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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #40 on: April 23, 2019, 02:18:24 AM »
Am I right in thinking that tickets for US based pre-season games cost a packet? Nearly went to the game in Michigan last summer; wouldn't mind  attending one this summer, but not if payment is via the nostrils

I went to the game in Michigan -- it was around $60 a ticket if I remember right.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #41 on: April 23, 2019, 07:08:13 PM »
Ticketing information for supporters

July 19: LFC v Borussia Dortmund, Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Indiana. General sale: 10am EST April 26.
July 21: LFC v Sevilla, Fenway Park, Boston. General sale: 10am EST April 26.
July 24: LFC v Sporting, Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York. General sale: 10am EST May 9.

https://www.liverpoolfc.com/news/first-team/347116-liverpool-tour-united-states-dortmund-sevilla-sporting

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #42 on: April 23, 2019, 07:32:48 PM »
Are the games on the past US tours so close together? Or is 5 days between them normal?

Anyways, enjoy if you go to see one, we always have great support over there  :wave
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #43 on: April 23, 2019, 07:40:10 PM »
For the 2nd year in a row others have vacation on those days which means I can't go. Damn it!

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #44 on: April 23, 2019, 07:47:17 PM »
I wonder if they are less of a rip off than those Champions cup games.

Not that it matters much to me, as I won't be bothering  ;D
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #45 on: April 23, 2019, 10:49:11 PM »
Anyone been to these before? Do the squad hold open training sessions etc? Really tempted to go to New York but it costs a fortune and I dont want to be paying all that money to sit in row z.
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #46 on: April 24, 2019, 12:26:47 AM »
FYI, the AFCON runs from the 21st of June till the 19th of July with Salah, Mane and Keita participating with their national teams, Copa America running from the 14th of June till the 7th of July with Firmino, Fabinho and Alisson participating with Brazil and the UEFA Nations League finals running from the 5th till the 9th of June with Hendo, Trent, Van Dijk, Gini and Shaqiri playing with their national teams, it wouldn't be unreasonable not to have most of these players playing the US tour anyways.

Anyone been to these before? Do the squad hold open training sessions etc? Really tempted to go to New York but it costs a fortune and I dont want to be paying all that money to sit in row z.
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #47 on: April 24, 2019, 12:51:28 AM »
Anyone been to these before? Do the squad hold open training sessions etc? Really tempted to go to New York but it costs a fortune and I dont want to be paying all that money to sit in row z.

I went to one in Baltimore a few years ago, when Rodgers was manager, it was fucking awful  ;D  Didn't even bother looking about the other stuff though to be honest.

Only other one I've been to was Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich, and again, just went to the game!

I know when they had that training camp over in the US in Kloppo's first pre-season, they did hold a couple open sessions. But this trip looks like it may be a quick one?
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #48 on: April 24, 2019, 02:33:42 AM »
Anyone been to these before? Do the squad hold open training sessions etc? Really tempted to go to New York but it costs a fortune and I dont want to be paying all that money to sit in row z.

Last year, there were training sessions open to the public, usually the day before, but I believe tickets were limited primarily to official supporters clubs in the States.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #49 on: April 24, 2019, 02:35:32 AM »
Anyone been to these before? Do the squad hold open training sessions etc? Really tempted to go to New York but it costs a fortune and I dont want to be paying all that money to sit in row z.

Watched them the past two times at Fenway both v Roma - good historical baseball stadium but not an ideal ground for a match.

Fenway Kop have been seated in the bleachers section behind the goal.

Plenty of pubs outside the ground.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #50 on: April 24, 2019, 02:43:31 AM »
Thanks for the replies, folks. Would love to go but the prices are crazy and that’s just for flight and hotel. Im sure if we end the season the way we are all dreaming about Mrs. Rawkus can be convinced to dip in to our savings :)
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #51 on: April 24, 2019, 04:29:15 AM »
Anyone been to these before? Do the squad hold open training sessions etc? Really tempted to go to New York but it costs a fortune and I dont want to be paying all that money to sit in row z.

