Arsenal 4-2 Wigan: Thierry Henry Scores A Hat-trick To Salute A Perfect Goodbye To Highbury

Arsenal travel to DW stadium today to take on Wigan Atletic. The corresponding fixture in the 2005 -06 season saw Arsenal play the last their last home game at their old ground Highbury. It was an emotional evening for the Gunners. And to salute a perfect goodbye to Highbury, Arsenal legend Henry scored a brilliant hat-trick and kissed the turf to mark a remarkable end to the Hignbury chapter. 

The Match Report:

Arsenal: Lehmann, Eboue, Toure, Campbell, Cole, Hleb (Van Persie 79), Fabregas, Silva, Pires (Ljungberg 74), Reyes (Bergkamp 79), Henry.
Subs Not Used: Almunia, Djourou.

Booked: Fabregas.

Goals: Pires 8, Henry 35, 56, 76 pen.

Wigan: Pollitt, Chimbonda, Jackson, Scharner, Baines, Thompson (Johansson 73), Kavanagh, Ziegler (Francis 66), McCulloch, Roberts, Camara (Connolly 82).
Subs Not Used: Henchoz, Wright.

Sent Off: Johansson (76).

Booked: Jackson.

Goals: Scharner 10, Thompson 33.

Att: 38,359.

Ref: U Rennie (S Yorkshire). 

The Highbury sendoff !! 

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The Final Goal:

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