Visit the stadium of one of the best-loved British football clubs; revel in the unique atmosphere and explore the rich history of the team that's won more European Cups than any other British team. Liverpool Football Club (otherwise known as LFC and the Reds) was founded in 1892 and quickly established a fierce local rivalry with Everton Football Club. They play their home matches at Anfield, a stadium with a capacity for 53,394 fans. With its famous "Kop End," it's regarded as having one of the best and loudest atmospheres in world football.
Liverpool Football Club at Anfield
If you're going to a match, Liverpool FC's Fan Zones open four hours before kickoff, so you can enjoy drinks and food before you take in the spectacle of a match at the stadium. Football fans all over the world will appreciate the unique Anfield atmosphere, which can be experienced at every single game. The players emerge to a hearty rendition of "You'll Never Walk Alone," a song recorded by Liverpool musicians Gerry and the Pacemakers. The club's anthem has been sung by the Anfield crowd since the early 1960s and is accompanied by the holding aloft of Liverpool scarves, in an amazing show of sound and color. Once the game gets started, you can expect a lively atmosphere and attacking football; Liverpool FC regularly finish among the top places in the English Premier League.
A proud footballing history
If you can't get a ticket to the match itself, the next best thing is to savor the pre-game atmosphere during the LFC Stadium Matchday Tour, where you'll be able to enjoy the unique buildup to a match. A ticket to the game is not included. The LFC Stadium Tour is available in 9 languages, including British sign language. Visit the interactive museum, the Liverpool FC Story, where you can walk through the Halls of Fame displaying all of the club's many trophies from its illustrious history. Kids can enjoy interactive games and activities to add to the exciting day out. The Steven Gerrard Collection includes a Q&A with one of their most famous players of all time, former captain Steven Gerrard, in addition to photos and autographs.
There are also some must-see sights outside the stadium. As you enter the stadium area, the majestic iron Shankly Gates stand before you. These gates, with the slogan "You'll Never Walk Alone" at the top, are a tribute to former manager Bill Shankly, who also has a statue outside the stadium. Near to the gates is the Hillsborough Memorial, a monument to the 96 fans who died in 1989 at a Liverpool match at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield. At the center of the memorial is an eternal flame, which symbolizes that those who died will never be forgotten by the club or the city of Liverpool.