Anfield: Stats n Stuff
Anfield Road, Liverpool, L4 OTH
Capacity: 45, 362
Phone: 0151 260 1433
Fax: 0151 261 1695
Stand by Stand Capacity
Kop Grandstand: 12,390
Centenary Stand: 11,411
Anfield Road: 9,116
Main Stand: 9,575
Total Ground Capacity: 45,362
Pitch Dimensions: 111 yards x 74 yards
Record Attendance: 61,905 v Wolves, 2nd Feb 1952, FA Cup Round Four
Record Receipts: Â£604.048 v Celtic, UEFA Cup, 30th Sept 1997
Getting to the ground
From the north
Travel on the M6 until Junction 28 then follow signs for Liverpool on the A58 and proceed into Walton Hall Avenue past Stanley Park and turn left into Anfield Road for Liverpool FC.
From the south
Travel on the M6, then onto the M62 until the end of Motorway then turn right on the A5058 into Queens Drive. After approximately 3 miles turn left into Utting Avenue. After 1 mile turn right into Anfield Road for Liverpool FC
From the west
Use the Mersey Tunnel to get into Liverpool city centre and then follow signs for Preston A580 into Walton Hall Avenue, then on nearside of Stanley Park turn right into Anfield Road for Liverpool FC.
From the east
Travel on the M6, then onto the M62 until the end of Motorway then turn right on the A5058 into Queens Drive. After approximately 3 miles turn left into Utting Avenue. After 1 mile turn right into Anfield Road for Liverpool FC.
Anfield is a half an hour walk from Lime Street Station, best bet is to get a taxi!
During the season the Anfield pitch is cut twice a week, and during close season (when the grass grows more quickly) four times a week. The grass is one inch high during the season and two inches at any other times.
Improved recent features at Anfield include a new playing surface, new drainage system, new under soil heating and new perimeter track.
Matchday at Anfield
The two Anfield groundsmen will be assisted by two or three extra ground staff from the club’s training ground – Melwood. They assist by filling divots at half time and usually for restore the pitch for two hours after full time.
There are 400-420 stewards in attendance on a matchday, and 65 police officers, along with a doctor, two paramedic teams and 40 St John Ambulance officers.
Safety features at the ground include an in-house Police Station, a fire warning system linked to Merseyside Fire Brigade, electronic exit gates, CCTV cameras inside and outside the ground, four fully equipped first aid rooms and three ambulances.