As West Ham United continue to impress on the field, it appears Hammers supporters have something else to celebrate as the club confirm some ‘great news’ off it.
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They also knocked English champions Man City out of the Carabao Cup in the last 16 on Wednesday, a competition which the Sky Blues had previously dominated for nearly half a decade.
It is truly a wonderful time to be a West Ham fan and the club may have given supporters something more to celebrate as they confirm an off-field development.
Indeed, as now officially announced, the Irons have been granted planning permission to increase the London Stadium’s capacity to 62,500 – with an extra 2,500 to be released once the ‘safety certificate application has been completed’ (whufc.com).
Once the work is completed, it will take the London Stadium’s capacity past the likes of Tottenham and Arsenal’s grounds – officially making it the biggest club arena in the English capital.
Taking this into account, not to mention the increased capacity allowing more Irons supporters to attend, it’s little wonder many supporters have gone wild for this news on Twitter.
Find all of their excited verdicts down below.
West Ham fans go wild for stadium news…
“Higher up the table than Spurs and Arsenal, and now a bigger stadium too”
“oh wow niceee”
“Biggest stadium in London”
“We’re actually so massive it’s terrifying”
“We are huge and massive and always bigger than average irons!”
“Great news. Hope the new upgrade will be closer to the pitch”
In other news: ‘Already going on’…Major West Ham update dropped as ‘preliminary talks’ emerge, find out more here.
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