Today I welcome Billy Dunmore, better known as @EducatedGooner Follow Billy!, as a guest blogger to North London Is Red. Billy is a North London Gooner from birth and has been writing since November 2012. He is a self-proclaimed ‘blog-whore’ who roams the cyber streets in search of blogging pimps to host his articles and I’m delighted to have him on NLIR. Take it away Billy…..
Well, it seems as if the Arsenal academy just can’t stop producing top-quality talent. The latest youngster who is catching more than a few eyes is 17 year old striker, Chuba Akpom. Only on Tuesday night, he scored 2 goals for the England U19’s, bringing his tally up to an outstanding 5 goals in 4 games for the side. Over the past year, Chuba has risen through the ranks at quite an astounding rate and, in my opinion, is probably the most exciting Arsenal-made English prospect that we can look forward to in the next few years. From playing in the Arsenal U18′s at just 15 and 16, and despite his tender age Chuba is now an indispensable member of Terry Burton’s U21′s side (in both the U21 Premier League and the Next Gen Series) as well as performing excellently for the England U19′s of late. Read more