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16 Year-Old Sean Geddes Interesting Newcastle

11:37 am, Wednesday, March 5th, 2008 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 22 Comments

There is news today that Newcastle United are one of the clubs interested in Walsall’s 16 year old young midfield star Sean Geddes.

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Chris Mort – strategy of bringing in good youngsters to the club

It turns out that several Barclays Premier League clubs are interested in signing Sean Geddes, the 16 year old Walsall midfield player.

Newcastle United, Blackburn and Bolton are three clubs that are said to be in the running for the youngster. Geddes has already turned down a potential contract with Walsall, who are currently 5th in League One.

Apparently he has been training regularly with Manchester United, but they are not now in the queue to sign the youngster.

We expect our recruitment team is working on this one, and if Sean is good enough we hope he will be arriving at Newcastle United in the summer.

Comments welcome.



Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours



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22 responses so far ↓

  • 1 mok // Mar 5, 2008 at 11:42 AM

    reject from manure?
    Hmm…

  • 2 Leo // Mar 5, 2008 at 11:42 AM

    well if manchester united dont think he is good enough, that may be the case, although many players have proven them wrong…. or have they? because i cant think of many

  • 3 staffsmag // Mar 5, 2008 at 11:44 AM

    heard a lot about him locally – one for the future

  • 4 CRAIGG // Mar 5, 2008 at 12:01 PM

    Sign him up if he’s a good prospect
    this is a so much more logical strategy from the new regime to sign young talents from abroad like Kadar, Baheng, Zambrela, Soderberg, Krul

    Yet also keeping an english base to the future team Tozer, Forster, Barnes (Hopefully completed in the summer) and also the young lads Madine & Geddes who must be good and hopefully will be signed up soon.

    To be honest Still cant understand why we signed Soderberg as Krul and Forster are going to be great competing for the No1 spot just like Harper and Given have done for many years.

    All we need now is for the overpaid tits in the current first team to amass enough points to stay up and most of them to leave with a bit of dignity intact, Get back in europe and maybe win something in the next 2-3 years and then KK will go as a hero leaving by helicopter from the centre circle of SJP (Again) after sticking fingers up at Andy Dunn, Jimmy Greaves, Mick Dennis ETC.

    Then we can watch this potentially brilliant young team playing Champions league football at St James’ in 5 years overseen by then manager Alan Shearer, Assistant Rob Lee, and Coaches Gary Speed, Les Ferdinand, Shaka Hislop, Lee Clark and Stevie Watson (Dreaming…Again)

    Oh and of course Terry McDermott will still be hanging on as whatever he does now Senior Joke teller i think is his official title.

  • 5 CRAIGG // Mar 5, 2008 at 12:05 PM

    Leo david platt was rejected by man utd as a kid
    And they allowed our own legendary peter beardsley leave after playing 1 firsat team game

    Everton released Jakielka and Baines as kids yet paid a fortune to get them back this season after admitting their mistake
    We’ve been there a few times over the years aswell !!!

  • 6 Leo // Mar 5, 2008 at 12:06 PM

    good point, im too young i guess to have remembered platt and i didnt realise beardo was formally of manchester.

  • 7 CRAIGG // Mar 5, 2008 at 12:09 PM

    He wasnt at man utd until we let him go first!!!

    platt catained england many times and was a fine player

  • 8 Bosck // Mar 5, 2008 at 12:25 PM

    bentley was released by arsenal as well.

  • 9 CRAIGG // Mar 5, 2008 at 12:32 PM

    We rejected Shearer as a kid as well

  • 10 HeronMag // Mar 5, 2008 at 12:32 PM

    Thousands of players are rejected by the big clubs every year. If he’s started to shine we should bring him in before the other clubs start to take interest.

    I’m loving our new youth policy. If nothing else it makes excellent financial sense. If they don’t make the grade we can still sell them at inflated prices (providing we stay in the premier league) and if they do we’ve scored a multi-million pound player on the cheap.

    Mort and Ashley have obviously come here with a long-term strategy. Looks excellent for the future.

  • 11 Punk Skunk // Mar 5, 2008 at 1:15 PM

    Also, manure have bought plenty of dogs in recent years…Kleberson, djembe djembe et al…
    its only pundits (divvies) that claim rudolf doesn’t make transfer mistakes…Every team does!..

  • 12 Eric // Mar 5, 2008 at 1:51 PM

    Manky Utd are not always right. Why assume because they do not want to register a youngster he will not be good enough. We must get over this idea that they are right about everything. Give this Geddes a go. At Newcastle he may flourish. The Tyne does not stink like the Manchester ship canal.

  • 13 Toon Al // Mar 5, 2008 at 2:42 PM

    i think we need to get over the idea of not god enough for man u not good enough for us.. last time i checked they were 36 points ahead of us, get a grip people

  • 14 thelongshanks // Mar 5, 2008 at 2:43 PM

    Sheffield utd gave a trial to a young argentine called maradona and sent him packing. Enuf said!

  • 15 Micky Toon // Mar 5, 2008 at 2:43 PM

    Isn’t there a better picture of Mort to use? He looks like he’s having a kip!

  • 16 Rich // Mar 5, 2008 at 3:30 PM

    Micky Toon – No wonder watching our shite!!

  • 17 Femi Lena Lover // Mar 5, 2008 at 3:31 PM

    I like Nipples

  • 18 Geordie Joe // Mar 5, 2008 at 4:30 PM

    everyone forget kieth gillespie was a manure reject.

  • 19 hanzemre // Mar 6, 2008 at 11:28 AM

    oh yeah don’t forget Smith & Butt too… okay fine not all big clubs’ rejects exactly will not suit us, might some are destined to fourish else where. Worth a go as they’re still learning.

  • 20 sammack // Mar 6, 2008 at 10:06 PM

    My cousin plays with Geddes at Walsall and i’ve seen him play a couple of times, this kid is a hot prospect. We need to get him. My cousin is on the books at man u aswel, he will make it big time. Get these 2 in. they will be the new ronaldo and rooney trust me.

  • 21 Liam Poll // Apr 20, 2008 at 11:48 PM

    i grew up wif this kid

    he went ma skwl in west brom

    he good man ! sign im up

    he be good future prostpect he like a young nolan

    tell me you wudnt want 1 of demmm!!!

  • 22 Duane // May 9, 2008 at 12:25 PM

    Newcastle need to sign up this kid Geddes, I played with Sean before and when you watch him play it’s like your watching Paul Scholes when he was a kid. Newcastle is the right team to take younger to the level




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