Posts Tagged: Anfield

Liverpool Beat Rivals to claim Stadium Accolade

The new main stand at Anfield the home of Liverpool fc

Based on research surrounding the overall fan experience, and after collecting data from both home and away supporters throughout the Premier League, Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium has come out on top as the number one ranked team in the Premier League for the 2015/16 campaign. The award was presented to the club by VisitFootball as part of their Assures Stadium Assessment Scheme, and will undoubtedly please those within the club who have worked so hard on the latest redevelopments within the famous ground. As well as this, it was a double success for Liverpool, with the club also being handed top… Read more »

Derby Day: England’s five most hostile football grounds

the Den the home of Milwall FC

With the Manchester derby this weekend, we take a look at five of England’s best stadiums for atmosphere – find out whether your club’s footballing haven features below… Elland Road Leeds United aren’t quite the dominant force that they were during the 1970s but Elland Road remains home to one of the most passionate fanbases in English football – especially when they face Huddersfield Town or Sheffield Wednesday. On their day, the Elland Road faithful are capable of striking fear into Leeds’ opponents and the Whites may be set for a return to the top flight in the near future. And with… Read more »

Completing doing the 92 from abroad!

Joining the 92 club at luton's kenilworth Road

We all know doing the 92 is a marathon and not a sprint. Many won’t complete the epic journey which requires time, dedication, a lot of hard work and planning – imagine now having to do all that from abroad. Well that’s exactly what Norwegian Liverpool fan Einar Kvande has done! We caught up with Einar to find out more about his remarkable achievement. Groundsman: Firstly congratulations on completing the 92! Which was your final ground and did you commemorate the occasion? Einar: Thank you very much! Kenilworth Road was my final ground, 26 years after I watched my first… Read more »

Anfield fails to live up to the hype…

Hull / Liverpool half and half shirt

Blogger Rob Tuffnell makes his debut on the 92 blog reporting back on ticking the world renowned Anfield off his 92. Ground: 50/92 Game: Liverpool 0-0 Hull City Date: 25/10/2014 Thoughts on the ground: An iconic English ground, the Hillsborough Memorial and walk via those famous gates make the day special. Atmosphere wise there was absolutely nothing from the Liverpool fans, most of whom seemed to be tourists. Expected much more on that front. Inside the ground is pretty much what you’d expect from an older ground; slightly cramped, tight concourse, but ok view from behind the goal (that is… Read more »

Liverpool given permission to expand Anfield

Anfield Kop the home of LIverpool FC

After what seems like years of rumours Liverpool have finally got some firm approved plans in place to expand Anfield. From memory speculation on the future of the Reds ground has come and gone over the years including talk of ground sharing with local rivals Everton in a combined new build. But now the club and the fans have a clear direction as they press forward with the development of their spiritual home. This week Liverpool City Council have given the green light to start work on plans that will increase the capacity of the stadium to around sixty thousand… Read more »