Newcastle Youngsters Play QPR In FA Youth Cup Tonight


The strong Newcastle United Under-18 side continue their FA Youth Cup campaign on Thursday night with a Fourth Round trip to Queens Park Rangers in London.

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17 year-old Nile Ranger – 18 goals for Newcastle sides this season

The lads have done very well this season, and we are hoping they can do extremely well in this year’s competition, and now with Newcastle out of the FA Cup at the first hurdle, we’re hoping even more for a good ruin by the youngsters.

Newcastle beat Oldham Athletic in the third round 18 year-old Kazenga LuaLua scoring both goals in the 2-1 win.

But Youth Academy Director and Reserve Team Coach Richard Money will be without Kazenga for the North London clash as he was used last night as a substitute in Wednesday’s surprising FA Cup defeat by Hull City.

Captain Ryan Donaldson and impressive striker Nile Ranger were also on the bench last night but are included in the following squad which travels to London for the game.

Newcastle United Under-18 – squad:

Jak Alnwick, Max Johnson, Matthew Grieve, Dan Leadbitter, James Tavernier, James Taylor, Jeff Henderson, Paul Dummett, Conor Newton, Ryan Donaldson, Brad Inman, Shane Ferguson, Michael McCrudden, Nile Ranger, Dan Williams, Greg McDermott, Stephen Folan, Dan Neary

The winners of this tie tonight will face a trip to a strong Manchester City side, who beat Portsmouth 1-0 at Fratton Park last night.

Tonight’s game is a 7pm kick-off at Loftus Road and we will bring report of the game, once it’s over.

Let’s hope the bairns can win this one.

Howay The Lads!!



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15 comments so far

  • The Real Entertainers

    Jan 15, 2009 at 10:41 AM

    Comment #1

    The bairns the ONLY highlight of our season.

    Good luck

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  • DJG

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:02 AM

    Comment #2

    That is the Newcastle team I am gonna start supporting from now on!!

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  • DJG

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:05 AM

    Comment #3

    Ed do you know anything about us apparently signing Caio Ferreira

    ‘Newcastle snap up Brazilian striker Caio Ferreira Newcastle United are dealing in Brazilian youngster Caio Ferreira.

    Reports in Brazil claim 18-year-old forward Caio Ferreira has signed a contract with the Magpies.

    Ferreira has signed a three-year deal with Newcastle and carries an Italian passport.’

    I wonder if he’s any good.

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  • sirjasontoon

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:07 AM

    Comment #4

    Good Luck Lads.
    Now back to transfers : )

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  • dougnufc

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:08 AM

    Comment #5

    Kinnear said before that there would be loan signings in 48 hours

    Now there are 12 more hours left.

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  • Toon_Sydney

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:12 AM

    Comment #6

    dougnufc – is he having a press conference/speakin to the media today

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  • dougnufc

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:17 AM

    Comment #7

    I have not seen any news saying he would have a press conference today but hopefully if he does it will introduce us to the loan signings

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  • Mags

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:21 AM

    Comment #8

    Good luck tonight to the youngsters, we need some good news and they are the only ones supplying it.

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  • Ericles

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:47 AM

    Comment #9

    Good luck lads.

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  • RyanToon

    Jan 15, 2009 at 11:57 AM

    Comment #10

    good luck to the youth!

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  • Flan

    Jan 15, 2009 at 12:03 PM

    Comment #11

    Is Money still in charge of the young’ns? i thought he went to Swindon or some team like that.

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  • stevep

    Jan 15, 2009 at 12:10 PM

    Comment #12

    JK spouts off to the press everyday, he doesn’t need a press conference.

    might try and pop along to loftus road tonight to try and get over the disappointment of the first team – anyone else in London today and fancy coming along?

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  • Toon Graeme

    Jan 15, 2009 at 12:45 PM

    Comment #13

    May fortune favour NUFC, Good luck lads.

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  • Tom

    Jan 15, 2009 at 1:35 PM

    Comment #14

    No Aaron Spear?

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  • Mags

    Jan 15, 2009 at 9:11 PM

    Comment #15

    Well done the lads, great win, bring on man city!

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