Tottenham could be forced to face Marine in FA Cup at Anfield if eighth-tier minnows can’t make ground
Tottenham’s FA Cup tie against Marine could be moved to Anfield. The eighth-tier minnows are located
in Tier 2, meaning that as many as 2,000 fans could be permitted to attend.
Marine play at the 3,000 capacity Rossett ParkBut their big day may be moved to Anfield
Their Rossett Park home, however, only boasts a capacity of 3,000 – making social distancing very difficult.
Manager Neil Young has insisted that they could safely admit as many as 1,600 supporters.
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But the Northern Premier League Division One North Westside may be forced to look elsewhere in
their local area. Both Tranmere and Liverpool have been drawn away, making Prenton Park and Anfield
But Everton have drawn Rotherham at home, taking Goodison Park off the table.
Young told BBC Radio Four’s Today program: “We can get about 1,600 in under the current restrictions,
that may change obviously with the government guidelines as we go forward.
“We’ll play at home hopefully. I presume there’ll be safety standards people there involved and the police
will have things to say. We’ll see what happens.
“If you were to move it, you’d have to move it to another ground probably, a local ground, rather than
go away from home.