Football club scraps new stadium plan

EVERTON Football Club have scrapped their plan for a new stadium at Walton Hall Park.

The scheme would have sat alongside a major housing and retail development.

But the Goodison club and Liverpool City Council have now said they will be looking elsewhere for a new home for the club, nicknamed the Toffees.

Meanwhile, Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has said ruled out future development at Walton Hall Park, pledging it will “remain a park and will be designated as such”.

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