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Emmanuel Adebayor

Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (born 26 February 1984) is a Togolese footballer who plays for Tottenham Hotspur as a striker on loan from Manchester City. ... More »Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (born 26 February 1984) is a Togolese footballer who plays for Tottenham Hotspur as a striker on loan from Manchester City. He plays in the same position for the Togo national team. Adebayor previously played for Metz, Monaco and Arsenal and was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2008. In January 2010, Adebayor was one of the players involved when the Togo national team's bus came under a gunfire attack on the way to the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola. In his first season, he played nine games and scored twice. In the 2002–03 season, Adebayor scored 17 goals in 35 games. He signed a new contract with Monaco in 2003, and he scored seven goals in 17 appearances, helping them reach the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final with two goals in 10 games. On 13 January 2006, Arsenal signed Adebayor for a reported £7m. He was given the nickname "Baby Kanu" due to his resemblance to former Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu, whom Adebayor had idolised as a youth. On 4... [ Wikipedia ]

Emmanuel Adebayor: Sandy field at African Cup 'a disgrace'

Emmanuel Adebayor and Togo play Burkina Faso in the quarterfinals Sunday. PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) -- Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has fiercely criticized the sandy field that will host a semifinal at the African Cup of Nations, calling it "a disgrace'' and embarrassing ...

Emmanuel Adebayor should re-sign for Arsenal

Love him, or loathe him, there's no escaping the fact that Emmanuel Adebayor is one of the most-talked about footballers in the Barclays Premier League. And the Tottenham forward is set to find himself the centre of attention yet again on Sunday when he faces his former club Arsenal at ...

Emmanuel Adebayor defends Tottenham absence after Africa Cup of Nations

Emmanuel Adebayor insists poor organisation by the Togo Football Federation, and not his own laziness, was the reason behind his late return to Tottenham following the African Nations Cup. What happened to Adebayor in the week following Togo's exit from the continental competition ...

Emmanuel Adebayor puts Cabinda behind him as Togo go through

An Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final spot was secured in spite of bizarre refereeing, an awful pitch and difficult memories Emmanuel Adebayor said Togo’s qualification for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations had made history. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters Togo secured ...

Gareth Bale, Tottenham Hotspur beat Arsenal

The frustration had been starting to show on Spurs' players, with former Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor picking up a booking for a rash tackle on Aaron Ramsey in the 18th. Adebayor was sent off in the meeting of the rivals in November, but his game ended early for a different ...

Togo books quarterfinal place following Tunisia tussle

Captain Emmanuel Adebayor, who hid under a seat when the Togo team bus came under fire from separatists, revealed the team would hold prayers for the pair which lost their lives "I'm thinking of them," he told reporters. "We're going to take five minutes to pray for them at the hotel. " ...

Gervinho, Ivory Coast beat Togo at African Cup of Nations

Led by Didier Drogba and several players from European clubs, Ivory Coast struggled to create many chances against the tightly-organized Togo team, whose scoring opportunities mostly fell to Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor. "We went through a lot of difficulties,'' Ivory Coast coach ...

Dempsey a hero in draw with United; more EPL thoughts

That's why the manager has preferred the muscle and pace of Emmanuel Adebayor in recent weeks. Adebayor is more of a traditional center forward. He might have made something of all the high crosses Tottenham lobbed into the goalmouth on Sunday. Yet he has scored fewer goals in ...

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Tottenham Want Brazilian Star to Replace Struggling Adebayor – Report

By Adrian Back | March 1, 2013 9:33 PM EST Tottenham are prepared to listen to offers for struggling striker Emmanuel Adebayor as they plan another bid for long-term target Leandro Damiao. The Evening Standard has reported that Andre Villas-Boas has told Daniel Levy that his priority in ...

West Ham v Tottenham live

2min: Early panic for Tottenham fans as Emmanuel Adebayor limps away from a challenge. Out of form or not, Spurs have nobody else in their squad who can play up front. What happened to the days of Berbatov, Keane, Defoe and Bent? Kick-off: Away we go at Upton Park. 20.00: Bobby Moore's ...

Emmanuel Adebayor form puzzles Andre Villas Boas

How to solve a problem like Emmanuel Adebayor? The striker has not scored for Tottenham since New Year’s Day and his manager Andre Villas-Boas admitted he is still struggling to unlock Adebayor’s full potential. Thankfully the Spurs boss can call on one of Europe’s ‘stars’ as ...

Tottenham hired a private jet to make sure Emmanuel Adebayor was back in time for the Newcastle matc...

Andre Villas-Boas has revealed that Tottenham chartered a private jet to ensure Emmanuel Adebayor made it back in time for yesterday's 2-1 win over Newcastle. Adebayor infuriated some Spurs fans this week when he waited until five days after Togo's elimination from the African ...

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Emmanuel Adebayor to be in Tottenham squad

Emmanuel Adebayor missed Tottenham training today, but will still be in the squad to face Newcastle at White Hart Lane tomorrow. Adebayor's African Nations Cup campaign with Togo ended on Sunday evening with a quarter-final defeat to Burkino Faso, yet he remained in South Africa ...

Africa Cup of Nations: Togo 2 Algeria 0

Emmanuel Adebayor scored in the first half to help Togo beat Algeria and retain a chance of reaching the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. Adebayor netted in the 32nd minute and substitute midfielder Dove Wome added another in stoppage time to seal the ...

Emmanuel Adebayor WILL be going to African Nations Cup

Togo's Football Association president overruled his coach and picked Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor for the African Nations Cup. The Spurs striker was thought to be staying in England when he was said to have had a change of heart after a row emerged over unpaid bonus ...

Emmanuel Adebayor won't be replaced, says Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas

Andre Villas-Boas admits he may not sign new recruits this month to cover Emmanuel Adebayor's decision to represent Togo in the Africa Cup of Nations, which leaves Tottenham short of strikers. Adebayor could be absent from club football for up to a month depending on Togo's ...

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AVB Still Trying to Unlock the True Potential of Adebayor

By Adrian Back | February 22, 2013 1:58 AM EST Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas revealed that he has been working closely with striker Emmanuel Adebayor in order to help him rediscover the form that saw him score 18 goals last season. Last term Adebayor was desperate to prove ...

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Andre Villas-Boas backs misfiring Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor

Andre Villas-Boas hopes Emmanuel Adebayor can rediscover his best goalscoring form as Tottenham attempt to seal victory over Lyon in the Europa League. The former Arsenal striker won over the Tottenham fans last year, topping the club's scoring charts with a return of 18 goals in 37 ...

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No extra rest for Emmanuel Adebayor, says Villas-Boas

No extra rest for Emmanuel Adebayor, says Villas-Boas Adebayor said he was "exhausted" after his exertions in South Africa, and Villas-Boas says the club have given him a period of leave. Agence France Presse | Last updated on Thursday, 07 February 2013 19:07 Print font size - + ...

For Manchester United and Real Madrid, a Friendly Faceoff

Gareth Bale had a banana thrown at him during a corner kick Sunday, and Arsenal fans shouted a horrible chant at Tottenham’s Emmanuel Adebayor – who used to play for Arsenal – when they referenced the 2010 attack on Togo’s team bus by gunmen at the Africa Cup of Nations, then told ...

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