Whether you've ever been to Anfield or not you should be able
to feel part of the ground from wherever you are.Anfield is the home of Liverpool
Football Club and has been since its origins way back in 1892. Prior to
that the ground was the home of Everton. The ground has gone through extensive
redevelopment over the years to get to what it is today. The current all-seater
stadium holds a total of 45,522 fans. This is considerably smaller than
the record 61,905 maximum in the ground back in 1952 for a game against Wolves.
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of Anfield and it's amenities.
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stadium click on sections of the image below:
Originally named the Kemlyn Road Stand before the addition of a second tier. The
stand was later renamed the Centenary Stand in 1992 to mark the club's hundredth
anniversary. Capacity of11,762 - consisting of 4,600 upper tier and 6,814
lower tier and 348 within executive boxes.
Anfield Road Stand
The residence of away fans, the Anfield Road Stand was once a simple low-lung
stand only recognisable by its multi-coloured seating arrangement. In 1998 the
stand was demolished and a new two-tier replacement constructed in it's place.
Capacity 9,074 - consisting of 2,654 upper tier and 6,391 lower tier and
29 disabled spaces.
The Kop Grandstand
Taking it's name from a landmark hill in the South Africa township of Natal. The
Spion Kop and later Kop Grandstand was originally built in 1906, an uncovered
terrace holding 30,000 people which was given a large roof in 1928. Following
the Hillsborough tragedy in 1989, a new all-seated Kop was constructed in 1995.
Capacity 12,409 - with 9 disabled spaces.
Erected in 1895, the Main Stand was the first major expansion at Anfield. In 1973,
the stand was redeveloped with the addition of a new roof, and officially opened
by the Duke of Kent. Capacity of 12,277 - consisting 9,597 main stand seats,
2,409 in the paddock, 177 in the directors box, 54 for the press box and 40 disabled