Bakary Sako

Born: April 26, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Paris, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Attacking Midfielder
Team: Crystal Palace (no. 26)
Bakary Sako of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Career History
Senior2009-2012Saint-Etienne
2012-2015Wolverhampton Wanderers
2015-Crystal Palace
Sports Mole has 442 articles about Bakary Sako. Articles 1 to 40:
Steven Davis celebrates getting the opener during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Result: Southampton pour more misery on Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace become the first club in top-flight history to lose their opening five league games without scoring a goal after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Southampton.
Sep 16, 14:23
Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe in action during his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on December 31, 2016
Wolverhampton Wanderers rejected with £15m bid for Benik Afobe?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly knocked back with a £15m bid for Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe.
Aug 31, 19:23
Nouha Dicko in action for Wolves on August 10, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'accept Hull City bid for Nouha Dicko'
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly accept a £3.5m bid from Hull City for striker Nouha Dicko.
Aug 29, 07:57
Ajax head coach Frank de Boer looks on prior to the Eredivisie match against PSV Eindhoven on March 20, 2016
Team News: Three debuts for Crystal Palace
Frank de Boer includes three debutants in the Crystal Palace side to face Huddersfield Town.
Aug 12, 14:11
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on October 22, 2016
Frank de Boer unhappy with Wilfried Zaha treatment
Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer criticises the referee and West Bromwich Albion players for the physical treatment received by Wilfried Zaha in a pre-season friendly.
Jul 22, 17:46
Bakary Sako of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Result: Crystal Palace secure win over West Bromwich Albion in Hong Kong
Crystal Palace record a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the third-place playoff at the Premier League Asia Trophy.
Jul 22, 12:55
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Result: Youthful Manchester United overcome Crystal Palace
A youthful Manchester United end their 2016-17 Premier League campaign with a 2-0 victory against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
May 21, 16:56
Antonio Conte is happy during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Preview: Chelsea vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between leaders Chelsea and a resurgent Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge.
Mar 30, 21:37
Bakary Sako of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers interested in signing Bakary Sako from Crystal Palace?
Crystal Palace attacking midfielder Bakary Sako could be on his way back to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the summer, with the Championship outfit seeking a loan deal.
Mar 23, 12:53
Christian Benteke celebrates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Christian Benteke not for sale'
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce denies reports that Christian Benteke will be sold this month.
Jan 12, 09:50
Patrick Bamford in action for Crystal Palace on July 23, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers interested in Patrick Bamford?
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly join the race to sign Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford on loan this month.
Jan 5, 19:43
Swansea player Angel Rangel in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and York City at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2015
Result: Swansea City boost survival hopes with late win over Crystal Palace
Swansea City move to within one point of Premier League safety with a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace following the appointment of new manager Paul Clement.
Jan 3, 21:56
Bakary Sako of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Birmingham City bid £4m for Crystal Palace winger Bakary Sako?
Birmingham City reportedly bid £4m for Crystal Palace winger Bakary Sako.
Jan 3, 13:40
Bakary Sako of Wolverhampton shoots during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham at Molineux on February 24, 2015
Bakary Sako in line for Wolverhampton Wanderers return?
Wolverhampton Wanderers could reportedly bring back Crystal Palace attacker Bakary Sako back to Molineux in January.
Dec 20, 20:47
 A general view of the groudn prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Stoke City at Selhurst Park on December 13, 2014
Report: Mathieu Flamini close to Crystal Palace exit
A report claims that Crystal Palace are happy for Mathieu Flamini to leave the club in January, just three months after joining on a year-long deal as a free agent.
Dec 19, 14:24
Diego Costa celebrates with Chelsea teammates after scoring during his side's victory over Everton at Stamford Bridge on November 5, 2016
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between struggling Crystal Palace and league leaders Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Dec 15, 14:03
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Team News: Manchester United make four changes for Crystal Palace clash
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho makes four changes to his starting lineup for their Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.
Dec 14, 19:15
Bakary Sako of Wolves in action during the Sky Bet League One game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brentford at Molineux on November 23, 2013
Wolverhampton Wanderers to re-sign Bakary Sako?
Crystal Palace winger Bakary Sako is reportedly in talks about a return to Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Aug 8, 12:24
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United shoots at goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on October 31, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
Apr 19, 17:30
Pape Souare and Alexis Sanchez vie for the ball during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on April 17, 2016
Result: Arsenal stay fourth as Yannick Bolasie earns Crystal Palace a point
Yannick Bolasie fires in an 82nd-minute equaliser as Crystal Palace deny Arsenal victory at the Emirates in Sunday afternoon's Premier League contest.
