Liverpool FC fun facts

Anfield hasn’t always been Liverpool FC’s home – rivals Everton FC were based at the ground before a rent dispute! This also happened to spark the founding of LFC…

– The very first match LFC played brought in a crowd of just 100 despite a stadium capacity of 20,000

Bill Shankly installed the This Is Anfield sign to instil fear in opposition player

– The Kop may only be able to hold 12,500 seated spectators today but it used to have a standing capacity of 30,000

Anfield is the well-known home of Liverpool FC, but the club once considered moving to Stanley Park – the 60,000-seater stadium project ultimately never get off the ground despite several consultation and design processe

– The Kop stand is named after a hill in South Africa where the Boer War took place

The one and only Sir Kenny Dalglish became the first ever player-manager in English football

– Bob Paisley is the club’s most successful manager having won 21 trophies during nine years in charge