Media Companion

Discussion and development board for the program Media Companion.
 
HomeHome  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  

Share | 
 

 metres south-west

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
cerberus
VIP
VIP


Posts : 409
Join date : 2011-06-10

PostSubject: metres south-west   Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:13 am

Expansion of Highbury was restricted because the East Stand had been designated as a Grade II listed building and the other three stands were close to residential properties.[40] These limitations prevented the club from maximising matchday revenue during the 1990s and first decade of the 21st century, putting them in danger of being left behind in the football boom of that time.[43] After considering various options, in 2000 Arsenal proposed building a new 60,355-capacity stadium at Ashburton Grove, since renamed the Emirates Stadium, about 500 metres south-west of Highbury.[44] The project was initially delayed by red tape and rising costs,[45] and construction was completed in July 2006, in time for the start of the 2006–07 season.[46] The stadium was named after its sponsors, the airline company Emirates, with whom the club signed the largest sponsorship deal in English football history, worth around £100 million;[47] some fans referred to the ground as Ashburton Grove, or the Grove, as they did not agree with corporate sponsorship of stadium names.[48] The stadium will be officially known as Emirates Stadium until at least 2012, and the airline will be the club's shirt sponsor until the end of the 2013–14 season.[47] From the start of the 2010–11 season on, the stands of the stadium have been officially known as North Bank, East Stand, West Stand and Clock end.[49]

Arsenal's players train at the Shenley Training Centre in Hertfordshire, a purpose-built facility which opened in 1999.[50] Before that the club used facilities on a nearby site owned by the University College of London Students' Union. Until 1961 they had trained at Highbury.[51] Arsenal's Academy under-18 teams play their home matches at Shenley, while the reserves play their games at Underhill, home of Barnet FC.[52]


Australian Hats
jacksonville hair salons
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
metres south-west
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» WEST MEMPHIS THREE FREED AFTER PLEA DEAL
» eta Awards Popular Vote *South Africa only*
» DJ IRIE Calendar Contest *Must live in South Beach and 21 or older*
» Ninja Robber in South Florida
» Migraine onset after West Nile exposure?

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Media Companion :: Media Companion :: General Discussion-
Jump to: