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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Academy'

Newcastle Signing Top Young Players Under The Radar

February 7th, 2017 · 57 Comments

With the signing of 18-year-old Victor Fernandez last Friday, Newcastle are quietly signing some top young players this season and they are doing it fairly quietly as Rafa wants to build up the quality of Peter Beardsley’s development squad. The photo below is one of the pictures Victor’s former Spanish club UE Cornella issued last […]

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Tags: Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle U23 · Transfer News and Rumours

It’s Still The Last Chance Saloon For This Newcastle Player

January 22nd, 2017 · 94 Comments

We just watched Sammy Ameobi’s interviewed after the game on nufcTV and the local lad comes across – well like a local lad – and he was delighted to get on against for the Newcastle first team yesterday and he got a great ovation from the crowd – that was really great to see. You can […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Sammy Ameobi

Newcastle Sign Another Top Young Striker

January 2nd, 2017 · 4 Comments

17 year-old striker Tyrique Bartlett has had a trial at Newcastle and he must have done well because he is being offered a three year contract by the club, as reported in the Chronicle. He is the son of South African International striker Shaun who played for Charlton Athletic from 2000 through 2006 and also […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle Issue Statement On Potential Abuse

November 25th, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Guardian newspaper issued a report yesterday on the potential sexual abuse of young players in football and it was alleged a former player for Newcastle United has made comments about child abuse in football. The abuse is alleged to have been associated with a coach who once worked at Newcastle – probably as a […]

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Tags: Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

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