Tag Archives: Yaya Toure

Preview: City vs United

Here at TKTG we take a look at the best articles leading up to the Manchester Derby on Sunday. Mind Games “Twenty-one in the last year, isn’t it?” the Manchester United manager asked. “If we were to get that number of penalty kicks there would be an inquiry in the House of Commons. There would […]

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The Toure Role?

Every so often a player comes along who redefines English football to the extent a position is named in his honour and Yaya Toure is threatening to join the list. These individuals may not be the most skilled but their style revolutionises tactical thinking. … Teams up and down the land sought to emulate Chelsea’s […]

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Is Arteta the greatest ever panic buy?

In order to succeed in football, you will always need some degree of luck. When August 31st 2011 arrived, Arsène Wenger was running low on it. He had been given the news that Jack Wilshere would be out for Arsenal until at least the start of 2012 and Abou Diaby out indefinitely; in searching for a replacement, […]

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The Redknapp Report

After a summer of sport where England earned credit at the Euros before another penalty shoot-out defeat, this time to Italy, and the UK was gripped by the Olympics, which featured a Team GB football side, the Premier League returns this weekend. Champions Manchester City took the title from arch rivals Manchester United in the […]

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City send title warning to rivals

It was as if Roberto Mancini had borrowed a line straight out of the Sir Alex Ferguson book of gamesmanship. “United start as favourites this year,” the City manager said last week. “We are maybe in second, third or fourth position. When you win something it is important to improve.” No-one bought it at the […]

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