Pen pics of Newcastle United's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff.
Pen pics of Newcastle United's coaching, science, medicine and analytics staff.
FORMER England Head of Psychology Dr Ian Mitchell has joined Newcastle United as Sporting Director Dan Ashworth continues to upgrade operations behind the scenes at the club.
MARK LEYLAND has taken up the brand new role of Head of Coaching Methodology with City Football Group. Speaking on Episode 56 of the TGG Podcast, he explained what the job entails and outlined the reasons for his departure from Newcastle United, where he was making a big impact as Coach-Analyst.
JORDAN TRIBE has left Brighton after 11 years to become Coach-Analyst at Newcastle United. He succeeds Mark Leyland, who left in July after 18 months to become Head of Coaching Methodology at City Football Group.
FORMER Sunderland manager Jack Ross has been appointed Head of Coach Development at Newcastle United.
MICHAEL EMMERSON has been promoted to Head of Data and Insights at Newcastle United and will now set about building a “world-leading department.”
NEWCASTLE UNITED have completed their new Academy Recruitment department following a major overhaul.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have completed their new position-specific scouting team with a number of new hires. As TGG reported in January, the Magpies have moved to the position-specific model that Technical Director Dan Ashworth implemented when he was at Brighton.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have hired Claire Burrows from Leicester City as their Academy recruitment revamp takes shape. Technical Director Dan Ashworth has made improving the club’s Academy productivity a key focus of his first year with the Magpies.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have appointed Norwich City’s Senior First Team Performance Analyst Josh Appleyard as a Positional Analyst as they continue to upgrade their scouting and recruitment department.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have hired Arsenal’s Edward Black as their new Academy Lead Scout. Technical Director Dan Ashworth is intent on improving the Academy’s productivity and is currently leading an overhaul of their youth scouting and recruitment.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have appointed Manchester City’s Paul McLaren as their Head of National Youth Scouting for the 13s to 18s.
BEN DAWSON has returned to the role of Under-21s Lead at Newcastle as the club continue to reshape their Academy under new Sporting Director Dan Ashworth.
NEWCASTLE UNITED are beefing up their scouting and recruitment department - and also moving to the position-specific model that Sporting Director Dan Ashworth used at Brighton.
NEWCASTLE UNITED’S Under-21s Lead Player Development Coach Elliott Dickman has left the club after 14 months. Dickman joined from nearby Sunderland, where he was U23s Lead, in October 2021 after 26 years with the Black Cats.
FORMER Charlton Head Physio Danny Murphy has succeeded Derek Wright as the new Head Physio at Newcastle United, with Nathan Ring coming in as Senior Physio.
SIMON SMITH has left his role as Head of Goalkeeping at Newcastle United after seven years and the club are now compiling a shortlist for his replacement.
DEREK WRIGHT has spoken about his first week 'on the other side' after retiring as Newcastle United's Head Physio after 38 years.
DAN ASHWORTH has been formally announced as Newcastle United’s new Sporting Director after the club agreed compensation with Brighton and received approval from the Premier League.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have submitted a planning application for a revamp of their Darsley Park training ground to North Tyneside Council.
LIAM MASON is leaving Blackburn Rovers after eight years to become the Lead Sport Scientist at Newcastle United.
NEWCASTLE boss Eddie Howe says Mark Leyland has become an “integral part of our team” since joining in the new role of First-Team Coach/ Analyst in December.
NICK HAMMOND has explained his role as a January transfer advisor for Newcastle United and said it could be the hardest window that the club’s new ownership face.
NEWCASTLE UNITED will travel to the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex in Dubai at the end of this week for warm-weather training, TGG can reveal.
STEVE BLACK'S route into professional sport may have been different to that of most other performance coaches, but his impact was immense. Brian Ashton, Danny Cipriani and Terry McDermott remember the proud Geordie, who died this weekend at the age of 64.
FORMER Liverpool Head Physio Dave Galley has joined Newcastle United until the end of the season.
FORMER Celtic and West Brom Technical Director Nick Hammond has been appointed as a transfer consultant by Newcastle United on a short-term contract.
LIVERPOOL’S Head of Post-Match Analysis, Mark Leyland, has joined Newcastle United in the new role of First-Team Coach Analyst.
NEWCASTLE UNITED Head of Sport Science Callum Walsh has left the club after just five months following the arrival of Eddie Howe as manager.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have confirmed that Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence have left the club following the appointment of Eddie Howe as Head Coach.
EDDIE HOWE has confirmed that he will be taking a quartet of his former Bournemouth staff with him to Newcastle United.
ELLIOTT DICKMAN has left Sunderland after 26 years to become Lead Player Development Coach for Newcastle United’s Under-23s.
FITNESS COACH Cristian Fernandez has left Newcastle United after five years to join Everton.
FORMER Wigan manager Gary Caldwell has been appointed interim Under-23s boss at Newcastle United following Chris Hogg's exit to join MK Dons.
STEVE HARPER has been appointed as permanent Academy Manager at Newcastle United. He replaces Joe Joyce, who was stood down from the role in February.
CALLUM WALSH has left Huddersfield Town to become the new Head of Sport Science at Newcastle United.
NEWCASTLE UNITED Head of Sport Science Jamie Harley is leaving the club after 11 years for a “new challenge”.
GRAEME JONES has left Bournemouth after five months to become assistant manager at boyhood club Newcastle United.
PHYSIO Michael Harding has joined Robbie Fowler at East Bengal in the Indian Super League after leaving Newcastle United after 14 years.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have become the first Premier League club to put their staff on furlough.
STEVE HARPER has returned to Newcastle United as first-team coach to provide a link between the Academy and first team.
NEIL REDFEARN has left Newcastle United after only six months as U23 boss because of irreconcilable differences with his assistant Liam Bramley.
PETER BEARDSLEY has been banned from football for 32 weeks after being found guilty of three charges of racially abusing black players while he was coach of Newcastle’s Under-23 side.
FORMER Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn has replaced Peter Beardsley as coach of Newcastle’s Under-23s.
FORMER Newcastle Under-23 coach Peter Beardsley has been charged with three counts of using racist language to players by the Football Association.
STEVE HARPER has succeeded Maik Taylor as Northern Ireland's goalkeeper coach.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have confirmed the departure of Under-23 coach Peter Beardsley - 14 months after after an internal investigation into allegations of racism and bullying made against him was launched.
FORMER Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper, now a lead Academy coach at the club, tells TGG how life has changed for the men between the posts.
FORMER Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn has been drafted in to help Ben Dawson with Newcastle United Under-23s.
NEWCASTLE UNITED Head Physio Derek Wright says the “phenomenal” reduction in injuries at the club is down to the “meticulous planning” of manager Rafa Benitez.
NEWCASTLE UNITED are this season's corner kings in the Premier League, while Brighton and Burnley are yet to score a single goal from this particular set piece.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have been the youngest side in the Premier League so far this season, according to analysis by Ben Mayhew of Experimental 3-6-1.
NEWCASTLE UNITED have renewed their contract with Irish sports science company Orreco.
WHAT links scientists at Newcastle United, NASA and IBM? The answer is Brian Moore and his eight-year-old company Orreco.