Good news for Foxes fans wanting a season ticket – an extra 10,000 Season Tickets could be available
The news all Foxes fans have been wanting for a while – a stadium expansion.
Leicester City owner’s announced this month that initial planning for the expansion and development of King Power Stadium is underway.
We are now in a position to begin a more thorough consultation on the development of King Power Stadium
The plan is to increase capacity and upgrade facilities for the stadium itself, and invest in the surrounding site to create an exciting events destination for the city of Leicester – Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha
Not only is this brilliant news for hordes of old school fans and a new generation of kids who struggle to get tickets, the atmosphere would improve with the extra capacity.
Leicester City currently sit 20th in the country for the size of the stadium, slightly beneath rivals Coventry and current Premier League strugglers Southampton. The extra capacity of a suggested 10,000 will take us up to 9th.
1. Wembley Stadium London 90,000
2. Old Trafford Manchester 75,653
3. Emirates Stadium Arsenal 60,260
4. London Stadium West Ham 60,000
5. City of Manchester Stadium Manchester 55,097
6. Anfield Liverpool 54,074
7. St James’ Park Newcastle upon Tyne 52,338
8. Stadium of Light Sunderland 48,707
9. Villa Park Aston Villa 42,660
10. Stamford Bridge Chelsea, London 41,798
11. Hillsborough Stadium Sheffield Wednesday 39,732
12. Goodison Park Everton 39,571
13. Elland Road Leeds 37,890
15. Riverside Stadium Middlesbrough 34,988
16 Pride Park Stadium Derby 33,597
17. Bramall Lane Sheffield United 32,702
18. St Mary’s Stadium Southampton
19. Ricoh Arena Coventry 32,500
20. King Power Stadium Leicester 32,312
Here are some images to show what the stadium could look like
No news has been announced on how long it will take or when the work will be started, but we are heading in the right direction.
For all those fans waiting for a season ticket, the chances are with a potential 10,000 seats that you will have a high chance of watching the mighty Foxes at the King Power Stadium.
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