The Reds will take on Italian powerhouse AS Roma at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, on Wednesday, July 25.
The Club’s Managing Director Ian Ayre said, “Its been a few years since we last traveled to North America to play, but everyones very excited about our plans for this summer. FSM is the sales arm of Fenway Sports Group, parent company of the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool FC (LFC), Roush Fenway Racing and New England Sports Network (NESN).
Were thrilled to bring Liverpool Football Club to North America and provide our fans with the chance to see the team in action live this summer,”said Fenway Sports Group Chairman Tom Werner.
The Reds last traveled to North America in 2004 to play matches in Connecticut, New Jersey and Toronto, and will return this July for a 12-day tour that will include at least two soccer matches. Henry. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong stock exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India. Its contribution was recognised by the award of a Community Mark from Business In The Community. Ultimately, we look forward to going up against one of the Premier League giants.”
Gavin Laws, Group Head of Corporate Affairs at Standard Chartered, said: Last summer’s pre-season tour to Asia was a great success thanks to the reaction and support of the local fans. Details and ticket sales information for other tour stops and venues will be announced in the near future.
“As an ownership group we have madegrowing the Roma brand in the U.S.one of our top priorities and this is a big step in the right direction, said James Pallotta, Chief Executive, AS Roma Holdings.
With 1,700 offices in 70 markets, the Group offers exciting and challenging international career opportunities for nearly 87,000 staff. Well work closely with our main sponsor Standard Chartered and our other partners in the region to put together a fantastic tour schedule, which will hopefully see us engage with as many fans as possible. The highly anticipated tour will feature an epic match against AS Roma in Boston at Fenway Park. The match will feature two of the most prominent and esteemed clubs in European soccer both of whom have significant fans bases and supporter groups in the Boston area setting the stage for a grand match before an energetic audience at Americas Most Beloved Ballpark.
Tickets for the Boston match, which is part of Fenway Parks 100th anniversary celebration, go on sale Saturday, April 28. to Roma’s beautiful style of soccer and provides us an opportunity to grow our devoted fan base. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity.
During its 100-year history, FenwayPark has hosted some of the best in athletic competition, anda match betweenLiverpooland AS Roma two ofthe world’s mostwell-knownand respected clubs is an appropriate way to help celebrate Fenway’s 100th anniversary andshowcase our ballpark to an international audience, said Fenway Sports Group Principal Owner John W.
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Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group. Standard Chartereds heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, Here for good. I cannot think of abiggerstage for Roma toplay on than Fenway Park, in my hometown,in what ishopefully just the beginning of anon-goingderby betweenthesetwogreatteams.”
Founded in 1892, Liverpool FC is one of the worlds 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 a socially responsible business, Liverpool FC is proud of its heritage and plays a proactive role in its communities, managing over 20 projects year-round in education, social inclusion, health and sports development. It will be good to give our supporters in North America the chance to watch us live this summer and weve had some amazing matches against Roma in the past, particularly in the 1984 European Cup final. We expect the teams American fans to extend an equally warm welcome to their heroes. Visit www.lfctour.com for more information. It is also a global brand, working with leading edge partners around the world to provide unparalleled commercial opportunities. “This offers us an opportunity to play in a historic venue, introduce the U.S. Boston will serve as Liverpool FCs home base throughout the tour and the team will conduct its pre-season training sessions at the esteemed Harvard University. Our goal is tocreate a great experience for our North American supporters while introducing Liverpool Football to new audiences. It will be great to see the Club playing in the States again and were looking forward to very exciting games.”
To receive ticket news and tour updates, visit www.lfctour.com, where fans can also win a once-in-a-lifetime, all-inclusive trip to Anfield to watch Liverpools first home Barclays Premier League game of the season. This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the Banks growth in recent years. Taking on AS Roma at Fenway Park will be a great experience, particularly as the ballpark is currently celebrating its 100th anniversary.
“As an organization we are extremely excited to play one of our U.S.
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fenway Sports Management (FSM) today announced that Liverpool Football Club will travel to North America this summer for a pre-season tour presented by Standard Chartered. tour games against Liverpool FC,” said Mark Pannes, Chief Executive Officer, AS Roma. Commonly referred to as the Giallorossi, or Yellow Reds, AS Roma has won three Serie A titles, nine Italian Cups and two Italian Super Cups.
About Liverpool FC
Founded in 1892, Liverpool FC is one of the worlds 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.
Were really looking forward to this tour because the calibre of the opposition is so strong, said Liverpool FC Manager Kenny Dalglish. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world’s most dynamic markets and earns more than 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
AS Roma is based in Rome, Italy and competes in the world-renowned Italian Serie A League