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    Yaya named on Football Black List 2017

    Yaya Touré has been named on the latest Football Black List, which has been released today. Founded by sports journalists Leon Mann and Rodney Hinds in 2008, the list recognises leading lights from the black community in seven categories within the game. The Premier League,......

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    Yaya wishes everyone Eid Mubarak!

    Yaya Touré has today wished everyone Eid Mubarak on social media. A devout Muslim, Yaya took to his Twitter and Facebook accounts to post a message celebrating Eid al-Fitr – “feast of breaking of the fast” – an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide marking the end of Ramadan.  ...

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    Yaya calls for peace and togetherness

    Yaya Touré has called for “peace and togetherness” in the world, following a terror attack in Finsbury Park in the early hours of Monday morning. A 47-year-old was arrested after pedestrians were targeted by a man driving a van near a mosque in north London early......

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    Cheick Tioté passes away

    Yaya Touré has today expressed his deepest condolences to the family of Cheick Tioté after the sudden death of his former Ivory Coast teammate. The pair regularly played alongside each other for their national team and won the Africa Cup of Nations together in 2015.......

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    Yaya Signs!

    Yaya Toure has signed a new one-year deal with Manchester City.  The Ivorian joined the club from Barcelona in 2010 and has been an integral figure in the six trophies the City has won during that time. His current deal expired at the end of......

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    The Perfect Birthday Present

    Yaya marked his birthday with a Man of the Match performance against Leicester City on Saturday.  The Ivorian was named as the games star performer by Sky Sports as Manchester City beat the Foxes 2-1 at the Etihad. After the game Yaya tweeted: “Thanks for......

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    Playing for the fans… and learning about Darts!

    The Yaya/Kolo chant is one of the most recognisable and well known in world football.  In his latest YouTube film, Yaya expresses his thanks to the fans for singing his name and also watches Darts for the first time…...

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    Yaya Supports Muntari’s Stand Against Racism

    Yaya has tweeted his support for Sulley Muntari following the racist abuse the Ghanaian experienced in a game in Italy. The Pescara midfielder left the field after being booked in a Serie A game at Cagliari for complaining of being abused. He was then handed a one-match ban which......

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    Yaya Named in Best Of Africa 2017 team

    Yaya Touré has been selected in the Best Of Africa (BOA) team of the season. The BOA Awards seek to foster a better understanding of the continent, while celebrating the achievements of African footballers both on and off the pitch. The team of the season......

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    Yaya receives Football Black List award

    Yaya has received a Football Black List award for his work off the pitch and took to Twitter to show his gratitude for being recognised. The Football Black list, supported by the Premier League, celebrates the efforts of the black community across the breadth of the......


    Yaya Supports Football Black List!

    Yaya Toure has given his backing to the Football Black List Celebration, supported by the Premier League, in an interview on his YouTube channel.   The Football Black List is the largest celebration of African and Caribbean communities in the British game. The initiative pays......

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    Yaya on Films

    Away from the football pitch, Yaya likes to relax by watching a few films during his down-time. Find out which ones are his favourites…...