Tag: Daniel Ballard

Daniel Ballard with Blackpool (Photo via Ballard on Instagram)

Arsenal 21yo makes Team of the Week

Daniel Ballard has made it into the EFL's League One Team of the Week for his performance against Sunderland over the weekend.
Blackpool's Daniel Ballard and John Akinde of Gillingham, Blackpool v Gillingham, EFL Sky Bet League One, Football, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool, UK - 5 Apr 2021. Copyright: Phil Oldham / BPI / Shutterstock

2 Arsenal loanees will give Mikel Arteta pleasant summer problem

Arsenal loanees Daniel Ballard and Mark McGuinness both kept helped their teams keep clean sheets this weekend, in very different circumstances.
PRESTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Jordi Osei-Tutu challenges Sean Maguire of Preston North End during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Cardiff City at Deepdale on October 18, 2020. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Arsenal loan watch: 9 feature, 4 return from injuries

Nine Arsenal loanees made appearances over the weekend, with four players returning from injuries to make their clubs' squads.
Daniel Ballard with Northern Ireland (Photo via Ballard on Twitter)

Arsenal 21yo puts in another couple of impressive senior international performances

Daniel Ballard made another couple of appearances for the Northern Ireland national team over the international break, including one at right-back.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrating with Denis Bouanga on international duty with Gabon (Photo via ASSEOfficiel on Twitter)

Arsenal results for 15 players on international duty

15 Arsenal players will join up with their countries for senior international fixtures over the March break, let's look at the full fixture list.
Daniel Ballard celebrating scoring for Blackpool (Photo via Blackpool on Twitter)

Arsenal 21yo impresses again with a goal and clean sheet

Daniel Ballard scored the second goal of his loan spell and helped Blackpool keep yet another clean sheet in a win over the weekend.

2 Arsenal youth receive senior international call-ups – again

Arsenal youth duo Karl Hein and Daniel Ballard have received senior international call-ups for the upcoming break once again.
STUTTGART, GERMANY: Matheus Cunha of Hertha BSC is challenged by Konstantinos Mavropanos of VfB Stuttgart during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Hertha BSC at Mercedes-Benz Arena on February 13, 2021. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Arsenal loan watch: Centre-backs catch the eye with starring performances

It was the centre-backs catching the eye in this weekend's Arsenal loan watch, with seven loanees featuring overall.
Daniel Ballard celebrating scoring for Blackpool (Photo via Blackpool on Twitter)

Arsenal could lose 21-year-old goalscoring defender as he continues to impress on loan

Arsenal loanee Daniel Ballard continued his strong recent form with a goal for Blackpool in midweek, as Championship clubs eye him up for next season.

Arsenal loanee stars again after TOTW appearance

Arsenal loanee Daniel Ballard helped Blackpool keep another clean sheet at the weekend, continuing his positive return to the team.
Hull City v Blackpool - Sky Bet League One - KCOM Stadium Blackpool's Daniel Ballard requires treatment during the Sky Bet League One match at the KCOM Stadium, Hull. Copyright: Richard Sellers

Arsenal 21-year-old makes Team of the Week

Arsenal loanee Daniel Ballard made The Football League Paper's League One Team of the Week for the last round of matches with Blackpool.
STUTTGART, GERMANY: Matheus Cunha of Hertha BSC is challenged by Konstantinos Mavropanos of VfB Stuttgart during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Hertha BSC at Mercedes-Benz Arena on February 13, 2021. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta could use 2 Arsenal defenders impressing on loan

Konstantinos Mavropanos and Daniel Ballard both helped their teams to clean sheets on Saturday, impressing despite disrupted seasons so far.

Saliba, Mavropanos, Kolasinac: Midweek Arsenal loan watch

Five Arsenal loanees featured in midweek but none of them had very much luck with their respective teams.
Arsenal deals: Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) gets instructions from Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) as he comes on as a substitute during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

4 in, 12 out, 3 renewals: Arsenal deals completed in January 2021

The January transfer window has now closed, so let's have a look at all the deals Arsenal completed.

1 extension, 1 returns: Arsenal loan updates

Arsenal have provided a couple of updates on their loanees this week, with one extension and another returning to North London.
John Marquis of Portsmouth and Daniel Ballard of Blackpool grapple during the Sky Bet League One match between Blackpool and Portsmouth at Bloomfield Road on December 1st 2020 in Blackpool, England. Credit: Daniel / phcimages

Arsenal loanee very close to extending his spell

Daniel Ballard is set to extend his loan spell with Blackpool until the end of the season, with the two sides closing in on an agreement.
John Marquis of Portsmouth and Daniel Ballard of Blackpool grapple during the Sky Bet League One match between Blackpool and Portsmouth at Bloomfield Road on December 1st 2020 in Blackpool, England. Credit: Daniel / phcimages

Arsenal 21-year-old returns from knock & keeps 4th clean sheet in 6

Arsenal youth centre-back Daniel Ballard helped Blackpool keep another clean sheet this weekend, returning from injury in good form.
MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY: Matteo Guendouzi of Hertha BSC is challenged by Denis Zakaria of Borussia Monchengladbach during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and Hertha BSC at Borussia-Park on December 12, 2020. (Photo by Sascha Steinbach - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal loan watch: Guendouzi, Mavropanos & 11 more

