Sammy Ameobi Has Knee Injury And Out For Months

Sammy Ameobi will be out for months with an injury he picked up yesterday at Whitley Park, just before the hour mark in Newcastle Reserves 3-1 win at home to Wigan Athletic.

Sammy Ameobi – in action for England U21 side in November

The 19 year-old could be out for a number of months, and the England under-21 International (2 caps) was injured when he was in a 50-50 challenge, and the lad had to limp off the field and was replaced by Australian Brad Inman after 56 minutes.

Sammy is the younger brother of  Shola Ameobi, and he has appeared 13 times for Newcastle so far this season with one goal – and is one of the brightest young stars in the Newcastle pipeline of young players coming through.

This should put a little more pressure on Newcastle to bring in another striker this month, so we can keep our very good league run going this season.

Newcastle are currently in 7th place in the Premier League table and have a chance at this point of even qualifying for a Europa Cup place for next season.

We don’t have too many details on Sammy’s injury although on they list it as a knee injury with no return date.

Comments welcome.

18 comments so far

  • JackButler

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

    Comment #1

    Gutted for the lad, hope he’s back soon

  • GeordieChris

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

    Comment #2

    Hi everyone just found this on youtube, an interview with steven taylor for those of you like me who dont have nufctv

  • GeordieChris

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:37 PM

    Comment #3

    Aye get well soon sammy son

  • ilovetoon8788

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:41 PM

    Comment #4

    gutted for the lad. get well soon buddy.

    anyway i saw the video of yanga-mbiwa. the player looks immense. there was a clip of him against lyon. if a defender puts in a performance of that magnitude against us, i’d be piss like hell. he’s so comfortable on the ball. looks like a world class defender.

  • JackButler

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:45 PM

    Comment #5

    From the previous story

    Am not one for using the Dennis Wise Scouting System to judge a player but this clip shows the type of player ‘Mbiwa is. Reads the game very well

  • toonarmydownsouth

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:48 PM

    Comment #6

    Gutted for sammy wats all this shite all over SSN about denying carroll talks when the f#ck did they pull that rumour out?v

  • LGFUAD21

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:50 PM

    Comment #7

    Feel bad for Sammy. Heres hoping he makes a speedy recovery. I see him nailing down a first team spot by the time he is 23. Really think this lad has heaps of potential. Local lad too.

    Also think we should commend Danny Simpson. I think from what has been said it suggests that he does want to be here and is fighting for his contract (albeit in a better way than Joey and Nolan did).

    I said yesterday how i think his backroom qualities are understated. I think if he was a bit younger and had been playing like he is now for a bit longer then he could have the makings of a good vice captain.

    Its interesting how all this news has broken today. I’d be very happy if we kept all this window and signed a striker and cd cover. VERY HAPPY.

    I think Erding could be great. I am undecided on CB. Clyne looks good. We need someone about Williamsons ability really. We simply do not have the football to have too strong a squad or we will have major problems with players not getting the play time they want

  • Beattie25

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:50 PM

    Comment #8

    If life was like Fifa 12 this would happen:


    Yapou Yanga-Mbiwa (Motepellier) – £4 -5 million this Jan
    Mevlut Erding (PSG) – £5-6 million this Jan
    Abdelhakim Omrani (Lens) – Trail this Jan
    Moussa Sow (Lille) – £8 million in the Summer
    Aly Cissokho (Lyon) – £88 million in the Summer


    Alan Smith – Released in the Summer
    Peter Lovenkrands – Released in the Summer
    Xisco – Released in the Summer
    Leon Best – Sold in the Summer £3million
    Danny Simpson – Sold in the Summer £4million

    Team 2012-2013 Season: 4-3-3

    GK- Krul
    RB- Santon
    CB- Collo
    CB- Taylor
    LB- Cissokho
    CM- Cabaye
    CM- Tiote
    AM- Ben Arfa
    RF- Erding
    LF- Sow
    CF- Ba


    Gk – Elliot
    RB/CB – Mbiwa
    CB- Willo
    RB/LB – Raylor
    DM- Abied
    CM- Guthrie
    CM’AM- Abdelhakim Omrani
    AM- Vuckic
    RM/CM- Gosling
    RW- Ober
    LW- Guti
    RW/LW- Sammy
    ST- Shola

    Then when this team is top of the leauge in December 2012 the world will end and I will die a happy man.

  • Beattie25

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

    Comment #9

    Ha ha £88 million is expensive for Cissokho

  • Beattie25

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:52 PM

    Comment #10

    Looking at my team makes me sad.

    If we spent £10 million less than we sold Carroll for I think we could challenge for champions leauge spot!

  • LGFUAD21

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:56 PM

    Comment #11


    That would be epic. Toon wins and the world ends!

  • shanghai fan

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:58 PM

    Comment #12

    Get well soon SpongeBob

  • Klatoon

    Jan 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

    Comment #13

    If club officials are discussing multiple moves in France then i reckon its for Erdinc,Mbiwa and Cissokho. I know it would take a crazy transfer kitty to pull off all three but hey,one can dream right? On that mbiwa vid,we get lots of ligue 1 here and that clip rounds up his game. His confidence and reading is almost Colocinni-esque but he’s much more physical than Capt.Fab

  • Beattie25

    Jan 11, 2012 at 2:06 PM

    Comment #14

    The Mayans prophecised the end of the world in 2012 and if you read the prophecy itself it is very interesting. Here is the translation:

    ‘When the French revoloution sees the Magpie perch on top of the world fire from the heavens will rain down an apocolypse on all. None shall escape but the name of Saint Pardew will live forever.”

  • cartoonie

    Jan 11, 2012 at 2:16 PM

    Comment #15

    The most gutting thing about this for me is that Obertan will carry on playing!

  • Lynxie

    Jan 11, 2012 at 2:29 PM

    Comment #16

    Bad news lads:

    A ‘source’ tells me that Obertan is NOT injured, and intends to stick around for many months.
    having said that, Andy Carroll is a truly magnificent player, and the sooner he starts banging the goals in for Liverpool, the world will be a better place. I thought Messi was lucky to get the ballon D’Or the other night. What do you reckon Ed?

    Just our luck eh?

  • Lynxie

    Jan 11, 2012 at 3:36 PM

    Comment #17

    Beattie 25 @ 8:
    If life was like fifa 2012, I would be cutting in from the left wing and enticing the goalkeeper off his line, then smashing an unstoppable thrity yarder into the top corner, sending the gallowgate end absolutely wild as barcelona slumped to a massive 8-0 drubbing.
    As it is, I shall have to settle for having a couple of pints tonight and watching Andy Carroll sitting on the bench watching Liverpool getting spanked off Moneybags Citeh. (while my supermodel girlfriend massages me, serves up my curry, and performs a sensuous pole dance just out of my line of sight of the telly).
    Meanwhile back in reality…………
    Andy Carroll will play tonight against city, because he is brilliant and we all want hime to do well.

  • markmac

    Jan 11, 2012 at 3:50 PM

    Comment #18



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