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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 v Hull City: team news and match preview - 24/10/2014
Match preview and team news of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Hull City at Anfield on Saturday, October 25, 2014, kick-off 15.00 (BST) telegraph.feedsportal.com
Mario Balotelli comment: Time running out for 'lost boy' to shine at Liverpool, or anywhere - 24/10/2014
]]> Soon after the final whistle on Wednesday night, Mario Balotelli emerged from the tunnel at Anfield and walked slowly along the touchline, a hat pulled low over his eyes and what looked like Pepe’s shirt from the infamous exchange stuffed in a plastic bag. He did not seem to be in a hurry to go anywhere and was eventually led out of the stadium by an official, on his own without the friends and family who accompany many players on big match nights. www.independent.co.uk
Mario Balotelli: Time running out for ‘lost boy’ to shine - 23/10/2014
]]> Soon after the final whistle on Wednesday night, Mario Balotelli emerged from the tunnel at Anfield and walked slowly along the touchline, a hat pulled low over his eyes and what looked like Pepe’s shirt from the infamous exchange stuffed in a plastic bag. He did not seem to be in a hurry to go anywhere and was eventually led out of the stadium by an official, on his own without the friends and family who accompany many players on big match nights. www.independent.co.uk


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