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Aston Villa 0-6 Liverpool: Six different scorers as Reds run riot against lamentable Villa

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Liverpool cruised to an emphatic 6-0 victory at Villa Park as the home side’s pathetic capitulation left them seven points adrift at the bottom of the table, eight away from safety and utterly bereft of hope as they stare relegation in the face. A week ago Liverpool supporters left Anfield en masse after 77 minutes of a Premier League draw with Sunderland, ...

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Ivory Coast’s Kolo Toure confirms international retirement

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Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has confirmed his retirement from international football with Ivory Coast, a week after helping the Elephants to a Nations Cup triumph. The 33-year had indicated that the recent competition in Equatorial Guinea would be his last for his country. Toure, who made his debut against Rwanda in April 2000, played in all six matches as the ...

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Kolo Toure: Ghana will end Afcon trophy drought

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Veteran Ivorian defender Kolo Toure believes the current crop of Black Stars players are capable of breaking Ghana’s 33 year wait for an Afcon title. Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry was the hero on the night of the 2015 Afcon final after he saved and scored the spot kicks that handed Ivory Coast a 9-8 penalty victory. Momentum was tilted heavily in ...

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This will be my last Afcon, then I retire – Kolo Toure

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Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has disclosed he will call time on his international career after 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. The Liverpool centre-back will bring to an end an international career with the Elephants of Ivory Coast that has spanned 15 years. He stated that he wants his international career to “finish on a high” after disappointments of failing ...

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Cote d’Ivoire name Kolo Toure in 2015 AFCON squad

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Cote d’Ivoire coach Herve Renard has named his final team for the 2015 AFCON and he has given Liverpool defender Kolo Toure a place.   The player was called up to play the final two qualifiers for the Elephants and he is the oldest player in the team after the absences of icon Didier Drogba and Didier Zokora.   Manchester ...

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Kolo Toure to stay at Liverpool despite Trabzonspor bid

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Liverpool defender Kolo Toure will stay at Anfield despite the club receiving a bid from Turkish side Trabzonspor, according to Sky Sports sources. The 33-year-old has a year left on his current contract after signing from Manchester City on a free transfer last summer. He made 24 appearances for the Reds last season, including 15 starts in the league as ...

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