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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Academy'

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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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle Youth · Other News · Trial

Benitez Introduces Consistent New Procedures At Newcastle

July 6th, 2016 · 100 Comments

Rafa Benitez keeps introducing new things at Newcastle as he works to transform both the club and the team into hopefully one of the best in England – and even beyond that. Today there is news the 56 year-old invited the Academy coaches to observe the morning  training session at the club’s first team headquarters […]

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

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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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