Anfield

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Anfield
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View from Anfield Road end
LocationLiverpool, Merseyside, England
Coordinates53°25′50.95″N 2°57′38.98″W / 53.4308194°N 2.9608278°W / 53.4308194; -2.9608278
Opened1884[1]
OwnerLiverpool F.C.[2]
OperatorLiverpool F.C.
SurfaceGrass
Capacity54,167 [3]
Field dimensions111 yards (101 m) by 74 yards (68 m)[4]
TenantsEverton 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 5 European cups.

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  1. "Virtual Tour of Anfield". Liverweb. Retrieved 18 February 2008.
  2. "Board of Directors". liverpoolfc.tv. Retrieved 2008-03-03.
  3. "Anfield". LFC history. Retrieved 18 February 2008.
  4. "Anfield history". soccerbase.com. Retrieved 2008-01-27.

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Media related to Anfield Stadium at Wikimedia Commons