As part of it’s 125th Anniversary celebrations, Arsenal football club has honoured a trio of its club legends by unveiling three statues outside Emirates Stadium.
The Legends consisting of ex manager Herbert Chapman (1925 and 1934), defensive stalwart Tony Adams and Arsenal’s all-time leading scorer Thierry Henry have all been commemorated in bronze statues,
The unveiling which was done by Arsenal Chairman, Peter Hill-Wood on Friday 9th December 2011 had the attendance of Arsenal fans, Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger, Thiery Henry and others.
Speaking at the ceremony, Peter Hill-Wood, said, “This year is very special in the history of Arsenal Football Club, when we are celebrating our 125th anniversary. This is not only a good moment to look forward to an exciting future, but also to look back and celebrate great figures in the history of our Club.
“Today is a celebration of three hugely influential figures in the history of Arsenal Football Club. Herbert Chapman, Tony Adams and Thierry Henry are three Arsenal Legends who have all contributed so much to the successes of this football club.”
“These legends are now proudly on display outside Emirates Stadium for all to see, and will provide a way for Arsenal supporters, and indeed any visitors to the stadium, to remember them and pay their own tributes to these three great men.” He concluded.