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Goodison Park has been a League ground for 132 seasons;
from July 1st, 1892 to the current day .

Goodison Park was the 22nd
ground to be used for a League game.

Current Capacity 40,157

Year opened 1892

GROUND HISTORY adapted from "The Ultimate Directory of English & Scottish Football League Grounds"
Everton FC vacated Anfield in 1892 and moved to a plot of land in nearby Mere Green that they had purchased for Ł8,090. When the ground (now known as Goodison Park) opened later that year it was considered to be one of the finest in Britain with two 4,000 seat open stands, a 3,000 seat covered stand and an open bank on the west side amongst the facilities. Within four years a cover had been installed at the rear of the west side and a new stand constructed on the east side.

The ground saw more major redevelopment during the early part of the 20thC with the opening of two-tier stands on the west side and at the north end prior to WWI and two-tier stands on the other two sides in the 1920s. Goodison Park then remained virtually unchanged until 1970 when the main stand, on the west side, was demolished and replaced with a three tier 10,045 seat structure. The ground was gradually made all-seater with the construction of a new stand at the south end and the introduction of seating throughout the refurbished and re-roofed east and north stands. The all-seat capacity at the start of the 2007/8 season was 40,569 and the pitch size 112 x 78 yards.

GROUND DETAILS adapted from "The Extreme Groundhoppers Guide"
Ground address: Goodison Park, Goodison Road, Liverpool, L4 4EL
Main phone number: 0871 663 1878
Ticket office: 0871 663 1878
Ticket prices: Bullens Stand (Upper Tier): Adults Ł42 (B Ł41) (C Ł40) (D Ł37), Over 65's Ł26.75 (B Ł26) (C Ł25.25) (D Ł23), Under 16's Ł21.50 (B Ł20.50) (C Ł20) (D Ł18.50) Bullens Stand (Lower Tier Paddock At Front): Adults Ł40 (B Ł39) (C Ł38) (D Ł35), Over 65's Ł25.50 (B Ł24.75) (C Ł24) (D Ł21.75), Under 16's Ł20 (B Ł19.50) (C Ł19) (D Ł17.50) Bullens Stand (Lower Tier): Adults Ł37 (B Ł36) (C Ł35) (D Ł32), Over 65's Ł24 (B Ł23.25) (C Ł22.50) (D Ł20.25), Under 16's Ł18.50 (B Ł18) (C Ł17.50) (D Ł16) ** Must be a minimum of 1 child per two adults.
If driving to ground: North From the M6 exit at junction 26 onto the M58 and continue until the end. At junction 7 turn left onto the A59 Ormskirk Road. Continue on this road until it becomes Rice Lane and cross over the roundabout into County Road. After 1/4 mile turn left into Everton Valley and then Walton Lane. Goodison Road and the ground are on the left. South Take the the M6 exit at junction 21a onto the M62. Exit the M62 at Junction 4 and then follow the A5058 towards Liverpool. After three miles turn left at the traffic lights into Utting Avenue (At McDonalds) on the corner of this junction. Go along for one mile and then turn right at the corner of Stanley Park into Priory Road. Goodison is at the end of this road. If you arrive early then there is street parking to be found around Walton Lane if not then you should park over towards Anfield or in Stanley Park itself with the entrance to the car park which costs Ł8, is in Priory Road.
If using Public Transport: Kirkdale station is the closest to the ground, from Kirkdale Station turn right and then cross the railway bridge, you will see a pub opposite called the 'Melrose Abbey', then walk up Westminster Road, alongside the pub, for about 400yds. Turn left into Goodall Street then follow it round at the junction walk straight forward into Spellow Lane the ground in front of you. The main railway station in Liverpool is Lime Street which is over three miles from the ground Liverpool, Queen Square, Bus Station, Stand 8 you can catch various buses from the bus station which is seven minutes walk away from Lime Street and is well signposted. Either the 19, 19a, 20, 21 or 311 355 will drop you right outside the ground the journey takes about 15 to 25 minutes. Walking takes about 43 minutes from Liverpool Lime Street Rail turn left out of the station and after 100yards turn left into Cooperas Hill and walk after 100yards walk straight on at the junction of Pembroke and London Road this will take you into Seymour Street and then it changes to Norton Street and then straight on to St Anne’s Road after a mile turn right down Kirkdale Road, after 200yards turn right into Everton Valley keep going down the road it changes to Walton Road the ground is in front of you.
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