Adam Armstrong had a great season last season on loan to Coventry in League Oneand scored a great 20 goals in 40 appearances for the Sky Blues. The England Youth International has been one of our brightest young Newcastle players for some time since bursting on the scene about three years ago as a 17 [.
News today that Dan Barlaser has been offered to top Turkish clubBesiktas 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 [...]
Newcastle have had some very good youngsters come through the YouthAcademy yet for onereason 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 [.
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 [.
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 [.
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 onTyneside and Satka has returned home [.
The Guardian newspaper issued a report yesterday on the potential sexual abuse of young players in football and it was alleged a former player for Newcastle United has made comments about child abuse in football. The abuse is alleged to have been associated with a coach who once worked at Newcastle probably as a [.
Newcastle 19 year-old forward Alex Gilliead continues to get great press for the display he put in for Luton at Notts County over the weekend in the 0-0 draw. Alex was said to be absolutely brilliant in the first half of the game and he has people comparing to former Newcastle greats Paul Gascoigne [.
Alex Gilliead is on a loan spell at Luton Town until early January and he is impressing a lot of people at the club, including manager Nathan Jones, who believes Alex is so good he can become a regularPremier League player in the future. Alex was on loan for the seasonat Carlisle United last year [.
Newcastle-born box to box midfielder Sean Longstaff is in form for the Newcastle U-23 team having hit four goals in four days. Sean hit a hat-trick in the 5-1 rout ofHartlepool on Friday in the CentralLeague Cup and yesterday he scored in the 2-0 U-23 league win over Middlesbrough. Longstaff has now scored eight times [.
Luton Town are currently 4th top of League Two with 24 points from their first 15 league games and Newcastle loanee Alex Gilliead has played very well for them so far this season. Luton Town manager Nathan Jones freely admits he would like to keep the 20 year-old forward at Luton permanently, if he could.
One of the players who is improving very quickly at Newcastle is holding midfielder Isaac Hayden, who we signed from Arsenal for a low £2.5M in the summer and the 21 year-old, born in Chelmsford, has already made 12 appearances (8 starts) for Newcastle with one goal. Isaac seems to be rotating with Jack Colback [.
Adam Armstrong is on loan until January at Barnsley, but of course he cannot play tomorrow night against Newcastle. However, he will be able to meet up with the lads and manager Rafa Benitez too. Adam is one of the brightest prospects we have had for a while and he's also a local lad and [...]
For the second time in 24 hours Newcastle have given a new contract to one of their promising youngsters and a local lad too. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry has just been given a new four year dealat Newcastle and that follows Adam Armstrong's new four year deal hesigned yesterday. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry new [.
19-year-old Adam Armstrong could still find himself sent out on loan this season, with Rafa Benitez keen to get him playing plentyof first team games to aid in his development. But with Newcastle struggling to get their transfer targets through the door, whether Adam stays or goes could well depend on how well we do [.
There was news three days ago that we were trying to sign 16 year-old Danish Elias Fritjof Sorensen from HB Koge and their Sporting Director did not argue that some great conversations were ongoing with Newcastle about the teenager. Elias has been referred to as a wonderkid because of his precocious play for one so [.
The Scottish Sun is reporting today that Glasgow Rangers have targeted a loan move for Newcastle's young 19 year-old local striker Adam Armstrong. Rangers manager Mark Warburton is after another striker, with Martyn Waghorn having picked up a hamstring injury, and Adam Armstrong is reported to be in the manager's sights.
Rafa Benitez is trying to build up the player ranks of Newcastle at all levels of the club and it's not surprising to see him bring in some younger players this summer, who can strengthen both the U-18 Youth side and the Newcastle U-21 side. There is news today that Newcastle are interested in signing [.
With Adam Armstrong being injured and not being able to play for the England U-19 side in Germany in the U-19 European Championships this summer, he's had almost a full pre-season with Rafa Benitez and the first team squad at Newcastle. He's also had a few run-outs in some friendlygames, but whether Adam will remain [.
