Emirates Stadium facts for kids
|Former names||Ashburton Grove|
|Location||Holloway, Islington, London, N5 1BU|
|Opened||22 July 2006|
|Construction cost||£ 390 million|
|Architect||HOK Sport (now Populous)|
|Field dimensions||105 × 68 metres|
|Arsenal Football Club (2006–)|
The stadium was built 2004 to 2006. It replaced the old Highbury stadium which has only 38,419 seats and was too small for the need of modern football.
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Wembley Stadium was one of the sites Arsenal considered relocating to.
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