Sam Ameobi

The third Ameobi to join the Club. First there was Shola, then Tomi who is now at Leeds United and Sam is grateful to both for their encouragement. From Grindon Hall School, the highlight of his career thus far has been the award of his Newcastle United Academy scholarship. Loves watching Barcelona's Lionel Messi, who doesn't, Sam has represented Newcastle Schoolboys and aims to go a lot further in the game. Plays tennis, table tennis and golf in his spare time. Made his Reserve team debut as a substitute against Blackburn Rovers on 29 September 2008. Scored his first goals at Reserve Team level in the Central League Cup tie at Hartlepool on 27 October 2008.

Born 1 May 1992,Newcastle
Height 6'3" (1.90m)
Weight 10st 4 (66kg)
Position Striker/Left Wing
Date Signed July 2008
Academy Year 3

Academy/Reserves Playing Career

Season Appearence Goals
200/09 12 (0) 0
2009/10 17 (2) 10
Res 08/09 3 (3) 3
Res 09/10 5 (1) 0
Total 36 (6) 13