Get to Know Your Futures
As you may have heard, Newcastle United loanee Sammy Ameobi scored on his debut for Middlesbrough today. If you've not seen it, it's worth a moment of your time. There is also a pretty EPIC beard in the crowd shots following the goal.
The sheer number of young players traveling for the last Europa League match may indicate that Alan Pardew (understandably) will try to rest as many senior players as possible. While that may not be possible in defense, there are options up front.
Along with the announcement of significant investment from Wonga into the Newcastle United Academy, there are reports that work behind the scenes looks like securing Category One status for the Academy in the Elite Player Performance Plan