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Liverpool to face Roma at Fenway Park

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Yesterday, Fenway Sports Management announced that Liverpool FC will return to Boston’s Fenway Park to rematch AS Roma on Wednesday, July 23. Tickets will go on sale Friday May 2, 2014.

Liverpool and Roma last faced off on July 25, 2012 before a sold-out crowd of 37,000 Boston fans, with Roma prevailing on a 2-1 result. Click here for a photo gallery of that game.

“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 Fenway Sports Group Chairman Tom Werner.

“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.”

Liverpool’s return to Fenway Park marks the start of the team’s 2014 U.S. preseason tour, which includes International Champions Cup matches in Chicago, New York and Charlotte. The Reds will take on Olympiacos on July 27th at Chicago's Soldier Field Stadium before traveling 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. In addition to matches in each of the four U.S. cities, LFC will host player appearances and Liverpool FC Foundation community activities.

For more information on Liverpool FC’s 2014 pre-season tour visit www.lfctour.com.

Founded in 1892, Liverpool FC is one of the world’s most historic and famous football clubs having won 18 League Titles, seven FA Cups, eight League Cups, five European Cups, three UEFA Cups, three European Super Cups and 15 Charity Shields.

AS Roma is based in Rome, Italy and competes in the Italian Serie A League. Commonly referred to as the “Giallorossi,” or “Yellow Reds,” Roma has won three Serie A titles, nine Italian Cups and two Italian Super Cups.

FSM is the sports marketing agency of Fenway Sports Group, parent company of LFC, the Boston Red Sox, Roush Fenway Racing and New England Sports Network (NESN).

“We’re excited to continue this tradition by hosting two of the world’s top football clubs and are thankful to Mayor Walsh and his staff for helping us hold world class events that showcase the City of Boston to audiences across the globe,” said Fenway Sports Management President and Boston Red Sox Chief Operating Officer Sam Kennedy.

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