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Will Billy and Newcastle tie the Knott?

August 11th, 2010 | 113 Comments |

Billy Knott - A view to a move?
Billy Knott - A view to a move?
Most of you are probably aware by now that Newcastle held a behind-closed-doors friendly against St Mirren yesterday.

And most of you are probably aware that Alan Smith played, that Nile Ranger scored two goals, that Newcastle drew 2-2, and that Newcastle had a new face in the line up.

Step forward 17-year old Billy Knott, who appears to be having a trial with us and played the full 90 minutes of the friendly match. But who is he? Where did he come from?

Well as you can probably tell from the photo, he used to turn out for the Chelsea academy where he had been since the age of 14 after moving from the West Ham academy. Knott can play at left-back or as an attacking midfielder so would appear to be a very versatile player. (more…)