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A big blue staduim on Stanley Park!

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I heard on TalkSport this morning that the owners of Liverpool FC don?t want to move from Anfield.

What are the chances of Phillip Tesco?s and Big Bill looking at the possibility of a nice blue stadium being built instead of a red one?

Jason Thomas, S. Wales     Posted 04/02/2011 at 12:40:48

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Bren Connor
1   Posted 04/02/2011 at 14:57:25

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John Fowler
2   Posted 04/02/2011 at 15:01:31

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Think that's a bit optimistic there Bren!!
Gareth Humphreys
3   Posted 04/02/2011 at 15:10:59

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The planning permission would probably be revoked.
Julian Wait
4   Posted 04/02/2011 at 15:36:08

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Nothing should built there. I would be ashamed if we built on such a fine park. Anyway, zero chance regardless.
Mike Hughes
5   Posted 04/02/2011 at 15:54:28

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Made of what? Driftwood and re-cycled corrugated iron? We are skint.
Norman Merrill
6   Posted 04/02/2011 at 16:16:57

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We have as much chance of moving into Stanley Park as getting a billionaire benefactor by Sunday. If we are going down that wishful lane, let's hope for a win tomorrow, followed by more consistancy, and getting a respectable league position. Not too much to ask for surely.
Tony J Williams
7   Posted 04/02/2011 at 17:24:07

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Liam Reilly
8   Posted 04/02/2011 at 17:28:09

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It's credible as the planning permission is there already.
Now if Stanley Park needs the country's biggest Tesco Superstore, then this could be 'the Deal of a Lifetime" 2.
Matthew Johnson
9   Posted 04/02/2011 at 17:30:46

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The planning permission though is based on Anfield being demolished; as that wouldn't be happening, there is no way a new stadium will be allowed to be built alongside Anfield. (Funds being the other obvious issue.)
John Audsley
10   Posted 04/02/2011 at 17:54:42

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Leon Perrin
11   Posted 04/02/2011 at 18:01:06

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Would be brilliant, 2 fingers to the RS at the same time. Doesn't get any better.
Marc Williams
12   Posted 04/02/2011 at 18:36:50

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Mike Hughes 5# asks what would it be made of ?... well, Bill Kenwright could chew up a load of his unsold theatre tickets & make it out of papier mache. Let's face it, that would be more feasible than most things he proposes!
Alex Kociuba
13   Posted 04/02/2011 at 18:43:49

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I bet there's more unsold Everton tickets than theatre ones. Unless you mean the tragedy that is Everton FC.

I have said this before, but if we ever get funds couldn't we re-shape Stanley Park to incorporate the space which we leave behind? The road which presently cuts us off could easily be re-routed, or simply a bridge connecting the two sites? Thus we have not eaten up any park space.
Mark Wayman
14   Posted 04/02/2011 at 19:00:20

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I didn't agree with a stadium being built on Stanley Park when we were refused permission to do so. I didn't agree when Liverpool got permission, but couldn't understand why they received permission when we didn't.

I actually would grab the opportunity now, the council seem desperate to sell the land, but alas, I don't think we could afford to build a stadium.
David Hallwood
15   Posted 04/02/2011 at 19:29:10

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The last time I looked, the RS stadium came with a £300million price tag. To concur with Bren Connor (#1): zero.
David Israel
16   Posted 04/02/2011 at 19:50:45

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Fat chance! And I don't even think a football ground should be built on Stanley Park, be it ours or the red shite's.
Andy Callan
17   Posted 04/02/2011 at 19:55:48

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No Hope and Bob Hope mate.......

We should burn Goodison down then they'd have to fuckin' rebuild it.
John Fowler
18   Posted 04/02/2011 at 19:59:28

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Suppose Goodison could be turned into a massive Tesco and a ground built on Stanley Park, would have to be more like the Kings Dock plans than the Kirkby offering though.
Garry Corgan
19   Posted 04/02/2011 at 19:58:32

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Take a look at an aerial picture of Goodison. For less than £5m we could probably buy the school, the church, the old houses landlocking us. We might have to bide our time, or petition the council into giving us compulsory purchase orders but it woudn't cost all that much.

Then we can take our time upgrading Goodison stand by stand. Perhaps that's what Kenwright is doing with the Pienaar money and saved wages ? putting it into a stadium fund.

On the other hand... I doubt it!
Steve Collins
20   Posted 04/02/2011 at 20:19:03

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Even if we had the cash we wouldn't get planning permission.

But of course we are so broke we couldn't even get a couple of loan players in and pay part of their wages even after we dumped of 3 players 2 of which make a decent wage.
Gavin Ramejkis
21   Posted 04/02/2011 at 21:20:33

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John #18, a supermarket would be highly unlikely to want GP as there will be a big Sainsbury's as part of Project Jennifer nearby and they would struggle to get planning permission.

As far as Stanley Park goes, if we can't afford a single loan player, we've got no chance of doing anything on Stanley Park.
James I'Anson
22   Posted 04/02/2011 at 21:27:42

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Andy (17) Do you reckon we're insured?
John Shaw
23   Posted 04/02/2011 at 21:33:59

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James (22) - given we couldn't even bother spending £6.50 lagging the pipes, I reckon we already know the answer.......
Jay Harris
24   Posted 04/02/2011 at 22:00:33

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Mark (#14) ? As has been posted many times before on here, EFC have NEVER applied for planning permission for Stanley Park.

That was another Kenwrightism of a lie.
Mark Wayman
25   Posted 04/02/2011 at 22:33:13

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I didn't realize that. I only joined Toffeeweb recently.

I read an article in the Echo sometime ago written by Dave Prentice saying the council owed us one because we had been refused permission to build there whereas Liverpool had there's accepted.

Like I said, I don't believe any stadium should be built there; I don't see us moving away from Goodison or redeveloping it (unless legally obliged) for a long time.
Rob Hollis
26   Posted 04/02/2011 at 23:47:50

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Let's take an area which is somewhat down on its knees and build a fucking football stadium on the only nice part that the people who live there have to walk in.

How any stadium was given permission is beyond me.

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