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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Academy'

Magpies Sign Man City Midfielder – Plus Other New Recruits

May 25th, 2016 · 16 Comments

News today that Newcastle have signed up 16 year-old Manchester City midfielder Mace Goodridge, after he had been released by the Manchester club. He is one of 12 new scholars who have been signed up to the Youth Academy and one question we would have is whether Rafa Benitez or his people have been involved […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle Youth · Rolando Aarons

Benitez – Two Or Three Small Changes Will Improve Everything

March 30th, 2016 · 1 Comment

It will be interesting to hear what Rafa Benitez has to say about the devastating injury Rob Elliot suffered last night playing for Ireland – and the coaches will now have to prepare Karl Darlow for the game on Saturday at Norwich with young 19 year-old Freddie Woodman on the bench. That’s after Rob has […]

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

Rafa Benitez Continues His Complete Overhaul Of Newcastle

March 23rd, 2016 · 12 Comments

There’s absolutely no doubting that Rafa Benitez is doing all he can in the final couple of months to save Newcastle from the drop and also to make changes for the better at the club wherever he sees fit. Rafa seems to be getting a free hand to do that, which is (very) good to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Leadership · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle 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

Former Geordie Star Has No Worries About Newcastle

November 5th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Andy Carroll is just like the rest of us who were born and brought up in the Newcastle area – you are a Newcastle United fan  through and through. Andy did really well at Newcastle before we flogged him for £35M on January 31st 2011 to Liverpool – but he didn’t make it at the Reds […]

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Tags: Andy Carroll · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League