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Five Star Toure

Five Star Toure

Only a week after Tomas Rosicky & Francesc Fabregas got their new numbers, Kolo Toure has at last been issued with a proper defenders number.

Since joinh Arsenal in 2002, Kolo Toure has worn the unorthadox number 28 shirt, but in this period of change he has now been given a real defenders number, the number 5.

Toure has been a rock for us over the past few years, and now Sol Campbell has departed he will become the leader of the defence (although in honesty, he's been leading it for a while now anyway)


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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday July 11 2006
Time: 5:48PM

Comments

0
About time!! Kolo is already an Arsenal legend.
OzDan
11/07/2006 18:21:00
0
This is good cause its awkward to see a five star defender wearing the number 28
kenyanrudeboy2
11/07/2006 18:42:00
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it'll look wierd, him and cesc with these new numbers... legendary club numbers to be given to the future legends of the club... good stuff...
theking13
11/07/2006 18:58:00
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Thats funny Kenyan, because in the forum, you labelled him a 4.5 star player.
Rocky7
11/07/2006 19:52:00
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I have to say well done to a player who is already one of the top in his position.
Mikec
11/07/2006 20:45:00
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lol, just to be awkward, if i was a 5 star defender like toure, which i ill never ever be lol, i'd want number 28 for some reason...
wallis
11/07/2006 21:19:00
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It is good that they have decided to give him a proper squad number now, 28 looked like a back up players number, what numbers are Cesc and rosicky can someone please tell me cheers
Walcott
11/07/2006 21:59:00
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YES FINALLY toure has got the number he deserves and i am very happy for him because he is one player that is unbelievably consistent ! and works so hard for arsenal
abdleb
11/07/2006 22:00:00
0
Walcott - Cesc is 4 & Rosicky is 7
Rocky7
11/07/2006 22:17:00
0
Great to see someone deserving take over Martin's vacated number. TH14 is still odd to me, but it's too late to change now. Will be missing not having no. 10 on the pitch.
Tripping
11/07/2006 22:29:00
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