiola’s men moved nearer to the Premier League summit, much to Alan Pardew’s chagrin.

    LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 19: Yaya Toure of Manchester City celebrates scoring his sides first goal with his Manchester City team mates during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on November 19, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

    Yaya Toure made a stunning first […]

  • Toure scores on first Premier League start under Guardiola

    Toure scores on first Premier League start under Guardiola

    The Ivorian finally earned a recall to the City team and made his first Premier League start under the Catalan coach, scoring the opening goal in the tie.

    Yaya Toure scored in his first Premier League appearance of the season after being named in Manchester City’s starting XI for the match with Crystal Palace.

    The Ivory Coast midfielder played a neat one-two with Nolito before thumping the ball high into the Palace net.

    Toure has found himself out of favour since Pep Guardiola […]