73. Josh Vickers (On loan at Canvey Island, until May 2014)

A goalkeeper with excellent reflexes and distribution skills, Josh finally received his first taste of U18 action last season after being named on the bench at that level on several occasions whilst still a schoolboy.

In all, he made 16 starts for the U18s and, although he demonstrated that there are still aspects of his game which require improvement, he underlined his potential with some impressive saves. He should be the undisputed first-choice custodian at that level this time around, whilst he will also be hoping to break into the U21 squad on a regular basis, having made his debut against Wolverhampton Wanderers towards the end of the campaign.

The youngster also made the bench in the NextGen Series and the FA Youth Cup and could feature in both competitions during 2013/14.


14 thoughts on “73. Josh Vickers (On loan at Canvey Island, until May 2014)

    Redfan said:
    June 16, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    Great game against Villa 3 world class saves good all round talent one for the future look out for him

    Lou 26 said:
    July 16, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    I agree with above comment great talent for the future good hands and quick feet,wish josh all the best.

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    Rick said:
    July 18, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    The next Massimo Taibi

    Jazz said:
    September 26, 2011 at 10:15 am

    Have heard alot about Vickers top quality Keeper still only 15 one to look out for had a world class match against Chelsea 6/7 world class saves ,which Arsenal won 4-1

    Lewis said:
    December 15, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    Well done to Josh & Akpom for selection within u18 FA youth cup squad

    Daniel Ryan said:
    March 27, 2012 at 11:04 am

    cant believe this is the same boy that used to play for coombewood his an amazing talent well done boy

    James T said:
    April 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Vickers is top quality Keeper amazing talent for the future seen him play a few times gives so much confidence to team and defence.

    James T said:
    May 13, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    Watch game at Emrites good solid performance by Vickers good footwork and distribution top draw ,quality keeper .

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    Lou26 said:
    September 1, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    Great to see Vickers a keeper with excellent Tekkers distribution

    Redfan said:
    November 7, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    Vickers should be due England call up from what i have heard and reports from resent performances,,Good to read about a quality keeper at Arsenal

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