Lubomir Satka

Name: Lubomir Satka
Nationality: Slovakian
Born: 2nd December 1995, Ilava, Slovakia
Height: 188cm
Weight: 70kg
Under-18s debut:
Position: Defender

A towering yet cultured centre-back, Lubo joined Newcastle from Dubnica in his homeland of Slovakia and within days of his arrival was drafted into the Reserve squad for the Citibank Hong Kong Football Club Soccer Sevens which the Magpies went on to win.

Satka impressed with his performances in that tournament and describes it as a "great experience," having played in one of the group games and featured in the quarter-final, semi-final and final.

He has captained his country at under-17 level and is an admirer of German defender Mats Hummels and Chelsea's David Luiz.

Made his under-21s debut against Tottenham on the opening day of the season and in October 2012 he was called up for Slovakia's under-19 squad.