Kolo Toure Pays Visit To The Blackburn Rovers Community Trust

Former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has a special session with the students at the Blackburn Rovers Community Trust this weekend. The Ivorian, who is currently part of Celtic’s coaching staff linked up with five other coaches including FA Cup winner Emmerson Boyce to oversee a training session of students as part of their UEFA A License qualification.

Yaya Toure recalls brother's impact in his career

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has admitted that his brother Kolo had a key role to play in shaping his early footballing career. The 36-year-old hang up his boots earlier in the summer after winning a historic treble in Scotland with Brendan Rodgers' Celtic.

In a report covered by Goal.com, Yaya recalled the impact of his elder brother Kolo on his career during their younger days in the Ivory Coast, he said: "He was waking me up to try and go outside to do some jogging. At 5am it was dark in Africa and I said: ‘What are you waking me up for?

Toure delighted with new Celtic coaching job

Kolo Toure revealed his delight at returning to Celtic as a technical assistant to the coaching staff and says he “couldn’t be happier.”

The Ivorian international retired from the game as a player at Parkhead last season after a fabulous career on the field playing for the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City.

Kolo Toure Returns to Celtic As Assistant Coach

Kolo Toure has rejoined Celtic as a technical assistant at the club after deciding to end his playing days.


The 36-year-old is known for representing Arsenal, Liverpool, and Manchester City. He made the switch to a Celtic last season in order to be reunited with his former coach Brendan Rodgers. Even though this move did not go as well as planned with the player only making 17 appearances, he ended his career after failing to find a new club and having suffered plenty of injuries towards the end of his playing days. After having concluded his playing days, he has decided to join Celtic in order to embark on a coaching career.

Toure Expects Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Succeed

Liverpool icon Kolo Toure claims that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be a major hit at Arsenal. The former Arsenal winger made the switch to Anfield for around £ 35 million, and he has signed a long-term contract with the club.

Liverpool have been trying to get Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for a number of months now. After having finally got their man for a reasonable sum of money, manager Jurgen Klopp is expected to profit from the presence of the England international in the 2017-18 campaign. Kolo Toure, who was with the club as recently as a season ago, claims that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has the ability to become a major success for the club.

Kolo Toure Reveals His Biggest Regret at Liverpool

Kolo Toure has spoken about his biggest regret since leaving Liverpool, and he says that not being able to win the Premier League title with the Reds will forever remain with him as a major regret.


The former Ivory Coast international was signed by Brendan Rodgers when he was the manager at Anfield. He came on as a free signing from Manchester City, but Toure was looking at the possibility of winning the Premier League title with three different teams – a feat never before achieved in the top division of English football since the introduction of the Premier League in 1992.

KoloToure makes history in Scotland as a substitute

When KoloToure joined Celtic on July of 2016, the veteran footballer was a regular starter as he actually played an influential role in the Scottish outfit.


Unfortunately for Toure, his impact in Celtic diminished rapidly as he started to be dropped to the sidelines on a regular basis.

Starting from October 23 of 2016 until May 21 of 2017, Celtic played 17 domestic league matches and counting from that timeline, KoloToure could only manage to make 4 appearances with all of those arriving from the sidelines as a substitute player.
This is evidence of just how unimportant that the experienced defender has been in Celtic since he arrived almost 1 year ago.

Celtic Boss Eyes Four Fresh Signings Ahead Of Next Season

Scottish champions Celtic will look to bank on the success of a domestic treble in order to further strengthen the squad in the summer.


The Hoops benefited with their cautious transfer business last summer as they recruited the likes of Moussa Dembele, Scott Sinclair and Kolo Toure to their ranks.
While Dembele and Sinclair were regulars in the attack front, Kolo, a Premier League legend during his time at Arsenal, provided adequate backup at the heart of the defence.

KOLO TOURE SET TO MAKE HISTORY

KoloToure is set to make history with Celtic at the end of the season.


The former Ivory Coast international was part of the GunnersInvincibles’ team that remained unbeaten all through the 2003/04Premier League season. They were the eventual winners and they did it in style.

KoloToure is optimistic despite being a substitute player

At the age of 35, almost every football player out there is thinking about hanging up their playing boots but KoloToure is a completely different story as the Ivorian defender recently spoke about his current situation in the Scottish outfit Celtic FC.


KoloToure joined Celtic FC back on July of 2016 but he has struggled trying to snatch a spot in the first team and become a first-team player.

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