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Anfield

Anfield
Address:Anfield
Anfield Rd
L4 0TH
Liverpool
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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 eye deal for Hull left back Andy Robertson  - 22/04/2017
James Milner, previously a midfielder, has made the position his own this year ahead of Spanish left back Alberto Moreno, who is expected to leave Anfield at the end of the campaign. www.dailymail.co.uk
Liverpool transfer news: Jurgen Klopp rules out Joe Hart - 20/04/2017
On loan at Torino, Hart has been linked with a switch to Anfield given his Manchester City career is effectively over under Pep Guardiola, but Klopp does not envisage signing another goalkeeper. www.dailymail.co.uk
Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp could retire at Anfield - 18/04/2017
Jurgen Klopp has revealed he could end his managerial career at Liverpool. The German was appointed as Anfield boss in October 2015 and signed a new six-year contract last summer. www.dailymail.co.uk
Liverpool midfielder Lucas plans talks on Anfield future - 18/04/2017
Lucas Leiva will hold talks on his Liverpool future at the end of the season as he enters the final year of his contract. www.dailymail.co.uk
Liverpool FC board split when FSG bought the club - 13/04/2017
Sir Martin Broughton was brought into Liverpool seven years ago this week to sell the Anfield club, with a six month deadline, ending the maligned regime run by Tom Hicks and George Gillett. www.dailymail.co.uk