association football stadium located in Islington, North London
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.
|Former names||Ashburton Grove|
|Location||Holloway, Islington, London, N5 1BU|
|Coordinates||51°33′18″N 0°6′31″W / 51.55500°N 0.10861°WCoordinates: 51°33′18″N 0°6′31″W / 51.55500°N 0.10861°W|
|Field size||105 × 68 metres|
|Opened||22 July 2006|
|Demolished||25 January 2019|
|Construction cost||£ 390 million|
|Architect||HOK Sport (now Populous)|
|Arsenal Football Club (2006–)|
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.