18 year-old Adam Campbell scored both Newcastle’s goals, one in either half last night, to give a Newcastle eleven a 2-1 win at Gateshead, in what was a very close game.
Newcastle eleven in action at Gateshead last night
Campbell showed his enormous promise with two opportunist goals, and the North Shields lad is rumored to be on his way out on loan, and that would be almost certain if Newcastle can get Gomis and Remy though the door this season.
A number of Scottish clubs have already said they would be more than willing to take Adam on loan, and that’s hardly surprising.
Gateshead played well last night, and looked to be heading towards a draw when former Newcastle junior Marcus Maddison equalized after 75 minutes, but just 7 minutes later Campbell scored his second and what turned out to be the winner.
Another reason Gateshead were limited to just one goal, was an outstanding performance from 20 year-old third string goalkeeper Jak Alnwick.
Newcastle played some of their top youngsters last night, including Remie Streete, Curtis Good, Conor Newton, Haris Vuckic and Campbell, and Dan Gosling, who was Man of the Match last Tuesday at St. Mirren got a good 68 minute run-out.
Romain Amalfitano played the first half, but we expect the young Frenchman to return to the French League this summer, since he hasn’t managed to make any headway on Tyneside.
Gateshead (4-4-2): Adam Bartlett; Craig Baxter, Ben Clark, Carl Magnay (Liam Hatch 86), Luke O’Brien; Rob Ramshaw (Jamie Chandler 57), Josh Walker, Phil Turnbull, Micky Cummins (Marcus Maddison 57); Adam Boyes, James Brown (James Marwood 57)
Subs not used: Jordan Nixon
Newcastle United XI (4-2-3-1): Jak Alnwick (Jonathan Mitchell 71); Jamie Sterry, Remie Streete, Lubo Satka, Curtis Good; Conor Newton, Dan Gosling (Olivier Kemen 68); Roland Aarons (Steven Logan 46), Haris Vuckic, Romain Amalfitano (Jonathyn Quinn 46); Adam Campbell
Subs not used: Jamie Sterry, Macauley Booth, Lewis Aird, Liam Smith, Tom Heardman
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