Arsenal midfielder Jack Jebb nets his first goal for loan club


Arsenal midfielder Jack Jebb netted his first goal for Stevenage as they ran out 2-0 winners over Bishop's Stortford in the Herts Senior Cup.

Jack Jebb was able to get himself on the scoresheet for the first time since his move to Stevenage, playing a key role in the Boro's 2-0 win over Bishop's Stortford. 

Goals from the Arsenal youngster and Roarie Deacon were enough to see the League Two side progress into the next round of the cup over their Vanarama Conference South opponents.

Jebb opened the scoring 20 minutes into the game with a neat finish but couldn't help Stevenage build upon their lead in the first half before he was substituted. Stevenage pushed on in the second-half and got a well deserved second through former Arsenal youngster Roarie Deacon. 

The 19-year-old loanee, once dubbed as the new Wilshere, has had a mixed start to life at Stevenage and has struggled to make a huge impact in the league. However, after netting his first goal for the club on Tuesday night, can now look to kick on for Graham Westley's side and grab the attention of his supervisors at Arsenal. 

Described as both a 'creative midfielder' and 'set-piece specialist' on the Arsenal official website, the London-born midfielder has the ability to set the Football League's lowest tier alight but knows that it's easier said than done. 

Stevenage, who sit 15th in League Two, have a great chance to climb the league table on Saturday when they host Morecambe at the Broadhall Way Stadium as win could leave take them as high as 9th. The game could act as the perfect platform for Jebb to finally make his mark on a competitive first-team competition.

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