BOSTON – Fenway Park will host famed Liverpool FC as part of the legendary futbol club’s off-season preparations this July. The Premier League club will play three of the most iconic sporting venues in the United States, visiting Notre Dame Stadium (July 19th) and New York’s Yankee Stadium (July 24th) surrounding the stop in Boston.
Kicking off the trip, the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana will host a competitive football match for the first time in the 90-year history of its 77,000-seat venue, when the LFC face Borussia Dortmund of Germany on Friday July 19 (8pm kick-off local time).
The team will make its way to Boston for a welcome return to the home of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park, to meet Spain’s oldest football club, Sevilla FC, on Sunday July 21 (6pm kick-off local time). Fenway Sports Group represents Liverpool FC.
Then, on Wednesday July 24, Yankee Stadium in The Bronx will be transformed into a football pitch when Liverpool takes on Sporting CP of Lisbon (8pm kick-off local time).
“A preseason tour is an important time of the year for our first team to prepare for the upcoming season while also providing the opportunity to bring the first team to our fans around the world,” said Billy Hogan, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Liverpool FC.
“We’re heading to three incredible locations this year,” he added. “Each of the stadiums has their own deep-rooted heritage similar to our own and we’ll face three great opposing teams in Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla and Sporting CP.
“This trip to the USA will be very special and we’re really looking forward to having as many of our supporters with us along the way.”