Fulham interested in Bolton striker

first_imgFulham have made an approach to Bolton for striker Jermaine Beckford.The 30-year-old Jamaica international, from Ealing, previously played in west London for Wealdstone before spells with Leeds, Everton and Leicester.Fulham are also in talks with to sign Cardiff City defender Mark Hudson and Leeds United forward Matt Smith.Hudson, 32, is Cardiff’s club captain, while the 25-year-old Smith has attracted interest from a number of clubs.The Whites are attempting to offload Bryan Ruiz, Fernando Amorebieta and Hugo Rodallega on deadline day, while Alexander Kacaniklic is set to leave the club on loan.Sweden international Kacaniklic, 23, has previously spent time on loan at Watford and Burnley, and the club are keen for him to continue his development elsewhere.Costa Rica international Ruiz, 29, spent the majority of last season on loan at PSV Eindhoven, while defender Amorebieta and Rodallega are not part of manager Felix Magath’s plans.Rodallega has started just once in the Championship this season and Amorebieta is yet to feature at all.See also:Fulham keen for four players to goFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Play Your Part series episode five: synopsis

first_imgHere is a sneak peek at episode five of the Play Your Part television series, which airs on Saturday, 23 September 2017 on SABC 2.Choreographer Paul Modjadji has been appointed as an ambassador of two international dance organisations. You’ll find out more about this choreographer in episode five of Play Your Part this week on SABC 2. (Image: Paul Modjadji)Brand South Africa reporterIn the fifth episode of Play Your Part, viewers will hear the stories of Paul Modjadji, Esther Mahlangu and Firdoze Bulbulia.The episode, which airs on Saturday, 23 September at 18:00, is part of a 26-episode series.Here’s a preview of episode five:Esther MahlanguMahlangu is globally known for her brightly coloured paintings and murals, inspired by the Ndebele tradition. She is teaching young women and girls the techniques that have been passed down through her family.Firdoze BulbuliaBulbulia’s roles include film director and independent producer. She is involved with the Feroza Adam Foundation and the iTouch Foundation, which promotes skills development and offers mentorship.Paul ModjadjiDancer Modjadji was the first South African artist to win the South African Youth Award in the Arts and Entertainment category, which he won in 2012. He was also the 2013 City of Tshwane brand ambassador.Play Your Part is broadcast at 18:00 every Saturday on SABC 2.To get involved in playing your part in South Africa:Check out the conversation on Twitter: #GetInvolved; or,Find out about initiatives on Play Your Part here.Tell us how you Play Your Part through our social media channels:Follow us on Twitter: @PlayYourPartSA;Follow Brand South Africa on Twitter: @Brand_SA; andLike us on Facebook: Official Brand South Africa.Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more

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Why Algorithm Matching Matters to the Gig Economy

