Simek pleased despite loss in debut

October 20, 2004
By Michael Kinstlinger, USSOCCERUK.COM
American defender Frankie Simek's whirlwind week, which saw him loaned out from Arsenal's reserve squad to Championship side Queens Park Rangers, culminated in a 2-1 loss to Preston North End Tuesday night, battling fellow Yank Eddie Lewis.

Yet, all signs point to the youngster impressing his coach, teammates and himself with his performance; gaining valuable first team experience.

"He was terrific," Queens Park Rangers coach Ian Holloway said to Arsenal's official site. "He ...

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