Two years sago in pre-season and in the first few games of that season in 2014 Rolando Aarons looked terrific and we thought here's a real emerging star at Newcastle. But injuries, mostly hamstring injuries, have prevented him fromplaying too many games since then and he has appeared only 17 times for Newcastle with 3 [.
We had reported on Wednesday that Isaac Hayden is one player who seems to have improved considerably under Rafa Benitez in the very short time he's been on Tyneside; the 21 year-old has been turning in some very good displays in friendlies in pre-season. Today he has come out and said he's learned an awful [.
Newcastle United have today declined the invitation to participate this season in the new EFL Trophy for U-21 sides. They say there were initially told that they would not be invited to participate in the competition and therefore have already made other plans mainly on loaning players out and therefore will decline the [.
Kevin Mbabu had an excellent game forthe NewcastleU-21 side in beating PSV 1-0 to winhe Steel Park Cup yesterday and surprisinglyenough 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 lastSeptember The Chelsea game [.
Newcastle havePortuguese 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 forthe U-21 side and PeterBeardsley says he rates him, but then strangely says that it's the head of [.
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 [.
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 [.
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 [.
27 year-old Argentine International left-back Emiliano Insua was only18 when Rafa Benitez handed him his first team debut for Liverpool against Portsmouth back on 28th April 2007. Insua is full of praise for Rafa in an exclusive interview on FIFA.com that he gave earlier this week. The left-back is now plying his trade at Stuttgart [.
Rafa Benitez keeps introducing new things at Newcastle as he works to transform both the club and the team into hopefully one of the best in England and even beyond that. Today there is news the 56 year-old invited the Academy coaches to observe the morning training session at the club's first team headquarters [.
The swell of optimism surrounding Newcastle United since Rafa came into the club has been all too obvious and since he agreed to stay on after we were relegated, the positivity has even reached new heights. On Monday, one of Rafa's great new ideas to raise spirits and to get the club and the community [.
Rafa has said this would happen a couple of weeks ago, but really good news today that Newcastle have launched a new children's football tournament to help enhance and increase the ties between Newcastle United and the local community. New manager Rafa Benitez sees the Tyneside club as being paramount in creating good relationships with [.
20-year-old Geordie Jamie Sterry made his Premier League debut in the final game of the season against Tottenham when we took them apart 5-1 at St. James' Park and the local lad has impressed manager Rafa Benitez. One of the many areas Rafa is looking to overhaul and get working at the club [...]
Newcastle's two current England U19 Internationals are goalkeeper Freddie Woodman and local striker Adam Armstrong, who is currently nursing a thigh injury he picked up playing for England in Mexico. We are hoping that injury is not too serious and will not hamper his pre-season too much, as he will try to impress Rafa Benitez [.
Over the last two summers 20 year-old Rolando Aarons has worked through the summer on getting fit for the upcoming season, but he's had a real bad time of it with injuries and over the last two seasons appeared only 17 times with 3 goals for Newcastle. Well it's a case if plan A doesn't [...]
Newcastle United have turned down an approach for 18 year-old Sean Longstaff from Scottish Premier League side Dundee United, who wanted to take the Newcastle-born box to box midfielder on a season long loan north of the border. Sean has been on Newcastle's books for ten years and is well thought of at the club.
It's not surprising that Rafa Benitez has been working around the clock this summer to get things ready for what will be a crucial season for Newcastle next season in theChampionship, when job one is to get one of those twoautomatic promotion places. We'll take promotion via the knockout stage between the next four teams [.
It was good to see former Newcastle center-back Tamas Kadar play so well for Hungary yesterday, in their great 2-0 win over Austria Tamas had a solid game at left back. And apart from giving the ball away a couple of times in the second half he looked both solid and impressive at left back [...]
19 year-old goalkeeper Freddie Woodman is currently away on International duty with the England U19 side and he's expressed his frustration at not being able to make his Newcastle debut last season, after he had looked good in pre-season in America and was on the bench lots oftimes last season for the Magpies.
Adam Armstrong spent last season on loan at Coventry City when he scored 20 goals in League One in 40 total appearances for the Sky Blues and he will return to pre-season after he competes for England in the U-19 European Championships in Germany this summer. We thought the 19 year-old local lad would be [.
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 [.