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Anfield
Liverpool Anfield 003
Full name Anfield
Owners Liverpool Football Club
Location Anfield, Liverpool
Built 1884
Opened 1884
Tenants Liverpool F.C.
Capacity 44,742
Field dimensions 101 x 68 metres
(110 x 74 yards)

Anfield is a football stadium in Anfield, Liverpool, England which has a seating capacity of 44,742 making it the seventh largest football stadium in England. It has been the home of Liverpool F.C. since their formation in 1892. It was originally the home of Everton F.C. from 1884 to 1891, before they moved to Goodison Park after a dispute with the club president.

The stadium has four stands: the Spion Kop, Main Stand, Centenary Stand and Anfield Road. The record attendance of 61,905, was set at a match between Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1952. The ground converted to an all-seater stadium in 1994 as a result of the Taylor Report which greatly reduced its capacity.

Two gates at the ground are named after former Liverpool managers: Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley. A statue of Shankly is situated outside the stadium. The ground is 2 miles (3 km) from Liverpool Lime Street railway station. It was proposed in 2002 to replace the stadium with a new one in the adjacent Stanley Park, but after the acquisition of Liverpool F.C. by Fenway Sports Group in 2010 it was made clear this would not happen.

Construction for an extension to the Main Stand began on Monday, 8 December 2014. This will increase the stadium size to around 54,000, and there are future plans to expand the Anfield Road Stand which would bring the stadium capacity to around 59,000.

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Premier League stadiums 2017–18

Anfield (Liverpool) · Bet365 Stadium (Stoke City) · Emirates Stadium (Arsenal) · Etihad Stadium (Manchester City) · Falmer Stadium (Brighton) · Goodison Park (Everton) · King Power Stadium (Leicester City) · Kirklees Stadium (Huddersfield Town) · Liberty Stadium (Swansea City) · London Stadium (West Ham United) · Old Trafford (Manchester United) · St. James' Park (Newcastle United) · St. Mary's Stadium (Southampton) · Selhurst Park (Crystal Palace) · Stamford Bridge (Chelsea) · The Hawthorns (West Bromwich) · Turf Moor (Burnley) · Vicarage Road (Watford) · Vitality Stadium (Bournemouth) · Wembley Stadium (Tottenham Hotspur)

UEFA Euro 1996 stadiums

Anfield · City Ground · Elland Road · Hillsborough Stadium · Old Trafford · St James' Park · Villa Park · Wembley Stadium

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Flag of Spain.png Spain: Estadi Cornellà-El Prat · Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero
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Flag of Portugal.png Portugal: Estádio do Bessa · Estádio Algarve · Estádio Municipal de Aveiro · Estádio Municipal de Braga

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