Anfield facts for kids
View from Anfield Road end
|Location||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
|Field dimensions||111 yards (101 m) by 74 yards (68 m)|
|Everton F.C. (1884–92)
Liverpool F.C. (1892–present)
Anfield is a football stadium in Liverpool, England. The Football team Liverpool FC plays there. The stadium has just seen an expansion of the Main Stand increasing the capacity to 54,167.
Anfield is famous for the sign that is in the players' tunnel, which reads: "This is Anfield". One of their most famous rivals are Manchester United as well as Everton FC. Liverpool v Everton is known as the Merseyside Derby. Anfield used to be owned by Everton F.C and Everton created Liverpool to use the stadium. They have won 6 European cups.
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Memorial to John Houlding outside Anfield on the 125th anniversary of Liverpool F.C.
The Shankly Gates were erected in 1982 in tribute to Bill Shankly
The old tunnel to the pitch at Anfield. The “This is Anfield“ sign was installed by former manager Bill Shankly to instill fear into the opposition.
The Kop; the atmosphere generated by the crowd in the stand led owner John W. Henry to reconsider the construction of a new stadium.
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