Date and venue confirmed for FA Youth Cup third round tie
Newcastle United Under-18s' FA Youth Cup third round tie at home to Leyton Orient will take place on Tuesday, 19th December.
The Toon teenagers, one of 32 sides to enter the prestigious youth competition at the third round stage, will host their Os counterparts at Whitley Park, with kick-off set at 12pm (GMT).
The young Magpies will be aiming to win the trophy for a third time in the club's history after tasting success in 1962 before a side including Geordie midfielder Paul Gascoigne, lifted the cup in 1985.
United’s youngsters reached the quarter-finals of the competition in 2021 with a side involving Elliot Anderson, beating the likes of Huddersfield Town, Leeds United and Watford, before exiting at the hands of eventual winners Aston Villa at St. James' Park.