first_imgHow a Modern Gaming Engine Can Supercharge Your… Tags:#Algorithm#contract workers#Freelance#future of work#Gig Economy#independent workers Yesterday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data indicating that independent contractors make up 6.9 percent of the workforce, down from 7.4 percent in 2005. The media has expended a lot of energy discussing the explosive growth of the gig economy, making this decline seem like a surprise. Is the gig economy tanking, or have we simply exaggerated its impact?Neither, says Robert D. Biederman, the co-founder and co-CEO of Catalant Technologies, Inc. “It’s understandable as our economy has been in rapid-growth mode, creating more full-time jobs…I think the most important data point is tied to the growth in the number of professional services/knowledge workers going independent,” says Biederman. “According to the data, people working in professional and business services are working independently in far greater numbers than other occupations.”Catalant itself was built on this surge. Realizing that the gig economy isn’t made up only of people doing ride-sharing, food delivery, and home improvement work, Catalant was founded to help companies and white-collar professionals find each other. Companies are under enormous pressure because of the disruptive forces around them — they must innovate faster and move more quickly in order to maintain a competitive edge. But they often can’t do that with the skills they’ve had on board for years.Finding Mr. or Ms. Right in the Gig EconomyBiederman’s company aimed to fill that void by using an algorithm to pair professionals — former executives, data scientists, business consultants — with businesses needing their expertise. Using this technology would enable white-collar professionals — a group many freelance platforms overlook — to find work and companies to fill gaps on their current teams.Catalant’s algorithm is built on a multi-step process. The team consolidates, parses, and compares project descriptions submitted by companies with experts’ profiles. This produces a list of stack-ranked matches between talent and the requested projects. For that to be a useful and effective list, the algorithm needs context. That means the Catalant team builds parameters to help the algorithm understand how language is being used in a specific instance.Using dimensionality reduction, or the practice of eliminating variables to focus on the core issues, the algorithm goes beyond the descriptions and profiles to take into account historical data. Has this expert tackled a similar project before? Has this company had success with experts of similar backgrounds?Taking this long view enables the algorithm to adopt the collaborative filtering method used by machine learning systems. This involves analyzing large sets of user behavior, as well as preferences, and pitting those against other users’ tendencies. This data teaches the algorithm to anticipate which pairings will have the most success. It places weight on previous behaviors, such as a high rating of a specific expert or an emphasis on keywords surrounding a particular field of study. In the end, the goal is to establish a relationship between Mr. or Ms. Right and a business in need of help.Gig Economy Matchmaking for the Long HaulTo date, Catalant hosts more than 50,000 independent workers on its platform. The platform doesn’t simply help them find project-based work; it also improves their work satisfaction and retention for future projects. “Based on what we see every day, we believe deeply that people achieve more when they can seamlessly integrate their personal and professional lives with more choice and control,” Biederman says. “The BLS data clearly supports this notion: 79 percent of independent contractors prefer their alternative work arrangement to traditional employment models.”Using algorithms to match skills to projects is a sign of how profoundly — and irreversibly — the economy is changing. Biederman says many of the companies Catalant consults with are wary of how this will impact their businesses, but Biederman believes the future of work comes down to two things: people and companies.While technology is often blamed for displacing or uprooting workers — robots, anyone? — technology has actually enabled people to not worry about how to fit their personal lives into their professional lives. “Technology has been responsible in part for this evolution, but it’s not the only driver,” Biederman explains. “There are others — an aging workforce that wishes to stay connected to work deeper into what used to be ‘retirement,’ a growing percentage of people who are driven by mission (even in for-profit settings) and find that projects with starting and end points feed that sense of mission.”And Biederman says this can be a boon to the companies ready to embrace contract work. Companies have long been constructed on large buildings and full-time positions for people to fill them. “The BLS data underscores that this just is not how knowledge workers want to work, and innovative companies will turn this into their advantage,” Biederman says. “Forward-thinking companies realize that these vast and deep pools of independent talent offer a tremendous resource to fill skills gaps at their own companies.”Many of the companies Catalant works with supplement their full-time rosters with independent workers to accelerate their efforts to innovate and remain relevant. Without this blend of employees, they can’t take advantage of opportunities as quickly or keep pace with their peers.One little algorithm can not only empower employees to design the lives they want, but it can also keep companies competitive. Technology is often treated as a necessary evil in the workplace, but the future of work just may depend on using technology to allow the gig economy to flourish. 3 Questions to Ask Your Cloud Provider Prior to… Related Posts A Comprehensive Guide to Top Blockchain Platforms Brad is the editor overseeing contributed content at ReadWrite.com. He previously worked as an editor at PayPal and Crunchbase. You can reach him at brad at readwrite.com. Brad AndersonEditor In Chief at ReadWrite G-Suite Tips to Make Workplace Collaboration Le…last_img read more

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The Importance of “Putting Your Mask on First.”

first_imgAs a caregiver do you ever feel overwhelmed, stressed, or exhausted?Often, caregivers spend so much of their day taking care of others that they eventually stop taking care of themselves properly.It is stressed to family caregivers to take care of themselves, because they won’t be able to take care of others if they are not taking care of themselves. Although this makes sense logically, many caregivers still struggle with self-care. The guilt of putting yourself first, even for an hour a day, can discourage caregivers from continuing the practice of self-care.When speaking to military service providers at Fort Bliss in Texas, self-care seemed to be a common theme or issue when speaking of caregivers. Watch the video below as Monica Lawson, Licensed Clinical Social Worker from the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic in William Beaumont Army Medical Center, shares her thoughts on self-care.What do you do for self-care?What suggestions do you have for family caregivers who struggle with self-care?This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on November 25, 2016.last_img read more

