In aid of the fundraising drive for Sean Cox, a team of Liverpool FC Legends will take on a Republic of Ireland XI in a unique game at Aviva Stadium on Friday, April 12.
Former Reds will line up against a Republic of Ireland XI team with proceeds raised from the game donated to the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Trust.
Sean, who hails from County Meath, was badly injured whilst attending a UEFA Champions League game at Anfield and there has been a huge swell of support in the aftermath to aid his recovery.
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Sean Cox can leave hospital for the primary time during a year to attend a special charity match in Dublin’s Aviva structure on weekday night.
A close friend of the Dunboyne man discovered that he “can’t wait” to look at the sport, which is able to function a fundraiser to support his current recovery.
Sean was seriously scraped last Apr when he was attacked by AS Roma supporters before Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final tie outside Anfield.
The begetter of 3 suffered serious head injuries within the attack.
Earlier this year the FAI confirmed that AN Irish Legends XI can combat a port Legends XI during a charity match to lift funds for the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Trust at the national structure.
An all-star forged of former port and eire players can line call at the match, which is able to turn up this weekday.
Reds icon Kenny Dalglish can manage the port facet which is able to be captained by Ian Rush, whereas current Republic of eire manager can lead land facet captained by Robbie Keane.
Niall Quinn, John Aldridge, Robbie Fowler and plenty of a lot of legends of the game also will be collaborating within the event.
And currently it’s been discovered that Sean himself is anticipated to attend the sport.
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Close friend Sir Leslie Stephen Felle told Newstalk Breakfast: “We’re delighted to mention that Seán goes to be there in the flesh.
However Sir Leslie Stephen urged caution, because the visit may well be known as off if Sean’s condition suddenly worsens.
Team News Liverpool Legends vs Republic of Ireland Legends
Ireland legends team:
Wayne Henderson, Stephen Kelly, Kevin Foley, Sean St Ledger, Kenny Cunningham, Ian Harte, Kevin Kilbane, Steven Reid, Ray Houghton,
Ronnie Whelan, Colin Healy, Lee Carsley, Graham Kavanagh, Keith Fahey, Stephen McPhail, Keith Andrews,
Andy Reid, Liam Lawrence, Stephen Hunt, Damien Duff, Stephen Elliott, Niall Quinn, Kevin Doyle.
Liverpool legends team:
Sander Westerveld, Jerzy Dudek, Glen Johnson, Patrik Berger, Steve McManaman,
Vladimir Smicer, Salif Diao, Robbie Fowler, Ian Rush, Djibril Cisse, Neil Mellor.
Both teams: Jason McAteer, John Aldridge, Phil Babb and Robbie Keane will play for both teams on the day.
When and where is the Liverpool Legends vs Republic of Ireland Legends match on?
The match will take place at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin and will kick off at 7:45 PM.
Liverpool Legends vs Republic of Ireland Legends Is it on TV?
The game will not be shown live on TV.
You follow all the action on the New Gersy’s live blog of the game.
Liverpool Legends vs Republic of Ireland Legends
Venue: the Aviva Stadium, Dublin
12 April 2019
at 7:45 PM.
Sean Cox charity match