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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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Brendan Rodgers ready for the Mario Balotelli circus as he vows to bring out the best in maverick Italian - 30/08/2014
Liverpool manager insists Anfield is the right place for Balotelli but he will not receive any special treatment telegraph.feedsportal.com
Mario Balotelli is an English obsession, claims Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers ahead of trip to Tottenham - 29/08/2014
Maverick Italian set to make Liverpool debut at Tottenham with manager insisting he is determined to make a name for himself at Anfield telegraph.feedsportal.com
VIDEO: Ronaldo on Liverpool, Rooney & Di Maria - 29/08/2014
Cristiano Ronaldo says he expects a "tough" reception at Anfield after his Real Madrid side were drawn with Liverpool in the Champions League group stage. www.bbc.co.uk
Champions League draw: Real Madrid is a dream tie for Liverpool, says Brendan Rodgers - 28/08/2014
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers excited at the prospect of the European champions Real Madrid coming to Anfield telegraph.feedsportal.com


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