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10 months ago​DONE DEAL: Leicester fullback Elder joins Ipswich Town

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your say ​DONE DEAL: Leicester fullback Elder joins Ipswich Townby Ansser Sadiq10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLeicester City defender Callum Elder has signed for Ipswich Town on loan.The left-back has not received many first team chances with the club this season.And he will now compete at Ipswich in the Championship.But Leicester do want him back for next season, as Christian Fuchs is departing at the end of the campaign.Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert told the club’s website: “I’m delighted we have been able to get Callum in early. He gives us more competition on the left side.”He is a very good player. He’s been training with top players at Leicester and he has handled that well.”He’s got a really good left foot and he wanted to be here and that’s vital for me. I need players who want to come here and play for this club.”Elder added: “I had a good chat with the gaffer about three weeks ago and he said he wanted me to come down and be a big part of the squad.”I was really eager to come and get involved.” last_img read more

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Video: Stephen A. Smith Says He Would Have Won The O.J. Simpson Trial As Prosecutor Against Johnnie Cochran

first_imgstephen a smith first take 6-13-16YouTube/ESPN First TakeIn the wide world of hot sports takes, no one quite brings it like ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. The winner of our “Most Annoying People In Sports Media” bracket may have had an all-time great moment, even by his own lofty standards, this morning when discussing the O.J. Simpson trial, which has leapt back into public consciousness with FX’s fantastic American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson and the debut of ESPN’s five-part 30 For 30 documentary series O.J.: Made in America on Saturday.During a lengthy discussion of the first part of Ezra Edelman’s acclaimed documentary, Smith said that he would not have let Simpson walk as a juror, and that if he had prosecuted the case instead of Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden, there is “no way in hell” he would have lost to case to Johnnie Cochran and the rest of Simpson’s “Dream Team.” The Big Lead transcribed Smith’s rant.“I have profound respect for the late Johnny Cochran, God rest his soul,” he said. “It might be the cockiest thing I’ve ever said … Christopher Darden and Marcia Clark did an absolutely horrendous job as prosecutors. Because if it were me, there’s no way in hell that Johnny Cochran would have beaten me with that evidence that I, that they, had. I’m telling you right now, I’m not even a lawyer. There is no way that you would have put 12 jurors in front of me with that evidence and I would have lost it, even to Johnny Cochrane. I’d have won that trial. I’ve often said that.”As a reminder, in case this isn’t clear, Johnnie Cochran was a famously successful lawyer. Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden were both lawyers. Stephen A. Smith is not, nor has he ever been, a lawyer.Never change, Stephen A.[The Big Lead]MORE FROM COLLEGE SPUN:The 10 Most Aggressive Fan Bases In CFBIn Photos: Golfer Paige SpiranacESPN Makes Decision On Dick Vitalelast_img read more

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Govt abused executive powers to tear apart JK says Rahul

first_imgNew Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused the government on Tuesday of abusing its executive powers to “tear apart” the state of Jammu and Kashmir and said this would have serious implications on national security.He also alleged that leaders of political parties in Kashmir were jailed at secret locations, which was “unconstitutional and undemocratic”, and demanded their immediate release. Gandhi said the move was “short-sighted and foolish” as it would allow terrorists to fill up the leadership vacuum created by the central government. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’A day after the Centre revoked the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution in Jammu and Kashmir and split the state into two Union territories, the Congress leader said national integration could not be furthered by unilaterally “tearing apart” the state of Jammu and Kashmir. “National integration isn’t furthered by unilaterally tearing apart J&K, imprisoning elected representatives and violating our Constitution. This nation is made by its people, not plots of land. “This abuse of executive power has grave implications for our national security,” he said on Twitter. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&KThis was Gandhi’s first comment since the government revoked the provisions of Article 370 on Monday to take away Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and proposed that the state be bifurcated into the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. “Kashmir’s mainstream political leaders have been jailed at secret locations. This is unconstitutional and undemocratic. “It’s also short sighted and foolish because it will allow terrorists to fill the leadership vacuum created by GOI. The imprisoned leaders must be released,” he said on Twitter.last_img read more