Apr 17, 17:54
Arouna Kone of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City on August 23, 2015
Team News: Two Everton changes at Crystal Palace
Roberto Martinez makes two changes to his Everton side for Wednesday night's Premier League match at Crystal Palace.
Apr 13, 19:03
Wilfried Zaha and Mark Noble in action during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace on April 2, 2016
Result: Ten-man West Ham United held by Crystal Palace
Ten-man West Ham United drop two points in the Champions League race as they are held to a 2-2 draw by Crystal Palace.
Apr 2, 17:17
 Slaven Bilic looks on prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham United on February 13, 2016
Team News: Mile Jedinak starts for Crystal Palace
Mile Jedinak is fit enough to start in Crystal Palace's trip to West Ham United.
Apr 2, 14:10
Riyad Mahrez celebrates scoring with teammates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on March 19, 2016
Result: Riyad Mahrez fires Leicester City eight points clear at Premier League summit
Leicester City beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park to move eight points clear at the top, courtesy of Riyad Mahrez's first-half strike.
Mar 19, 16:52
Sunderland's English manager Sam Allardyce arrives for the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park in south London on November 23, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Premier League clash between out-of-form duo Sunderland and Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.
Feb 29, 20:28
Tony Pulis manager of West Bromwich Albion looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion at Selhurst Park on October 3, 2015
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns.
Feb 26, 14:16
Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on December 13, 2015 in London, England.
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Sunday's all-London affair in the fifth round of the FA Cup between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane.
Feb 19, 14:56
Crystal Palaces English manager Alan Pardew awaits kick off in the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion at Selhurst Park in south London on October 3, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Watford at Selhurst Park.
Feb 11, 16:34
Alan Pardew manager of Crystal Palace looks on as Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur gives the thumbs up during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane on September 20, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Saturday's London derby between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park.
Jan 21, 16:47
Manchester City's Chilean headcoach Manuel Pellegrini looks on before the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Manchester City on November 25, 2015
Team News: Manuel Pellegrini rings the changes
Manuel Pellegrini makes five changes to his Manchester City side for the visit of Crystal Palace.
Jan 16, 14:16
Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace is closed down by Eliaquim Mangala (R) and Aleksandar Kolorov (L) of Manchester City during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Manc
Preview: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium.
Jan 14, 16:13
Remi Garde looks on prior to the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Crystal Palace at Villa Park on January 12, 2016
Result: Wayne Hennessey error hands Remi Garde first win at Aston Villa
Bottom-of-the-table Aston Villa pick up their first win since the opening day of the season, beating Crystal Palace 1-0 at Villa Park.
Jan 12, 21:36
Yohan Cabaye of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 17, 2015
Team News: Yohan Cabaye fit for Crystal Palace
Yohan Cabaye overcomes a knock to start for Crystal Palace in their Premier League clash with struggling Aston Villa.
Jan 12, 18:48
Scott Dann of Crystal Palace heads to score his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Premier League clash between bottom-of-the-table Aston Villa and Crystal Palace at Villa Park.
Jan 11, 15:13
Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace and Virgil van Dijk of Southampton compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park on December 12, 2015
Preview: Southampton vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's FA Cup clash between Southampton and Crystal Palace as the Eagles look to knock the Saints out for a second season in a row.
Jan 7, 22:44
Alan Pardew manager of Crystal Palace gives instructions as Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane on September 20, 2015
Alan Pardew: 'First goal changed things against Chelsea'
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew admits that Chelsea's first goal changed the course of the match during the Blues' 3-0 win at Selhurst Park.
Jan 3, 19:44
Connor Wickham of Crystal Palace and Nemanja Matic of Chelsea compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the first Premier League London derby of 2016 as high-flying Crystal Palace host Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Jan 1, 19:46
Crystal Palace's English manager Alan Pardew watches his players during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park in south London on November 28, 2015
Crystal Palace struggling for strikers ahead of Chelsea clash
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew places Chelsea as favourites for their Premier League meeting this weekend due to his shortage of options in the final third of the field.
Dec 31, 13:18
Bournemouth's English manager Eddie Howe celebrates winning after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge in London on December 5, 2015.
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Boxing Day meeting between two in-form sides as a resurgent Bournemouth host Crystal Palace at Dean Court.
Dec 24, 23:20



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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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