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Trialist Hits Hat-Trick For Newcastle

11:46 pm, Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 31 Comments

Finnish teenager Mauro Severino is said to be on trial at Newcastle and in a behind the scenes game today the Finnish U16 player scored three goals.

The 16 year-old immediately took to his Twitter account with the good news.

Newcastle are always looking for very good young players from around Europe that they can bring in and develop and they also become home grown players for Newcastle.

The teenager  is on trial from Finnish club TPV and the game was against a Blackpool U18 side and was behind closed doors.

We´ll have to see if Mauro impresses enough to be signed by Newcastle United.

Comments welcome.

Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Recruitment · Trial

31 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Munster Mag // Nov 5, 2015 at 12:38 AM

    “newcastle are always looking for young players that they can sell on for a fast buck. In fact they even tried to rename their ground because it would net them 4m per year. Or a riviere every season. How cool is that? Bizarrely lots of local fans agreed with it because they stupidly thought their ground name would always be called st james’. Yes just like lansdowne road which is never called that any more. Can we say a selling price for arma yet?

  • 2 John Tudor // Nov 5, 2015 at 2:34 AM

    short enough

    Jib // Nov 2, 2015 at 9:12 AM

    John Tudor
    That’s quite a long post for you !
    Still utter bollix like , best return to short one in future 🙂

  • 3 Lilongwe Geordie // Nov 5, 2015 at 5:30 AM

    “Martinez is all fluff. A coach who cannot teach a team not to concede goals in not a good coach.”

    Interesting comment from Munster, considering his attempts to label Pardew as a good coach nowadays. Since the start of the season we finished 5th, Pardew’s Newcastle conceded more goals than Wigan and Everton combined under Martinez.

    Whilst I agree Martinez isn’t a great coach, using the defensive argument whilst also regularly arguing Pardew is a good coach seems a bit contradictory.

  • 4 Shot Bru // Nov 5, 2015 at 5:38 AM

    No word yet of an emergency loan for a keeper?

    Or are the club gonna wing it this weekend gambling on an unfit Elliot or untried Woodman?

  • 5 lesh // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:10 AM

    Severino? A good good finisher in prospect? Finnisher, geddit! Well, Jesper would cos he understands Scandinavian humour!!!

  • 6 lesh // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:14 AM


    You forgot to.mention the unfit and untried Darlow.

    Maybe we need to go for the keeper Ed posted about in an earlier thread – at least we’d have a reasonable chance of having a useful keeper for the second half of the season.

  • 7 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:18 AM

    lesh…thanks! I hope 😉

  • 8 lesh // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:19 AM

    Shot Bru

    Phew, you can relax….. We’ve all overlooked ur other keeper…

    Desperate times or has Charnley got no budget for 2015 and is chit scared to ask Ashley for a sub to pay for a keeper?

  • 9 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:20 AM

    lesh…I know a good Scandinavian joke’

    “are you Fin(n)ish? No I am Danish 😀

  • 10 lesh // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:21 AM


    You’re up early, I thought you’d be hibernating for the winter!


  • 11 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:22 AM

    It’s fun even though the correct English would be:

    …have you finished and not are you…

  • 12 lesh // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:23 AM

    Oh Jesper…..

    Finnish? Danish?

    That one takes the bacon!!!


  • 13 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:24 AM

    lesh…up and about mate! Two kids 😉

  • 14 lesh // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:29 AM


    Having two kids suggests you need to take up a hobby, something to keep you occupied when the kids are asleep!

  • 15 lesh // Nov 5, 2015 at 6:31 AM


    Speaking of sleep, It’s time for bed for me.

    Have a good day.

  • 16 headtheball // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:12 AM

    lesh if you are still about.
    You asked on an earlier post Just when will Ashley’s ambitions for the Club be realised?
    I suggest they already have been.
    Sports Direct – the horse
    Sports Direct – the cart
    Sports Direct – the bolts
    Anything else is a waste of resources which could be utilised for the promotion of
    Sports Direct.

  • 17 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:13 AM

    lesh…what have you been up to all night?

  • 18 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:15 AM

    lesh…a hobby you say when the kids sleep. Well one of us needs to be here and at night I prefer to sleep ad well 😉

  • 19 catchy in norway // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:20 AM

    Munster jail toonking

    Whilst I fully agree that p45was not backed with players he may have wanted , that never has been my argument with regards to p45, my argument has always been the way he played football with the players he did have, he may not have been backed but I know that he had the right players to play a better brand of football than he did, after all Poyet managed to do it with Brighton.