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FAMILY RELIC JUNO AWARD STOLEN FROM WINNIPEG MANS CAR

first_imgAdvertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment A Winnipeg man is asking for the public’s help after a precious family relic, a Juno award, was stolen from his van while he was in the process of moving.Travis MacLean, the son of Gary MacLean from the “toilet rock” musical-comedy duo MacLean & MacLean, told CBC’s Up To Speed host Ismaila Alfa, he noticed the award was gone Wednesday morning.“When I came downstairs this morning, I noticed there was a smashed window. Immediately my heart kind of sank and I started assessing everything that got stolen. Amongst the stuff that was stolen was that Juno award,” he explained. Advertisement Advertisement In 1984, the musical-comedy duo MacLean & MacLean were nominated for the Best Comedy Album Juno. When they lost, they were gifted this mock award. (Travis MacLean/Facebook) Login/Register With: Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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The NBA Player Whos So Good At Taking Charges We Created a

Anthony TolliverSacramento544277.7% At first glance, Sacramento Kings forward Anthony Tolliver is an NBA player with little that sets him apart. In an earlier era, his range might have been a defining characteristic given his height, but now that seemingly every big man has a jumper, he doesn’t even have that. The most remarkable part of the 31-year-old’s resume is how long it is. Tolliver has played for nine teams — almost a third of the NBA — during his nine-year stint in the association.1Tolliver became the ninth player in league history to play for at least that many NBA teams during his first nine seasons, according to Basketball-Reference.com. The other eight? Ish Smith, Lou Amundson, Mike James, Drew Gooden, Kevin Ollie, Damon Jones, Tony Brown and Tony Massenburg. Video Playerhttps://fivethirtyeight.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/tollivercharge2.mp400:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Video Playerhttps://fivethirtyeight.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/tollivercharge4.mp400:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.A number of other players around the league have struggled in this area just as much as Tolliver has succeeded in it. Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas has drawn just one charge but has been called for 16 blocking fouls, a Charge Rate of 6 percent. Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been almost just as bad, inducing one charge in 13 tries, for an 8 percent Charge Rate. Minnesota’s Cole Aldrich, Philadelphia’s Dario Saric, Toronto’s Lucas Nogueira and Brooklyn’s Joe Harris have combined to go 0-for-36 in drawing charges this season, highlighting just how tough it can be for some players to persuade officials to side with them in bang-bang scenarios.Tolliver knows he’s good at this very particular task. “I just try to be smart about it, and pick my spots. Someone like Ersan is really aggressive about it, and he’ll jump in front of somebody every single time,” Tolliver said of Ersan Ilyasova, a former Pistons teammate, who leads the NBA in charges but sports a considerably lower Charge Rate than Tolliver, at 61 percent the past three years. “Nine times out of 10, guys know [Ilyasova’s] gonna try to take the charge, so they adjust to that and go after his shoulder to make him look like he’s not squared4Tolliver was also complimentary of his ex-teammate’s ability to draw charges, saying Ilyasova “is incredible at anticipating.” [properly]. But keeping the offensive player on his toes can make you more effective.”The other thing that helps? Tolliver says he doesn’t flail or flop. He argued that it’s not necessary to, because of the way he takes contact.Video Playerhttps://fivethirtyeight.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/tollivercharge9.mp400:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.“I don’t just fall because I get bumped or whatever. I try to absorb the bumps. When I get hit, it’s usually the type where you say, ‘Man, you must’ve really gotten run over,’” Tolliver explained. “When you look at someone like Marcus Smart, he tries to sell [charges] sometimes by flailing, but it’s not just him. DeMarcus5Tolliver said he and Cousins — his former teammate in Sacramento — came into the season talking smack about which player would draw more charges this season. Cousins holds a pretty sizable advantage, even though Tolliver has won a greater percentage of calls in collision scenarios. flails, too, and as a result, he doesn’t get some calls that he should get, because refs are trying to make a decision: ‘Did he get hit, or is he just trying to pull a fast one on me?’”Much of how Tolliver is programmed to think on defense stems from his time at Creighton, where then-Bluejays coach Dana Altman6Now the coach at Oregon often preached the importance of drawing charges. Under Altman’s direction, Creighton ran frequent practice drills teaching players how to properly take charges. And because of the coach’s emphasis on drawing charges in practice, the program seemingly began paying more attention to the skill in games. Rob Anderson, the team’s longtime sports information director, said he began manually tracking the metric — which isn’t kept by the NCAA — along with a stat spotter in 2002.Tolliver said drawing charges wasn’t a focus for him when he first got to Creighton, and numbers seem to bear that out, as he didn’t take any charges during his freshman season. But from his second year on, it became routine to see him morph into a human bowling pin, as he drew nine and 17 charges as a sophomore and junior, respectively, before drawing 23 charges — the same total as the rest of his team combined — in his senior year.7All the numbers come from Anderson’s tracking.