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 452 articles about Bakary Sako. Articles 1 to 40:
Khouma Babacar has hearing difficulties after scoring for Fiorentina against Genoa on September 12, 2015
Crystal Palace show interest in Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar?
Crystal Palace are reportedly keen on signing Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar during the January transfer window.
Nov 14, 16:10
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Roy Hodgson takes responsibility for Crystal Palace EFL Cup exit
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson admits that his decision to field a weakened squad against Bristol City backfired as the Eagles lost 4-1 at Ashton Gate in the EFL Cup.
Oct 24, 22:59
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace ship four in embarrassing defeat to Bristol City
Crystal Palace succumb to a 4-1 hammering at the hands of Bristol City in Tuesday night's EFL Cup encounter at Ashton Gate.
Oct 24, 21:44
Antonio Conte orders the gabagool during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Everton on August 27, 2017
Team News: Wilfried Zaha returns for Crystal Palace against Chelsea
Wilfried Zaha makes his return from injury as Crystal Palace host Chelsea this afternoon.
Oct 14, 14:06
A general view of the stadium ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park on Augsut 18, 2013
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Oct 12, 12:30
Alberto Gilardino of Fiorentina celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Serie A match between US Citta di Palermo and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Renzo Barbera on May 24, 2015
Report: Crystal Palace eye Alberto Gilardino
Crystal Palace are considering a move for experienced Italian striker Alberto Gilardino to boost their attacking options, according to a report.
Oct 2, 13:51
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring during the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 30, 2017
Result: Manchester United beat Crystal Palace to go clear at summit
Manchester United move three points clear at the top of the Premier League courtesy of a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
Sep 30, 16:52
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Chris Smalling in for Eric Bailly
Chris Smalling comes back into the fold as Manchester United welcome Crystal Palace.
Sep 30, 14:04
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League showdown at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Crystal Palace.
Sep 29, 09:00
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Roy Hodgson fears ligament damage for Christian Benteke
Roy Hodgson reveals that Christian Benteke will have a scan on Sunday to determine the extent of the damage suffered to his knee during the 5-0 defeat to Manchester City.
Sep 23, 22:31
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



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20Crystal Palace12129624-185