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Watt faced with contrasting examples of potential career paths

For all the time spent on the training field and all of the minutes of action they receive at reserve and youth level, sometimes it...

Difficult decisions to be made on hopefuls

This season, the Arsenal Academy passed the landmark of 50 internally-produced players having represented the first-team in a competitive fixture. For some of the youngsters...

Promising pair could provide long-term competition for Szczesny

Following the loss of form and, subsequently, the departure of Jens Lehmann during his maiden spell at the club, the Arsenal goalkeeping position became something...

Carling Cup youngsters preparing for next step

Contrary to last season, when only a small number of youngsters were called upon, Arsene Wenger has reverted to his usual Carling Cup policy of,...

Reserves lose with Carling Cup on horizon

Arsenal Reserves saw their unbeaten start to the season come to an end with defeat against West Brom at the Hawthorns last night, in the...

Arsenal assessing merits of ‘Youth Champions League’

The Champions League is Europe's premier club competition and is broadcast in over 100 countries worldwide, but would a youth version of it, on a...

Talented pair anticipating potentially decisive loan spells

Loan spells can prove to be the making, or in some cases, the undoing of a potentially promising young footballer. Jack Wilshere and Wojciech Szczesny, for...

New scholars settling in prior to long road ahead

Every summer, Arsenal award scholarship contracts to several promising players. When the process occurred this year, however, there seemed to be a greater sense of...

Oxlade-Chamberlain and Coquelin impress as Arsenal eventually win through in Carling Cup

The Carling Cup returned last night as Arsenal took on Shrewsbury and, for long periods in the first-half it seemed as if an upset may...

Wenger seeking correct balance with Carling Cup selection

For the majority of Arsene Wenger's tenure as Arsenal manager, the Carling Cup has been used as something of a stepping stone for youngsters seeking...

History urges caution when predicting bright futures

48 players have represented the Arsenal first-team having graduated from the club's Academy system since its inception in 1998, and that figure could well pass...

Youngsters thrust into first-team as u-18s regain momentum

A young player's debut is usually a memorable affair, particularly for the individual involved, as they are finally rewarded for their years of hard work...

Reserves continue lightning start as under-18s falter

Arsenal's Reserves and under-18s could hardly have the started the season in more contrasting fashion. Whilst Neil Banfield's second string maintained their 100% start to the...

United beaten as treacherous road to the top continues

Arsenal, like all clubs, are in a constant state of flux at Reserve level, with players frequently embarking on, or returning from, loan spells, and...

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