Published: 23rd Jan 2020

A new football stadium for Everton Football Club is a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ for Liverpool, claim experts.  The new stadium will be part of Peel L&P’s £5.5bn Liverpool Waters development and will involve plans to develop a community-led project at Goodison Park. Earlier this year, the club said that the new stadium will deliver a £1bn boost to the city’s economy, creating up to 15,000 new jobs and delivering £237 of additional societal value. Professor Micheal Parkinson, associate pro-vice-chancellor at the University of Liverpool and author of ‘Liverpool Beyond the Brink,’ said the plans will allow the whole of Liverpool to enjoy the benefits of the regeneration project. Mr Parkinson said: ‘If you look at what the city has done in the last 30 years it’s been brilliant – we did the waterfront, the city centre and South Liverpool, but we didn’t really do North Liverpool. ‘The stadium … (To read the full article, subscribe below)