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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #120 on: May 28, 2013, 06:59:57 PM »
I suspect the Photoshop thread will be busy
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #121 on: May 28, 2013, 07:01:16 PM »
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #122 on: May 28, 2013, 07:02:01 PM »
KOLO KOLO KOLO KOLO

Happy with this, take up Carra's spot.

This is a very important spot given Agger's history of injuries. Exactly the player we needed, City fans didn't seem too happy to be losing him too which is always a good sign
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #123 on: May 28, 2013, 07:02:10 PM »
I think we're building a good squad. Kolo will bring in much needed competition and a good attitude.

Can I have some more please?
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #124 on: May 28, 2013, 07:02:36 PM »
Cant remember being less excited about a signing.

I look forward to him proving me wrong.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #125 on: May 28, 2013, 07:03:21 PM »
Cant remember being less excited about a signing.

I look forward to him proving me wrong.
I'm sure you must have been less excited about Konchesky and Poulsen?
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #126 on: May 28, 2013, 07:03:39 PM »
I have never seen Kolo play in midfield to be honest!
used to be a winger when he first joined them
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #127 on: May 28, 2013, 07:03:59 PM »
Cant remember being less excited about a signing.

I look forward to him proving me wrong.

I can think of a few of Hodgsons...
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #128 on: May 28, 2013, 07:04:29 PM »
As a 3rd/4th defender its a very good deal.  Happy.  Now go and get papasupercalifragilisticexpialidociouspoulos

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #129 on: May 28, 2013, 07:04:41 PM »
Welcome to Liverpool Kolo.



Just a lil' something I whipped up to celebrate our new addition. Feel free to repost on Facebook, Twitter, et al. Please credit the author.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #130 on: May 28, 2013, 07:04:49 PM »
Welcome Kolo

Hopefully your a solid addition
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #131 on: May 28, 2013, 07:05:02 PM »
I'm really happy with this move, and delighted it's been done so early.

Lets hope we get our other business done with such efficiency.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #132 on: May 28, 2013, 07:05:34 PM »
I'm sure you must have been less excited about Konchesky and Poulsen?

Good point.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #133 on: May 28, 2013, 07:07:02 PM »
Good point.

**Can only remember being this unexcited about a signing twice before.....**

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #134 on: May 28, 2013, 07:07:46 PM »
Hopefully this isn't  QPR-esque. Signing a established name with his best days behind him. Hoping he has something in the tank left.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #135 on: May 28, 2013, 07:07:47 PM »
Good point.

**Can only remember being this unexcited about a signing twice before.....**

Why would you be excited about signing a 32 year old backup player anyway?

He fills out the squad and will provide some good experience at the back. It's a decent signing but hardly one to get excited over. I'm sure those types of signing will be coming in the next few weeks.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #136 on: May 28, 2013, 07:09:02 PM »
Well he can't be any slower than Carra.  ;)

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #137 on: May 28, 2013, 07:09:07 PM »
Welcome.

I hope he contributes a little bit. Doubt he's gonna do much though.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #138 on: May 28, 2013, 07:09:25 PM »
Welcome to Liverpool Kolo.



Just a lil' something I whipped up to celebrate our new addition. Feel free to repost on Facebook, Twitter, et al. Please credit the author.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #139 on: May 28, 2013, 07:09:50 PM »
Welcome.

I totally support this transfer, we need some experience now that Carra is gone and Toure seems to fit the bill. Good news.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #140 on: May 28, 2013, 07:10:05 PM »
Welcome Kolo. Wealth of experience and will give us solid cover for a couple of years. Seems the type of player to want to keep playing at the top so I'm sure he'll want to be successfull here before he hangs up his boots.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #141 on: May 28, 2013, 07:10:11 PM »
Welcome Kolo. Make sure you sign this too! I know you live in the UK  :wave

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #142 on: May 28, 2013, 07:10:37 PM »
Quality signing! Make him train with his premier league medals round the neck Brendan!
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #143 on: May 28, 2013, 07:10:41 PM »
Welcome Kolo!

Good early signing and even if we only get a couple of seasons out of him he's a nice backup for the side.  And he's a proven winner.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #144 on: May 28, 2013, 07:12:30 PM »
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #145 on: May 28, 2013, 07:12:32 PM »

He will be a good replacement for Carragher on our squad.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #146 on: May 28, 2013, 07:12:42 PM »
What kind of signing he is will depend on the rest of the window. Right now he is an experienced player who is a smart signing to fill in and help play alongside the kids and aid their development.
Come August if we have no other defenders signed everything goes mental.
Think it is a canny piece of business if the reported wages of 40,000 are true.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #147 on: May 28, 2013, 07:12:59 PM »
Good point.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #148 on: May 28, 2013, 07:13:00 PM »
Welcome to Liverpool!

Welcome Kolo. Legend!

And one wonders why there's an inflation in that expression...

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #149 on: May 28, 2013, 07:13:13 PM »
Like the way we've catupulted ourselves into the Transfer market.
No nonsense, no wasting time, prepared targets and being smart with the money.
I like it, I like this transfer much more then simply getting a smart backup for little money.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #150 on: May 28, 2013, 07:13:29 PM »
We don't have much to lose here. He's an experienced player who adds depth and still has the hunger to command a first team place at a club like ours at this stage of his career. I struggle to see superior alternatives to him given the fact that he is basically a replacement for Carra.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #151 on: May 28, 2013, 07:13:35 PM »
When I heard we were interested I thought WTF. But after thinkin abar it, its a decent signing. Toure has been a winner and has a winning mentality. Something we need in the dressing room and he will guide the younger more inexperienced lads.

Good Luck Kolo.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #152 on: May 28, 2013, 07:13:39 PM »
Best case: he's a Gary Macca style signing, injecting much needed experience into a young team.

Worst case: he plays as back up, a handful of games in the season and trains every day with Kelly, Wisdom and Coady, benefiting them no end.

Can't see a lot of negatives in this one.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #153 on: May 28, 2013, 07:14:21 PM »
Hopefully this isn't  QPR-esque. Signing a established name with his best days behind him. Hoping he has something in the tank left.

When we sign another 10 at huge wages you can worry about that.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #154 on: May 28, 2013, 07:15:17 PM »
Why would you be excited about signing a 32 year old backup player anyway?


I edited your post, but that's what I was saying. In less words.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #155 on: May 28, 2013, 07:15:25 PM »
Quality signing! Make him train with his premier league medals round the neck Brendan!

That actually sounds like something Brendan would do! And I could see it working...
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #156 on: May 28, 2013, 07:15:51 PM »
Both Skrtel and Agger are 3 inches taller than him. He's 6' 0".

They're both skinny though. Kolo is not.  :D
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #157 on: May 28, 2013, 07:16:09 PM »
Welcome to Liverpool!

And one wonders why there's an inflation in that expression...

He was a key part of the Invincibles, so the tag is not unjustified.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #158 on: May 28, 2013, 07:16:22 PM »
I hope he's like Distin.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #159 on: May 28, 2013, 07:16:34 PM »
Won the league with different teams. Experienced. Couple years left in the tank.

Sounds like a good deal to me.

PS Bring your brother with ya Kolo lad.