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Liverpool Announce Friendly Against AS Roma to Be Played at Fenway Park In Boston

liverpool fenway park 600x360 Liverpool Announce Friendly Against AS Roma to Be Played at Fenway Park In Boston

Liverpool Football Club today announced a friendly against AS Roma, which will be played at Fenway Park in Boston on July 23. The game is part of Liverpool’s 2014 preseason tour and will mark 30 years since the two clubs faced each other in the 1984 European Cup.

“We are pleased to announce the latest leg of our pre-season tour, which takes us back to Boston,” claimed Billy Hogan, the club’s chief commercial officer. “This fixture gives thousands of fans in and around New England the chance to see Liverpool play.

“I distinctly remember the atmosphere at the game two years ago. It was incredible. The singing from the fans made Fenway Park feel like Anfield for the night.”

The Boston fixture will be the club’s first game in the United States this summer with matches in Chicago, New York and Charlotte already announced as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup tournament.

The Reds will take on Olympiacos on July 27th at Chicago’s Soldier Field Stadium before travelling to New York to play Manchester City at the Yankee Stadium on July 30th with a final group-stage game to be played on August 2nd against AC Milan at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

“Liverpool FC and AS Roma are two of the most highly regarded clubs in all of football and we’re thrilled to welcome them back to Boston and showcase some of the world’s top talent playing the ‘Beautiful Game’ right here on the pitch at Fenway Park,” said Tom Werner, Liverpool FC chairman. “The atmosphere at their first Fenway match was electric and with both clubs’ passionate supporters, tremendous worldwide following and strong ties to the city, the rematch is sure to be memorable.”

Tickets will go on sale on May 2nd.

For more Liverpool news, analysis and opinion, visit our Liverpool team page.


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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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