Everton

 

Stadium Information

Club

Everton

Stadium

Goodison Park

Address

Goodison Park

Goodison Road

Liverpool

L4 4EL

England

Club / Stadium Contact for Disabled Supporters

Name

Brendan Connolly

Telephone number

+44 (0)871 663 1878 or 0151 530 5396

Website address

Disabled Supporters Group

Contact Name

EDSA - Bruce Rogers

Telephone number

Email address

Access Information for Disabled Supporters

Getting there and Parking

 

48 parking spaces for home disabled supporters are available in varied nearby locations. Annual permits for other disabled supporters are available from the EDSA. Access is generally level. Trained EDSA stewards are available to assist.

 

National Rail have published links to the nearest stations to sporting venues including Everton see here for more information.

Getting a Ticket

 

For information on purchasing a ticket please visit the Everton Website

Spectator Viewing areas

 

Wheelchair userThere are 86 spaces for home supporting wheelchair users.

 

13 spaces are also available in the away section for away supporters.

 

Home supporters' spaces can be found in the Park End Stand (49), The Paddock (29) and Lower Gwladys Street Stand (7).

 

Away supporters are in the Lower Visitors area in the Bullens Road Stand. All spaces for away supporters are pitchside with little cover. Personal assistants sit either adjacent or behind.

 

Ambulant disabledPlaces for ambulant disabled supporters are subject to availability in Park End Stand, for home supporters only.

Amenities

 

6 accessible toilets - 4 for home supporters and 2 for both away and home supporters - are situated close to seating areas. Alarm cords and stewards are available. Dedicated catering facilities for disabled supporters are close by in the Park End.

Services

 

Audio commentary is available on 8 elevated and covered positions for home supporters only. These are situated in Main Stand. 50 receivers are available for use anywhere in the stadium, including the Visitors Area, to listen to in-house Everton FC commentary. Hospital Radio commentary is provided by Hospital Radio - see http://hrfn.co.uk/ for more details.

Useful Publications and Policies

 

For further guidance, please refer to 'Access for All' - the UEFA and CAFE Good Practice Guide to Creating an Accessible Stadium and Matchday Experience, available in 14 different languages here.

Accessible seating area

Accessible seating area

Pitch side

More Stadium Photos

Accessible seating area

Accessible seating area

Sightlines from accessible seating area

Sightlines from accessible seating area

Sightlines from accessible seating area

Sightlines from accessible seating area

FANS COMMENTS - HAVE YOUR SAY!

 

Have you visited this stadium recently? If so, please share your match day experience by posting your comments in the section below.

 

Please tell us about your match day experience - what was good, not good or could be improved.

 

Please upload any photos or any documents that help to explain your match day experience.

 

Your comments are important and will assist other disabled fans planning to visit this stadium and may help the stadium or club to improve its existing facilities and services. If you prefer, you can also post your fans comments anonymously.

 

Please note – To ensure comments posted are without malice, they are authorised by CAFE before being published on this website.

 

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Comments

Vicki Cunningham

Match: Europa League matches

Published: 1/12/2015

 

When Everton played in last season's Europa League, we just couldn't see the match at all over the higer advert boards. Another disabled fan complained to the club after one of the matches, and at the next game a ramp had been put in place. But the ramp only went from one corner flag to the goal, meaning half of the wheelchair user spaces didn't have a ramp! That included us, so it made absolutely no difference to our experience and we still saw nothing. I emailed the club after this to tell them I wanted my money back but they never replied. It wasn't about the money, it was about telling them how awful our experiences have been

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Vicki Cunningham

Match: Aston Villa

Published: 1/12/2015

 

My son uses a powerchair and sits in the wheelchair user spaces at the front of the Park End. At the last home match we were completely blocked from entering the stadium by a group of stewards, photographers and safety officers, who ignored us as we tried to get past. This isn’t a new thing, and happens most weeks. It is as if we weren’t even there and they just carried on their conversations. My son went to the toilet at half time and when we came back, there was stewards stood in his space talking with fans, meaning that he couldn’t get back in and the rest of the walkway was blocked off. It’s getting to the stage where I hate going to home matches because of the attitude of people. I understand the facilities in the stadium are not great but there is no excuse for a poor attitude. They are selfish and unconcerned, and it feels like they only do the job for a free match ticket.

 

I hate that my other three sons have to sit away from us and can’t enjoy the match alongside their brother. I’m sick of having to fight our way into a tiny toilet with no room for changing and sick of always knocking the bins off the wall to get to it because the corridor is too narrow. The accessible toilets at Goodison are appalling. I’m sick of getting wet all during the game, and I’m sick of pitchside adverts blocking our view.

 

Me and my sons love watching Everton but every time we enter the stadium it feels like we are travelling 30 years back. I will never stop fighting for my son because he shouldn’t have to settle for second best just because he uses a powerchair. I’ve been a season ticket holder for 35 years, it is just not acceptable how we are expected to just ‘cope’ with the situation on matchday.

 

I know things will need changing by 2017, but what happens with the here and now? I don't even know if my son will still be with us by 2017 and I will fight for his rights whilst he is still alive, and don't forget "a paying season ticket holder" just like everybody else!

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Anonymous

Match: Everton away

Published: 2/6/2015

 

Inside toilet

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Anonymous

Match: vs Everton

Published: 2/6/2015

 

Entrance to accessible toilet

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Anonymous

Match: Everton away

Published: 2/6/2015

 

Wheelchair user spaces with companion seats

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