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Emirates Stadium awaits

Arsenal`s new Emirates stadium is the ground that Watford fans want to visit most this season, according to the results of our online poll.

Over half of the Watford fans that voted said that they would like to visit Arsenal`s newly constructed stadium at Ashburton Grove - which is sponsored by airline Emirates in a ten-year deal - the most.

Watford make the trip to the 60,000 capacity stadium on Saturday 14 October.

Just over a quarter of fans that voted stated that they wish to visit Liverpool`s Anfield the most.

The last time The Hornets played at the famous stadium in a league match it provided one of the only memorable matches that season, as Graham Taylor`s side ran out 1-0 winners, thanks to a Tommy Mooney goal.

The Reds entertain Watford on Saturday 23 December.

14% of fans that voted sad they wanted to visit Old Trafford more than any other ground.

The famous ground - which can now accommodate 76,000 fans - was home to a famous Watford victory in 1978 when Graham Taylor`s Division Three side dumped United out of the league Cup.

Sir Alex Ferguson`s side entertain Watford on Wednesday 31 January 2007.

White Hart Lane proved to be the fourth most popular choice of ground in our poll with 8% of supporters voting for it.

Watford male the short trip to N17 on Saturday 17 March.

6% of fans voted that they want to visit Newcastle`s St. James` Park the most next season.

The Hornets make the long journey north on Saturday 16 December.

Surprisingly, with a mere 5% of the vote Stamford Bridge was the least popular choice of fans.

Champions Chelsea host The Hornets on Saturday 11 November.

Emirates Stadium, Anfield and Old Trafford as - opposed to Kenilworth Road, The Withdean Stadium and Gresty Road.

What a difference a change of manager makes.


Poll results in full:

What ground do you want to go to most next season?
Anfield 16%
Emirates Stadium 51%
Old Trafford 14%
Stamford Bridge 5%
St. James' Park 6%
White Hart Lane 8%




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Date:Thursday August 17 2006

Time: 12:26PM

Your Comments

The problem with the Newcastle and Livrpool away games is that they take place just before christmas
AdamP
Guess it doesn't matter which ground you visit most are going to end in bad results.
TeddyLyon
Watford will humble a few sides this season - including the 'mighty' Spurs.
TheRookery
Least popular! What's wrong with Ł49 a seat! Watching the Champions and getting hammered :-))
merlin
 

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