Reserve keeper Matt Macey joined Accrington Stanley on loan. The initial deal is for one month but should it go well it will be extended.

matt macey accrington stanley

Josh Vickers, also out on loan, had his deal extended until the end of the season with Concord Rangers.

Chiori Johnson and Tyrell Robinson both signed their first professional contracts.


Johnson, a full-back, has been a regular for the u18’s this season while Robinson is a goal-scoring winger with four goals in seven appearances so far this season.

Centreback Semi Ajayi received a senior international call-up from Nigeria however due to his club commitments was unable to accept.

Loan watch

Benik Afobe

Afobe is currently on loan with MK Dons however it seems as if he is about to seal his move away from the Emirates on a permanent basis after undergoing a medical on Sunday with Wolves. Both clubs have agreed a fee.

At Arsenal since he was six he will be out of contract in the summer.

He was not included in the Don’s squad.


Jack Jebb

Currently undergoing treatment at Arsenal for an injury, Jebb did not play.

Carl Jenkinson

Making the BBC Team of the Week, Jenkinson featured for the entire match for West Ham against Swansea in their 1-1 draw.

bbc team of the week

Austin Lipman

Lipman was unwell and took no part in Boreham Wood’s 2-0 win at St Alban’s City.

Ryo Miyaichi

FC Twente had no game this weekend.

Lukas Podolski

The German made his home debut for Inter Milan against Genoa at the weekend. Playing the entire game, he got himself an assist (scored by Nemanja Matic).

Jon Toral

Getting just 15 minutes for Brentford against Rotherham United, the young Spaniard almost got himself an assist.

Josh Vickers

Despite a very good showing from the 19-year-old he was unable to stop Concord Rangers losing 3-1 to Hemel Hempstead.

Wellington Silva

The Brazilian got 73 minutes at the weekend for Almeria who lost to Sevilla 2-0.


Wolves u21 2 – 2 Arsenal u21 [Iwobi, Crowley]

Arsenal u21 – Reading u21 – match postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Meadow Park.

Upcoming fixtures

Saturday 17th January:

Reading u18 v Arsenal u18 [Premier Academy League]

Arsenal youth and reserves