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The club was founded in 1886 and joined the Football League proper in 1893. Honours include 13 league titles, 10 FA Cups, 2 League Cups and a European Cup Winner's Cup. Company shares are traded on the PLUS Markets stock exchange (AFC). The club's new stadium at Ashburton Grove (opened for season 2006/07 and called the Emirates Stadium) doubled previous attendance capacity to 60,355 so there was a significant match-day revenue boost from this point forward.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

183.301

48.340

52.7

379

2006/07

139.003

-39.471

63.2

374

2005/06

132.112

29.778

58.6

312

2004/05

115.075

18.053

53.6

293

2003/04

115.056

-2.525

59.5

271

2002/03

103.789

-2.969

58.4

256

2001/02

90.602

-18.882

66.7

239

2000/01

62.911

29.401

64.6

218

1999/00

61.260

21.215

55.5

188

1998/99

48.623

2.068

54.5

180

1997/98

40.391

5.932

54.2

178

1996/97

27.158

-1.575

56.3

178

1995/96

20.975

-3.611

48.0

139

1994/95

23.936

1.941

 

132

1993/94

21.472

5.630

 

128

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Attendance: 
SeasonAttendance
2008/0960040
2007/0860070
2006/0760045
2005/0638184
2004/0537980
2003/0438080
2002/0338042
2001/0238044
2000/0137975
1999/0038033
1998/9938023
1997/9838053
1996/9737821
1995/9637568
1994/9535220

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