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Entries Tagged as 'Development squad'

Newcastle Defender Outstanding In Excellent U-21 Win

July 24th, 2016 · 58 Comments

The Newcastle United U-21 side won the Steel Park Cup today with a second successive win and clean sheet – a 1-0 victory over PSV. And it was good to see Kevin Mbabu fit again and playing really well in the game, as he had to return to Newcastle during the week’s training camp  in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21

Why Doesn’t Peter Peter Beardsley Have This Responsibility?

July 24th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Newcastle have Portuguese U-19 international Flavio da Silva on trial with the club at the moment and it seems touch and go whether he will be given a permanent contract at Newcastle. Favio has now played three times for the U-21 side and Peter Beardsley says he rates him, but then strangely says that  it’s the  head of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

This Talented Youngster Causing Buzz In Development Squad

July 24th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Peter Beardsley has been praising 20 year-old Moroccan Yasin El-Mhanni as having unbelievable ability ever since he arrived at Newcastle on July 8th, after the Magpies had seen off competition for the youngster from Arsenal, Leicester and Norwich City. The very skillful youngster has been compared to Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez and his terrific skills have […]

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Tags: Development squad · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Yasin Ben El-Mhanni

Newcastle Now Linked With Left-Back Target

July 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments

There are reports that Newcastle are interested in signing Walsall’s 19 year-old England U-19 International left-back, Rico Henry. Rafa Benitez is keen to add not only to the first team squad this summer, but to pick up some very promising youngsters for Peter Beardsley’s Development squad. Those younger players can then be developed in the […]

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Tags: Development squad · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

This Can Only Be Good News For Newcastle Youngsters

July 9th, 2016 · 7 Comments

27 year-old Argentine International left-back Emiliano Insua was only 18 when Rafa Benitez handed him his first team debut for Liverpool against Portsmouth back on 28th April 2007. Insua is full of praise for Rafa in an exclusive interview on FIFA.com that he gave earlier this week. The left-back is now plying his trade at Stuttgart […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target