Ian Rush is the record goalscorer for Liverpool and Wales. These days, he’s an ambassador for Liverpool and Uefa. Rush spends some of his spare time in Cork with his partner Carol Anthony, from Togher. Rush has joined Liverpool on their summer tour with the final stop today (5.15pm) in Dublin as the Reds face Athletic Bilbao at the Aviva Stadium
Titles aren’t won during the congested holiday programme but the period sets the tone for the second half of the season while the arrival of the January transfer window can prove a tipping point in determining the futures of individual managers and players. Here are five questions that could be answered during the next few days.