UK time is: 00:22:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Arsenal Defender Joins Brighton

Arsenal youngster Joe O'Cearuill has joined Brighton and Hove Albion on a one-month loan deal.

Arsenal signed the young defender in the summer after having him on loan from Watford for the second half of last season.

O'Cearuill, 19, started his career at Leyton Orient but he failed to impress as a trainee and he was released. Watford took him on the same summer but the young Englishman (that`ll please Pardew) only spent half the season there before Arsene Wenger brought him to Arsenal.

Released by Watford in the summer of 2006, his career seemed like it was down in the gutter when Arsenal snapped him up. He has gone on to establish himself as a regular in Neil Banfield`s reserves this season.

Joe is fast, well built and strong in the tackle.

Arsenal have given him permission to play in cup games so he could make his debut against Premiership side West Ham at the weekend.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Simmonett  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 4 2007

Time: 6:01PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I cannot stop laughing at Pardew now. He has managed to turn a one match ban into two matches for making a "frivolous" appeal. He had already admitted it was a foul so this has really shown him up for the moron he is!! On top of the additional ban they should have ordered Pardew to read the rules of the game before commenting in future as he clearly doesn't know them!!
Ashburton Gooner
Report Abuse
04/01/2007 18:48:00

It's not his fault, when he saw the incident he just saw Van Persie jump from a third floor window, in an offside position and land on his feet before proceeding to roll around like he had been shot. Then, without thinking Pardew started shouting "Engerland, Engerland, Engerland" Then complaining to the ref...
simmy8_2000
Report Abuse
04/01/2007 18:52:00

going back to the original piece, it is an unusual loan deal, a one month loan seens a trifle brief for JO'C to show his mettle in first team lague football... »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
Report Abuse
04/01/2007 19:54:00

We'll take good care of him. It's a good club for him to be at as most of our first team squad is under 23. We've already had a few promising players for the future with us in the past year or so. Anyone seen him play before?
ben18
Report Abuse
04/01/2007 20:29:00

I've seen him play in the reserves once ben, he looked pretty solid.
simmy8_2000
Report Abuse
04/01/2007 23:42:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

Alexis Uncertainty! (Thursday January 29 2015)

One In The Bag Others To Follow (Thursday January 29 2015)

Arsenal MotM Against Brighton (Thursday January 29 2015)

Wenger Highlights Gabriel's Qualities (Thursday January 29 2015)

Ospina Enjoying Life At Arsenal (Thursday January 29 2015)

The Ox: Arsenal Are In a Good Place (Thursday January 29 2015)

Arsenal Confirm Gabriel Capture (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Arteta Agrees 12 Month Extension? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Boro Tie Set & On TV (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Naijagunner 78
2. Amos. 69
3. paul_ownz 39
4. Galway Gooner 34
5. Wyn Mills 31
6. Rocky7 29
7. alwaysgunner 22
8. Joe_@** 15
9. eduardo66 13
10. Little Dutch 12

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 0 - 2 Arsenal
Arsenal 3 - 0 Stoke
Southampton 2 - 0 Arsenal
West Ham 1 - 2 Arsenal
Arsenal 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Liverpool 2 - 2 Arsenal

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Man City 22 14 5 3 23 47
3. Southampton 22 13 3 6 21 42
4. Man Utd 22 11 7 4 15 40
5. Arsenal 22 11 6 5 14 39
6. Spurs 22 11 4 7 2 37
7. West Ham 22 10 6 6 10 36
8. Liverpool 22 10 5 7 4 35

Breaking League News

Swansea City Agree Fee For Southampton's Cork
» Swansea : 29/01/2015 20:01:00
FA Youth Cup - Chelsea 6 Swansea 0
» Chelsea : 29/01/2015 19:10:00
Allardyce Talks Liverpool (a)
» West Ham : 29/01/2015 18:53:00
Mutch Departs For Palace
» Q.P.R. : 29/01/2015 18:46:00
Ameobi Returns
» Newcastle : 29/01/2015 17:41:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Arsenal v Aston Villa
Suggested By:  
Arsenal win 73%
Aston Villa win 9%
Draw 18%