Name: Lewis Aird
Born: 24th September 1994, Newcastle
Height: 1.81m (5ft 11ins)
Weight: To follow
Under-18s debut: Awaited
Former St. Mary's RC Comprehensive pupil who has made the short journey to Little Benton and is in his first year at the Academy.
The hard-tackling left-back made his Reserve debut in the pre-season win at Berwick - the highlight of his young career so far - but has yet to make his under-18 bow. He suffered an injury in September which is likely to keep him out for some time but he is sure to bounce back.
Joined Newcastle, the team he supports, at the age of 12 from Walker Central. His hero is Alan Shearer.