"When they took over, the first thing Tom and George wanted to do was review the stadium both in terms of the design and the capacity. This is the immensely impressive result of their deliberations. We're creating a stadium that not only the club and supporters can be proud of, but something the whole city can be proud of. Liverpool as a city is on the move and deserves world-class developments like this."
-- Rick Parry
, the chief executive officer of Liverpool FC on American owners Tom Hicks
and George Gillett
, who scrapped plans for the 60,000-seat New Anfield and came up with plans for a 76,000-seat stadium at a cost of $600 million, thus ending talk that they weren't willing to spend money on their new investment. (Independent