Liverpool announce Thailand visit
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, right, celebrates scoring a goal with Luis Suarez, top right, and Stewart Downing, left, during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park Stadium in Birmingham, England, Sunday, March 31, 2013. AP photoLiverpool announced on Tuesday that they will play a friendly game in Thailand as part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2013-14 campaign.
The five-time European champions will face as yet unnamed opposition in Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium on July 28.
"We first went to Thailand in 2001 and this will be our fourth visit to the country, which we feel demonstrates our commitment to our fans in Thailand," said Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.
According to a news release on their website, Liverpool believe they have more than 14 million followers in Thailand. They last visited the country in 2009.
Liverpool also confirmed that they will also travel to Australia to play a friendly against A-League side Melbourne Victory, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, on July 24.