Adam Sadler has the important position at the Newcastle club of running the Reserves side, and therefore has the responsibility of bringing through the tremendous young talent we have at the club at the moment.
Adam Sadler – has most important role at Newcastle club
Adam himself, just 29 years old, has just returned from a week in Holland learning the ropes form one of the world’s great coaches in Louis van Gaal. Adam got rave reviews from the Dutch Master last week and make no mistake, Adam is a future star coach in the making and he already has an important role at the Tyneside club.
Adam talked about his youngsters yesterday:
â€œAbsolutely the future is bright. Our scouting network is big and absolutely we work hard in terms of trying to recruit players â€“ not just in terms of the British Isles but globally as well,â€
â€œIt was nice to see Tamas Kadar do well, I thought Wesley Baheng did okay when he was on, and Kazenga Lualua was excellent as well.â€â€œHeâ€™s a hell of a talent. You donâ€™t get many people who will pick the ball up and run with it and create something out of nothing.”
“Even when heâ€™s marked so tightly he can twist and turn and manipulate his body to get past people. Heâ€™s got bags of talent, letâ€™s just see how far we can get him.â€
The 17-year-old brother of former Newcastle player Lomana scored a great equalizing goal in the Northumberland Senior Cup, which the Reserves, average age just 18, won on penalties on Tuesday night against Blyth Spartans. You can see the video highlights of that game here .
Adam went on:
â€œThey are a good group of lads and the aim for us now is getting them from that Academy team into the first team, and their role in the reserve team is another good piece of experience for them.â€
â€œI was really pleased with the character of the young lads against Blyth. Itâ€™s been a long, hard season for a lot of those young lads playing against teams that are big and strong but we had the bulk of the possession.â€
A couple of other prospects are 18 year old Hungarian Tamaz Kadar, who has impressed ever since he joined the club in January, and Swindonâ€™s Ben Tozer, who joined the club at the same time from Swindon.
Itâ€™s also good to see Kevin Keegan at almost every Reserve Team game â€“ we love to see that and it shows the youngsters just how important they are to the future of the club.
We are finally doing the right things at the club, and we have to give a lot of credit for that to Chairman Chris Mort, who has a had a good first year at the club.
Newcastle are now well placed for future success, not only because of the appointment of Kevin, but also to the great youth policy, which is already in evidence at the club.
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