Boreham Wood are excited to announce that the FA Cup will once again be gracing Meadow Park alongside a strong Arsenal XI on Thursday, July 27 (7.30pm).

In celebration of our recent ten-year contract extension with Arsenal, Arsene Wenger will be bringing the famous trophy with him for the upcoming pre-season friendly on Thursday, July 27.

The fixture will be the official opening of the club’s Premier League standard, million pound Desso pitch and surrounding features.

The event plans to be a family-filled day of fun, the flagship of which will be the grand opening of the club’s Premier League standard, million pound Desso pitch and surrounding features.

The cutting of the ribbon is expected to be done by Arsene Wenger and Ivan Gazidis, who we hope to be present on Thursday to enjoy a great evening of football.

More squad details will be revealed closer to the time, but Arsenal are expected to bring a strong XI with them to Meadow Park.

The famous Gunnersaurus will also be at the fixture ready for any and all meet-and-greet opportunities with both Wood and Arsenal supporters.

Children aged between five-to-twelve-years-old can sign up for a free football coaching sessions on the new training 5G Astro facility, this will take place between 5.30pm and 6.30pm, registration begins at 5pm. Any participants in this training session will be given free admission into the game

The clubs are also offering participants from all of the community sessions over the next week the chance to enter a raffle that will see them win pair of Arsenal Emirates Cup tickets.

It’s a pay-on-the-gate game and both Arsenal and Boreham Wood season tickets holders will be given half-priced entry. 2017/18 season tickets will be required as proof on the turnstile.

Entrance fee’s for the game are as follows: Adults £14; OAPS £12, under 16’s £8 and under 12’s £4 .

The gates will open at 6:15pm and the club bar will be open to the general public and both sets of supporters from 4pm, kick off is at 7.30pm.