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Entries Tagged as 'Development squad'

Rafa Benitez Looking To Improve All Levels At Newcastle

November 15th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Rafa Benitez will look to bring in some players in the summer who can help with our promotion drive, but also be good enough to make the step up to the Premier League, with the hope that’s where we will be playing next season. But as well as bringing in first team players, Rafa also wants […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Other News

19 Year-Old Talented Midfielder One To Watch At Newcastle

November 1st, 2016 · 20 Comments

Newcastle-born box-to-box midfielder Sean Longstaff is in form for the Newcastle U-23 team having hit four goals in four days. Sean hit a hat-trick in the 5-1 rout of Hartlepool on Friday in the Central League Cup and yesterday he scored in the 2-0 U-23 league win over Middlesbrough. Longstaff has now scored nine goals for Newcastle and […]

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Tags: Development squad · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth · Sean Longstaff

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