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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Youth'

What Went Wrong With Haris Vuckic?

March 23rd, 2017 · 3 Comments

Newcastle have had some very good youngsters come through the Youth Academy yet for one reason or another never make it to become a first team regular at the club. One player who has done that recently is Paul Dummett, who has become the regular left-back under Rafa Benitez. One player we had really high hopes for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Haris Vuckic · Loan Moves · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

Newcastle’s Top Youngster – Rafa Has Been Brilliant For Me

March 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Freddie Woodman is one the best young players at Newcastle and we look forward to seeing the 20 year-old develop into one of the top goalkeepers in England and at Newcastle of course. He’s already played for the U16, U17, U18, U19, U20 and U21 England Youth sides and made 42 total appearances so far […]

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Tags: Coaching · Freddie Woodman · Management · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

This May Be A Veiled Message From Rafa To Mike Ashley

March 15th, 2017 · 22 Comments

Rafa Benitez talked recently about bringing players through the Newcastle Academy, but the Newcastle manager is also very pragmatic and knows what works in football and what doesn’t – and he has said you cannot rely on the Academy for all your players. Rafa is talking about what the top teams have to do to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

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

Time Could Be Up For This Newcastle Player

January 12th, 2017 · 3 Comments

At one time Newcastle’s 21 year-old defender Lubomir Satka was expected to make a breakthrough to the Newcastle first team and he was compared to then captain Fabricio Coloccini in the classy way he played. But like many youngsters at Newcastle it looks like he will not make it on Tyneside and Satka has returned home […]

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Tags: Lubo Satka · Newcastle News · Newcastle U23 · Newcastle Youth