Liam Gibson

Name: Liam Gibson
Nationality: English
Born: 25th April 1997
Height: 6ft 1in
Weight: To follow
Under-18s debut:
Position: Defender

A full-back from Stanley in County Durham who likes to get forward and models his game on Barcelona's Jordi Alba.

The former Tanfield School pupil and Beamish FC player has been with Newcastle since the age of 11. Towards the end of the 2013/14 season, he forced his way into Peter Beardsley's under-21 side and will hope to continue his progress in the campaign ahead.

As well as football, he enjoys tennis.