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Entries Tagged as 'Trial'

Newcastle Taking A Close Look At Finnish Goalkeeper

July 10th, 2016 · 50 Comments

Newcastle are taking 16-year-old Finnish goalkeeper Otto Huuhtanen on a one-week trial with the club trying to bolster their squad at every level of the club under new manager Rafa Benitez. The 6ft 2ins tall goalkeeper is highly rated in his home country and has played for the Finland U-16 side and he will try […]

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Newcastle Take Serbian On Trial

April 24th, 2016 · 116 Comments

Newcastle have taken young Serbian U20 goalkeeper Filip Dmitrovic on trial with a permanent deal possible if he does well in his trial. He currently plays at Austrian club SK Austria Klagenfurt where he has a contract until 2019, so Newcastle would need to pay a transfer fee if they decide to sign the 20 […]

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Trialist Hits Hat-Trick For Newcastle

November 4th, 2015 · 31 Comments

Finnish teenager Mauro Severino is said to be on trial at Newcastle and in a behind the scenes game today the Finnish U16 player scored three goals. The 16 year-old immediately took to his Twitter account with the good news. Big win w/lads 4-3 against Blackpool U18 proud to score 3 goals today #newcastleunitedfc ? […]

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Dutchman Trying To Emulate Sebastien Bassong

July 7th, 2015 · 43 Comments

Newcastle are giving a one week trial to 17 year-old Dutchman Dani Koks on trial, so he will have a chanced to impress the new head coach Stave McClaren, who will be off with the first team to America this weekend. We remember seven years ago when 21 year-old Sebastien Bassong came in for a […]

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Newcastle Eyeing Young England Center-Back

May 8th, 2014 · 10 Comments

News in the Journal that Newcastle are giving a trial to Sunderland’s 21-year-old center-back Louis Laing, with a view to signing him if he does well. Lois Laing – 21 year-old Sunderland center-back

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