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Entries Tagged as 'Development'

Former Great’s Dim View Of Newcastle’s Future

September 13th, 2013 · 13 Comments

It was really a great night on Wednesday night for Steve Harper’s testimonial match, after his 20 years of service to his local club, and we had many for our former great players return, along with some Italian greats from the past representing an AC Milan eleven, and over 50,000 fans were willing to turn out […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Make First Signing – Young French Striker

June 16th, 2013 · 108 Comments

There’s news coming through that Newcastle United have made their first signing of the season, and he’s 16 year-old striker Olivier Kemen. Olivier Kemen – 16 year-old striker form FC Metz

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Tags: Development · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

Young Magpie – I Came To Be A Big Player At Newcastle

February 18th, 2013 · 98 Comments

Kevin Mbabu was signed by Newcastle from Swiss side Servette last month for a fee of around £1M, and Newcastle beat off interest from Manchester United and Arsenal, although after he signed Kevin said he always wanted to join Newcastle – who were his first choice over Arsenal and Manchester United. So he’s also very […]

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Tags: Development · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

This Youngster Is Pushing For First Team Place At Newcastle

February 5th, 2013 · 29 Comments

We’ve noticed there’s pressure on players to even get on the bench these days, since our five Frenchmen arrived last month, but  19 year-old midfielder Gael Bigirimana has been a substitute in the last couple of games, and this lad has been another stellar signing for Newcastle, since we got him in last summer from Coventry City […]

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Tags: Development · Gael Bigirimana · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle To Sign Kevin Mbabu Today

January 31st, 2013 · 26 Comments

It seems that Swiss teenager Kevin Mbabu will sign on for Newcastle today – and we covered that story yesterday – and even got the right photo up for the 17 year-old – eventually – and the news in the local papers is the Swiss U19 International will sign today – and Newcastle will beat […]

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Tags: Development · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle Close To Signing Top Youngster

January 30th, 2013 · 378 Comments

The Daily Mail is reporting that Newcastle are close to signing 17 year-old Swiss central defender Kevin Mbabu. Kevin Mbabu – 17 year-old Swiss defender

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Tags: Development · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Now Linked With Top French Youngster

January 24th, 2013 · 22 Comments

Newcastle United are interested in young Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, who at 17 years old has already played eight times for the PSG first team. Adrian Rabiot – Newcastle interested

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Tags: Development · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Curtis Good Reaches Capital One Cup Final With Bradford

January 23rd, 2013 · 33 Comments

Newcastle’s 19 year-old center-back Curtis Good helped Bradford win the two legged Capital Cup semi-final last night at Villa Park in front of over 40,000,  when Bradford lost the game 2-1 but won the tie 4-3 against Aston Villa, and become the first fourth division side in 51 years (Rochdale were the last team to […]

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Tags: Curtis Good · Development · Newcastle News

Adam Campbell Sent Back To The U21 Squad

January 11th, 2013 · 588 Comments

We had hoped that Adam Campbell would be given a chance in the first team before the end of the season, but that’s unlikely to happen anytime soon, as Adam has been sent back to the U21 Development squad, so he can get some games under his belt. Adam Campbell – sent back to get some games in Development squad

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Tags: Adam Campbell · Development · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21

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