Jores Okore

Born: August 11, 1992 (age 25)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Nationality: Denmark Danish

Position: Centre-back
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Career History
Youth2007-2011Nordsjaelland
Senior2011-2013Nordsjaelland
2013-2016Aston Villa
2016-Copenhagen
International2011-Denmark
Sports Mole has 140 articles about Jores Okore. Articles 1 to 40:
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri yells instructions during his side's 1-0 win over Porto in Group G of the Champions League on September 27, 2016
Live Commentary: Copenhagen 0-0 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the goalless draw in the Champions League between Copenhagen and Leicester City.
Nov 2, 18:45
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri yells instructions during his side's 1-0 win over Porto in Group G of the Champions League on September 27, 2016
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-0 Copenhagen - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Leicester City's 1-0 victory over Copenhagen in the Champions League.
Oct 18, 18:45
Then Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo on the touchline on November 20, 2012
EFL Cup roundup: Aston Villa slip up at Luton Town
Aston Villa crash out of the League Cup following a shock 3-1 defeat at Luton Town.
Aug 10, 21:44
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Aston Villa's Jores Okore denies claims he refused to play against Bournemouth
Jores Okore rejects Eric Black's claims that he refused to play for Aston Villa against Bournemouth on April 9.
Apr 25, 16:38
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Eric Black: 'Jores Okore refuses to play for Aston Villa'
Aston Villa caretaker manager Eric Black says that defender Jores Okore refused to be a substitute for the Premier League fixture with Bournemouth earlier this month.
Apr 22, 14:18
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015
Team News: Harry Kane returns for Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane is reinstated to the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup for the trip to Aston Villa.
Mar 13, 15:10
General view of the interior of Villa Park in Birmingham on November 2, 2014
Team News: John Stones on bench for Everton
John Stones starts on the bench for Everton's trip to Aston Villa this evening.
Mar 1, 18:50
Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's second goal against Aston Villa at Britannia Stadium on February 27, 2016
Result: Marko Arnautovic double helps Stoke City beat Aston Villa
Stoke City move into eighth position in the Premier League table with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa.
Feb 27, 16:55
Joleon Lescott celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Norwich City on February 6, 2016
Result: Aston Villa close gap to Premier League safety with win over Norwich City
Lowly Aston Villa close the gap to Premier League safety with a 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Norwich City at Villa Park.
Feb 6, 16:53
Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Stoke City at the Boleyn Ground on December 12, 2015
Team News: James Tomkins starts for West Ham United
James Tomkins is passed fit to start in West Ham United's clash with Aston Villa.
Feb 2, 18:55
Shinji Okazaki of Leicester in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City v Aston Villa at the King Power Staduim on September 13, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Leicester City
Sports Mole looks ahead to matchday 22's Saturday-night Premier League contest as Aston Villa go for back-to-back wins against high-flying Leicester City.
Jan 15, 12:17
Aston Villa's Ciaran Clark vies with Wycombe Wanderers' Aaron Amadi-Holloway during the FA Cup third-round match at Adams Park on January 9, 2016
Result: Aston Villa without a win in 16 after FA Cup draw at Wycombe Wanderers
Aston Villa's winless streak in all competitions reaches 16 games with a 1-1 draw at League Two outfit Wycombe Wanderers in the FA Cup third round.
Jan 9, 14:37
Carlos Sanchez of Aston Villa and Jack Rodwell of Sunderland compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on August 29, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole looks ahead to the basement battle between Sunderland and Aston Villa on the opening Premier League matchday of 2016.
Jan 1, 12:36
Rudy Gestede of Aston Villa in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Team News: Aston Villa drop Gestede, Lescott for Norwich City trip
Remi Garde opts to make four changes for Aston Villa's crucial visit to relegation rivals Norwich City.
Dec 28, 14:20
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa is tackled by James Collins of West Ham United during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park on May 9, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole peers ahead to the Boxing Day Premier League match between two sides trying to end lengthy winless streaks, Aston Villa and West Ham United.
Dec 24, 16:07
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Remi Garde praises Jores Okore character
Aston Villa boss Remi Garde praises the competitive spirit that defender Jores Okore brings to the side.
Dec 9, 12:15
Graziano Pelle of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Southampton, United Kingdom.
Team News: Southampton make three changes for Aston Villa, visitors change four
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman makes three changes from his side's last Premier League game for their match against Aston Villa, as Graziano Pelle returns up front.
Dec 5, 14:15
Scott Sinclair of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
Team News: Two changes for Aston Villa against Watford
Aston Villa make two changes to their side for the visit of Watford to Villa Park.
Nov 28, 14:01
Remi Garde, Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on November 8, 2015 in Birmingham, England.
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as bottom-placed Aston Villa welcome the visit of Watford to Villa Park.
Nov 26, 16:58
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea shows his frustration after conceding the third goal to Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on October 3, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Preview: Chelsea vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews all of the Premier League action as struggling champions Chelsea welcome Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa to Stamford Bridge.
Oct 15, 16:51
Tim Sherwood Manager of Aston Villa looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on September 19, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's Second City derby, as Aston Villa host Birmingham City in the third round of the League Cup.
Sep 21, 16:58
Manager Tim Sherwood of Aston Villa gives direction from the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United on August 14, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunderland's trip to Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Aug 27, 15:50