Went to the Baltimore match in 2012 vs. Spurs.  As said earlier, it was awful because the match started at Noon in 90 degree F and 90% humidity, with no shade in the stadium at all.  Couldn't have it in the evening because the baseball Baltimore Orioles were scheduled for the same evening and it would have created a parking nightmare.

Went to the match at Yankee Stadium in 2014, and it was brilliant.  Pubs outside the stadium, parade going in, and the outfield bleachers was "the Kop".  Vs. Manchester City, and the place was 90% RED.  Training session was held at Princeton University a day or two prior to the game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyK8PlFVKUc

Went to the match at MetLife Stadium last year, ... was OK only because it rained all day and evening.  Again, vs. City, and the stadium was definitely RED.  Prices at Yankee Stadium and MetLife were about $100 per ticket.  A ripoff for a pre-season friendly, but I attribute that to LFC participating In the International Champions Cup, while this year, they are not, and playing independently from any "cup competition". 

I see that tickets will be available soon, but details on how to purchase haven't been provided yet.
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #52 on: April 24, 2019, 06:49:51 AM »
Shame there’s no game in Cali/LA
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #53 on: April 24, 2019, 02:42:05 PM »
Anyone seen any details on pricing?

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #55 on: April 24, 2019, 03:12:22 PM »
Anyone seen any details on pricing?

Pre-sale for Red Sox season ticket holders goes live in 20 minutes.

Just got 4 tickets in the Liverpool section for $80 ticket including all the fees. Could be worse.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #56 on: April 24, 2019, 05:09:14 PM »
Just bought my tickets for the Boston game  8) $70 each in the Liverpool section. Happy enough with that.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #57 on: April 24, 2019, 05:16:12 PM »
Was thinking of going to the Notre Dame one, until I remembered it's 90% benches, rather than seats with backs

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #58 on: April 24, 2019, 05:33:41 PM »
Just bought my tickets for the Boston game  8) $70 each in the Liverpool section. Happy enough with that.

Was that through the RedSox Season ticket correspondence?  Ticketmaster?  What online source did you use?
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #59 on: April 24, 2019, 05:40:14 PM »
Was that through the RedSox Season ticket correspondence?  Ticketmaster?  What online source did you use?

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #60 on: April 25, 2019, 09:23:27 PM »
Any events in Boston on Saturday? Few of us are coming up from NY. Last time we had a blast.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #61 on: May 2, 2019, 05:09:01 PM »
If we win the league we will be in the Charity Shield...... but if City win both the league and cup, anyone know if it will be us or the cup runners playing City?

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #62 on: May 2, 2019, 05:16:19 PM »
If we win the league we will be in the Charity Shield...... but if City win both the league and cup, anyone know if it will be us or the cup runners playing City?

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #63 on: May 2, 2019, 05:23:21 PM »
It’ll be you, like in 2002 when we won the double and you finished second.

Why you got to bring up old stuff like that?





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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #64 on: May 2, 2019, 06:32:18 PM »
Ta.

Presume 4th August.

Wonder if we'll also be in the Audi Cup this year? Just thinking of holidays.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #65 on: May 6, 2019, 10:37:04 PM »
Ta.

Presume 4th August.

Wonder if we'll also be in the Audi Cup this year? Just thinking of holidays.


Sadly not , was hoping we were myself , cracking few days in Germany 2 years ago

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #66 on: May 7, 2019, 07:27:36 AM »
Presume Bayern were just fed up of us beating them in their own ground  :)

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #67 on: May 9, 2019, 07:27:09 AM »
Yeh I wish we would play in the Audi again. Great couple of days and cheap as chips to see four good teams play.
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #68 on: June 6, 2019, 01:31:59 PM »
Some more matches announced.

Tranmere Rovers (July 11) and Bradford City (July 14) will be the first opponents of the summer, with the latter a charity match in aid of the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation.

Liverpool then head across the Atlantic, where they will play Borussia Dortmund in Indiana (July 19), Sevilla in Boston (July 21) and Sporting CP in New York (July 24).

Next up is a friendly against Napoli at Murrayfield in Edinburgh (July 28), after which Jurgen Klopp‘s squad will head to France for a training camp.

