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Construction cost: £390m
Location: Highbury House, 75 Drayton Park, London, N5 1BU
Originally founded as munitions workers from Woolwich in South East London, Arsenal were founded as Dial Square. A month after founding they took the name Royal Arsenal after the heart of the Royal Arsenal complex. Having registered as a limited company, the club officially named as Woolwich Arsenal
The club closed in 1910 due to bankruptcy before being bought out and moved to their new stadium in Highbury, North London in 1913 where they abbreviated their name to The Arsenal.
Herbert Chapman joined as manager from Huddersfield in 1925 and led Arsenal to the FA Cup in 1930 and two league championships in 1930-31 and 32-33.
Relocation to the Emirates began in 2002 and completed in 2006 after 93 years at Highbury, soon after the 2003-04 season where they went the entire season undefeated earning the title "The Invincibles". The famous Marble Halls of Highbury were retained in the Northern Triangle building and the Clock End has been revived with a larger replica of the original clock on the Southern Stand.
As well as 32 huge murals of Arsenal legends around the outside of the stadium, there are statues of Tony Adams, Thierry Henry, and Dennis Bergkamp. The first match at the Emirates was Dennis Bergkamps testimonial.
The nearest tube station is Arsenal and London air transport is well served from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, and City.
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