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First-team players provide youngsters with memorable experience

Yesterday's Reserve game against Norwich at Carrow Road was something of a throwback, with the Arsenal side comprising several familiar first-team names, including Andrey Arshavin...

Player Profile: Hector Bellerin

The other youngster acquired from Barcelona last summer Hector has, like fellow former Catalan Jon Toral, made a seamless transition to life at Arsenal and...

Positives abound for several Arsenal youngsters

It is fair to say that the past week has been a positive one for many of the young players at Arsenal, with the Reserves...

Player Profile: Kris Olsson

Swedish midfielder Kris was one of four foreign youngsters brought into the Arsenal Academy set-up at the start of this season and, although he is...

Foreign youngsters can benefit, rather than hinder, English talent

One of the key arguments for detractors of the Arsenal Academy is the perceived preferential treatment of foreign youngsters. Players signed from abroad tend to become...

Player Profile: Zak Ansah

One of the key ingredients of the famed Ajax Academy was ensuring that young players experienced playing in several positions and that is something that...

Eisfeld adds to depths of midfield potential

As expected, the much-hyped transfer deadline day passed with little in the way of manoeuvre at Arsenal, besides Ryo Miyaichi's loan move to Bolton and the acquisition...

Player Profile: Martin Angha

Swiss defender Martin has established himself as a regular in the Reserve set-up this season and came perilously close to his maiden first-team call up...

Hale End trio growing up together

Like many aspects of life, the Arsenal Academy has its ups and downs. The intake of scholars at the start of last season, for example,...

Player Profile: Nico Yennaris

One of the features of this season has been, with the squad depleted due to injuries and a lack of options, youngsters being thrown in...

Loan market ready to be utilised by Arsenal’s youngsters

Bar the high-profile signing of Thierry Henry, there has been very little transfer activity with regards to the first-team squad since the opening of the...

Player Profile: Craig Eastmond

Despite having made something of a breakthrough into the Arsenal first-team picture during the 2009/10 season, Craig Eastmond returned from injury recently to find himself...

Ryo and Park aiming to leave the Reserves behind

Arsenal Reserves have tended to struggle against their Aston Villa counterparts in recent years, with Villa most notably running out 10-1 victors just over a...

Player Profile: Jeffrey Monakana

Second-year scholar Jeffrey is one of several young players currently striving for their future at the club. Having steadily progressed through the club's Hale End Academy,...

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