Highbury, Out Of Time

Highbury Stadium, the Arsenal. Built in 1913 on holy ground amidst corruption and uproar, it became by the 1930s a world famous and futuristic symbol of sporting modernity. Now, as the last ever crowds pour through the turnstiles, Radio 4 captures the spirit of Highbury in its final hours as a stadium.

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Highbury Stadium, the Arsenal. Built in 1913 on holy ground amidst corruption and uproar, it became by the 1930s a world famous and futuristic symbol of sporting modernity. Now, as the last ever crowds pour through the turnstiles, Radio 4 captures the spirit of Highbury in its final hours as a stadium.

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As the new Premiership season draws near and Arsenal kick off at their new Emirates Stadium, an affectionate look back at the final hours of their old Highbury stamping ground in May.