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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Youth'

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

Newcastle Start To Offer New Contracts To Players

May 24th, 2016 · 40 Comments

The Chronicle is reporting tonight that it’s their understanding that Rafa Benitez will offer a new two year deal to 21 year-old defender Kevin Mbabu. The Swiss youth international looked good when he did play for the first team last season and he was especially impressive when he played left back against Chelsea at St. James’ Park at the […]

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Tags: Contracts · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle’s Top Youngster Determined To Be Successful

May 21st, 2016 · 6 Comments

Adam Armstrong will return to Newcastle in pre-season after spending a really successful loan spell at Coventry City last season, where he performed extremely well for the Sky Blues and scored 20 goals in 40 appearances for the club. The good news for Newcastle is that Adam was well managed by Coventry manager Tony Mowbray […]

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Tags: Adam Armstrong · Coaching · League One · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Premier League

Benitez Can Bring The Very Best Out Of This Youngster

May 17th, 2016 · 228 Comments

We have been very impressed with some of the Newcastle players who have come out since Sunday and said they want to stay on Tyneside for next season. It seems a lot of that has to do with the possibility that the great Rafa Benitez will still be our manager at that time. Rolando Aarons brilliantly […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · Premier League

Here’s At Least One Positive For Next Season

May 14th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Adam Armstrong will be reporting to pre-season training this summer and it’s likely to be brought forward to late June this year,  with the Championship games starting on August 7th a week earlier than those of the Premier League. Adam is one of the best young players we have had at Newcastle for many years and his is […]

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