Phillip Roberts signs scholarship terms with Arsenal

Posted on Updated on


Arsenal held their traditional photoshoot for the new intake of scholars at Emirates Stadium last Wednesday, with 13 players in attendance.

Amongst them was highly-rated striker Phillip Roberts, an Irish youth international signed from Norwich City who impressed on trial recently. Joining Phillip at the photocall were fellow strikers Zak Ansah and Nigel Neita, midfielders Josh Rees, Callum Webb, Jeffrey Monakana and Alban Bunjaku, defenders Jordan Wynter, Steven Smith, James Campbell, Samir Bihmoutine and Ben Glasgow and goalkeeper Reice Charles-Cook.

About these ads

14 thoughts on “Phillip Roberts signs scholarship terms with Arsenal

    james said:
    May 9, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    What about centre back Joe Jones?

    WEM said:
    May 9, 2010 at 7:16 pm

    Bihmoutine, Angha and Monteiro surely got scolarships too?

    What about Joe Jones?

    Jeorge Bird responded:
    May 9, 2010 at 7:17 pm

    he is currently training with leicester and hasn’t fully decided about his future. Martin Angha, Jamie Edge and Elton Monteiro will also be part of this group of scholars, which takes the total to a rather large 16.

      WEM said:
      May 9, 2010 at 8:19 pm

      16 new U18 players. Added to the already 10 we have, that will surely be some competition in the U18 team next year. And a lot of players won’t play many games next year. Wonder how Bould is going to deal with this. Surely a few will be promoted to the reserve team, but still we will have too many players in the U18′s. Maybe we will be playing a lot of U18 cups and friendlies in the middle of the season, maybe?
      Also, this will make it harder for the next year U16′s to get games in the U18′s like Rees, Ansah, Webb, Angha and others have got this season.

      Think it’s strange that Bould, Brady & co are giinge scholarships to that many players really.

    Terms of EU Support for Greece « ádasd said:
    May 9, 2010 at 8:10 pm

    [...] Phillip Roberts signs scholarship terms with Arsenal « Jeorge … [...]

    Jimmy said:
    May 9, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    Is Alban Bunjaku that one that everyone raves about?

      WEM said:
      May 9, 2010 at 8:20 pm

      Think he would got more opportunities in the U18 team this season if he was that good. But believe he only got one sub appearance.

    Martin said:
    May 9, 2010 at 11:35 pm

    I heard centre back joe jones has signed pro at leicester instead of take his scholarship at arsenal, it seems like a wise decision considering the number of scholars they have got next year, what do you think jeorge?

    georgian said:
    May 10, 2010 at 8:28 am

    isn’t ashley young’s in our academy? if he is, how old is he and is he any good?

    bc said:
    May 10, 2010 at 11:57 am

    speaking of giving chances a new record was set yesterday for our club 41 players represented our 1st team this season

    Ross said:
    May 10, 2010 at 12:03 pm

    Jorge, any news on Lasse Vigen Christensen the Danish lad who was on trial at the same time as Phillip Roberts?

    georgian said:
    May 10, 2010 at 1:04 pm

    young’s brother

    Quadresnal said:
    May 10, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    What about Kyle Young &Jordan Palmer? JEORGE

    james said:
    May 11, 2010 at 7:50 am

    How about foreign trialists like Sigurdsson, Christensen and Batrovic?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s