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Anfield

Anfield
Address:Anfield
Anfield Rd
L4 0TH
Liverpool
Map & Directions: Multimap.co.uk
Telephone: (0151) 263 2361
Fax: (0151) 260 8813
Box Office:(0151) 260 9999
Club: Liverpool

Ground Profile

After Liverpool had won their second League Championship in 1906 a new banking was built that became commonly known as the Kop. It was named after the Spion Kop, a famous hill in South Africa where a local regiment had suffered heavy losses during the Boer War.

The Kop was extended in 1928 to a 30,000 capacity could be housed under the cover of a roof. In 1957 floodlights were installed and in 1963 the old Kemlyn Road stand was replaced by a cantilevered stand, seating 6,700 and built at a cost of £350,000. In 1973 when the old Main Stand was ripped down and a magnificent new one constructed.

The next major change came in the early 1990s when a second tier, costing £10 million, was added to the old Kemlyn Road stand, enlarging the capacity to 11,000 in an all-seater stand. In May 1994 came the most dramatic change of all, with the Kop torn being demolished and 10,000 seats installed under the recommendations of the Taylor Report following the Hillsborough disaster. The present capacity is around 40,000, although the club plan to leave Anfield and build a 55,000 seater stadium in the nearby Stanley Park.

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Liverpool legends 4-3 Madrid legends: Gerrard among goals - 25/03/2017
A star-studded Liverpool legends side triumphed over Real Madrid courtesy of a match-winning Steven Gerrard volley, the goal everybody inside a packed Anfield had been hoping for. www.dailymail.co.uk
Liverpool exit helped Northern Ireland, says McLaughlin - 22/03/2017
Ryan McLaughlin once prioritised playing for Liverpool over his country, but the full back admits resurrecting his international career motivated his Anfield exit. www.dailymail.co.uk
Liverpool transfer news: German striker Timo Werner dismisses Anfield links and insists he is keen to stay at RB Leipzig - 21/03/2017
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Jurgen Klopp and Steven Gerrard watch Liverpool FC U23s - 14/03/2017
Jurgen Klopp and Steven Gerrard were both in the crowd to watch the next generation of Anfield talent chalk up an impressive victory over Chelsea at the home of Tranmere Rovers. www.dailymail.co.uk
Man United rocked by Redknapp, Liverpool stunned at Anfield - Every Premier League team’s worst FA Cup upset - 11/03/2017
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