LFC BOSTON EVENTS
NEXT LFC BOSTON EVENT
MARTY COLLINS MEMORIAL CUP - AUGUST 19 & 20
Danehy Park, Cambridge
The Marty Collins Memorial Cup is a tournament celebrating the life of a dear friend and true football fan. Marty lived and breathed his football, and was a huge advocate for supporters clubs coming together in order to enjoy the game. This event is designed to celebrate his spirit. This tournament has become a fixture on the local football calendar, as we bring together club and international supporters to represent their teams.
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RECENT LFC BOSTON EVENTS
December - 2016
The 11th Annual LFC Ugly Sweater Holiday Party was held at the Phoenix Landing in Cambridge, home to LFC Boston. Highlights included a 23 Foundation Raffle, delicious food, a holiday gift for members, and of course lots of good times!
August - 2016
We are extremely proud to report that The Marty Collins Memorial Cup raised nearly $4200 to support the Liverpool FC Foundation and Make-a-Wish of Massachusetts and Rhode Island! The tournament could not have been such a success without our wonderful volunteers, sponsors, and participants. Thank you for making this year's event our most successful one to date. We look forward to 2017!
December - 2015
The 10th Annual LFC Boston Ugly Sweater Holiday Party was on Saturday, December 5th. Committee members, LFC Boston members, friends, and family all gathered at The Phoenix Landing to celebrate the event. Ugly, holiday themed sweaters were optional, but clearly our crew was in the holiday spirit. Free beer, free food, and lots of giveaways were present, but the smiles and laughter filled the air with glee. Happy Holidays from LFC Boston. In addition, $875 was raised through a raffle and donated directly to Jamie Carragher 23 Foundation!
November - 2015
What does the Liverpool Way look like in Boston? 30 hats, 30 pairs of gloves, 45 pairs of socks, numerous toiletries, and a cash donation all to support the Women's Lunch Place.
September - 2015
In the spirit of You'll Never Walk Alone, Team LFC Boston participated in the 2015 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk on September 27th, 2015 to assist families in their cancer treatment journey. We raised nearly $2,000 for the fund!
September - 2015
Dunkin Donuts stopped by The Phoenix Landing - home of LFC Boston - to present us with an award for our support of the lads in Liverpool.
August - 2015
The annual Marty Collins Memorial Supporter's Club Tournament was held at Danehy Park in 2015. Supporter's clubs from all around honored our good friend Marty Collins. We do this tournament every year and it was another great time! $1275 was raised, which went towards the purchase of a defibrillator in honor of Marty. That unit was officially donated on December 21 to the City of Cambridge.
AUGUST - 2015
Congrats to team LFC Boston who got to the semi-finals of the 2015 America Scores Beach Soccer Tournament. LFC Boston raised $461 for this worthy cause.
MAY - 2015
A number of Liverpool legends rolled back the years taking part in a Charity match against a group of Liverpool fans at the Liverpool Academy. Three of the fans had flew from America - including our own Rob Glover (seen below, bottom left) - and one from Australia to take part in the game.
APRIL - 2015
LFC Boston was proud to host Liverpool Legend Ronnie Whelan on Friday, April 3. We spent the evening listening to the Rebublic of Ireland National, and Liverpool Midfielder, as he recalled all the goals and glory. Ronnie won six League Championships, three League Cups, two FA Cups, and a European Cup with Liverpool, as well as scoring 73 goals in 493 games.
DECEMBER - 2014
LFC Boston sponsored a Toy Drive for Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), a community program that has provided a variety of services to individuals and families in the Boston area for over 50 years. LFC Boston sponsored an after-school classroom of over 20 children, donating toys and $500 to stock their computer lab with educational programs.
OCTOBER - 2014
The third Marty Collins Tournament; an annual event in remembrance of our departed and dearly missed friend, Marty Collins, who passed away in 2011. A unique and endearing approach of extending friendship - regardless of club allegiances - teams were selected on-site and at random. This idea was inspired by one of many memorable qualities about Marty, as he enjoyed talking football with everyone and anyone regardless of the jersey you wore.
AUGUST - 2014
LFC Boston fielded a team in beach soccer tournament to support America Scores Boston and Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. America Scores Boston works with at-risk youth to promote academic achievement, health, and leadership skills. Save the Harbor/Save the Bay advocates for clean water as well as provides educational programs for youth and families. LFC Boston raised over $600 to support both causes.
LFC Boston raised nearly $2500 for Boston Children's hospital via our participation in the NStar Walk. Boston Children's Hospital is consistently ranked as one of the top children's hospitals in the country, providing cutting edge care and innovative children's health initiatives.