U.S., Dec. 2 -- Liverpool Football Club has launched first-stage public consultation on the proposed expansion of its Anfield Road Stand.

The current Premier League leaders are hoping to increase the overall capacity of their Anfield stadium to 61,000 by adding 7,000 seats.

The public consultation exercise will share early ideas for the proposed expansion and listen to the views of the local community, local businesses, supporters and key stakeholders.

The vision for the project is to create a bigger Anfield stadium, which will see more fans watch some of Europe's best live football in a world-class facility in the heart of Liverpool.

The plans are in early design development and feedback received at these drop-in sessions will enable...