Arsenal v Wigan Athletic
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
Sunday, May 7th, 2006
KO: 1500 (BST)
Highbury will be the real star, win or lose, fourth or fifth
-- Times Online (UK)
Gunners watch Highbury become history
-- Guardian Unlimited (UK)
A World War II survivor, Arsenal's Highbury stadium to close after 93 years
-- Slam Sports (Canada)
House-proud Arsenal bid farewell as the curtain falls on Highbury
-- Scotsman (UK)
Liam Brady on Highbury's Magic
Arsenal at Highbury - a complete record
Farewell to finesse as Bergkamp signs off
Lehmann, Djourou, Eboue, Campbell, Toure, Cole, Pires, Fabregas, Ljungberg, Van Persie, Henry, Song, Larsson, Reyes, Gilberto, Ljungberg, Bendtner, Bergkamp, Adebayor, Almunia.
Dennis Bergkamp will suit up for his final match as a professional. Ashley Cole is expected to start as he is the only fit left back, but Emmanuel Adebayor has contracted a sinus infection and is doubtful.
Prob (4-4-2): J Lehmann; E Eboue, K Toure, S Campbell, A Cole; F Ljungberg, C Fabregas, Gilberto, JA Reyes; T Henry (cpt), D Bergkamp
Pollitt, Chimbonda, Jackson, Henchoz, Johansson, Skoko, Camara, McCulloch, Kavanagh, Wright, Francis, Scharner, Connolly, Ziegler, Skoko, Baines, Thompson, Roberts.
Wigan are without Arjan de Zeeuw, John Filan and Ryan Taylor while Gary Teale serves a one-match suspension.
Jewell has the services of Josip Skoko again, the midfielder having completed a recent loan spell at Stoke.
4th place battle:
Both win: Spurs finish 4th
Arsenal win, Spurs draw: Arsenal finish 4th
Arsenal win, Spurs lose: Arsenal finish 4th
Arsenal draw, Spurs win: Spurs finish 4th
Both draw: Spurs finish 4th
Arsenal draw, Spurs lose: Arsenal finish 4th, GD: AFC 35, THFC: 16
Arsenal lose, Spurs win: Spurs finish 4th
Arsenal lose, Spurs draw: Spurs finish 4th
Both lose: Spurs finish 4th
The FA Cup holders can still pip Spurs to the final spot by beating Barcelona in Paris, UEFA have ruled that the cup holders will enter over the last qualifyer if needed.
Wigan boss Paul Jewell is delighted with his team, stating that they have achived thier goals.
Thierry Henry (24) is all but assured of the Golden Boot. Ruud van Nistelrooy sits a clear 3 goals behind him on 21, with Charlton's Darren Bent on 18.
Arsenal have played Wigan once in League football, it ended 3-2 in favor of Arsenal at Wigan's JJB Stadium.