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Anfield | Visiting fan information

5 January 2022

Club News

Anfield | Visiting fan information

5 January 2022

Liverpool have issued the following information for travelling Salop fans ahead of the FA Cup Third Round tie this Sunday (9th).

Stadium Map:

Transport to the Stadium:

  • The bus is fast frequent and convenient with 'express' services that will get you to and from Anfield and Liverpool City Centre in around 15 mins. 
  • The 917 is operating from Commutation Row in the City Centre. Prices from £2.20 for a single journey, £4.40 for a return journey or £12 return tickets for groups of four are available. U19’s can travel for just £1. You can find out more by clicking here.
  • If fans use the 917 please note there is a different pick-up point after the match to where they were dropped off at. The pick-up point is Walton Lane, full details on Liverpool's website.

Other services are available...

  • From Liverpool City Centre, take the 26 from Liverpool ONE bus station, 17 from Queen Square Bus Station or the 917 from St Johns Lane, directly to the ground. The 68/168, which operates between Bootle and Aigburth, and the 14 and 19 (from Queen Square) stop a short walk away from the ground.
  • The Soccerbus runs from Sandhills Station, on the Merseyrail Northern Line, to Anfield for all Premier League and cup matches. The Soccerbus runs two hours before each match (the last bus from Sandhills Station is approximately 15 minutes before kick-off). You can find out more by clicking here.
  • From the city centre to the football stadium is approximately a 50-minute walk. A taxi will cost approximately Euro15/£10.


Stadium Access for Visiting Fans:

  • For Shrewsbury Town fans entering via turnstile N, O and P

They must approach the stadium via Dahlia Walk onto 97 Avenue

  • There is no access from the direction of Arkles Lane.
  • At the end of the game when leaving the stadium please turn Left
  • For Shrewsbury Town fans entering via turnstile M

They must approach the stadium from the direction of Arkles Lane onto Anfield Road

  • At the end of the game when leaving the stadium please turn Right.


COVID Checks:

  • In line with the latest Government guidance, we will be checking on the Covid-19 status of all adult visiting fans prior to entry to the stadium. Children under the age of 18 will not be asked to participate.
  • The checks will take place at the front of the search lines outside turnstiles blocks M, N, O and P.
  • The check will consist of a visual check of any of the following COVID certification;

oNHS Covid Pass - record of double vaccination (and booster if you have had it) OR negative PCR or NHS lateral flow test OR COVID recovery certificate

oEU digital COVID certificate

oCOVID pass letter for those who are double vaccinated

oNegative COVID test email or text message

  • If a fan is unable to show any of the above they will be refused entry.

All fans are advised to make their way to the stadium earlier than usual to facilitate the additional checks

  • Face masks are mandatory for spectators in the concourses


What can I bring into the stadium?

  • In general no bags are permitted in the stadium and there are no bag storage facilities available.
  • Small bags (A5 size) with essential personal items such as medicines/hygiene products are permitted. LFC Club shop bags containing a purchase are also permitted
  • All bags will be subjected to a bag search at your entry point.
  • Musical Instruments or loud hailers are not permitted into the stadium.

Flags and Banners

  • Flags under 2m x 1m with a small pole (less than 7mm diameter and less than 1m long) will be allowed in all areas of the stadium.
  • Flags over 2m x 1m are permitted in the visitors section providing they have accompanying fire safety and must be checked prior to entry.
  • Flags must not contain anything considered to be offensive, discriminatory, defamatory or inflammatory, including politically motivated or nationalistic.

Prohibited Articles:


  • Public Transport is generally accessible for wheelchairs users.
  • Car Parking – there is limited availability. Please notify us in advance via the disability email address below.
  • Any supporter attending with oxygen is required to notify ourselves prior to arrival via the disability email address below.
  • There are 24 wheelchairs bays available located in front of the visiting supporters in block 122/123.
  • Entrance is via gate DA3 or DA3a on Anfield Rd as shown on stadium map.
  • Headsets for blind supporters are available to order through the disability email address below.
  • Seat serve is available at
  • Toilets and First Aid facilities are close to the viewing area.
  • LFC Accessibility stewards will be available to assist and identifiable in blue bibs

Key Contacts

SLO  – Yonit Sharabi – Matchday contact no 07860433466

Disability Team -


Stadium Facilities:

  • The stadium is cashless. Contactless and/or chip and pin payments are required in all areas.
  • Kiosks will open serving a range of food and drink.
  • Alcohol will be served on the concourses.
  • Alcohol cannot be consumed in view of the playing area.
  • Male and Female toilet facilities are availably accessible from the concourse.
  • The stadium remains an all-seater stadium however we are installing seats with rails as a safety measure. A number of rows at the rear of the visitors section have been installed.
  • Smoking - Anfield is a totally no-smoking football stadium. Any person who smokes inside the stadium will be ejected. This includes electronic cigarettes.


Emergency Procedures:

  • Evacuation

In the event that the stadium has to be evacuated either fully or partially  Operation Anfield will be implemented. Announcements will be made over the public address system and all supporters are requested to follow the instructions and directions given by club stewards, security, and the police. A separate plan to evacuate those club officials/players in Zone 1 will also be implemented.

  • Code Purple

In the unlikely event that a significant terrorist attack takes place outside or in the vicinity of the stadium the emergency plan Operation Lockdown will be implemented and no further access to the stadium will be permitted. Announcements will be made over the public address system requesting all persons outside the stadium to leave the area immediately and to those inside to remain where they are. A separate plan to secure the safety of those club officials/players in Zone 1 will also be implemented.


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