Nine to broadcast ICC and Liverpool tour live

The Nine Network announced on Thursday that they will broadcast live and free July’s blockbuster international matches in Australia. 

The bumper month of football includes iconic English club Liverpool's two games against A-League opposition - Adelaide United and Brisbane Roar - plus the International Champions Cup tournament at the MCG featuring football powerhouses Real Madrid, Roma and Manchester City.

Fans in Australia will be able to see some of the biggest stars of modern day football on the Nine Network, such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale of Real Madrid, Roma’s Totti, City’s Sergio Aguero and Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge.  

Steve Crawley, Nine’s Head of Sport said: “It is an honour for Wide World of Sports to bring some of the biggest names, not just in football, but world sport into the homes of Australians.”

The games are:

Friday, July 17 – Liverpool FC v Brisbane Roar – Suncorp Stadium
Saturday, July 18 – Real Madrid CF v AS Roma - MCG (International Champions Cup Australia)
Monday, July 20 – Liverpool FC v Adelaide United – Adelaide Oval
Tuesday, July 21 – AS Roma v Manchester City FC - MCG (International Champions Cup Australia)
Friday, July 24 – Manchester City FC v Real Madrid CF – MCG (International Champions Cup Australia) 

*Broadcast times to follow.