Arsenal 4-2 Athletic Club de Bilbao by DH
Arsenal ensured their position in the knockout stages of the NextGen Series after an impressive 4-2 victory over highly-rated Athletic Bilbao at Underhill.
Zak Ansah, Jon Toral and Isaac Hayden all scored in quick succession in the second half to see off the Spaniards in an enthralling clash.
Arsenal took the lead after nine minutes; a well-worked move was finished off by a Sead Hajrovic header.
Bilbao responded instantly, a clumsy challenge in the box from Hayden gave the referee no option but to point to the spot after he brought down Gorka Santamaria. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal Announce NextGen Squad by AH
Arsenal have announced their 32 man squad, that will take place in this season’s NextGen Competition, which is the new Europe-wide competition for Under 19′s, which by rights Arsenal should do very well in considering the wealth of young talent at our disposal!
The full Arsenal 32-man squad is; Goalkeepers: Reice Charles-Cook and Josh Vickers
Defenders: Zach Fagan, Elton Monteiro, Sead Hajrovic, Leander Siemann, Martin Angha, Arinse Uade, Tom Dallison, Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill, Samir Bihmoutine, Hector Bellerin and Kyle Ebecilio .......Read the full article here
Arsenal begin their pre-season campaign away at Barnet tomorrow in their regular July meeting at Underhill, and the Barnet coach Mark Stimson believes that it could be a close game, but the most important thing is that neither side sustain any injuries ahead of the new season.
“The main thing is no injuries, that is the biggest thing in pre-season and I’m sure it is the same for Arsenal,” said Stimson. .......Read the full article here