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The younger brother of Premier League and Ivory Coast footballers Yaya and Kolo Toure died yesterday June 19th in the UK. Ibrahim Toure. The former is perpetuated by those who believe only cold, hard cash could lure an international of some repute from Barcelona to Manchester. Gnégnéri Yaya Touré (born 13 May ) is an Ivorian professional footballer who most He is the younger brother of fellow footballer Kolo Touré, who was his However, he had a difficult relationship with the incumbent manager, László.
He was later fouled for the penalty that made the score 3—0 to City.
After a defeat by Arsenal on 8 April an eight-point deficit had been established between City and leaders United, with most writing off City's chances of winning the league with six matches remaining.
However, City defeated West Bromwich Albion 4—0, Norwich City 6—1, and Wolverhampton Wanderers 2—0 with United slipping-up, meaning the deficit at the top was now only three points with only three matches to play. The match was keenly anticipated as one of the most important matches the Premier League's year history. This goal was followed up by scoring first for City in two games, against Liverpool at Anfield and against Queens Park Rangers at home.
However, despite his best efforts, City lost 3—2 to a late Cristiano Ronaldo goal. He also scored in the Manchester derbymaking it 2—1 to Manchester United, but City eventually lost 3—2. It is the second time he has won the award. In City's second home match of the season, he scored in a similar fashion from a free-kick against Hull City.
On 2 November, he scored again from a direct free-kick, this time in a 7—0 victory against Norwich City. He regularly captained the team in the first half of the —14 season in the absence of Vincent Kompany.
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This took his tally of league goals to seven, his highest in a single Premier League season. His performances helped City to a second Premier League title in three years. He speaks for me. He also led the Gunners out for the final of this competition, having also captained them in the semi-final first leg against Tottenham Hotspur.
He also captained Arsenal in a string of games early in the —08 season after captain William Gallas was injured in the game against Blackburn Rovers. However, during the Africa Cup of Nationshe suffered an injury and looked a bit out of place when he returned and then injured himself again in the Champions League against A. Milan when he blocked Alexandre Pato 's shot with his leg and was carried off the pitch after treatment.
He reportedly handed in a transfer request which was later turned down by Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood. However, he remained part of Mancini's plans and was a first team regular in defence.
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He was sent off in Manchester City's 2—1 defeat to Everton on 20 Decemberhelping to deny City the chance to top the Premier League table on Christmas. On 2 July he was unveiled as Liverpool's first signing of the window and was handed the number 4 shirt. On 13 Julyhe made his debut for Liverpool in a 4—0 win in a preseason friendly over Preston North End.
It was his first goal in any match since Januaryand he celebrated wildly. He has scored three goals for the Ivory Coast to date, two of them headers against Guinea and Gabon one against Japana yard shot from outside the penalty area that flew into the top corner of the goal.
Portugal due to Didier Drogba 's injury, which kept him benched.