Liverpool are to stage a number of public consultation events next week as they look to move forward in increasing Anfield’s capacity beyond 60,000. The Premier League leaders are set to deliver 5,000 leaflets to local residents and businesses inviting them to view proposed plans for redevelopment of the 54,074 seater stadium, which has been home to Liverpool since 1892. Club chiefs decided that more ambitious plans to take the overall capacity beyond 60,000 were required and plan to rebuild the Anfield Road stand to do so.
All 36 boxing judges and referees from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be banned from officiating at Tokyo 2020 next year, an International Olympic Committee task force has announced. A number of referees and judges were sent home during the competition after several questionable decisions in Brazil, with some allegations that fights had been fixed. An investigation by the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) in 2017 determined that there had been no interference in results, but it recommended that the Rio judges be reconsidered on a “case-by-case” basis.
The United manager heaped praise on his young side after a comfortable win over Brighton.
The City full-back ended up in goal for the final moments of the match against Atalanta.
There were five goals in each half before the Premier League leaders went through after the shootout.