Four Newcastle players from the Academy have been offered professional contracts with United.

Midfielder Liam Smith, forward Tom Heardman and defenders Jamie Sterry and Macaulay Gillesphey were offered the new deals this week

In addition, goalkeeper Brendan Pearson and defenders Jamie Cobain, Kyle Cameron, Adam Laidler, Callum Williams and Liam Gibson have all been offered third year scholarships.

Not so good news for those released; Greg Olley, Ben Drennan, Ryan McKinnon, James Atkinson, Jordan Storey, Jonathyn Quinn, Joe Kerridge and Andy Hall.