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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #280 on: May 28, 2013, 08:57:27 PM »
fucking hell dont you start talking sense in here not with Kolo on 500K a week, and a second hand car franchise

Whatever money we got for Wilson was going to be doubled and added to Toure's weekly wage, I heard.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #281 on: May 28, 2013, 08:57:45 PM »
He's on a million a week
He's way past his peak.
He's suspiciously underweight.
Sold a Ford Cortina to me mate.

Kolo Toure!
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #282 on: May 28, 2013, 08:58:42 PM »
A decent signing and experienced too, but my only query is will he be guarenteed a starting spot? We have Coates, Skrtel and Agger as our main defenders and last season with Man City he didn't get a good run of appearances.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #283 on: May 28, 2013, 08:58:54 PM »
As long as he is just a squad player then all good, seems a bit odd that Fenway are not sticking to their policy but when you look at the Van Persie signing for this season, (obviously Toure isn't gonna have same impact) then maybe they have relaxed that idea somewhat. We need a balance of youth and experience imo

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #284 on: May 28, 2013, 08:59:29 PM »
Kolo, oooooh-uh, Kolo, oooooh-uh
He came from Man City
Now works for Ian Skelly

He was only a footballer from the Ivory Coast
I’m Francois, car salesman, he’d proudly boast
Even though he was soon to be wed
He landed a space in a student’s bed
She never knew his name was Kolo
His wife never knew he was playing solo
Then cheeky Kolo went all quiet
Just concentrating on his wife’s new diet


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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #285 on: May 28, 2013, 09:00:06 PM »
fucking hell dont you start talking sense in here not with Kolo on 500K a week, and a second hand car franchise

Geoff it's 600K it was improved on because Kolo agreed not to enter the Motorcycle market.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #286 on: May 28, 2013, 09:01:10 PM »
Welcome as always....does have a class and maybe after seeing a lot of the bench will hope to prove a point. Won't be first choice but a very good backup to have

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #287 on: May 28, 2013, 09:02:11 PM »
Lol you are so gassed, defence is definitely our problem.

Any team that concedes three to West Brom twice, Villa, Stoke, Young Boys, Southampton, etc etc has significant defensive problems.

Then, how do you explain the fact that the team who has conceded the same number of goals as our "problematic" defence has won the Premier League title with 28 points more than LFC?

Between them, the CM and CB pairings are just not giving us enough defensive stability, and changing the CB pairing is the easiest way to improve this.

You see the problem with your theory there?

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #288 on: May 28, 2013, 09:04:51 PM »
I like the fact we got a quick signing on the board and one that makes a bit of sense. Experienced and gives is squad depth. I don't think he'll be a starter but can step in when needed and as several of you have mentioned, can guide the younger CBs and take some pressure off.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #289 on: May 28, 2013, 09:08:52 PM »
He was only a footballer from the Ivory Coast
I’m Francois, car salesman, he’d proudly boast
Even though he was soon to be wed
He landed a space in a student’s bed
She never knew his name was Kolo
His wife never knew he was playing solo
Then cheeky Kolo went all quiet
Just concentrating on his wife’s new diet


Cheeky, cheeky Kolo

Ha ha that should be in the song for Kolo thread !
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #290 on: May 28, 2013, 09:09:00 PM »
welcome and good luck Kolo!


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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #291 on: May 28, 2013, 09:09:01 PM »
Welcome to Liverpool Mr Toure. Your experience will be a great asset to the squad.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #292 on: May 28, 2013, 09:09:48 PM »
As long as he is just a squad player then all good, seems a bit odd that Fenway are not sticking to their policy but when you look at the Van Persie signing for this season, (obviously Toure isn't gonna have same impact) then maybe they have relaxed that idea somewhat. We need a balance of youth and experience imo

They are sticking to their policy. They won't spend money on ageing players who have no resale value whilst demand large disproportionate salaries. Toure was a free transfer and its reported took a pay cut.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #293 on: May 28, 2013, 09:10:11 PM »
Rodgers has promised him a return to his favoured wide midfield position. That's why we have signed him
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #294 on: May 28, 2013, 09:11:35 PM »
Get in, great stuff!!
One thing does need to be said: in the post-Benitez era, there was media-led clamour (but also some politicking going on at the club) to make the club more English; the idea being that the club had lost the very essence of what it means to be ‘Liverpool’. Guillem Ballague 18/11/10

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #295 on: May 28, 2013, 09:13:21 PM »
The scouts have clearly done their homework on this one as they have all just come from City too. Glad to have him. He has been top class throughout his career. Was worried we were going to sign all younsters and no experience when we clearly need a mix of the two if we are going to be successful. Always good to have winners round the squad.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #296 on: May 28, 2013, 09:17:17 PM »
Welcome and good luck to him.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #297 on: May 28, 2013, 09:19:18 PM »
We'll see how good the signing is at the end of the window but it looks like a good, pro-active start.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #298 on: May 28, 2013, 09:26:04 PM »
we are be comin up thee hill boys + girls,welcome kolo and good luck


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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #299 on: May 28, 2013, 09:26:21 PM »
As long as he is just a squad player then all good, seems a bit odd that Fenway are not sticking to their policy but when you look at the Van Persie signing for this season, (obviously Toure isn't gonna have same impact) then maybe they have relaxed that idea somewhat. We need a balance of youth and experience imo

What policy is this??
 
