Tag: Chris Willock

Arsenal youth

Bramall watch - New boy makes debut as Nketiah scores again for Arsenal

Cohen Bramall made his debut in Arsenal colours and Edward Nketiah came off the substitutes' bench to score a goal and assist another as Arsenal u23s overturned a one-goal deficit to beat Southampton 3-1 away.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Top 3 young Arsenal players to watch in 2017

With the likes of Alex Iwobi breaking into the first team and Chuba Akpom on the fringes, who else should we look out for in 2017?
Edward Nketiah

Former Chelsea kid is hatrick hero for Arsenal - with goals

A well-taken hat-trick from Edward Nketiah was more than enough for Arsenal u23s to prevail with a comfortable 3-0 home win against Leicester on Monday evening.
Ben Sheaf

Talented centreback hails Arsenal youngster as 'a big inspiration for us'

Ben Sheaf recently spoke to the Arsenal matchday programme
Chris Willock

Manchester United trying to poach exciting Arsenal winger – report

Manchester United are reportedly trying to lure Chris Willock to Old Trafford, hopeful that his brother Matthew, who was released by Arsenal and ended up at United, could sway the deal.
Arsenal youth

Young Guns with thumping win over Sunderland after Manchester United defeat

Goals from Reiss Nelson, Kaylen Hinds, Chris Willock and a Stephy Mavididi penalty were more than enough to sink an overwhelmed Sunderland side as Arsenal's crop of u23 players returned to winning ways after a frustrating defeat away in Manchester on Monday.
Chris Willock

Watch: Arsenal forward proves that he's always had an eye for goal

Chris Willock has shared a video of himself scoring as a kid, proving that he's always had a bit of an eye for goal.

Wenger: 'Chuba Akpom was good in pre-season, he could play'

After Arsenal drew Nottingham Forest in the English Football League (EFL) Cup, Arsene Wenger discussed who we could potentially see play.

Arsenal youngster gets England call up for double-header

Chris Willock has been called up to the England u19 squad for their double header against the Netherlands and Belgium in September.

Watch: Arsenal starlet shows off silky skills in new video

In a segment known as 'Skills School' for Arsenal's official YouTube channel, 18-year-old Chris Willock has shown how to perform one of his trademark moves known as the 'Hocus Pocus'.

Championship club keen on Arsenal winger - report

Championship club Brentford are reportedly interested in bringing Chris Willock in on a season-long loan.
Chris Willock

Quick watch: Arsenal youngsters lose to Reading as new Premier League 2 kicks off

Arsenal u23s got their new season off to a poor start, losing 2-0 to Reading on Friday night.

Arsenal defender returns to training after missing tour

Gabriel has returned to training after missing out on the US tour with tonsillitis because he’s six.

9 Arsenal youngsters rated after Lens

Plenty of youngsters were given some minutes during our 1-1 pre-season draw against Ligue 2 side Lens on Friday evening, so how did they do?

Player ratings v Lens: Young Arsenal forwards shine despite dopey defence

Our first pre-season match is behind us, how did our players do?

Long read: Arsenal's young attacking midfielders and forwards that could breakthrough

In the absence of any actual news about Vardy or Henrikh Mkhitaryan it seems a good time to follow on from last week, where I covered the youth set-ups striking options in detail. This time I’m going to talk about attacking midfielders and wingers.

Daily Cannon youth POTS: Chris Willock

18-year-old forward, Chris Willock, has been crowned Daily Cannon's youth player of the season.

The young Arsenal stars who shone to seal crucial win

Arsenal u21s secured promotion via the play-offs on Tuesday evening, beating Aston Villa 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium to return to the top flight of u21 football in England.

Arsenal's youth academy heading back to the big time

Tuesday night was important for the club in more ways than one: the headline grabber was West Ham signing off at Upton Park with a win over Manchester United that guaranteed Champions League football for Arsenal next year.

