Liverpool FC stars are coming to Phuket
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Thursday, 19 May 2011 11:28

Liverpool FCSecond match in the Liverpool Fundraising Tour 2011 between the former stars of England’s most famous club Liverpool FC and the Thailand Legends, will be held at Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club (TSLC) in Thalang in June.

 

 

 

 

 

The Thailand Legends are a team made up of former professional Thailand football players. The 15-man Liverpool side is being led by two-time European Cup winning goal scorer Alan Kennedy, a patron of the Youth Football Home in Thalang which will benefit from the tour, and will be managed by Phil Thompson, a former European Cup winning Liverpool captain.

The squad is set to include the likes of European Cup winners Phil Neal and Bruce Grobbelar,league winners John Barnes, Jan Molby and Gary Gillespie, as well as 1990s stars Robbie Fowler, Jason McAteer and Steve McManaman. Cris Rosenbergs, director of North Scoreboard and the owner and creator of the Football Legends Tour concept, said the events would raise money for the Phuket Youth Football Home Foundation, a charity that provides training programmes for young boys. The matchagainst the Thailand Legends, led by Khun Piyapong Pue-On and Zico – two of Thailand’s greatest players – kicks off at 6pm and will be shown live on TrueVisions’ TrueSport 2.

Tickets for the match start at as little as B200 for seats behind the goal, up to a maximum of B900 for premium seating. Tickets can be bought from HomePro outlets on Phuket, from Thanyapura, or online at totalreservation.com. For those keen to meet the players, special premium packages are available for purchase through North Scoreboard at footballlegendstour.com.