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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Academy'

Newcastle Could Have Future Superstar On The Books

August 18th, 2015 · 19 Comments

Newcastle haven’t started the Premier League very well,  and after a good first game at home when we managed to hang on for a 2-2 draw against Southampton, we were well beaten at Swansea on Saturday, when we were completely outplayed for those first 20 minutes, and then had Daryl Janmaat sent off before half […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Loan Moves · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

Former Top Youngster Has No Future At Newcastle

August 18th, 2015 · 22 Comments

It looks like Haris Vuckic’s career at Newcastle is over, and the Slovenian International may even end up at Glasgow Rangers, where he spent the second half of last season on loan and did well in the Scottish second division. Haris Vuckic on loan to Rangers last season

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Tags: Haris Vuckic · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Premier League

McClaren Confident Of New Signings – To Assess The Academy

August 15th, 2015 · 14 Comments

The summer transfer window closes two weeks on Monday night, so not too many more articles on Newcastle signing Charlie Austin during that time, probably only about ten. Last Sunday Steve McClaren had meetings with owner Mike Ashley and the Newcastle Board before the first home game against Southampton, and it seems those meetings went […]

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Tags: Coaching · Mehdi Abeid · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Top Youngster Thanks His Father

August 5th, 2015 · 23 Comments

Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman looked really good in pre-season and he got some playing time especially on the American tour. At the very least Freddie showed what a good goalkeeper he already is, and the 18 year-old England U19 International could be challenging Tim Krul for the number one spot at Newcastle in a year […]

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Tags: Freddie Woodman · Loan Moves · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Dutchman Trying To Emulate Sebastien Bassong

July 7th, 2015 · 43 Comments

Newcastle are giving a one week trial to 17 year-old Dutchman Dani Koks on trial, so he will have a chanced to impress the new head coach Stave McClaren, who will be off with the first team to America this weekend. We remember seven years ago when 21 year-old Sebastien Bassong came in for a […]

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Tags: Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Sebastien Bassong · Trial

McClaren Pledges Support For Newcastle’s Youngsters

June 13th, 2015 · 19 Comments

One of the reasons Steve McClaren was thought by many to be the perfect coach for Newcastle is that he’s very good with the youngsters,  and he has a very good record of bringing youngsters through to the first team at some of the clubs he’s managed. That will be one of his priorities at […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development · Head coach · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Premier League