The Breakdown

The Breakdown special: Inside Hale End

Have you ever wondered what it is like to learn how to play the Arsenal way at our Hale End academy?

We sent Adrian Clarke to find out in a very special edition of The Breakdown.

The former Gunner spoke to under-13s head coach Simon Copley to find out what it takes to make the grade at Arsenal, and also discussed:

  • How our youngsters adopt a holistic approach to training
  • What they need to understand with and without the ball
  • How our coaches determine a player’s long-term potential
  • What we mean by ‘home straight to London Colney’

Click the ‘Play’ button above to watch the latest episode of ‘The Breakdown’ and then check out the following ahead of Saturday’s game against Watford:

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