Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium expansion approved

Liverpool FC has been given permission to increase Anfield’s capacity from about 45,500 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.

Liverpool City Council’s planning committee approved the club’s proposal to expand the Main Stand by 8,300 seats and the Anfield Road Stand by 4,800.

Construction will begin next year for completion by the 2016-17 season.

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