Boys get tips from ex-Liverpool football stars
OVER TWO DOZEN schoolchildren from Belmont Primary and St Giles’ Primary got coaching tips from former Liverpool football stars Ian Rush and John Aldridge on Monday.
The two former strikers carried the youngsters through a number of drills at the Blenheim playing field before the lads played a full field match, with Rush showing that he still had the skills and stamina to take on the youth in tackling and passing.
The adults who lined the sides and took every chance to grab photo moments with the Liverpool duo enjoyed the dream experience.
Rush, 54, is a retired Welsh professional footballer. At club level, he played for Liverpool Football Club from 1980-1987 and 1988-1996, and is the club’s all-time leading goalscorer with 346 goals in all competitions during his two spells at the club.
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