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Entries Tagged as 'Newcastle Youth'

A Talented Youngster – But He Struggles With Injuries

July 25th, 2016 · 62 Comments

Kevin Mbabu had an excellent game for the Newcastle U-21 side in beating PSV 1-0 to win he Steel Park Cup yesterday and surprisingly enough Kevin has said that’s the first full 90 minutes he has played since he lasted the full game at home against Chelsea last season. Kevin Mbabu in action against Chelsea last September

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Injuries · Kevin Mbabu · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth

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

Newcastle Youngster Shows Why He’s Destined For The Top

July 13th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Newcastle’s 19 year-old young goalkeeper Freddie Woodman had an outstanding game yesterday for the England U-19 team as they beat France 2-1 in Germany in their opening match of the U-19 European Championships. Freddie is highly rated at Newcastle and he showed why that is with a string of great saves that saw England hang […]

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