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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 Ł350,000. 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 Ł10 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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Manchester United news: Louis van Gaal sets sights on battling Liverpool for Danny Ings - 17/04/2015
Louis van Gaal is hoping to scupper Liverpool by attempting to persuade Burnley forward to reject Anfield bid telegraph.feedsportal.com
Tim Sherwood: I tried to sign Raheem Sterling for Tottenham Hotspur when he was 14 - 17/04/2015
Aston Villa manager says he tried to sign Liverpool youngster for Spurs but lost out when he chose Anfield move telegraph.feedsportal.com
Premier League: Newcastle vs Tottenham match preview - 17/04/2015
]]> It hasn’t been a great week for Newcastle United. After suffering a 2-0 defeat at Anfield on Monday night, the Magpies go into this weekend’s tie against seventh placed Tottenham Hotpurs in a mild state of disarray. www.independent.co.uk
Liverpool will take action against fan who branded Muslim men 'a disgrace' for praying during half-time at Anfield - 15/04/2015
]]> Liverpool have said they will take action against a man who branded two Muslim men 'a disgrace' for praying at Anfield. www.independent.co.uk


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