Date: 6th October 2011 at 4:20pm
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Kieran Gibbs has praised Steve Bould and the clubs’ other development coaches for his rise through the ranks.

Speaking to arsenal.com the 22 year old specifically picked out Steve as having a big influence on him as he came through the Academy, and that influence and support is a big reason for his progression to the first team.

‘Steve Bould had a big influence on me, obviously he was my manager for two years and I think it was at an important stage in my development as well. He taught me a lot.’

No real reason for this article, just haven’t heard Steve Bould’s name in a while!

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