Renowned as a football club stadium, the Emirates Stadium locates in London, England, with a capacity of more than 60,000. It’s widely taken as the third-largest football stadium after the Wembley Stadium and the Old Trafford. After the expansion planning was denied by Islington Council in 1997, Arsenal began to exploring the feasibility of relocating a new stadium. After a long time examination and weighing, they finally decided to purchase a new site and constructed a new stadium on the site. At a cost of £390 million, the Emirates Stadium was completed until 2006, mainly being sponsored by Emirates.
The project was began from February 2004, with the guide of Sir Robert McAlpine. The first stage of demolition was accomplished in Mar. 2004. Since the completion of the project, many international competitions and large-scale concerts has been held in the renowned football stadium. In addition, many significant friendly games have been host in the stadium. The stadium was opened on Oct. 26, 2006 by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.