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Newcastle United official announcement – NUFC Academy retained list and departures

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An official announcement from Newcastle United on Thursday afternoon has revealed which you players have been retained by the club for next season.

However, sadly and inevitably, that also means listing the young players who won’t still be at Newcastle United when the 2022/23 season kicks off.

Academy Manager Steve Harper with a message for all the young players who have represented NUFC.

Newcastle United official announcement – 26 May 2022:

Newcastle United’s Academy has confirmed its retained list for the 2022/23 season.

At Under-18 level, second-year scholars Harry Barclay, Kyle Crossley, James Huntley, Jamie Miley, Michael Ndiweni and Joshua Stewart have all been offered professional contracts, while Piotr Banda, Liam Chrystal, Joel Green, Josh Nicholson and Nathan Robertson will leave the Academy this summer.

In Elliott Dickman’s Under-23s squad, offers have been made to Matthew Bondswell, Niall Brookwell, Will Brown, Lewis Cass, Joe Oliver and Dylan Stephenson.

Leaving the club will be Tom Allan, Ryan Barrett, Brad Cross, Oisin McEntee, Mo Sangare, Regan Thomson, Jake Turner and Adam Wilson.

‘A new challenge ahead’

Academy manager Steve Harper said: “I’d like to thank each and every player for their efforts during their time at the Academy.

“Many of the players leaving us have been here for several years so this will be an emotional time as they take a new step on their career path.

“Our aim is to not just develop good footballers that can play in the first team, but good people who are equipped and prepared for life in or out of the game, and I’m incredibly proud of the Academy staff for driving and supporting that ethos.

“I’d like wish the players leaving us the very best of luck with their careers.

“For the players staying with us, there is a new challenge ahead of them and we look forward to seeing them back for pre-season.”


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