“I took those drills to heart, and [drawing charges] became a major part of the way I play,” said Tolliver, who began his career at Creighton shortly after Cavaliers sharpshooter Kyle Korver finished there. (Korver also played for Altman, and is very good at drawing charges. He’s gotten the call on 11 of his 17 collisions this year — four more than the league average would suggest he should have — and drew the call on all nine of his collisions during the 2013 season.)Of course none of this means that being skilled at taking charges is the same thing as being a good defender. Tolliver himself, merely a decent stopper, would be the first person to tell you that. And the fact that Sacramento — tied for the NBA’s fourth-worst defense — manages to get 4 points worse per 100 plays on D when Tolliver is playing illustrates that no amount of charge-taking would make the Kings good on that end of the floor.Still, there is an art to how he goes about taking charges — both to prompt refs to side with him, and to avoid getting seriously hurt during the collisions. The key, according to Tolliver, is to set your feet, then begin falling as soon as the driving player makes contact with you, and not a millisecond before.“If you launch yourself backwards as soon as the contact hits you, the ref can see you getting hit without you having to take the full brunt of it,” he said. “Guys mess up because they start falling before they get hit.”But any way you slice it, taking a charge is going to be uncomfortable, he said. The main objective, aside from winning the call, is to avoid a potentially serious injury.“You can get really hurt if you don’t know how to take one. Even if you do know how, it’s gonna hurt. It just doesn’t feel good,” he said, adding that teammates asked him if he was OK after taking a knee to the chest from Oklahoma City’s Steven Adams. “I told them, ‘Yeah: I know how to fall,’” he said.Video Playerhttps://fivethirtyeight.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/tollivercharge6.mp400:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Video Playerhttps://fivethirtyeight.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/tollivercharge7.mp400:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Whereas other players might not be good at taking charges, or simply may not want to, Tolliver feels as if he has no choice but to play to his strengths in hopes of finding a more permanent NBA home. So that means relying on his ability to draw fouls in a physically taxing way.“Fans don’t care about that sort of stuff; you’re not gonna get any glory out of that,” he said of charges. “At least by making a pass, you might get an assist. You can get something out of that. With a charge, I get a bruise or two out of it.”But maybe now, with more statistical information at our disposal, Tolliver’s nearly flawless ability to draw charges will get the credit it deserves.Neil Paine assisted with research for this piece.Check out our latest NBA predictions.VIDEO: How the Villanova and Duke losses shook the bracket Draymond GreenGolden State433069.7 Dennis SchröderAtlanta493367.3 Gorgui DiengMinnesota703651.4 This season, Tolliver has been almost automatic, drawing 10 charge calls in 12 collisions for an eye-popping 83 percent success rate2The charge, block and collision statistics for this story were last updated March 14.. He’s won five more calls than you’d expect the average player to earn in those same 12 situations.3His ratios have been impressive in past years, too: In 2014-15, for instance, he drew 19 charges against just four blocking calls. Marcus SmartBoston764153.9 Kemba WalkerCharlotte715070.4 Leaguewide charge rate is 40 percent. Excludes players with fewer than 30 charges drawn the past three years. As of games played on March 14.Sources: NBA Miner, Basketball-Reference.com, BigDataBall Players who had the greatest share of collisions called as charges since the 2014-15 season Ersan IlyasovaAtlanta1499161.0 Marreese SpeightsLos Angeles1016261.3 Monta EllisIndiana834959.0 Devin HarrisDallas814758.0 The Kings’ Anthony Tolliver is the master of the charge. Thearon W. Henderson / Getty Images Aron BaynesDetroit783139.7 But there is something else that could distinguish Tolliver: a stat that could unveil the undrafted journeyman’s best skill. The only problem is that it hasn’t been invented yet.The fuel of this stat: collisions, particularly when a ballhandler is barreling his way toward the basket despite a defender standing in his way. If those collisions make their way into the stat sheet, they usually go one of two ways: a charge call on the offender or a blocking foul on the defender. Players such as DeMarcus Cousins, Ersan Ilyasova and Marreese Speights have dominated the leaderboard of charges drawn in years past — and this year — according to NBA Miner, an advanced stat site that has tracked charge numbers for several seasons.But shouldn’t we be interested in more than just how many charges a player draws? The raw number doesn’t tell the whole story because it’s not speaking to a player’s success rate. If a defender draws a ton of charges, but gets whistled for nearly as many blocking calls, then the fouls essentially negate the turnovers he creates.With that in mind, I decided to take a more holistic look at things by creating “Charge Rate,” a simple stat that measures how efficiently a player draws charges. All it entails is dividing a player’s total of charges drawn by the total number of whistled collisions he’s been involved in; a number we can generate by incorporating the blocking fouls he’s been called for. At the top of the list was Tolliver, who has been the NBA’s best player at drawing charges while not getting whistled for blocking.Over the past three seasons, Tolliver’s garnered 42 charges in 54 total collisions, a Charge Rate of 78 percent; easily the best mark among players who’ve taken at least 30 charges since the start of the 2014-15 season. For context, consider that the average NBA player this season has a Charge Rate of just 40 percent, according to the collision counts on BigDataBall, which logs play-by-play data. DeMarcus CousinsNew Orleans1198268.9 Donatas MotiejunasNew Orleans794050.6 PLAYERTEAMNUM. OF COLLISIONSNUM. OF CHARGESCHARGE RATE Ryan AndersonHouston623150.0 Greg MonroeMilwaukee613862.2 Kyle LowryToronto714461.9 Luis ScolaBrooklyn693753.6 Thaddeus YoungIndiana663451.5 read more

