Anderson commits, Isak injury concern, goalkeeper updates
New contract for Ando
- Local lad secures new long-term deal
- In the video above, Anderson confirms that it's a four-year-deal
- Official website announcement, with quotes from Howe and Ashworth
- Ashworth makes the point that we're not just about buying players, but growing what we have
Reaction to Anderson news
Chris Waugh: Huge positive for NUFC as they tie down the most promising talent to emerge from their academy in years
Athletic article from pre-season here
Keith Downie: Biggest compliment you can pay Anderson, having only made a handful of appearances thus far, is Newcastle missed having him as an option off the bench on Saturday
Isak injury worry
- The Athletic has reported that the striker trained separately today whilst with the Sweden squad, after 'feeling something'
- No further details as yet
- It's the marksman's 23rd birthday today
Friendly to come next week?
- The Telegraph's Luke Edwards has claimed that the club are looking to arrange a friendly behind close doors, as the coaching staff are concerned about having played so few games this month
- Newcastle have promoted Adam Bartlett to 'head of goalkeeping,' following the departure of Simon Smith
- Mark Douglas has written a piece on Nick Pope for The Independent
- In other Pope news, he has spoken to TalkSport whilst away on England duty
- Ryan Fraser delivered two assists this evening as Scotland beat Ukraine 3-0 in the Nations League
- Ivan Toney reflects on his departure from Newcastle, having since gone from strength to strength
- Craig Hope joins True Faith
- On this day in 2002, Newcastle beat Sunderland 2-0 at St James' Park. As nufc.com put it, 10-0 would've been the fairer scoreline.
- Analysis of Newcastle's pressing this season