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GUARDIAN – Liverpool unveil plans to expand Anfield’s capacity to 58,000

New three-tiered Main Stand would be first priority Public consultation to be held over next weekLiverpool have unveiled plans to expand Anfield’s capacity to nearly 60,000, with detailed proposals to expand the Main Stand that also include a new home for the Hillsborough Memorial.The plans, which also contain outline proposals for the expansion of the Anfield Road Stand, will go under public consultation this week to give residents and supporters the opportunity to have their say before the club submits the official planning application in the summer. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Ten-year-old Hillsborough victim remembered at inquest

Inquest hears from mother of Jon-Paul Gilhooley, cousin of footballer Steven Gerrard and youngest victim of the disasterThe youngest of the 96 people who died at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough football ground in 1989, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, who was ten years old and the cousin of footballer Steven Gerrard, has been remembered in an emotional statement by his mother, Jackie, at the new inquest into the disaster.Recalling a happy son, named after Pope John Paul II, who loved his large extended family and whose brother Ronnie, then 14, never got over his death, Jackie Gilhooley said she knew instinctively before 3:30pm on the day of Hillsborough that Jon-Paul had died. Continue reading…

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