After another busy day of fixtures, let's take a look at how the Arsenal loanees did on Tuesday night.
Mark McGuinness with Ipswich Town (Photo via Ipswich Town on Twitter)

2 more clean sheets for Arsenal defenders on loan

Arsenal defenders Daniel Ballard and Mark McGuinness helped their loan clubs to clean sheets on Tuesday, with a couple of positive individual performances.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal lifts the FA Cup Trophy after his teams victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal & 6 of their loanees learn upcoming FA Cup ties

Arsenal and the six of their loanees still in the FA Cup at this stage learned their upcoming opponents in Monday night's draw.
Daniel Ballard (L) celebrates with Blackpool (Photo via Blackpool FC on Twitter)

2 Arsenal loanees help send their teams to FA Cup 3rd round

Harry Clarke and Daniel Ballard helped Oldham Athletic and Blackpool FC reach the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.
Matt Smith with Swindon Town (Photo via Getty Images / Chloe Knott)

Arsenal loanwatch: Smith stars again, Iliev returns, 4 miss out

Eight Arsenal loanees made midweek appearances across the lower leagues of English football, let's take a look at how things went.
Daniel Ballard with Northern Ireland (Photo via Northern Ireland on Twitter)

Arsenal youth defender puts on yet another strong senior international display

Arsenal defender and Blackpool loanee Daniel Ballard put in another strong individual display to cap off the November international break on Wednesday.
Daniel Ballard wins an aerial duel with Northern Ireland (Photo via William Cherry / Presseye)

Arsenal academy defender compared to Jonny Evans after international MOTM display

Daniel Ballard put in another Man of the Match performance for Northern Ireland on Sunday, despite a narrow defeat to Austria.
Bukayo Saka and Ainsley Maitland-Niles with England (Photo via England on Twitter)

Further senior international call-ups for 3 Arsenal youngsters

Bukayo Saka, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, and Daniel Ballard are all back in their national team squads for the upcoming international break.
Daniel Ballard on his debut with Blackpool (Photo via BlackpoolFC.co.uk)

Video: Arsenal loanee receives red card in 3rd appearance

Daniel Ballard followed up two Man of the Match performances with a red card in his third appearance on loan at Blackpool on Tuesday.
Daniel Ballard on his debut with Blackpool (Photo via BlackpoolFC.co.uk)

Arsenal loanee wins 2nd Man of the Match award on his 1st start

Arsenal loanee Daniel Ballard won another Man of the Match award on his first start for Blackpool against MK Dons on Saturday.

Arsenal loanee wins Man of the Match award on his debut

An impressive Daniel Ballard debut earned him the Blackpool Man of the Match award on Tuesday, despite a narrow defeat to Charlton.
Daniel Ballard preparing for a match with Northern Ireland (Photo via Northern Ireland on Twitter)

'Kept Haaland quiet': Arsenal defender impresses again with his country

Daniel Ballard put in an impressive performance for Northern Ireland on Wednesday night, despite losing to a strong Norway side.
Thomas Partey with Ghana (Photo via Ghana on Twitter)

Full Arsenal player results over the international break

The international break is finally over, so let's take a look back at the results for all the Arsenal senior players on duty with their countries.
Daniel Ballard via Blackpool FC

Arsenal comeback youngster absolutely delighted to sign for Blackpool on loan

Daniel Ballard is 'over the moon' to sign for Blackpool on loan until 31 January and promises to give 100% for the Blackpool shirt.
Daniel Ballard signing for Blackpool (Photo via BlackpoolFC.co.uk)

Official: Daniel Ballard signs for Blackpool on loan

Arsenal have loaned Daniel Ballard to Blackpool until 31 January 2020.

2 Arsenal u23s get senior international call-ups - again

Daniel Ballard and Karl Hein are in their national team squads for the upcoming international break once again, after making their debuts in the last one.
Daniel Ballard (number four) with the team ahead of his senior international debut for Northern Ireland (Photo via NorthernIreland on Twitter)

Arsenal youth defender makes encouraging senior international debut

20-year-old Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard made his senior international debut for Northern Ireland on Friday, helping their 10-man team to a draw.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles in training with England (Photo via England on Twitter)

Full fixture list for Arsenal players over the international break

A number of Arsenal players are in their international squads over the break, so we've put together a full fixture list of their potential involvements.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Karl Hein of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 game between Arsenal FC and Derby County at Meadow Park on January 03, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

3 Arsenal u23s get senior national call-ups

Three Arsenal u23s have had the encouraging honour of receiving senior national call-ups for the upcoming international break.
Daniel Ballard in training with Arsenal (Photo via Ballard on Instagram)

Talented 20-year-old Arsenal defender returns to first-team training after injury

Daniel Ballard is back in first-team training with Arsenal after a minor injury setback, ahead of Tuesday night's game against Aston Villa.
Daniel Ballard in training with Arsenal (Photo via Ballard on Instagram)

Talented Arsenal youth centre-back returns to training after injury: Senior debut soon?

Youth centre-back Daniel Ballard is one of the players back in training at Arsenal, fighting to earn his senior debut with the club.
William Saliba chanting with the crowd after the game (Photo via Saint-Etienne on Twitter)

Keep, sell or loan again: What Arsenal should do with each of their loanees...

It's now just a couple of months until the end of the season, so this week I thought I'd have an early look at what Arsenal should do with each of their loanees this summer.