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Officially approved the expansion of Anfield to increase the capacity of the stadium to about 7000 spectators


The English club Liverpool has officially obtained approval for a new expansion of the “Anfield” stadium during the coming period, to increase the capacity of the stadium by about 7000, which raises the total capacity of Anfield to more than 61,000.


According to Liverpool's website, the club has also obtained permission to hold up to six concerts and major events at the stadium for a period of five years.


Phase one involved the permanent closure of a small part of Anfield in line with planning permission granted in 2014, and after hearing some comments, the club made changes to plans.


The second phase was held in February 2020, with the club introducing new and updated plans to keep Anfield open, while continuing work on expansions.


Andy Hughes, managing director of Liverpool FC, said: "This is a milestone in our journey towards bringing more fans to Anfield. We went through a rigorous two-stage consultation period during the planning process for this project and I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this."



He continued, “We have been clear from the start that this expansion will depend on our ability to successfully navigate and win the cooperation of local residents and the community; and our ability to ensure that the project is financially viable.” He added, “We will continue to keep local residents and the public informed of other developments.”



In another context, the English Liverpool team was keen on the participation of its Egyptian international player, Mohamed Salah, the striker of the team and the Egyptian national team, to celebrate his twenty-ninth birthday, today, Tuesday, and he was born on June 15, 1992 in the village of Nagrij, affiliated to the city of Basyoun in the Gharbia Governorate.



And the official account of the Liverpool team published congratulations to the Egyptian star, commenting on his picture, “I wish you a wonderful birthday.. Mo Salah.” The Reds account also published a video of the most beautiful goals of the Egyptian king with the Liverpool during the 4 seasons he spent at Anfield since his arrival from Rome in 2017.

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