Join Liverpool FC International Academy MA as we welcome legendary Reds manager, Roy Evans, to New England on Sunday, August 6 at the Admiral Room located on the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus.
The evening will feature a speaking segment with Roy along with light fare and beverages. The event is by invitation only and guests must RSVP to confirm their attendance as room is limited.
Questions? Please contact Martyn Hollands at firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT ROY EVANS
In August 1974 Liverpool made an addition to their backroom staff that led chairman John Smith to say: "We have not made an appointment for the present but for the future. One day Roy Evans will be our manager."
It was a bold statement but one that would ultimately come true - albeit 30 years later.
Back in '74 the idea to promote the 25-year-old Evans to the role of reserve team coach was the brainchild of Bob Paisley who, following Bill Shankly's shock resignation, persuaded the left-back to swap the hallowed turf of Anfield for the all-knowing walls of the Boot Room.
It was an inspired move and one that would ultimately prove to be the making of him.
Roy's love affair with the club had begun back in 1965 when he signed as an apprentice. It was a dream come true for the young full-back, although he would go on to make just 11 first-team appearances before moving into the dugout. Read more