While there, they will cross the border to Switzerland to play Lyon in Geneva (July 31), ahead of the Community Shield against Man City at Wembley on August 3/4.

And finally they take on David Wagner’s Schalke at Anfield on August 6, giving the late returners a chance to fine-tune their fitness before the season begins proper.
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #69 on: June 6, 2019, 03:02:44 PM »
So we're gonna play in the Community Shield on the 4th and then Schalke on the 6th before the season starts on the 10th, 11th or 12th...
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #70 on: June 6, 2019, 03:12:15 PM »
So we're gonna play in the Community Shield on the 4th and then Schalke on the 6th before the season starts on the 10th, 11th or 12th...

Players involved in Copa/Afcon will probably feature in the Schalke game.
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #71 on: June 6, 2019, 03:13:30 PM »
Tranmere have got the ticket details up:

Kop Stand – Away fans

Adult: £19 (Matchday price: £22)

Senior (65+): £12 (Matchday price: £15)

Young adult (23-24): £15 (Matchday price: £18)

Young person (18-22): £12 (Matchday price: £15)

Disabled and carer: £12 (Matchday price: £15)

Junior (U18): £6 (Matchday price: £9)

Accompanied junior (U12): £2 (Matchday price: £2)

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #72 on: June 6, 2019, 05:11:48 PM »
Murrayfield confirmed for the Napoli game on Sunday 28th July:

https://www.scottishrugby.org/news/liverpool-fc-to-make-bt-murrayfield-debut

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #73 on: June 6, 2019, 05:15:22 PM »
So we're gonna play in the Community Shield on the 4th and then Schalke on the 6th before the season starts on the 10th, 11th or 12th...

Imagine it'll be similar to when we had 2 on back-to-back days a few years ago an be totally different teams.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #74 on: June 6, 2019, 05:17:18 PM »
Imagine it'll be similar to when we had 2 on back-to-back days a few years ago an be totally different teams.
It happens all the time when you play in the Audi Cup or the Emirates Cup. Games over two consecutive days a lot of the time.

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #75 on: June 10, 2019, 11:46:15 AM »
Presale is Live for the Liverpool v Napoli Friendly.

Seems it's open for all to buy


https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/360056C4D1579C7D?did=uklfcpretm19



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Liverpool Football Club, who recently scored a dramatic win in Madrid to become European Champions, are set to face SSC Napoli at BT Murrayfield on 28 July 2019.
LFC have longstanding connections to Scotland through players like Andrew Robertson, Kenny Dalglish, Alan Hansen and Graeme Souness as well as manager Bill Shankly.
Don't miss your chance to be there when Liverpool FC faces SCC Napoli for the first time ever! Grab tickets early in our presale which is open now!

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #76 on: June 10, 2019, 11:54:46 AM »
Presale is Live for the Liverpool v Napoli Friendly.

Seems it's open for all to buy


https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/360056C4D1579C7D?did=uklfcpretm19



Get tickets early for the thrilling matchup
 
Liverpool Football Club, who recently scored a dramatic win in Madrid to become European Champions, are set to face SSC Napoli at BT Murrayfield on 28 July 2019.
LFC have longstanding connections to Scotland through players like Andrew Robertson, Kenny Dalglish, Alan Hansen and Graeme Souness as well as manager Bill Shankly.
Don't miss your chance to be there when Liverpool FC faces SCC Napoli for the first time ever! Grab tickets early in our presale which is open now!

28 Jul 2019
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #77 on: June 10, 2019, 05:08:16 PM »
Up to £67 is an absolute pisstake for a friendly

Is correct , got two for  £78 inc fees in the Liverpool end , hopefully a good weekend as never been to Edinburgh before

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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #78 on: June 10, 2019, 07:22:54 PM »
Bestie is a Tranmere fan, will see if she fancies going.  Have to wait until after her exam is out of the way on Weds though.
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Re: Summer 2019 LFC pre-season tour thread
« Reply #79 on: June 10, 2019, 08:56:05 PM »
Joke that this morning for the tickets, saying pre sale then open to everyone!
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