    Regardless of what people think of HBA he was our best chance of scoring goals , he was out most creative player and p45 was petty with him and played Obertan or Sammy ,

    P45 insisted on playing players like goofy or jonas in DMC when he could have used Abied ,

    There were times when players had nothing in the tank , and p45 just kept playing them expecting things to get better , madness

    People thinking he is doing well at palace are deluding themselves , all season they have scored 1 goal from open play in the league. That’s not going to end well is it, pretty much what he did to us, cabaye , 3 goals so far, all pens . Hmm not so good when you really look at it, no foundation set. That’s the reason he fails, he comes in with charm lifts the spirit for a short while then he is spent.

  • 20 Mag52 // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:23 AM


    It’s not an exact science to compare defensive records between one manager and another as, of course, the players involved are totally different.
    I’ve always rated Martinez as a good manager. I think his record, with teams not blessed with unlimited funds, stands up to scrutiny.

  • 21 Mag52 // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:33 AM


    You’ve certainly nailed your colours to the mast regarding Palace under Pardew this season.
    There’s nothing at all wrong with goals from set pieces. They show that work done in training is paying off and they all count as goals.
    It’ll be interesting to see if your forecast re Palace at the end of the season is remotely correct.
    Frankly, I’d take a couple of set piece goals v Bournemouth this Saturday.

  • 22 Lilongwe Geordie // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:36 AM

    I knew you would respond to a post that mentioned Pardew! 😉 Of course it isn’t an exact science, still, any side conceding that quantity of goals over four seasons is poor defensively. My point was that Munster defends Pardew as a good manager, but slates Martinez for something that Pardew was just as bad at.

    Over 4 years neither had the worst defenders in the league at their disposal, Martinez had far worse and then better, but both should look at that as an area of their own coaching that needs significant improvement.

  • 23 Lilongwe Geordie // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:40 AM

    I can’t remember Pardew using Goofy as a DMC, I do remember McClaren using Goofy there twice this season though.

  • 24 JamesToon // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:55 AM

    The huge difference between Pardew and Martinez is that Martinez has the ambition and coaching to play good attacking football and will build long term, Pardew does not

  • 25 Jail for Ashley // Nov 5, 2015 at 7:57 AM

    I’m not here to defend Pardew, I did up until those consecutive humiliations against Lpool and the mackems and towards the end I couldn’t stand the sight of him never mind listen to his drivel. His defensive record was atrocious more 3+ hidings than the last eight/ten managers combined, but with a Collocini led defence Mclaren has already had the worst defensive record in the division after ten games, only saved the ignominy after the mackems and Villa got thrashed at the weekend, Lilongwe says we didn’t have the worst defenders so something must be a constant.

  • 26 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Nov 5, 2015 at 8:01 AM

    Pardew wasn’t backed the year after the wonder season but he was still poor here…

    …the worse football I have seen in my years supporting the club.

    And his unwillingness or ability to adapt to the players he had was remarkable…if not frightening!

  • 27 Jail for Ashley // Nov 5, 2015 at 8:04 AM

    You keep going on about HBA, he has proved tome and time again that he is poison, someone with his talent should be at a top six club, he isn’t as everywhere he’s been he’s trouble and top clubs can happily do with out him. Another prime example of us doing research, “because we only want players with the right attitude and character” rather than because he was cheap. Honest Guv !

  • 28 firebug666 // Nov 5, 2015 at 8:10 AM

    So we are going with crocked Rob Elliot in goal this weekend.

    Apparently Elliot’s thigh problem has improved, but if he does’t make it we will have Woodman in and Brendan Pearson will be on the bench.

    At least we didn’t have to shell out any money for a loan keeper.

    Let’s hope the defence play well and protect the keeper, and we haven’t shot ourselves in the foot.

  • 29 Lilongwe Geordie // Nov 5, 2015 at 8:11 AM

    Jail, During Pardew’s time here we had a couple of French international defenders, an Italian international, an Argentinian that made Premier league team of the year, a solid if unadventurous englishman, a decent if oft injured London born Geordie, a reliable back up (Willo), briefly a Spanish international, a Dutch international, plus youngsters like Dummet and Haidara.

    If you can’t get 4 out of that collection of players to do a reasonable job and not concede near 1.5 goals per game then there is something wrong. I’m not saying they were all great, but far better then the goals against column showed.

    Take the 12/13 season, Norwich conceded less goals then us and had Martin, Whittaker, Bassong, Turner, Garrido, Barnett and Bennet.

    13/14 season, Hull conceded less goals – Rosenior, Figueroa, McShane, Davies, Chester, Bruce, Faye.

  • 30 hibbitt // Nov 5, 2015 at 8:21 AM

    love him or hate him he’s gone let’s move on…… we now have more pressing problems

  • 31 TroubledToon // Nov 5, 2015 at 10:25 AM

    Fully agree with u Hibbitt… Can’t understand y the Pardew, HBA topics come up so frequently. Its akin to the Liverpool fans still harping on their glory days!!! Let it go already

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