Everton fans have reacted on social media to the initial capacity of the club’s brand new stadium at the Bramley-Moore Dock in north Liverpool.
This comes after Laing O’Rourke were appointed to build the new £500m stadium on the shores of the River Mersey and the official planning application was released to the public, as per the Liverpool Echo. The local residents will have until Friday 20th March to leave their feedback on the plans, which could hinder on whether Liverpool City Council will give them the go-ahead to commence with the venue’s construction.
It was revealed that the precise capacity of the Toffees’ new home on the waterfront will house 52,888 fans, with Everton’s Stadium Development Director Colin Chong stating that a lot of work has gone into getting the plans to this final stages. After digesting all of the information, supporters felt that the capacity was more than acceptable. One fan said that it is more enough, with many stating that they would rather fill the ground than have empty seats on matchdays.
Check out some of the best Twitter responses down below…
Yes, just look at this weeks games, arsenal and city ground looked half empty, I’d rather it be full every week than saying ours holds 60k
— terry burns (@terryb318) February 20, 2020
Safe standing will be legal by the time it is built, 60k for domestic games will be about right.
— Joseph McClarnon (@JosephMcclarnon) February 20, 2020
100% a packed out stadium with greater demand can only be beneficial.
— Simon Hayward (@Sh20Simon) February 20, 2020
Yes, I think it’s more than enough.
— Paul (@PleblosPetit) February 20, 2020
For now yes, it’s more Important that the place is full.
— Scotto 🇪🇺 (@1878Scotto) February 20, 2020
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