Arsenal Stadium (Highbury) – until 2006
|Record attendance||73 295 (Arsenal - Sunderland, 09.03.1935)|
|Address||Avenell road, Highbury, London, N5 1BU|
As stadiums undergo a makeover, these ones got left behind
Everton have become the latest Premier League club to be given the go-ahead to build a new stadium. Liverpool City Council have given approval for a £300 million new stadium, on the basis that it will form part of a city-wide bid for the Commonwealth Games. Should the plan come to fruition, Everton will be leaving their iconic home since 1892 – Goodison Park is one of the oldest purpose-built football grounds in the world.
London: Arsenal fans demand better atmosphere
Emirates Stadium is the most expensive one to get in and one of the quietest grounds of the Premier League. This should definitely change according to a massive survey ran among 17,000 Arsenal fans. Only 6 out of 100 people see atmosphere at their new home as good.
London: Arsenal preparing Bergkamp’s statue
Due to be revealed this summer, Dennis Bergkamp’s monument was already presented to the public. Club legend is to be remembered as he controls the ball in the air.