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Tottenham's new stadium opens 13 years after Arsenal played its first Emirates Stadium game

Tottenham's new stadium opens 13 years after Arsenal played its first Emirates Stadium game

Tottenham is preparing for his first Premier League game at their new stadium against Crystal Palace on Wednesday – but how does their new home compare to the Emirates Stadium of Arsenal rivals?

Mauricio Pochettino's team will finally have the chance to play at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Wednesday, after two recent tests have passed without incident.

Before the kick-off (7.45pm), the opening ceremony will be broadcast live Sky Sports Premier Leaguand e Main event from 19:00, and will also be streamed skysports.com and the Sky Sports App and through Twitter from Sky Sports, Facebook is Youtube accounts.

Here, we analyze the stadium numbers, including capacity, ticket prices and food and drink offerings, when compared to the Emirates Stadium, the home of northern London rivals Arsenal, since 2006.

Spurs vs Arsenal: comparison of the stadium

Spurs Arsenal
Capacity 62062 60260
Cost of the stadium £ 1 billion £ 390m
Tickets for the adult day £ 30 to £ 95 £ 27 to £ 97
Subscription for adults £ 795 to £ 2,200 £ 891 to £ 1.768
Cake and a pint £ 7.50 £ 8.40
Tottenham's new land will have a capacity of 62,062 - 1,802 more seats than in the Emirates

Tottenham's new land will have a capacity of 62,062 – 1,802 more seats than in the Emirates

The abilities

With a capacity of 62062 – A considerable 36,284 increase in White Hart Lane – The new Spurs stadium becomes the largest club in London, and second in the Premier League behind Manchester United's Old Trafford, which currently holds 74,994.

The new Spurs capacity includes a one-storey "Kop" stand containing 17,500 seats. The idea is that it will recall the "yellow wall" of Borussia Dortmund, which helped the German side to create one of the best matchday atmospheres in Europe.

Meanwhile, the Emirates hold 60260, in the sense that the Spurs have defeated their rivals with a total of 1,802 places.

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Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli first saw the club's new stadium with Sky Sports's Patrick Davison

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli first saw the club's new stadium with Sky Sports's Patrick Davison

Costs

The spurs originally estimated that the final cost of the stadium would be around 400 million pounds, but in February it was reported that this could rise £ 1 billion, making it the most expensive stadium in Europe.

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The total cost to build the Emirates stadium was £ 390m, with the project that also includes the construction of a new center for the collection and recycling of waste and the transfer of local commercial activities and legal services, as indicated on the club's website.

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Teddy Sheringham supported the former Tottenham club to turn their new stadium into a fortress and believes that Mauricio Pochettino will be there to supervise him

Teddy Sheringham supported the former Tottenham club to turn their new stadium into a fortress and believes that Mauricio Pochettino will be there to supervise him

Prices

Spurs have divided their ticket prices for matches into three categories. For adults, Category A tickets (against West Ham on April 27th) cost between £ 52 and £ 98 for adults and between £ 26 and £ 35 for juniors / seniors.

Spurs seasonal ticket prices range from £ 795 to £ 2,200 for adults, compared to £ 891 to £ 1,768 at Arsenal.

Category B matches (bout vs. Brighton on 23 April) range from £ 43 to £ 95 for adults and £ 22 to £ 30 for juniors / seniors, while Category C (inc. Vs Huddersfield on 13 April) cost adults £ 30- £ 80 and junior / senior £ 15-25.

Arsenal also has three categories, with the cheapest adult ticket which costs £ 27, and the most expensive £ 97. Children can pay a minimum of £ 10 and seniors £ 11.25.

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Mauricio Pochettino says the new Tottenham stadium has been an extraordinary project and will be a boost for the club's fans and players

Mauricio Pochettino says the new Tottenham stadium has been an extraordinary project and will be a boost for the club's fans and players

Food and drink

Whether you fancy a traditional cake or a hamburger, or prefer a sandwich with steak or a stuffed piadina, the Spurs will cover you with a wide variety of food options available in their new terrain.

There will also be space for a post-match debrief, with The Market Place on the South Stadium Stand ready to remain open for two hours after the final whistle.

In addition to the cake and pint offerings, a cake will cost £ 3.50 and a pint £ 4 at the new Spurs stadium. This is a bit cheaper than 90p compared to the Emirates, where you can get a cake for £ 3.90 and pint for £ 4.50.

The Spurs avant-garde beer dispensers have attracted attention on social media and will cut waiting times for pints, including the 65-meter bar that runs the entire length of the goal line – The Goal Line Bar – which will be the longest bar in Europe.

The options of the Arsenal remain rather traditional and it remains to be seen if they will look at the Spurs on the culinary front.

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Spurs Legends may have lost 5-4 against Inter Forever in the second and final test on Sunday, but was unanimous in praising the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Spurs Legends may have lost 5-4 against Inter Forever in the second and final test on Sunday, but was unanimous in praising the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Travel

The Spurs' new ground is about four miles further from central London than the Emirates, and with both clubs advising against driving to their respective stadiums, public transport is the recommended method of transportation.

For fans arriving at Euston station, the Arsenal's Emirates Stadium is less than 20 minutes from the London Underground, while the journey will be approximately half an hour to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, in underground and then by bus or on foot.

Sky Sports News understands that Transport for London (TfL) and Spurs are still debating the name change of a station from White Hart Lane to Tottenham Hotspur.

Events

In addition to football, Tottenham has a ten-year partnership with the NFL, with the intention of hosting two NFL matches at the stadium in 2019.

The grass soccer field at the stadium will be retractable and will sit on an artificial surface that will be used for NFL games – as well as concerts and other events. The stadium will be the first of its kind in the UK to have two courts within the same bowl.

Tottenham has signed a 10-year partnership to host the NFL games

Tottenham has signed a 10-year partnership to host the NFL games

Meanwhile, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay and Muse are among the artists who have awarded Emirates Stadium for concerts, although there are no upcoming events coming soon.

In 2014, Arsenal lost the battle of the High Court to increase the number of concerts they could hold, having asked to double the number they could perform at the three to six stadium.

Spurs extra offers

The new Spurs stadium also contains a luxury hotel with 180 rooms, while Michel Roux Jr, Chris Galvin and Dipna Anand have been named in the chefs' line-up for the culinary experiences starred by the stadium.

There will also be a "Sky Walk" – a unique tourist attraction that will allow fans to climb the outside of the stadium up to 40 meters high.

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