Roy hails award winner Soto

Roy Hodgson today commended the decision of fans to award Sotirios Kyrgiakos the Standard Chartered LFC Player of the Month for October.

The Greek defender tallied 61 per cent of your vote on this website following a string of imperious displays at the back.

He made five appearances throughout a month in which the Reds returned to form, scoring in the victory over Blackburn.

Soto stops from National Team

The Greek National Team was one of the most important chapters in my career. At this time I would like to close this chapter. I want to wish all the best to the Greek National Team.

Rush, Collymore and Lee for Soto

The last appearances of the Greek defender Sotiris Kyrgiakos together with the “Man Of The Match” award he gained for his game with Stoke made Liverpool’s veterans comment on his performance together with the team’s performance and results.

Soto signs with Liverpool

A two year deal with the option of a further year signed on Friday Sotiris Kyrgiakos with Liverpool FC after completing his medical exams. Sotis will be the new No. 16 in Liverpool’s roaster.
"I feel very proud to join such a big club. It is a great achievement, not only for me but also on behalf of other Greek players," the 30-year-old told reporters as he was unveiled to the media at Melwood.

Kyrgiako’s statement

In all my life I didn’t hide under any circumstances. I always took the risk of my decisions. That’s how I was raised. Last week I made a statement in which I was saying that I will be a player of AEK FC for the next four years. Today, my biggest challenge in life contradicts to what I was saying. That’s life. Many times it plays tricky games.