Ben Smith

Name: Ben Smith
Nationality: English
Born: 30th October 1997, Gateshead
Height: 6ft 2ins
Weight: 84kg
Under-18s debut: Awaited
Position: Goalkeeper

Former Cleveland Hall boys club player who attended Joseph Swan Academy - the same school as Andy Carroll.

The brave goalkeeper has yet to make his under-18 debut but will compete with Freddie Woodman, Brendan Pearson and Paul Woolston for the number one shirt this season.

A Newcastle supporter, Ben joined the Club in 2010 and admires Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.