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Friday, February 15, 2013

Emirates Stadium

Since established, Arsenal moved from one stadion to another for few times. Starting from using a field in Woolwich named Manor Ground, then moved to North London, as well as build Highbury Stadium and used for first time in 1913. Arsenal was used Highbury Stadium until the 2005/06 season (or aged around 93 years). The last game that was held at Highbury Stadium in the Premier League, the Arsenal vs Wigan Athletic which was won by Arsenal with the score 4-2 with three goals from Thierry Henry. The stadium is to be replaced, because the capacity is too small compared to other clubs stadiums.

Emirates Stadium is a football stadium located on Ashburton Grove in Holloway, north London, and is the main headquarters of the Arsenal FC since July 2006. Emirates Stadium is the second largest football stadium in the Premier League after Old Trafford and is the fourth largest in mainland Britain after Wembley Stadium (London), Old Trafford (Manchester), and the Millennium Stadium (Cardiff).

Emirates Stadium has a capacity of 60,355 attendances. Preparation to build this stadium is need of funds approximately 430 million pounds. Emirates Stadium is just 1,000 meters from the old stadium. Emirates Stadium dedication as well the first match is the holding of a friendly match between Arsenal players with Dutch legend for a farewell Dennis Bergkamp, a former Arsenal striker. Formerly this stadium named Ashburton Grove, but named Emirates Stadium because Arsenal reached an agreement with the airline Emirates to sponsor Arsenal for 15 years.

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