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Liverpool FC Legends. Football is the winner with Liverpool FC Legends v Torrevieja Football Match, Costa Blanca, Spain.
Ex Liverpool Football Club players, PAUL WALSH, ROB JONES, JASON McATEER, JIMMY CASE, KENNY BROWN, JOHN WARK, BOB BOLDER, GARY GILLESPIE. Liverpool FC Legends, Liverpool Football Club, news about LFC Legend team, Ex Anfield stadium and the reds history
What a Football Fiesta it turned out to be, not so much a game of football between Liverpool FC Legends & Torrevieja, although the vast majority of the players had played the game at the very highest level, but an day on which many of the most famous names ever to wear a Liverpool shirt showed solidarity with a club at the other end of the footballing spectrum. It just went to show that regardless of all the hype there really area lot of genuine people in the game of football.
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..... the score was not important, although judging from the occasional flying boot it was a game that both sides wanted to win, the fact that almost 1500 true supporters, including the Barcelona and the Madrid Reds, turned up to pay homage to their heroes at the Vicente Garcia stadium made the venture all worthwhile.
Perhaps the surprise of the day, after all his near misses wearing a Torry shirt, was the fact that it took an appearance wearing a Liverpool strip for Kenny Brown to find himself on the scoresheet at the ground for the very first time. Even Torrevieja's Councillor for sport, ex Olympic Gold Medalist Daniel Plaza got a game, although perhaps his loyalties should be called into question after he took the field for a quarter of the game wearing red.
The cheerleaders, Theatre train from Ipswich were superb as were the Torry mascots and the 30 or so young ballboys supplied by Tony's Soccer School.
The evening at the Punta Prima Restaurant also went rather well with the speech of the night coming from Alan Kennedy. He told one story of his first game in a Liverpool shirt. A pass to Alan Hansen was intercepted by a QPR forward who burst through to score the only goal of the game. When apologising after the game to his manager, Bob Paisley siply turned round and said 'Don't worry about it son. What a pity though they shot the wrong Kennedy'.
With the auction fetching euro 650 for a signed Torry shirt, euro 600 for a Steven Gerrard shirt and euro 180 for the signed matchball even the local charities were in clover by the end of what turned out to be a wonderful day
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