Arsenal FC: Away supporters' guide
RTG’s totally and utterly (we hope) indispensable guide to this season’s away grounds.
THE OPPO – Arsenal FC
DATE – Saturday 21st February 2009
KO TIME – 3pm
THE GROUND – The Emirates Stadium – click here for maps of the area
STADIUM CAPACITY 60,000
AWAY TICKET ALLOCATION 3,000 (although rumour has it we got less this season)
GOING BY CAR?
From Sunderland take the A690 then A1/A1(M) southbound then M1 southbound.
Leave M1 at jcn 2. Take the A1 and follow signs for central London. After a few miles you will see Holloway Road tube station, then turn left into Hornsey Road and the stadium's down there.
BUT!! Arsenal FC are advising supporters not to drive to games and expect to park close by the stadium as it's a mainly residential area with extensive 'residents only' parking schemes in operation. Tube and bus maps and details of supporter queue management after games is available here.
Consider parking further away and get the Tube to the ground or leave the M1 in Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire and get the train into Euston from a station on the West Coast mainline - eg Leighton Buzzard, Tring, Hemel Hempstead, King's Langley, Watford Junction etc.
GOING BY TRAIN?
Train times and ticket prices available online at http://www.nationalrail.co.uk
Click here for a Tube map in pdf format (Adobe Acrobat).
WHERE TO DRINK
The Drayton Park is away fan friendly. You could also drink at the Highbury Barn but you're advised to hide your colours. Also the White Swan (Upper Street) or Tommy Flynn's (Holloway Road).
WHERE TO STAY
LEND US A FIVER I’M OUT OF CASH
There are ATMs in Kings Cross station. Other than that, the nearest ones to the ground all charge £1.50 per transaction - Shivas News on Highbury Road, Arsenal Supermarket on Blackstock Road and Costcutter at 63 Highbury Park.
Credits: Arsenal FC official website, www.multimap.com, Link.