Liverpool FC Visits Harvard During Training Tour in U.S.

Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers and Carl Junot, The Virginia B. and James O. Welch '52 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Soccer, prior to a scrimmage between members of the Liverpool and Harvard staffs. (Harvard Athletic Communications).

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- British football club and English Premier League member Liverpool practiced at Harvard this week prior to the team's friendly exhibition against Roma at Fenway Park July 25. 

Liverpool, nicknamed The Reds, trained at Harvard for seven days, practicing at Ohiri Field and working out at the Palmer Dixon Strength & Conditioning Center.

The team also held a soccer clinic at the Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium for Boston area children. Liverpool's coaches and staff faced the Harvard coaches in a friendly scrimmage at Ohiri Field Thursday, with the squads tying, 2-2.

Liverpool faced Roma at historic Fenway Park in Boston in a game televised across the world on ESPN. Roma emerged with a 2-1 victory over The Reds, who will conclude their tour of the United States against Tottenham in Baltimore, Md. Saturday, July 28.