Manchester City planning Etihad Stadium expansion

MANCHESTER City Football Club is set to expand the capacity of the Etihad Stadium from 48,000 to 60,000 in the next few years.

The club, already in the throes of major investment in its Etihad Campus on land next to the stadium, will initially add 6,000 seats with a third tier above the South Stand, with the second phase of the development to be carried out at the North Stand later.

The club is launching a consultation exercise with the local community, and aim to submit a planning application to Manchester City Council... For the full story register now for free or login below...