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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle U21'

Newcastle Defender Outstanding In Excellent U-21 Win

July 24th, 2016 · 47 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

England Crash Out In Surprise Loss To Italy

July 21st, 2016 · 76 Comments

The England U-19 side crashed out of the European U-19 Championships today when they lost 2-1 to Italy in the semi-finals after winning all three of their group A games. Both of the Italy goals came from left-back Federico Dimarco and from set-pieces. His first came from a penalty in the 27th minute after Fikayo […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · England News · European Competition · Freddie Woodman · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth

This Newcastle Youngster Will Score Goals In Any Team

June 23rd, 2016 · 31 Comments

Newcastle’s two current England U19 Internationals are goalkeeper Freddie Woodman and local striker Adam Armstrong, who is currently nursing a thigh injury he picked up playing for England in Mexico. We are hoping that injury is not too serious and will not hamper his pre-season too much, as he will try to impress Rafa Benitez […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Other News