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Newcastle young guns on brink of cup final.

April 16th, 2010 | 40 Comments |

Up for the cup?
Up for the cup?
The Under-18’s of Newcastle United are still in with a shout of winning the FA Youth Cup this season as they prepare for their semi-final second leg tonight against Aston Villa at St James’ Park.

With the scoreline poised at 1-1, our lads will be looking for some extra support from what is expected to be a decent crowd inside St James’s Park this evening as friends, family, colleagues and public combine to swell the crowd and drum up support for the boys.

Not much has been mentioned about the kids, and they have gone about the business of trying to be the first Newcastle youth side to make the cup final in 25 years very quietly indeed. They have had to get through more than their fair share of tricky away ties to get this far, and will play the Chelsea youth side in the final if they get through tonight. Right now they have a glorious chance to emulate the last side to do it, a side that featured players such as Paul Gascoigne and Kevin Scott, and will be hopeful that victory tonight could catapult their careers and help them improve further. (more…)