Definitions

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  • proper n. an area of Liverpool, England
  • proper n. a football stadium within the area, home of Liverpool Football Club
  • proper n. Liverpool Football club itself

Etymologies

Possibly from Middle English hange and Old English feld. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ANFIELD - Jamie Carragher (picture) has denounced Liverpool's "ruthless" owners over broken promises and profiteering in the most scathing verdict on Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jnr from within Anfield.

    TODAYonline

  • Roy Hodgson for one may be grateful that, for the moment, most of the media's interest in Anfield concerns fiscal rather than football matters.

    Liverpool's rib-tickling duo have left Roy Hodgson's side sore

  • The government has taken away £45m a year from this council and money from the Housing Market Renewal Fund to create housing in Anfield has now been put into the Regional Growth Fund so we're competing with the whole of the country.

    Fernando Torres let down by Liverpool team-mates, says José Reina

  • NESV has substantially developed Fenway Park into a quality 37,000-seat ground, although the one note of caution in the glee enveloping Anfield is that NESV's style of "enhancing the fan experience" has included steep ticket price rises.

    Music to Liverpool fans' ears: debt cleared, funds for the squad

  • Anfield is now a ghetto, a suppurating monument to a shambolic cretin of a man and a money grabbing, no-honour cabal of local little Hitlers.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • My grandparents actually lived in Anfield at the time of Julia's murder and my mother told me that they would see both WHW and Julia ...

    The Clews List of 10 Best True Crime Books of All Time

  • The following day fans were upset when the club's commercial director said Liverpool's new stadium, when it is eventually built, would probably lose the name Anfield and be open to any potential sponsor who won the right to have its name on it.

    Yahoo! News: Latest news headlines News Headlines | Top Stories

  • And last night Kop boss Benitez penned a five-year deal to secure his long-term Anfield future.

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  • Yes a lot has been said about the long term Anfield future of the talented if flawed Dutch International but it does seem the speculation is mounting of a realistic move to White Hart Lane in the offing.

    CaughtOffside.com

  • They lost unluckily 1-0 to Chelsea, have beaten Arsenal twice (3-1 comfortably on their own ground) and lost 2-0 to Liverpool at Anfield, which is hardly a disgraceful result.

    BBC - Ouch

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