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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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Chelsea vs Tottenham - Capital One Cup final LIVE - plus reaction to victories for Arsenal and Liverpool in the Premier League - 01/03/2015
]]> The Capital One Cup final between Chelsea and Tottenham at Wembley Stadium completes a pulsating Sunday of football.In the Premier League, Liverpool have defeated Manchester City at Anfield and Arsenal got back to winning ways against Everton.Liverpool 2 Manchester City 1 reportArsenal 2 Everton 0Chelsea vs Tottenham (4pm)Coutinho and Henderson give Liverpool victoryHarry Kane interviewMourinho: Spurs tried to sign meWho makes out combined Chelsea-Spurs XI?Wenger eager to banish Monaco loss www.independent.co.uk
Liverpool 2 Manchester City 1 player ratings: Philippe Coutinho? Jordan Henderson? David Silva? Who was the star man? - 01/03/2015
]]> Philippe Coutinho scored a late winner against Manchester City at Anfield for the second straight season as Liverpool won 2-1 on Sunday to dent the champions' chances of hauling in Premier League leader Chelsea. www.independent.co.uk
Liverpool vs Manchester City match report: Stunners from Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson sink Manuel Pellegrini's side - 01/03/2015
]]> Philippe Coutinho scored his second stunning goal in two games as Liverpool saw off Manchester City at Anfield to move level on points with Arsenal. www.independent.co.uk


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