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With 8 defeats in 9 and 27 goals conceded, the future of NUFC still looks to need some careful attention from Rafa Benitez.
Newcastle United in derby win on Wearside shocker, the NUFC Under 18s defeating Sunderland 1-0 on their own patch.
The rot goes right through the club, only 7 days after that collapse at the Etihad, Newcastle’s young stars lose 6-1 to Manchester City.
Steve McClaren is a big one for positive thinking and interesting to see this runs right through the club, down to the Academy Under 18s Coach, Dave Watson.
It’s reported today that Sylvain Marveaux has been sent to train with the kids; maybe a few more should be sent along to learn something from our under 18s.
It was a third defeat in a row for Newcastle United’s youngsters this on Saturday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Under 18 side left Newcastle with all three points.
Whether this is a true reflection of the merits of the two youth teams is one thing, but whatever the truth, you just hope that it is a case of a big learning curve for Newcastle’s young players.
Summer acquisition Olivier Kemen was unable to prevent Newcastle’s under 18 team slipping to defeat away to Stoke City.
The win was especially impressive considering Fulham had previously picked up five wins and a draw from their previous six fixtures.
Greg Olley and Adam Campbell had given Newcastle a two goal lead but City fought back and equalised, only for substitute Jonathyn Quinn to give United a dramatic late winner in the 89th minute.
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