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Newcastle fail to earn top status

August 2, 2012
By Kristan Heneage
Newcastle United were dealt a blow on Wednesday as it was revealed their academy would not receive Category One status under the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP).

Instead Newcastle find themselves in Category Two along with the likes of Brighton & Holve Albion, Coventry City, and Crystal Palace.

The EPPP is aimed at boosting the chance of domestic talent breaking through into first-team football and ranks club academies to determine their funding levels. Launched last October, ...

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