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Liverpool plays special legends in Dublin for the injured fan Sean Cox

Liverpool plays special legends competition in Dublin against Ireland XI in favor of injured fan Sean Cox

  • Liverpool fan Sean Cox was badly injured in an attack by Roma fans
  • Legends of Reds line up against an Ireland XI to collect money on April 12
  • The proceeds that are collected will be donated to the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Trust

Carl Markham, Press Association Sport

Liverpool plays a special Legends game at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to support Sean Cox, the fan who was severely injured last season by an attack by Roma fans.

Former Reds players will take action on April 12 against an Irish team from the Irish XI-emptying with proceeds donated to the Sean Cox Rehabilitation Trust.

"Sean has supported Liverpool all his life and this match in Dublin in his name will be a special day", said Cox's wife Martina Cox.

Liverpool has to play a special Legends match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin in favor of Sean Cox

& # 39; It's going to be a long and slow process for Sean's recovery and I want to thank the overwhelming support that Liverpool fans have shown.

I also want to thank the club, players and those former players who will play in the match for their continued support.

We also work with LFC on a number of other initiatives that will help support Sean's care in the coming years. & # 39;

A bucket collection for the Premier League match in Cardiff earlier this season, with match funding from the LFC Foundation, raised £ 59,000.

Former Reds players will pile up against an Irish XI legendary team on April 12 this year

The club and the players of the first team also support the profession privately.

& # 39; We are all behind Sean and his family.

We hope that this unique Legends game in the capital of Ireland will be a huge success and contribute to generating vital funds to support Sean's rehabilitation & # 39 ;, said Peter Moore, president and director from Liverpool.

The profession can be directly supported by visiting: www.gofundme.com/SupportSeanCox

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