Today's Top Words:
newcastle united ashley club bruce had chelsea mike mexican when man magpies goal businessmen london
The fencer, the prison inmate and the NUFC skipper: What happened to the 18 Academy graduates who came before Matty Longstaff

Below is a summary of the full article. Click here for the full version or go back to NUFC Live

Matty Longstaff is the 19th Academy graduate in the last decade to make his first team debut for Newcastle United .

But these players have all played in meaningful games for Newcastle (Premier League, Championship, League Cup or European competitions).

Here are the 18 who preceded Longstaff in the last decade and what came next.

He marked his bow with a superb debut Premier League goal but as he knows only too well, he still has plenty of work to do to establish himself at St James’ Park .

There have been others who have come close – Michael Richardson, Fraser Forster – who famously left before playing a minute of football and were then capped for England.

Of the 18 others, only a handful went on to break into double figures in terms of Newcastle appearances and some fell out of the game entirely.

In the event he didn’t come on that day but a year later he made his Premier League debut against Stoke.
Click to visit chronicle | Click to return to NUFC Live
Share NUFC Live

Dont Buy The Sun

rss icon

Arsenal News - Chelsea News - Everton News - Liverpool FC News - Man City News - Manchester United News - Newcastle News - Spurs News - West Ham News - Celtic News - Rangers News - BeIN Sports Schedule - Internet Commentator Database - < - Contact

©2018 NUFC Live.

Valid XHTML 1.0 StrictDont Buy The Sun [Valid RSS]