Members of the armed forces were guests at Arsenal’s Carling Cup tie with Shrewsbury Town on Tuesday, September 20 at Emirates Stadium.
A joint initiative by Arsenal and Shrewsbury Town provided hundreds of complimentary tickets to Tickets For Troops for the Third Round match.
The move, which was also supported by the Football League, was an opportunity for all parties to show some appreciation of the sacrifices that the British Armed Forces are making.
Tickets For Troops is an independent, not for profit organisation dedicated to offering free tickets for big events to servicemen and servicewomen. Arsenal has worked closely with the organisation previously, making tickets available for a number of games last season, and was proud to be able to do so again.
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