Player Profile: Paul Rodgers

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Comfortable at both right-back and centre back, Paul enjoyed a fine debut season as a first year scholar. His performances impressed the coaching staff so much that, not only was he rewarded with a professional deal last summer, but he was also named in the Club’s Champions League squad and given the no.37 shirt.

       It was high praise for the Edmonton-born youngster, but he hasn’t let the pressure get to him. He has captained the Reserves on occasion and is a regular in Neil Banfield’s side. He is strong in the tackle, extremely quick and is not afraid to engage in physical battles with the opposition. He put in some solid performances in the FA Youth Cup run last season and will be looking to be named in the Carling Cup squad next campaign.

   Having featured in the England Youth setup before, it can’t be long now until the England u-19s manager Brian Eastick comes knocking.

FACTFILE

Name: Paul Rodgers

Age: 18 (D.O.B. 06/10/89)

Position: Right-back/Centre back

Previous clubs: None

Appearances:
ARSENAL

Reserves: 24+7

FA Youth Cup: 8

Under-18s:40+9 (1)

TOTAL: 72+16 (1)

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7 thoughts on “Player Profile: Paul Rodgers

    Gambia Football Supermarket said:
    February 18, 2008 at 3:14 pm

    Greetings from the Gambia. Your site is filled with interesting talking points and is very enjoyable

    Goofle said:
    February 18, 2008 at 7:25 pm

    Im really not a spoil sport but you are hyping up players who regularly lose at their very poor level.

    Calm it down a bit.

    jeorge9 responded:
    February 19, 2008 at 11:21 am

    in the reserves it’s not about winning, it’s about development. these players have the most potential to do well in the future and that’s why i’m highlighting them.

    North London Boy said:
    February 22, 2008 at 12:41 am

    Good to see a fellow North London boy in with a chance of making it at the Arsenal. It’s about time the coaching set up bore some domestic fruit.

    engjell said:
    March 25, 2008 at 5:48 am

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    robertoferre said:
    April 26, 2011 at 10:51 am

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