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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle U21'

Newcastle Defender’s Goal – Fight His Way Back To Full Fitness

July 28th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Center-back Curtis Good was signed from Melbourne Heat four years ago for £400K on a six year deal when he was just 19. He came to Newcastle with hopes of a bright future and he came well recommended, but after a couple of decent loan spells he’s basically been out of the game for over […]

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Tags: Coaching · Curtis Good · Injuries · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Other News

Newcastle Issue Club Statement On EFL Invitation

July 27th, 2016 · 15 Comments

Newcastle United have today declined the invitation to participate this season in the new EFL Trophy for U-21 sides. They say there were initially told that they would not be invited to participate in the competition and therefore have already made other plans – mainly on loaning players out – and therefore will decline the […]

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Tags: EFL · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle Defender Outstanding In Excellent U-21 Win

July 24th, 2016 · 58 Comments

The Newcastle United U-21 side won the Steel Park Cup today with a second successive win and clean sheet – a 1-0 victory over PSV. And it was good to see Kevin Mbabu fit again and playing really well in the game, as he had to return to Newcastle during the week’s training camp  in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21

Why Doesn’t Peter Peter Beardsley Have This Responsibility?

July 24th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Newcastle have Portuguese U-19 international Flavio da Silva on trial with the club at the moment and it seems touch and go whether he will be given a permanent contract at Newcastle. Favio has now played three times for the U-21 side and Peter Beardsley says he rates him, but then strangely says that  it’s the  head of […]

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Tags: Coaching · Development squad · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

This Talented Youngster Causing Buzz In Development Squad

July 24th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Peter Beardsley has been praising 20 year-old Moroccan Yasin El-Mhanni as having unbelievable ability ever since he arrived at Newcastle on July 8th, after the Magpies had seen off competition for the youngster from Arsenal, Leicester and Norwich City. The very skillful youngster has been compared to Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez and his terrific skills have […]

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Tags: Development squad · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Yasin Ben El-Mhanni