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All About Anfield

Posted by  Kristian Walsh

The simple 10-minute stroll from Anfield to Goodison Park, from Liverpool to Everton and red to blue, has hardly changed in over a century.

Walking down Walton Breck Road and veering right onto Sleepers Hill, the metal labyrinth of back alleys and tightly-knit terraced houses are as they were years before. At the bottom of the hill is Anfield Road; at the bottom of Anfield Road sits Walton Lane and an evangelical church — Stanley Park Church — that has stood there more than 100 years. Walton Lane, flanked by Stanley Park to the right, leads a straight path to Goodison Park, the home of Everton, just as it has since 1892.

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Not much has changed since then. Cars populate the roads and…

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