Ian Rush in July 2008. (Photo Courtesy Wikicommons/Cargado por Jarvin)
By Kevin Koczwara
After Liverpool’s remarkable 2013-14 season and ahead of Liverpool’s upcoming North American tour, Liverpool legend Ian Rush was made available to answer questions from the media.
Liverpool will open their North American tour at the historic Fenway Park in Boston with a game against Italian giants AS Roma. Roma and Liverpool previously played one another at Fenway Park in July 2012 in front of a sellout crowd of 37,000.
Today, I awoke to an insane twitter stream and an inbox full of speculation regarding Fernando Torres. I first heard mummers that Chelsea are looking to offload Torres about four weeks ago, and I first heard the £20M price tag that is rumored to be the magical figure that Chelsea would sell Torres for about three weeks ago. Since then, I have had plenty of time to ponder and agonize over a hypothetical situation, spending time thinking about it on my own, while also discussing at length the pros and cons of such a move with
fellow fans here in Boston and around the world via twitter, facebook, skype, and email. You have to wonder if Liverpool would take Torres back, should Liverpool take Torres back, could Liverpool afford it, would Torres want to come back, and of course, how does he rebuild so many burned bridges with the Anfield faithful. Then you have to wonder if Chelsea really are going to sell him, and for £20M at that. Continue reading →