Watch: The youngsters set to follow Iwobi into first team

While this season has undoubtedly been full of highs and lows, the one undeniable shining light have been the arrival of Alex Iwobi as a first team player. Watch some of the players set to follow him.

Wenger said he’d follow Iwobi, now he’s scored a wonder goal for u18s

Earlier this week, Arsene Wenger picked out Chris Willock of one of six players who had the potential to follow Alex Iwobi into the first team. Then he scored this blinder.

Wenger names three who will come after Iwobi

With all eyes trained on Alex Iwobi, Arsene Wenger has named three from six players he believes will follow in the young Nigerian’s footsteps.

Result: Arsenal u18s fall narrowly short in FA Youth Cup semi-final against Manchester City

Goals from Chris Willock as well as substitute Donyell Malen were unfortunately not enough for the Young Guns to progress into this year's FA Youth Cup final and we lost 4-3 on aggregate after two quick-fire Manchester City strikes.

Arsenal starlet starts England u18s win

Young Arsenal midfielder Chris Willock won his third cap for England u18s on Wednesday as the Young Lions came from behind twice to win...

Wenger on the next player set for a big Arsenal breakthrough

Sat on the bench on Tuesday night for the FA Cup defeat of Hull City, Chris Willock is edging closer to a full Arsenal...

Arsenal midfielder returns to training ahead of clash with Sunderland

Mikel Arteta was one of the players to get a run out in training ahead of Arsenal's clash against Sunderland. The midfielder, who's been sidelined...

Internationals: Fortune and Willock both in action

Arsenal u19s beat Bayern Munich without a number of important players on Tuesday, as u17 international games take place around the world. Chris Willock, who...

Arsenal youngsters impress, Hinds scores in u17 World Cup opener

Three of Arsenal's most promising teenage talents started as England kicked-off their u17 World Cup bid in Chile on Saturday evening. Chris Willock has been...

Arsenal youngster’s ‘pride’ at England honour

Chrissy Willock has been speaking to the FA after the announcement that he would be the vice captain for England u17's at the World...

Arsenal starlet handed prestigious England role

Arsenal's Chris Willock has been handed the vice captain's armband for the England u17 side at the World Cup. The 17-year-old has been impressing at...

Arsenal wonderkid helps England u19s to win, u17 World Cup news

Teenage winger Ainsley Maitland-Niles played the full 90 minutes on Saturday as England u19s won a tricky away game in Finland. As if the match...

Analysis: UEFA Youth League is Chris Willock’s chance to shine

Having officially turned professional in February of this year, Chris Willock is a talented youngster patiently hoping for his chance to progress through the...

Watch: Arsenal's next big thing?

Chris Willock impressed in the u19 side's win in Zagreb on Wednesday, drawing very high praise from Andries Jonker. Often played on the wing, Willock...

Watch: Willock’s amazing solo goal helps u19s win in Croatia

Arsenal's u19s got their Champions League campaign off to the best possible start with a 2-0 win in Croatia thanks to goals from Chris...

Arsenal winger: It gives me joy inside

Chrissy Willock has been speaking to the FA about what it feels like when he beats his man on the pitch. The Arsenal youngster started...

Arsenal youngsters included in England youth squad

Four of Arsenal's talented youngsters have been named in Neil Dewsnip's England under-18s squad, with two consecutive fixtures against Holland next month. A few players who've...

Wenger says youngsters can impact on his transfer plans

by Lewis Ambrose The transfer window remains open until the end of August but Arsène Wenger will give his young stars the opportunity to influence...

Wenger talks about new signing for the first time

by Lewis Ambrose A number of Arsenal youngsters are travelling to Singapore for the Barclays Asia Trophy, and Arsène Wenger says we are likely to...

Teenage stars will travel to Singapore

by Lewis Ambrose The squad that Arsène Wenger will take to Singapore for the Barclays Asia Trophy has been named, and two youth players will...

Arsenal confirm deals for 14 talented youngsters

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal have confirmed the signings of 14 youth players, with three signing young professional contracts. Eight of the players involved have come through...