CiaranThompson

Geordie fact. A product of Newcastle's Academy since the age of 13, the Blyth-born defender signed his first pro deal with United in the summer of 2023 before making his senior bow for the Magpies in a post-season friendly against Tottenham Hotspur in Melbourne.
Country of BirthEngland
Date of Birth17.10.2004
PositionDefender

The Blyth-born defender, playing of capable at centre-back or as a full-back, made his debut for Newcastle's under-21 side in February 2023.

The 18-year-old is hoping to emulate Elliot Anderson's route from Academy to first-team level, telling newcastleunited.com upon signing his first professional deal: "I think Elliot is a good example as to how he progressed into the first-team.

"His pathway included a loan spell in which he did very well and gained lots of good experiences playing mens' football which I think is very important."