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Anfield opens

Anfield opens

Anfield is opened and rented to Everton FC by owner John Orrell
New stand

New stand

The dilapidated stand on Oakfield Road is replaced
LFC is formed

LFC is formed

John Houlding forms Liverpool Football Club to play at Anfield
First league match

First league match

Liverpool beat Lincoln 4-0 in first Anfield league match
Another stand constructed

Another stand constructed

A stand is constructed at the Anfield Road end
Kop redesigned

Kop redesigned

The Kop is redesigned with a roof and holds 30,000
Floodlights installed

Floodlights installed

Floodlights are installed and used for the first time
Anfield Road rebuilt

Anfield Road rebuilt

The Anfield Road stand is rebuilt
Main Stand remodelled

Main Stand remodelled

The Main Stand undergoes an extensive redesign
Anfield Road seats

Anfield Road seats

Seats are installed at the Anfield Road end
Police room added

Police room added

A police room is added to the Kemlyn Road stand
All-seater Kop

All-seater Kop

The Kop is rebuilt and becomes all-seater
Two-tier Anfield Road

Two-tier Anfield Road

A second tier is built on the Anfield Road stand
Stand support

Stand support

Poles are installed in the Anfield Road end for extra stability
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First game

First game

Anfield's opening match sees Everton beat Earlstown 5-0
Everton move out

Everton move out

Everton quit Anfield after a row over rent
First game

First game

Liverpool beat Rotherham 7-0 in first ever game
New stand built

New stand built

A new 3,000 seater 'Grandstand' is built
Birth of the Kop

Birth of the Kop

The world famous Spion Kop is first built
Highest attendance

Highest attendance

61,905 pack into Anfield to watch the Reds against Wolves
Kemlyn Road replaced

Kemlyn Road replaced

A new cantilevered stand is built on Kemlyn Road
Highest ave attendance

Highest ave attendance

A record highest average attendance of 48,127 is set
Paddock seating

Paddock seating

Seats are installed in the Paddock
Shankly Gates

Shankly Gates

The Shankly Gates are erected in tribute to Bill Shankly
Centenary Stand

Centenary Stand

The Kemlyn Road is rebuilt and renamed the Centenary Stand
Shankly statue

Shankly statue

A bronze statue of Shankly is unveiled outside the Kop
Paisley Gateway

Paisley Gateway

The Bob Paisley Gateway is opened