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Yaya Toure returns to Greece

first_imgFormer Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has returned to Greek club Olympiakos, 12 years after leaving them to sign for French side AS Monaco.The Ivorian first had his huge breakthrough in European football with the Piraeus-based side during the 2005-2006 season, scoring three goals in 20 matches.Toure moved to Barcelona in 2007 after spending only one season in the French Ligue 1 with AS Monaco.After their Gulf-based owners injected huge funds into Manchester City, Toure was one of the key signings who helped the club win three Premier League titles in seven seasons.He represented City in 230 games, scoring 59 goals, but was released at the end of last season after another title triumph.The energetic midfielder is now back with Olympiakos, although the club have not released any financial details or the duration of the contract.Official: Yaya Toure joins Chinese club Qingdao Huanghai Andrew Smyth – July 4, 2019 Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has returned to football with Chinese second-tier side Qingdao Huanghai following a seven-month spell on the sidelines.Toure wrote on his website, as quoted by Sky Sports:“It is an honour to be back at Olympiakos!”“When I left in 2006 I said I would come back and I am delighted to keep my word. I had offers from lots of clubs across Europe, Asia and the USA.”“Ultimately, I made my decision based on the special relationship I have with this incredible club.”“I am as hungry for success now as I was when I first arrived here many years ago and I cannot wait to help the club win the trophies the great fans of Olympiakos deserve.”“It is now time to let my football do the talking once again. Let’s do this!”last_img read more

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