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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Academy'

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

Top Talent Can Finally Play For Newcastle

September 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Elias Fritjof Sorensen was signed by Newcastle in early August but he has yet to play for play for any Newcastle United side as the Tyneside club have waited for his International clearance. The International clearance has finally been received for the 17 year-old and Newcastle announced the news on their web-site earlier today. Elias […]

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Newcastle Sign Danish Teenage Wonderkid

August 12th, 2016 · 53 Comments

There was news three days ago that we were trying to sign 16 year-old Danish Elias Fritjof Sorensen from HB Koge and their Sporting Director did not argue that some great conversations were ongoing with Newcastle about the teenager. Elias has been referred to as a wonderkid because of his precocious play for one so […]

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Tags: Elias Fritjof Sorensen · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Taking A Close Look At Finnish Goalkeeper

July 10th, 2016 · 50 Comments

Newcastle are taking 16-year-old Finnish goalkeeper Otto Huuhtanen on a one-week trial with the club trying to bolster their squad at every level of the club under new manager Rafa Benitez. The 6ft 2ins tall goalkeeper is highly rated in his home country and has played for the Finland U-16 side and he will try […]

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