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Entries Tagged as 'Focus on Youth'

Will Adam Armstrong Make It At Newcastle?

April 19th, 2017 · 52 Comments

While Newcastle’s promotion effort comes to what we hope will be “mission accomplished”, we will take a quick look at one of our top youngsters.  Adam Armstrong has spent the entirety of this season on loan at Barnsley though we have to admit with disappointing results. Hopes were high for the local lad to push on […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Focus on Youth

The Only Thing This Youngster Lacks Is A Little Self-Belief

February 24th, 2016 · 206 Comments

Liam Gibson did himself no harm at all last Saturday when he started at left back in the 2-1 win over Lillestrom in La Manga to end a five day warm weather training trip by Newcastle, which was in preparation for the vital 12 game run-in to the season. Liam played very well for one […]

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Tags: Focus on Youth · Jamie Sterry · Liam Gibson · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Rolando Aarons

Definition Of Hope – Newcastle To Rely On This Youngster

October 11th, 2014 · 9 Comments

We could be wrong about this, but somehow we don’t think Sammy Ameobi is going to be able to make it this season at Newcastle, and for the sake of the team and for Sammy himself, we hope he proves us wrong. Sammy Ameobi – in action against Hull City

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Tags: Focus on Youth · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Sammy Ameobi · Shola Ameobi

Newcastle Youth Academy Close To Category One Status

October 6th, 2012 · 29 Comments

Newcastle will be receiving Category One status for their Youth Academy before 2013 rolls around, according to some good news being reported in the Newcastle Journal this morning, and that Academy status is very important for the club. Joe Joyce – Newcastle’s Academy Manager

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Tags: Focus on Youth · Gael Bigirimana · James Tavernier · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Shane Ferguson

Focus On Newcastle Youngsters – 16 Year-Old Remi Streete

March 11th, 2011 · 15 Comments

We had profiled Remi Streete back in March of 2010,  when he was the very first winner of the Jack Hixon award, and he was presented with the award by the Newcastle legend Alan Shearer. Remi Streete – receiving the Jack Hixon award last March

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Tags: Focus on Youth · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Remie Streete

Local Lad Michael Richardson Can Become Toon Star

February 19th, 2011 · 17 Comments

Michael Richardson, the 18-year-old red head, who was working for Newcastle City Council until last summer, joined the Newcastle club from Walker Central, and  has made amazing progress in a short six months at the club. Michael Richardson – 18 year old star in the making?

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Tags: Focus on Youth · Michael Richardson · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth