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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle U23'

Young Striker Sets Sights On First Team For Next Season

April 13th, 2017 · 3 Comments

One of the jobs Rafa Benitez has taken upon himself at Newcastle is to improve the quality of the younger players at Newcastle. Rafa understands it’s really important to get some players coming through the Youth System at Newcastle to the first team. And although that policy has been in place for the last 10 […]

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Tags: Coaching · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Tom Heardman

How Standards Have Improved Dramatically With Rafa In Charge

April 4th, 2017 · 2 Comments

News today that Dan Barlaser has been offered to top Turkish club¬†Besiktas by his agents and that’s according to reports coming out of Turkey – which are not always accurate. But since Dan is one of our top youngsters at Newcastle it would come as a bit of a surprise if Rafa Benitez is willing […]

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Tags: Dan Barlaser · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth

Yet Another Injury Blow For Newcastle Player

April 4th, 2017 · 12 Comments

24 year-old Curtis Good has been at Newcastle now for five years after signing for us for ¬£400K from Melbourne Heart in the summer of 2012. Unfortunately Curtis has been injured a lot of the time he’s been on Tyneside, but when he does play he’s a good player, but his development has simply been […]

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Tags: Contracts · Curtis Good · Injuries · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23

Rafa Demands Results At All Levels Of Newcastle

March 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on Rafa Demands Results At All Levels Of Newcastle

Last season Newcastle had a losing mentality and they got that from losing so many games under head coach Steve McClaren. When Steve was finally fired in March of last year after managing 28 PL games, we had lost 16 of those games and won only 6 – a 57% loss rate and a 21% […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23

Newcastle Linked With Talented St Etienne Defender

March 13th, 2017 · 68 Comments

There are reports in France that Newcastle want to sign 18 year-old Saint Etienne defender Mickael Nade this summer. The 18-year-old has a contract at the French club that runs out this summer and it looks like Newcastle are moving in quickly to offer the player good terms and have him move to Tyneside in […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Our New Signing – Everything Great At Newcastle – But For This

February 17th, 2017 · 6 Comments

18 year-old Spanish striker Victor Fernandez is our new January signing and he’s been in good form since he arrived and is due to play this afternoon against Blackburn in the Premier League 2 game for the U23 team. Last Monday he starred in Newcastle’s 4-0 hammering of Bristol City when the teenager scored one […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth · Victor Fernandez