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A new set of images has been released showing progress on Everton’s £550m stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.
Construction of Everton’s new 52,888-seat stadium is gaining momentum and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
The Toffees are expected to move from their iconic home at Goodison Park at the start of the 2025-26 season.
Everton’s new state-of-the-art facility on the seafront has been selected to host the 2028 European Championship matches.
The Twitter account @EvertonStadium has posted photos of what the venue looks like now and what it will look like when it is ready to host games.
New images show more seats have been installed inside Everton’s new stadium
The stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
The images show that progress is being made in the installation of blue seats inside the field.
Significant work has also been carried out in the north-west corner of the site.
Meanwhile, the previous images showed the brick, glass and steel that makes up the stadium, which complements the port buildings around the new structure.
The bowl shape of the stadium is also visible, and work continues on the outside of the ground as well.
Everton revealed earlier this week that the second half of the western terrace is under construction while glazing of the exterior of the south and north stands continues.
When Everton fans take their seats at a league match for the first time, they will hope it is to watch top-class football.
The Toffees are only outside the relegation zone on goal difference following their 10-point deduction for breaches of the Premier League’s Profit and Sustainability Rules.
Everton are anxiously awaiting the outcome of their appeal, which is expected to be delivered this week.
However, the Toffees were also hit with a second charge in January and, along with Nottingham Forest, were referred to an independent commission which will consider the alleged offences.
If charges are found, Everton could face further point deductions which would increase the likelihood of relegation this season.
Everton were quick to counter these charges by alleging double jeopardy, arguing that the latest charge brought by the Premier League relates to a period covering the 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 seasons and, therefore, Therefore, it includes economic periods (2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22) for which the club has already received a 10-point penalty.
Everton’s state-of-the-art seafront facilities will host Euro 2028 matches (pictured in December)
Everton are awaiting the outcome of their appeal over their 10-point deduction
Goodison Park has been the home of Everton for 131 years, with the first match being played there in September 1892, in a 4-2 victory over Bolton.
However, while it remains one of Britain’s most iconic stadiums, the club felt that the move to a new stadium would not only revitalize the football club but also help the wider community.
Everton have previously said the stadium will contribute approximately £1.3 billion to the UK economy, create thousands of jobs and attract 1.4 million visitors to the city of Liverpool annually.