Newcastle United Confirm Double Deal

Two youngsters get their chance to prove themselves in the lower leagues.
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Two youngsters get their chance to prove themselves in the lower leagues.

Newcastle United this week confirmed the double loan deal which will see Macaulay Gillesphey and forward Alex Gilliead join Carlisle until October.

Both aged 19, the pair will get a chance to test themselves outside of their comfort zone, according to Carlisle manager Keith Curle, who added "it's an opportunity to improve our squad with young, hungry players".

Both players have featured for Newcastle's U21s, with Gilliead earning England U18 and U20 caps. 

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