Liverpool To Return To U.S. In Summer 2014 For Guinness International Champions Cup

Steven Gerrard, Raheem Sterling, Aly Cissokho and Daniel SturridgeLiverpool Football Club announced Tuesday that the club will return to the United States this summer to take part in the Guinness International Champions Cup as part of its 2014 preseason tour.

The Reds will join the likes of AC Milan, Inter Milan, Manchester City, Manchester United, Olympiacos, Real Madrid and AS Roma in competing in the tournament.

“We were last in the USA in 2012 and thoroughly enjoyed our visit, so we are delighted to be invited to take part in the Guinness International Champions Cup and revisit again this year,” said Liverpool’s chief commercial officer, Billy Hogan. “This will be the club’s seventh visit to North America, where we know we have a huge fan base, and being part of this tournament will allow us to bring the club closer to those supporters and engage with them once again.”

For the competition, the teams will be divided into two groups and will play at least three games before the winners of Group A and Group B meet in the final at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Monday, Aug. 4.

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for official confirmation of games, dates and venues.

Liverpool FC’s participation in the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup will be dependent on the games not impacting any potential European qualification games.

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