Sport Luis Suarez was at the centre of a diving row following the 2-2 draw between Liverpool and Aston Villa

Liverpool manager admits he made mistake with Gerrard deployment as controversial penalty gets home side off hook in front of owner Henry

PFA chief questions Kolo Toure hearing

Players' union chief Gordon Taylor admits Kolo Toure was "shocked" by Manchester City's decision to hold a disciplinary hearing over his failed drugs test.

Touré: I'll prove I never needed drugs

Kolo Touré is determined to prove he did not take drugs to become a better footballer after completing a six-month ban for taking a banned substance. The Manchester City defender failed a drugs test in March having taken bendroflumethiazide which was found to be in water tablets. Touré, 30, admitted taking the tablets but insisted he did not intend to enhance his sporting performance, did not realise they were on a banned list and used them only to help him lose weight.

Touré set to return 'as fit as I've ever been' after six-month ban

Manchester City defender Kolo Touré hopes to return like "a new player" after completing his ban for failing a drugs test. The Ivory Coast international is now eligible to play for City again after enduring an enforced six months on the sidelines.

Kolo Toure ready for Manchester City comeback

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure hopes to return a new player after completing his ban for failing a drugs test.

Manchester City move not money motivated insists Samir Nasri

Samir Nasri insists his lucrative move to Manchester City was not motivated by a huge increase in salary.

Mark Fleming: Arsenal's prudence is laudable but out of step

The situation is not new for Wenger, and in the past the result has always been the same – the board sticks to its guns and the player moves on

Manchester City complete deal for Arsenal defender Gael Clichy

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Arsenal close in on £10.6m signing of Gervinho

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Touré escapes with six-month suspension

Manchester City defender to return in September after receiving backdated ban for taking wife's diet pills

City defender Touré to appear before FA hearing

The Manchester City defender Kolo Touré faces a Football Association hearing at Wembley today, charged with testing positive for a banned substance believed to be found in a dietary supplement.

Kompany on board for long term in City's 'beautiful' success story

Defender confirms desire to remain at Eastlands with club near to FA Cup win and Champions League place

Manchester City hit by Jerome Boateng injury

Manchester City defender Jerome Boateng is to undergo knee surgery and may only be fit for the final two Premier League games of the season.

City angered by Touré's conference trip

Kolo Toure came close to causing Manchester City embarrassment yesterday when he arrived for a tour of a busy football conference without telling his club.

Hold The Back Page: 12/03/2011

It's a big weekend for...

Andy Robinson

If anyone knows how shaming it is for England to fail to beat Scotland at Twickenham, it is Andy Robinson.

Touré in limbo as club leave FA to rule on case

Kolo Toure did not travel to Ukraine with Manchester City yesterday, though the period of suspension before the Football Association rules on his drugs test case may well form a retrospective part of any ban.

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