MaxThompson

Geordie fact. The goalkeeper joined United's Academy aged 11 after playing for Ponteland Juniors and is a representative of England at under-18 level. The tall shot-stopper spent the first-half of the 2023/24 campaign on loan at League One side Northampton Town.
Country of BirthEngland
Date of Birth01.08.2004
PositionGoalkeeper

After joining Newcastle United's Academy at the age of 11, Max put pen to paper on his first professional contract with his boyhood club in December 2021.

The highly-rated goalkeeper has trained regularly with United's first-team and featured on the bench for Newcastle's pre-season friendlies against York City and Doncaster Rovers, at the age of 16, during the 2021/22 campaign.

The young shot-stopper has represented England at under-18 level, recording a clean sheet on his debut for the Young Lions in a 3-0 friendly win over Russia in October 2021.

The tall teenager made his under-21s debut for Newcastle's second-string in a Premier League 2 clash against Wolverhampton Wanderers in November 2020 at the age of 16.

He joined Northampton Town on loan for the first half of the 2023/24 campaign, making his professional debut for the Cobblers.