Emirates Stadium

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The Emirates Stadium
The Emirates
The Emirates Stadium in 2007
Former namesAshburton Grove
LocationHolloway, Islington, London, N5 1BU
Coordinates51°33′18″N 0°6′31″W / 51.55500°N 0.10861°W / 51.55500; -0.10861Coordinates: 51°33′18″N 0°6′31″W / 51.55500°N 0.10861°W / 51.55500; -0.10861
OwnerArsenal F.C.
Capacity60,361 seated
Field size105 × 68 metres
Surfacegrass
Construction
Opened22 July 2006
Demolished25 January 2019
Construction cost£ 390 million
ArchitectHOK Sport (now Populous)
Tenants
Arsenal Football Club (2006–)

The Emirates Stadium is a football stadium in London, England. It is the home stadium of Arsenal F.C. It is named after the airline Emirates.

History[change | change source]

The stadium was built from 2004 to 2006. It replaced Highbury Stadium which had only 38,419 seats and was too small for the need of modern football.

A panorama of players warming up from the East side