Without any shadow of a doubt 2014 has been a year to savour for Toni Kroos, winning the World Cup this summer in Brazil and subsequently earning a move to Champions League winners Real Madrid. Kroos has seen his stock increase dramatically since joining Real Madrid, with consistent displays of majestic passing of the highest order. Quality which has nullified the impact of losing such key loses as Xabi Alonso and Di Maria, who were the spine of the La Decima campaign. Xabi Alonso operated as the base of the midfield alongside Luka Modric, with the dynamic Di Maria just ahead of them. Which … [Read more...]
Kroos makes Real Madrid switch
Real Madrid have completed the signing of German international Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich today for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around €30m. Kroos joins the club on a deal that will make him a Madridista until 2020. The 24-year-old, who played every minute of Germany's triumphant World Cup campaign in Brazil last month, will wear the number 8 shirt after joining the European Champions. Rumours had been flying around concerning Kroos' future at Bayern Munich, with Manchester United also interested in the midfielder. Instead Kroos preferred to make the move to Spain and join Madrid … [Read more...]
Three Spanish bets you should consider for this year’s European Championships
With the titans of Spain, Barcelona and Real Madrid now left with nothing to play for this season following their dramatic Champions League exits and Madrid's La Liga title clincher last night, the attentions of Spain will now turn to their national team, in their bid to win back to back European Championships in Poland and Ukraine next month. España of course go into this competition as favourites with a price of 5/2 with Bet 365 to win the tournament outright but we've highlighted three other bets you might be tempted to place during Spain's defence of their European title. … [Read more...]
Is Daniel Sturridge ready for an England call-up?
As the England national team look ahead to securing their place in the European Championships next year Liquid Football ponders whether one man - Bolton’s on-loan striker Daniel Sturridge is ready to get his chance in Don Fabio Capello’s England squad when his side face Wales this month. … [Read more...]
Brazil 2014 – Who Will Represent England At The Next World Cup?
With the 2010 World Cup now thankfully a long-forgotten memory for the majority of disappointed England supporters, this week Liquid Football hopes to shed some light on the very future of English football and ponders the likely candidates we'll expect to see representing the Three Lions at the next World Cup in 2014 (assuming we get there of course). In South Africa last year we saw just how far England had fallen behind in the footballing world as our European rivals Germany, Spain and Holland outshone Fabio Capello's men at the World Cup in just about every way. Germany looked vibrant … [Read more...]
Paul The World Cup Octopus Dies
Sad news today as the loveable psychic octopus better known as Paul has passed away in his tank in Germany this morning. The Octopus, who had a 70% success rate when predicting Germany's results at the 2010 World Cup will be sorely missed by all his fans. Watch a clip of Paul in action here! Hosted at Youtube. This video is provided and hosted from a 3rd party server. Our search functionality is helping you discover publicly available websites & their content. Liquid Football as a search engine does not host or upload this material and is not responsible for the content. … [Read more...]
Euro 2012 Highlights (08/10/10)
A weekend break for the Premier League meant European qualifiers were back under way this weekend in preparation for the 2012 finals in Poland & Ukraine. England don't appear until Tuesday when they face Montenegro but this Friday still saw the likes of France, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands and Germany all in action. France 2-0 Romania Northern Ireland 0-0 Italy Portugal 3-1 Denmark Germany 3-0 Turkey Spain 3-1 Lithuania Moldova 0-1 Netherlands … [Read more...]