Arsenal Football Club celebrated its 125th anniversary on Saturday and we covered the event in full on and Twitter.

It all kicked off on Friday afternoon with the unveiling of three legends statues in a ceremony at Emirates Stadium.

A number of special moments were also planned for Saturday ahead of our Premier League fixture with Everton.

Scroll down this page for the story of the day.

15:00 The great-grandchildren of David Danskin deliver the match ball to referee Howard Webb.
14:58 A huge '125' image is unveiled by cards held up by supporters as the players head out on pitch. The legends and Junior Gunners form a guard of honour.
14:55 Five minutes until kick-off! Through all the celebrations there is, of course, a big game to play this afternoon.
14:51 Emirates Stadium is relatively full with 10 minutes to go until kick-off. The day's events have clearly attracted supporters into the stadium early...
14:50 The Club's next generation of supporters run around the centre circle with flags - the Junior Gunners.
14:47 Ray Parlour, Robert Pires, Jens Lehmann, Lee Dixon, Lauren and Thierry Henry are presented. All part of Arsenal's greatest-ever side? Invincibles.
14:46 And there's more! Record appearance holder David O'Leary, Paul Davis, George Graham, Alan Smith, Anders Limpar and Ian Wright all join the party. Wright in particular gets a rousing reception.
14:45 Bob Wilson, Charlie George, Frank McLintock, John Radford and Terry Neill are presented on pitch to the Emirates faithful. Of course, these were all members of Arsenal's great squads of the early 70s.
14:42 But first of all, a group of loyal Gunners are gathered pitch-side. There's rapturous applause for a relative of the late, great David Rocastle.
14:41 Tom Watt is out on the pitch ready to introduce the selection of legends at his disposal this afternoon.
14:30 Arsenal have now made their way out in pitch to start their warm-up. Arsène Wenger is currently speaking to several of the Club's esteemed legends.
14:29 The Royal Artillery and Orchestra are now inside the Emirates bowl playing.
14:28 The Everton players are out on the pitch warming up.
14:18 Meanwhile, the Arsenal legends are milling around in the main foyer before they are unveiled pitch-side at the Emirates.
14:16 Guardsmen in uniform are waiting in the tunnel waiting to play their part this afternoon...
14:15 Don't miss our Matchday Show special at 2.30pm with Dan Roebuck and Nigel Winterburn on Arsenal Player.
13:57 Arsenal's team coach has arrived...
13:56 The Royal Artillery and Orchestra are currently playing outside The Armoury.
13:55 Robert Pires has arrived with his family and is signing autographs outside the media entrance.
13:50 The Everton team have arrived, with David Moyes greeting mascot Gunnersaurus with a handshake.
13:26 Images of glory days gone by have been changed inside the players' tunnel - with celebrations of the 5-3 win over Chelsea and Henri Lansbury's goal in last season's League Cup north London derby win now included.
13:21 Our team have just been in the tunnel where Webb has been posing for pictures with the coin for Match of the Day.
12:52 Brian will also be involved at half-time today when he makes a special presentation to a director of Nottingham Forest - the club that provided Arsenal’s first kit.
12:45 We’ve spoken to Brian Gale, the great-great-grandson of Fred Beardsley, the man who sourced Arsenal’s first kit. Brian helped Kit Manager Vic Akers lay out the shirts ahead of today’s game. Look out for video footage soon on Arsenal Player.
12:30 Today's referee Howard Webb has been handed the sixpence that will decide kick-off this afternoon.
12:11 Meanwhile, the '125 Project' is being launched outside Emirates Stadium, with supporters’ stories installed on benches by The Armoury.
12:05 We’re heading to the home dressing room where Fred Beardsley’s great-great-grandson will be helping Vic Akers to lay out the kit.
11:49 You can have your say on Twitter with the hashtag #Arsenal125, or alternatively, if you want to talk about the game, join the discussion at the #ArsenalLive hashtag.
11:47 If you're not at the game today, make sure you tune into our Matchday Show special, where we'll have live coverage of the day's celebrations. Tom Watt will be pitch-side to speak with several legends, before holding a Q & A with Thierry Henry.
11:45 Good morning and welcome to Emirates Stadium for Arsenal's 125th anniversary game against Everton. Keep checking this page throughout Saturday, as we'll be updating it with live coverage of all the day's '125' events.

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10 Dec 2011