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Exclusive – Newcastle United Get Top Academy Status…But They Just Forgot to Tell Us

8 years ago

In a bizarre twist, it would appear that Newcastle United DO now have to Academy, Category One, status.

The only problem being that Newcastle United haven’t told anybody!

Recently we revealed that Joe Joyce, NUFC’s Academy manager, had said back in May that the Auditors were returning later that month to see if the Academy was now up to scratch, he then added that they would find out last month (June) as to whether Newcastle had succeeded in getting the essential top status.

With not a word from the club well into July, you couldn’t help but think that the Auditors [intlink id=”31473″ type=”post”]must have given the Academy the thumbs down again[/intlink].

However, it appears not.

No proper announcement from the club (perish the thought) but putting 2 and 2 together it does appear we do actually get 4 for once.

Basically, starting in August there is a new one division league for Category One Academies and Newcastle are one of the clubs that appear in the fixtures.

Quite why the club would have neglected to let us know that such an important (positive!) decision had come our way, is anybody’s guess.

I suppose when it takes days to confirm Newcastle United have a new Director of Football after the buffoon has blundered onto SKY TV and started rambling about it himself, anything is possible. If you remember, a good number of fans did start to believe that Joe Kinnear had made the whole thing up when our club said absolutely nothing for 48 hours.

So we are pleased to announce Newcastle United now have Category One Academy status…watch out for this breaking news from the club any month now!

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