Anfield Stadium is a football stadium located in Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Initially, this place is home ground for Everton FC from 1884 until 1891, but because of a dispute with the team finally moved to Goodison Park. Well, since 1892, Anfield Stadium be home to Liverpool FC. Both Everton and Liverpool, they both come from Merseyside, that’s why the match between the two teams is often dubbed the Merseyside derby.
Anfield Stadium has a seating capacity reached more than 45 thousand seats, making it has been named as the seventh largest football stadium in the UK mainland. There are four stands at the stadium, the Spion Kop, Main Stand, Centenary Stand and Anfield Road Stand.
Main Stand is the oldest stands at Anfield Stadium. Behind it there is a dressing room and VIP spectator space. The retainer Liverpool and also his opponent will come out of the hall, which is located beneath the stands. Just above the staircase hall there is a plaque that reads “THIS IS ANFIELD”. The plaque has two purposes, first to intimidate the opposing team and the second to give luck to the players and coaches who touch it. Up to now the tradition of touching placard “THIS IS ANFIELD” is still underway.
Before the stadium seating capacity is reduced in 1994, Anfield largest spectator ever recorded, reaching 61,905 people. While it lasts exciting match between Liverpool VS Wolverhampton Wanderers in the fifth round of the FA CUP on February 2, 1952.
As an international stadium, Anfield is very aware of the spectator with special needs. Reserved 59 places to accommodate visitors who use wheelchairs (owner of season tickets), can choose the location in the Main Stand, Anfield Road Stand or the Kop. Then also there are 38 seats for spectators who have impaired vision, the spot is in the paddock area of the Main Stand. Provided also one point for each personal assistant for spectators with special needs.
Keen to feel the sacred enclosure of the Reds? There are various tour options at Anfield Stadium, including the Off Peak Stadium Tour & Liverpool FC Story, Mini Tour & Liverpool FC Story, Matchday Tour & Liverpool FC Story, Stadium Tour & Liverpool FC Story, and many more.
In each package tour, you will be walking for 1 hour in the Anfield stadium, touched the placard “THIS IS Anfield” a well-known ritual performed almost every Liverpool player. Then visited the dressing room of the Reds, Anfield Press Room, coach room, hear the story behind the triumph of Liverpool and ended with a photo session.
You can come to feel the atmosphere of Anfield stadium as Jürgen Klopp led his team to compete. Do not forget to prepare the Liverpool jersey and scarf when singing the anthem “You’ll Never Walk Alone” with thousands Liverpudlian.
Access to the stadium Anfield is quite easy, the most effective is to use public transport. The first option with Merseyrail train ride from Lime Street Railway Station towards Sandhills Station, from here ride Soccerbus. The second alternative was to use the bus number 26 or 27 from Paradise St Interchange to Anfield Stadium.