Both Rodgers and Gerrard have spoken out about just buying young players.


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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #300 on: May 28, 2013, 09:27:03 PM »
Welcome on board, Kolo!

I hope that this contract was driven by the hunger for playing regularly more so than the desire to stay in the area. Give us all you've got! Good luck!
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #301 on: May 28, 2013, 09:27:30 PM »
we are be comin up thee hill boys,wellcome kolo and good luck

Anyone else read this in the accent of Jesse from "Jesse's Diets"  and "Jesse's Fashions" in the Fast Show?

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #302 on: May 28, 2013, 09:28:39 PM »
Good luck Kolo. :)

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #303 on: May 28, 2013, 09:34:07 PM »
Anyone else read this in the accent of Jesse from "Jesse's Diets"  and "Jesse's Fashions" in the Fast Show?

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"This week, I are be mostly soignin'.... Kolo Tooray"

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #304 on: May 28, 2013, 09:35:14 PM »
On the assumption that a) overall remuneration is reasonable; b) the club provide funds for Rodgers to bring in a younger CB as a regular starter, this could be a good transfer that adds depth, experience and leadership to the squad.

Toure is proven beyond any doubt in England and seems to have looked after himself well enough to believe there's plenty of top flight games left in him.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #305 on: May 28, 2013, 09:37:00 PM »
I hope he's like Distin.

Same here.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #306 on: May 28, 2013, 09:37:39 PM »
Welcome Mr. Toure.
We have to change from doubter to believer. Now.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #307 on: May 28, 2013, 09:38:46 PM »
People may not be convinced with his ability but surely people can see the rationale behind it. Saying "what's the point?" appears to expose an rather poor understanding of what we have lost and the need for older heads amongst an array of young and mostly unproven talent.

As for Kolo and his seeming deterioration. I'm not sure City is a great place to ply one's trade. Possibly eats away the soul if you're on the fringes of what is a capricious squad. Hopefully we can get the best out of him.

I'm quietly pleased about him being here.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #308 on: May 28, 2013, 09:40:03 PM »
Welcome to the club, Kolo.

I think he'll be a good 3rd choice CB for us.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #309 on: May 28, 2013, 09:40:43 PM »
well come kolo

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #310 on: May 28, 2013, 09:40:58 PM »
How can people not be convinced of his ability?
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #311 on: May 28, 2013, 09:42:06 PM »
Think it is a statement of intent from the club. An early deal for a good price.

He has experience at every level (domestically, European and internationally) and can lead. Cant argue with that.

Where he will fit in within the back line is the next question that we will only know when the team flies off to Australia.

Lets get some more in now

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #312 on: May 28, 2013, 09:42:57 PM »
Good signing. Now if no one leaves the CB positions are very well covered.
Just get a good defensive midfielder, a rotation left back and a lefty to replace Downing and we are ready to go!

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #313 on: May 28, 2013, 09:43:16 PM »
:o

Season's just about ended and already we're announcing a new signing (well, he hasn't signed yet). Totally didn't expect that :D
Yip and that's before we even sold anyone..
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #314 on: May 28, 2013, 09:44:13 PM »
How can people not be convinced of his ability?

Cos we don't know if he's signed this yet

http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/47770

He doesn't need to do it straight away but a signal of intent would be nice  ;D
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #315 on: May 28, 2013, 09:44:46 PM »
Where he will fit in within the back line is the next question that we will only know when the team flies off to Australia.

In the Premier League - he will, hopefully, be on the bench.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #316 on: May 28, 2013, 09:47:09 PM »
In the Premier League - he will, hopefully, be on the bench.

I think he will feature in the league, surely not just for League Cup outings.

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #317 on: May 28, 2013, 09:51:30 PM »
In the Premier League - he will, hopefully, be on the bench.

Gut feeling is he has been signed as a 1st team player to play along side Agger.

But I only judge that when we start playing again.
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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #318 on: May 28, 2013, 09:54:15 PM »
Fantastic piece of business

Welcome to the best club in the world Kolo!

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Re: Liverpool sign Kolo Toure
« Reply #319 on: May 28, 2013, 09:57:55 PM »
Just give him the damn Panamera!

500K/week, 6M signing fee AND his own weekly BBC documentary? The world has gone nuts.

Still, his expose on the shady world of 2nd hand car sales will be a compelling watch.