Emirates Stadium plays host to its first football match on Saturday when Dennis Bergkamp's testimonial takes place at Arsenal's new home.

So how much do you know about Emirates Stadium? Over the next two days we'll reveal a host of stats about this state-of-the-art venue, from the size of the pitch area to the identity of the film used to test the big screens.


The breakdown of the stadium's capacity (60,000) is as follows:

26,500 fans will be positioned on the Upper Level with 24,200 on the Lower Level.
7,100 seats exist on Club Level and 2,200 on the Box Level. There are 128 seats available in the Directors' Box and 168 in the Diamond Club.
500 spaces for disabled fans will be provided with 215 for the Press.
Between 1,500 and 9,000 seats have been reserved for away fans


The exact distance between the North and South stands is 245.6m. Going from East to West measures in at 199.6m. The total height of the stadium is 41.466m with the eaves reaching a height of 34.190m.

The space above the pitch, the opening between the stands measures 131.6m x 86m, an area of 11317.6m². The stadium covers an area of 17 acres.

Other specific areas:

Changing Room - 13m x 7.1m
Physio's Room - 8.8m x 7m
Warm-up Room - 12.4m x 4.9m
Tunnel - 13.5m x 2.8m


At Emirates Stadium there will be:

4,500 m of metal handrailing; over 2,000 doors; 100 flights of stairs; 13 lifts; five escalators; 12,000 light fittings; 4,500 IT/data points; 41 television camera positions; 900 toilets; 370m of urinals; 113 disabled facilities; 475 plasma screens; 439 high-definition screens; 104 full height turnstiles; 28 half-height turnstiles; 13 glazed gates; 450 cash tills; 196 2,000w floodlight bulbs; two giant screens; two sprinkler tanks; 130 CCTV cameras 16 trees and one dog toilet.

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20 Jul 2006