Calling in on……Arsenal: Life in the O-zone

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Arsenal 2 (450x253) (2)In 2007, as I made my way to the O2 arena to watch the Led Zeppelin reunion concert, I bumped into somebody who started extolling the virtues of the new Arsenal stadium, The Emirates. “It’s been beautifully built,” he said. “Not like Wembley, which will fall down. I know….I’ve worked on both.” He went on to say that Arsenal’s manager, Arsene Wenger, was deeply involved in discussions around the Gunners’ new home. “It’s the best ground in Britain,” he insisted.

Six years later, I have to share the opinion of the “mad man on the tube”. Arsenal’s stadium is, in my view, the best around. I liked Highbury, with its art-deco stands, the clock end, the singing policeman (ok, that shows my age) and the legend of the marble halls. As only an occasional visitor, I had no right to mourn its passing, but it was my favourite away ground…

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