The Under 21 Newcastle team v Sunderland has just been confirmed.
The NUFC kids taking on the Sunderland first team in the Checkatrade Trophy.
The winners going through to the last eight of the competition.
This is who Newcastle United start with:
Harker, Walters, Gibson, M. Longstaff, Bailey (c), Watts, Allan, Sangare, Roberts, Sorensen, Wilson
McEntee, Langley, Longelo, Juanito, Toure
Rafa Benitez deciding not to risk anybody who might potentially be needed for the upcoming first team matches, with midfielder Sean Longstaff in particular being looked after, with a potential shortage of midfield options lying ahead.
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