Anfield is an association football stadium in Anfield, Liverpool,
England. With a seating capacity of 44,742, it is the seventh largest
football stadium in England. It was the home of Everton F.C. from 1884
until a rent dispute in 1891, and has been the home of Liverpool F.C.
since their formation in 1892. 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 was reduced to an all-seater stadium in
1994 on the recommendation of the Taylor Report. It has two gates named
after the former Liverpool managers Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley, with a
statue of Shankly at the visitor's center outside. The ground is 2 miles
(3 km) from Liverpool Lime Street railway station. A proposal in 2002
to replace the stadium with a new one in the adjacent Stanley Park was
rejected by Fenway Sports Group, who acquired the club in 2010.
Construction on the Main Stand to increase the stadium size to around
54,000 began on 8 December 2014.
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