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Legend joins Liverpool for classic clash with United

By Charles Cornwall

Legend joins Liverpool for classic clash with United

Martin Skrtel will make his Liverpool FC Legends debut when they face Manchester United at Anfield next month.

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Former Reds defender Martin Skrtel, who ended his professional career earlier this year, is the Legends' latest signing for the upcoming second leg of the Legends of the North competition against Manchester United.

Following a 3-1 win at Old Trafford in May, the LFC Legends will host their rivals in a match at Anfield on Saturday 24 September at 3pm BST.

Skrtel, who made 320 appearances for the club between 2008 and 2016, joins Fabio Aurelio, Jerzy Dudek, Steve McManaman and Momo Sissoko in representing Liverpool again, with more names to be announced for Sir Kenny Dalglish's squad ahead of the game.

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First leg summary

The match was organised by the LFC Foundation, in association with Forever Reds, the official association of former LFC players. One hundred per cent of the proceeds from the special event will go towards the LFC Foundation's community programmes, as well as Forever Reds, Cash for Kids and IntoUniversity.

"I'm looking forward to returning to Anfield and supporting the LFC Foundation and Forever Reds," said Skrtel. "See you soon! Tickets for the match are on sale now, priced at £27 for adults, £7 for juniors and £17 for over 65s.

They can be purchased online here, while disabled fans can visit the Accessibility Centre for full on-sale details. Premium tickets are available from £50 and hospitality tickets start at £130. 

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