Loan Watch: Vickers keeps clean sheet

Josh Vickers, Concord Rangers, Conference South

Every season a number of Arsenal players go out on loan to gain valuable first-team experience. This season 10 Gunners are currently away from the club.


Lukas Podolski Inter MilanLukas PodolskiSunday, March 1Inter Milan 0-1 FiorentinaLukas Podolski played 66 minutes of Inter Milan’s 1-0 defeat at Fiorentina. On-loan Chelsea forward Mohamed Salah scored a 55th-minute winner to end Inter’s five-match unbeaten streak.



Carl Jenkinson West Ham UnitedCarl JenkinsonSaturday, February 28West Ham United 1-3 Crystal PalaceCarl Jenkinson played the full 90 minutes of West Ham’s 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace. Glenn Murray scored twice and Scott Dann added another as Palace stormed into a three-goal lead, before Enner Valencia pulled one back in the 76th minute.



Yaya Sanogo Crystal PalaceYaya SanogoSaturday, February 28West Ham United 1-3 Crystal PalaceYaya Sanogo did not feature in Crystal Palace’s 3-1 win at West Ham United. 



Joel Campbell VillarrealJoel CampbellSunday, March 1Real Madrid 1-1 VillarrealJoel Campbell played the full 90 minutes of Villarreal’s 1-1 draw at Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring from the penalty spot but Gerard Moreno equalised in the 64th minute to share the points.



Wellington AlmeriaWellingtonSaturday, February 28Almeria 0-0 Deportivo La CorunaWellington played 67 minutes of Almeria’s goalless draw with Deportivo. Thievy Bifouma and Michel were both sent off for the hosts, but Almeria stood strong with nine men to secure a point.



Ryo Miyaichi FC TwenteRyo MiyaichiSaturday, February 28Twente 1-1 NAC BredaRyo did not feature in Twente’s 1-1 draw against NAC Breda. Luc Castaignos gave the hosts the lead but Erik Falkenburg equalised in the 88th minute as Twente won their first point in five games.



Jon Toral BrentfordJon ToralSaturday, February 28Birmingham City 1-0 BrentfordJon Toral played the full 90 minutes of Brentford’s 1-0 defeat at Birmingham. James Tarkowski turned into his own net before half-time as Birmingham ended their 10-match winless streak.



Josh Vickers Concord RangersJosh VickersSaturday, February 28Basingstoke Town 0-0 Concord RangersJosh Vickers played 90 minutes and kept a clean sheet in Concord Rangers’ goalless draw at Basingstoke Town. Concord are now unbeaten in eight games and have moved up to 10th in the Conference South.