Steve Stone

Born: 20 August 1971, Gateshead
Playing Career: Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa, Portsmouth, Leeds
International Career: England (9 caps)

Although he was born in nearby Gateshead, Steve Stone never played for Newcastle - but he still enjoyed a great playing career.

He started out with Nottingham Forest, and spent ten years at the City Ground. He went on to play for Aston Villa, Portsmouth and Leeds and also won nine caps for England, scoring two goals. He was part of the national team for the 1996 European Championships.

After coaching with Newcastle's Academy, he was appointed Assistant Reserve Team Coach in the summer of 2010 and following Alan Pardew's appointment he was promoted to the first-team set-up.