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Emirates stadium to become home for Arsenal’s women team

For the remainder of their fixtures, which includes all domestic cup matches, the team will continue to play at Arsenal's Meadow Park ground, located in London's commuter belt.

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Emirates stadium to become home for Arsenal’s women team

Arsenal has announced a significant move for their women’s team, with the Emirates Stadium set to become their primary venue starting next season.

The club revealed plans for a total of 11 games to be held at the prestigious stadium in the upcoming 2024/25 campaign. This includes eight Women’s Super League (WSL) matches and three potential Champions League games, pending qualification for the group stages.

Furthermore, any home legs in Champions League knockout ties will also be hosted at the iconic Emirates Stadium.

For the remainder of their fixtures, which includes all domestic cup matches, the team will continue to play at Arsenal’s Meadow Park ground, located in London’s commuter belt.

The decision comes following the remarkable surge of interest in the women’s team, with the six WSL games played at the Emirates this season drawing an average crowd of over 52,000 spectators.

Among these matches were two sell-outs and the establishment of three WSL attendance records, marking a significant milestone for women’s football at Arsenal.

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“We have recently seen extraordinary growth in supporters coming to Emirates Stadium for games held here, which include two complete sell-outs this season,” said Arsenal chief executive Vinai Venkatesham.

“The next step in our journey is to make Emirates Stadium our main home for Arsenal Women. We are looking forward to giving more supporters the chance to watch our women’s team play.”

Arsenal Women head coach Jonas Eidevall said: “We have a special connection with our supporters, who have shown up in huge numbers and pushed us forward every step of the way.”

“Next season, Emirates Stadium becomes our main home and we are all excited to play in front of bigger crowds every week.”

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