Liverpool edge step closer to 54,000 Anfield redevlopment

Published Add your comment

Plans for the redevelopment of Liverpool's Anfield stadium have moved a step closer to receiving the go-ahead.

Last year saw the Reds record their highest league finish in recent years, helping them to secure Champions League football after narrowly missing out on being crowned league champions. The injection of money from last term's success has propelled plans to increase their stadium capacity.

Related articles

Glen Johnson set for AS Roma switch
Brendan Rodgers fully supporting Mario Balotelli

Anfield redevelopment

According to the Daily Mail, the proposal is set to increase the capacity of the stadium from 44,000 to 54,000 and has been meet positively with recommendation for approval by council planners.

A final verdict will be given to the Premier League club by the Liverpool City Council on September 23. The plans are set to see development commence on their Main Stand at the end of December or early part of January 2015. The redevelopment is likely to
last a total of 20 months following approval from Liverpool's City Council.


The inevitable sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona was a huge loss to Liverpool as they lost one of the world's most highly rated strikers. The signing of marquee man Mario Balotelli in this summer's transfer window signalled Liverpool's intent.

Despite him having large boots to fill the purchase of World Cup star was an indication to most football fans as a clear message from Liverpool that they plan on replicating last season's relative successes moving forward.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Mario Balotelli
Brendan Rodgers

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again