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Magpies sign A-League defender Good

July 31, 2012
By ESPN staff

Newcastle United have confirmed the signing of teenage Australian defender Curtis Good from A-League side Melbourne Heart.

Curtis Good has a glowing reputation in his homeland
PA PhotosCurtis Good has a glowing reputation in his homeland

Good, who underwent a medical last week and will join up with his teammates when they return from their pre season tour of Portugal, has signed a six-year deal.

A Newcastle statement read: "The club wish to thank Melbourne Heart for its professionalism and cooperation throughout the transfer."

Good, 19, impressed on trail at Newcastle, who moved to make the £400,000 deal permanent.

The highly-rated defender, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Sport, made 25 appearances for the club in his debut A-League season, and has represented his country at under-19 level.