10 Facts About Anfield

1. Anfield is a football stadium in Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, which has a seating capacity of 53,394, making it the seventh largest football stadium in England.

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2. Liverpool's first Football League match at Anfield was played on 9 September 1893, against Lincoln City.

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3. Oldest stand at Anfield is the Main Stand, taking 76 years to complete.

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4. Plans to replace Anfield were originally started by Liverpool FC.

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5. On 23 August 2013 Anfield was listed as an Asset of Community Value by Liverpool City Council.

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6. The first international match hosted at Anfield was between England and Ireland, in 1889.

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7. Anfield was chosen as the venue for the 2019 Magic Weekend after two test matches were played there in 2016 and 2018.

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8. Anfield was featured in Liverpool's 2008 European Capital of Culture celebrations: 36,000 people attended a concert on 1 June 2008, featuring The Zutons, Kaiser Chiefs, and Paul McCartney.

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9. Highest attendance recorded at Anfield is 61,905, for Liverpool's match against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup fifth round, on 2 February 1952.

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10. The lowest attendance recorded at Anfield was 1,000 for a match against Loughborough on 7 December 1895.

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