Stephen Foster is an experienced central defender who has been at Barnsley since the start of the 2007-08 season. Stephen is a calm, composed player who is strong in the tackle and has proved a key player for the Tykes since his arrival at Oakwell. Stephen continued to produce consistent performances during 2010-11 making regular appearances in the starting line-up. Stephen was capped by England at Schoolboy level and is a product of the academy at Crewe. He later spent a season at Burnley before his move to Oakwell.
Most neutral's will agree that Arsenal's pre-season has been an impressive one.