Away Fan Guide: Arsenal

STADIUM ADDRESS

Arsenal Football Club
Emirates Stadium
Hornsey Road
London,
N7 7AJ

TICKETS

Tickets for this fixture are SOLD OUT and supporters are advised not to travel unless they are in possession of a valid match ticket. Kick-off 5.30pm.

No ticket upgrades will be available on the day of the fixture.

The Everton Fan Centre will be open 10am-3pm on Saturday ahead of the fixture to deal with any ticket queries and can be contacted via: 0151 556 1878. Please call before 3pm.

HOW TO GET TO THE EMIRATES

Please be advised to check all routes before travel due to any unforeseen circumstances by clicking here

By car:

Leave the M1 at Junction 2 and go onto the A1, following the signs for City (Central London). Keep going on the A1 for around six miles, until you see Holloway Road Tube Station on your right. Take the next left at the traffic lights into Hornsey Road and the stadium is about a 1/4 of a mile further down this road.

We advise supporters not to drive to Emirates Stadium, where possible. The ground is situated in a mainly residential area with an extensive Event Day Parking Scheme in operation. Road closures will be implemented. Any cars parked illegally will be towed away.

Additional parking info:

There are no parking facilities inside the stadium aside from a limited amount of matchday parking for Blue Badge holders. These spaces must be booked in advance. Please contact EFC for full details.

Paid parking facilities are located roughly 15 minutes from the stadium and can be used on a first-come, first-served basis. Fans often park at suburban station car parks such as Blackhorse (London Overground/Victoria Line), and use rail services to make their way to the stadium.

For further information on street parking in the area please visit: https://www.islington.gov.uk/parking/parking-restrictions/emirates-stadium-restrictions

By train or tube:

King’s Cross is the main connecting station for national rail and many underground lines.

Please be advised to plan your journey in advance due to any unforeseen circumstances, you can plan ahead by visiting: https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/.

It is recommend to always check the Transport for London and British Transport Police twitter accounts for all the latest updates when travelling down to London: @TfL or @BTPFootball.
The following stations are within a 15-minute walk of Emirates Stadium:

  • Arsenal (Piccadilly Line)
  • Finsbury Park (Victoria/Piccadilly Lines and Great Northern Rail). 
  • Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line, North London Line and Great Northern Rail.)

Please note: Holloway Road station will be exit-only before and after Arsenal first-team matches, with pre-match eastbound trains not stopping. Drayton Park is closed on matchdays.

By bus:

Main bus stops are located on Hollow road, Nag’s Head, Seven Sisters Road, Blackstock and Highbury Corner.  The buses will take you with in five to 10-minute walk of the ground. With direct routes covering most of North London.

EMIRATES STADIUM INFO:

Please be advised for security purposes, supporters will face full searches and ticket inspections when entering Emirates Stadium. These thorough searches will be carried out by AFC Security, and search dogs may be present at the turnstiles. Any supporter found with prohibited items in their possession may be arrested.

  • The current guideline is that turnstiles will open 90 minutes before kick-off to allow plenty of time for access, please arrive early to avoid any unnecessary delays.
  • Away supporters will be seated in the South-East corner, Lower tier, turnstiles K and L.
  • Accessible toilets are all RADAR key fitted.

Food and drink:

There is an ‘Early Bird’ special on offer up to 45 minutes before kick-off, where you will be able to purchase a pie and pint/large soft drink for £5.

There are no cash machines inside Emirates Stadium. Queues to pay by card are sometimes significantly longer. Cash is advised. Nearby cash machines can be found by the Tesco on Drayton Park.


Most away fans gather along Drayton Park for a pre-match pint in pubs near the south-east corner of Emirates Stadium. The Stadium has a colour-coding system for different areas – away fans should head for the green quadrant. From Drayton Park you can access the away turnstiles via the South Pedestrian Bridge.

Please note
: That some pubs in and around Emirates Stadium restrict access to away supporters on matchdays. 

SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

Everton Football Club does not condone the use of pyrotechnics under any circumstances. Any fan found using them will be subject to action by the Club and the Police.  Being convicted of using a pyrotechnic could also result in a jail sentence.  As a Club, we will also impose an indefinite ban on anyone caught using pyrotechnics.

As well as the risk of a ban or conviction, the devices have a serious effect on others, particularly those with breathing difficulties and the disabled who cannot easily get away from the smoke.

We have noticed an increase of persistent group “bouncing” and “throwing of items”, including beer and items being thrown into the air. This has happened at both home and away games.

Although it has only involved a small minority of fans, it has resulted in both the Club and the Police receiving complaints from supporters who have become soaked in beer or have been hit by items thrown. This is anti-social behaviour and people should not have to put up with this. As a consequence, both the Club, Merseyside Police and supporters’ groups have discussed how this should be addressed.

Firstly, both the Club and the Police want to make it clear that we want ALL our supporters to enjoy their day and we understand that this may include singing and an element of “bouncing” as a group.

However, a decision has been made that should home or away fans participate in the throwing of alcohol or any other items in any area of the stadium, they will be dealt with by Match Day Stewards with the full support of Merseyside Police Officers. This could culminate with an ejection from the ground or potentially an arrest, dependent on the specific circumstances.

This season, you will see more stewards and Police Officers on concourses, who will provide early advice should a situation look like it is getting out of control.

Please continue to enjoy the match but we ask that you also consider other supporters and how they will be affected by your behaviour and we ask for your support in this. Thank you.

Everton Official Club Contact for this fixture:

Club Supporter Liaison Officer Rachel Meikle, will be available on the day of the game until kick-off via
rachel.meikle@evertonfc.com or 07583189399.

A team of Everton Stewards will also be in operation at the Stadium and will be on hand to help with any issues.

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