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Last Updated: Monday, 8 May 2006, 13:31 GMT 14:31 UK
Highbury finale photos

Fans wearing over-sized Tony Adams, Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry and Arsene Wenger heads

The historic day dawns bright and the Arsenal fans gather early as they prepare to enter Highbury for the final time

Robert Pires is cheered by the Highbury faithful

Robert Pires opens the scoring for Arsenal against Wigan after eight minutes, but the Latics hit back twice to take the lead

Thierry Henry is applauded by a sea of red-clad Arsenal fans

But Thierry Henry scores twice in the second half to keep hopes of fourth place and a Champions League berth alive

Henry scores a penalty in front of the North Bank

Henry converts a penalty in the 76th minute to score Highbury's last ever goal, and complete his hat-trick

The players go to hug each other as the final whistle is blown

Arsenal's famous clock calls time on a thrilling final game which ends in victory and Champions League qualification

Arsenal fans celebrate outside the ground

Fans surrounding the 93-year-old stadium cheer as they listen to the crowd inside go wild at the final whistle

The Arsenal team embrace at the final whistle

The players on the pitch are joined by the rest of the squad as they savour the unique moment

An emotional fan

Fans old and young get emotional as they reflect on the special memories Highbury has given over the years

Charlie George waves to the Clock End

Charlie George is one of dozens of Arsenal legends who take to the Highbury pitch for the final time to do a lap of honour

Frank McLintock talks to Bob Wilson (centre)

Highbury's favourite sons from days gone by assemble on the centre-circle platform and savour the fans' applause

Arsene Wenger shakes hands with fans

The squad return for a circuit of the pitch; Arsene Wenger lags behind as he spends a moment with the Clock End fans

The Premiership's top goalscorer shows off the Golden Boot trophy

Thierry Henry is applauded by the club's directors and Arsene Wenger as he holds his Golden Boot trophy aloft

Fireworks light up the sky above Highbury

As Highbury's countdown clocks reaches zero, fireworks light up the north London sky and streamers rain down on the pitch

Red and white roses left in remembrance of Ben Ansell, Arsenal season ticket holder, who died in July 2005 aged 33

Roses in the colours of Arsenal's final-salute redcurrent kit stand in tribute as the stadium empties

Fans leave Highbury stadium for the final time

Fans stream out of the stadium for the final time, as they head off to savour their memories of a magical afternoon


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