Ian Rush

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Ian Rush
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Personal information
Full name Ian James Rush MBE
Date of birth (1961-10-20) 20 October 1961 (age 58)
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

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 returned to his first club and managed Chester City before going on to work on television.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
EnglandLeague
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
ItalyLeague
1987/88 Juventus Serie A 29 7
EnglandLeague
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
AustraliaLeague
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]

[1] [2]

Wales national team
YearAppsGoals
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

References[change | change source]

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Ian Rush". www.national-football-teams.com.
  2. "Ian Rush - Goals in International Matches". www.rsssf.com.