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Youngsters impress in Checkatrade Trophy opener 0

Posted on September 13, 2018 by David Nugent

Arsenal’s under-21 team opened their Checkatrade Trophy campaign with a 3-0 win over Coventry on Wednesday night. The game was significant as the likes of Joe Willock, Emile Smith-Rowe and Eddie Nketiah scored the goals for the Gunners.

The trio have all been in and around the Gunners senior squad in the last 12 months. In fact, Nketiah burst onto the Arsenal first team last season. The youngster is once again part of the first team squad for this season.

Arsenal set for Checkatrade Trophy 0

Posted on June 19, 2018 by Harry Kettle

While many clubs, media members and pundits alike often look down on the Checkatrade Trophy, there’s a good idea in there somewhere beyond the car crash of its inception. As we gear up for another season of domestic football, it seems as if the bigger clubs are starting to take more notice of the competition, with Arsenal confirming that they will enter an under-21s team for the 2018/19 campaign.

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