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Anfield expansion moves forward

Liverpool Football Club are moving forward with the expansion of Anfield, after being given the green light by the council in June.

The work will see 7,000 more seats added to a new upper tier in the Anfield Road end, taking the stadium capacity up to over 61,000 and should be ready for the 2023/24 season.

It will make Anfield the third-largest stadium in the Premier League in terms of capacity, behind Old Trafford and the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

“We have been clear from the beginning that in order for this expansion to go ahead we needed the co-operation of local residents and the community, to successfully navigate the complex planning landscape, and to ensure the project is financially viable,” said Andy Hughes, managing director.

“We needed certainty for this project to progress and are now in a position to be able to move forward. We began this journey in 2014 and are grateful to everyone for the contributions they have made to bring the project to this stage.”

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