Ian Rush

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Ian Rush
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Personal information
Full name Ian James Rush MBE
Date of birth 20 October 1961 (1961-10-20) (age 52)
Place of birth St Asaph, Wales
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979-1980
1980-1987
1987-1988
1988-1996
1996-1997
1997-1998
1998
1998-1999
1999-2000
Chester City
Liverpool
Juventus
Liverpool
Leeds United
Newcastle United
Sheffield United (loan)
Wrexham
Sydney Olympic
National team
1980-1996 Wales
Teams managed
2004-2005 Chester City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ian Rush (born 20 October 1961) is a former Welsh international football player, who notably played for Liverpool and Juventus.

He was a very successful striker, who set many goal-scoring records for Liverpool in particular.

When he retired from playing, he managed teams including Tranmere Rovers.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
England League
1978/79 Chester City Third Division 1 0
1979/80 33 14
1980/81 Liverpool First Division 7 0
1981/82 32 17
1982/83 34 24
1983/84 41 32
1984/85 28 14
1985/86 40 22
1986/87 42 30
Italy League
1987/88 Juventus Serie A 29 7
England League
1988/89 Liverpool First Division 24 7
1989/90 36 18
1990/91 37 16
1991/92 18 4
1992/93 Premier League 32 14
1993/94 42 14
1994/95 36 12
1995/96 20 5
1996/97 Leeds United Premier League 36 3
1997/98 Newcastle United Premier League 10 0
1997/98 Sheffield United First Division 4 0
1998/99 Wrexham Second Division 17 0
Australia League
1999/00 Sydney Olympic National Soccer League 2 1
Country England 572 246
Italy 29 7
Australia 2 1
Total 603 254

International career statistics[change | change source]

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Wales national team
Year Apps Goals
1980 2 0
1981 3 0
1982 6 4
1983 6 3
1984 4 0
1985 4 4
1986 4 1
1987 5 2
1988 6 2
1989 3 0
1990 4 2
1991 6 1
1992 4 4
1993 6 4
1994 6 1
1995 3 0
1996 1 0
Total 73 28

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