Tim Sherwood, the Aston Villa manager, looks on during the pre season friendly match between Swindon Town and Aston Villa at the County Ground on July 21, 2015
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux.
Jul 27, 17:05
Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates as his cross deflects off of Tyler Blackett of Manchester United for an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on May 17, 2015
Team News: Theo Walcott starts at Wembley for Arsenal in FA Cup final
Theo Walcott is given the nod ahead of Olivier Giroud to lead the Arsenal line in Saturday's FA Cup final against Aston Villa.
May 30, 16:29
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Jores Okore determined to guide Aston Villa to victory in FA Cup final
Aston Villa defender Jores Okore is determined to guide his side to victory in the FA Cup final against Arsenal at Wembley.
May 30, 06:07
Arsenal players celebrate victory with the trophy after the FA Cup with Budweiser Final match between Arsenal and Hull City at Wembley Stadium on May 17, 2014
Preview: FA Cup final: Arsenal vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 2015 FA Cup final, as holders Arsenal aim to become the first 12-time winners of the competition against Aston Villa at Wembley.
May 28, 18:21
Gabriel Agbonlahor of Aston Villa celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Aston Villa at Stadium of Light on March 14, 2015
Team News: Three changes for Aston Villa on final day
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood makes three changes to his side to take on Burnley in their Premier League clash on the final day of the season.
May 24, 14:18
Tom Cleverley of Aston Villa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park on May 9, 2015
Result: Aston Villa win thanks to Tom Cleverley strike
Tom Cleverley's fine form continues as his goal gives Aston Villa a 1-0 win over West Ham United at Villa Park.
May 9, 16:54
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa is tackled by James Collins of West Ham United during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park on May 9, 2015
Half-Time Report: Aston Villa lead through Tom Cleverley strike
Aston Villa hold a one-goal lead over West Ham United at half time at Villa Park.
May 9, 15:46
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on May 3, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 most impressive players from the latest round of Premier League games.
May 5, 11:30
Chelsea players celebrate after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on May 3, 2015
How Chelsea won the 2014-15 Premier League title
Sports Mole takes a look at how Chelsea were able to win a first Premier League title for five years.
May 4, 16:36
Steven Naismith of Everton in action with Kieran Richardson of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Aston Villa at Goodison Park on October 18, 2014
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews Aston Villa's Premier League clash with Everton as Tim Sherwood's relegation scrappers look for crucial points against the in-form Toffees.
Apr 30, 17:08
Fernandinho of Manchester City celebrates his winning goal with Martin Demichelis (L) and Jesus Navas of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on April 25, 2015
Result: Fernandinho rescues Manchester City against valiant Aston Villa
Fernandinho scores an 88th-minute winner to rescue Manchester City a 3-2 victory over Aston Villa which takes them back to second in the Premier League table.
Apr 25, 19:24
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring their second goal with Manchester City's Spanish midfielder Jesus Navas and Manchester City's Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure during the English Premier League football match between Man
Half-Time Report: Brad Guzan howler hands Manchester City lead
Brad Guzan's howler hands Sergio Aguero a third-minute goal as Manchester City take a half-time lead into their Premier League clash with Aston Villa.
Apr 25, 18:17
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates with David Silva as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on April 12, 2015
Team News: David Silva fit for unchanged Manchester City
David Silva is passed fit for Manchester City as Manuel Pellegrini names an unchanged side for the Premier League visit of Aston Villa.
Apr 25, 17:33
Tim Sherwood manager of Aston Villa celebrates as Christian Benteke of Aston Villa scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Preview: Manchester City vs. Aston Villa
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Manuel Pellegrini's faltering Man City and FA Cup finalists Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 23, 18:46
Aston Villa's English midfielder Fabian Delph shoots and scores past Liverpool's Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley stadium in London on April 19, 2015
Result: Aston Villa defeat Liverpool to reach FA Cup final
Fabian Delph scores in the second half to send Aston Villa into the final of the FA Cup courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Wembley.
Apr 19, 16:52
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring their first goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on April 19, 2015
Half-Time Report: All square between Aston Villa, Liverpool in FA Cup semi-final clash
Christian Benteke pulls Aston Villa level at the break of their FA Cup semi-final against Liverpool after Philippe Coutinho had put the Merseysiders ahead.
Apr 19, 15:47
Ron Vlaar of Aston Villa runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Aston Villa and Parma at Villa Park on August 9, 2014
Team News: Ron Vlaar returns for Aston Villa
Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers make five and two changes respectively ahead of their Premier League clash at Villa Park on Tuesday evening.
Apr 7, 19:12
Jores Okore in action for Aston Villa on January 4, 2015
Jores Okore hails 'inspirational' Tim Sherwood
Aston Villa defender Jores Okore lauds the impact that Tim Sherwood has had on the club since taking over as manager.
Mar 18, 12:08



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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd117222351823
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs117222071323
4Chelsea117131910922
5Liverpool115422117419
6Arsenal116142016419
7Burnley11542109119
8Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton114341111015
9Watford114341721-415
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield11434813-515
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle114251010014
12Leicester CityLeicester113441616013
13Southampton11344911-213
14Stoke CityStoke113351322-912
15Everton113261022-1211
16West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom11245914-510
17Bournemouth11317714-710
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham112361123-129
19Swansea CitySwansea11227713-68
20Crystal Palace11119422-184
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