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Emirates Stadium
Emirates stadium
Emirates Stadium Arsenal
The Emirates Stadium in 2007
Former names Ashburton Grove
Location Holloway, Islington, London, N5 1BU
Coordinates 51°33′18″N 0°6′31″W / 51.55500°N 0.10861°W / 51.55500; -0.10861
Owner Arsenal F.C.
Capacity 60,361 seated
Field size 105 × 68 metres
Surface grass
Opened 22 July 2006
Demolished 25 January 2019
Construction cost £ 390 million
Architect HOK Sport (now Populous)
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.


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

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