Newcastle thrashed 8-0 by A-League All Stars as controversial post-season Australia tour ends in embarrassment for Eddie Howe's youngsters

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By Spencer Morgan

Published: 05:21 EDT, 24 May 2024 | Updated: 05:29 EDT, 24 May 2024

Newcastle's quick-fire Australia circuit hasn't received peculiarly affirmative feedback and it surely ended connected a debased statement pinch Eddie Howe's young squad being thrashed 8-0 by nan A-League All Stars connected Friday.

The mostly of nan Premier League side's apical stars had already made nan formation location aft Wednesday's punishment shootout triumph complete Tottenham and their replacements had a nighttime to hide successful Melbourne.

Lewis Hall, Elliot Anderson and England's Kieran Trippier were nan only first squad regulars successful nan matchday squad and each 3 remained connected nan chair for nan entirety of nan game.


The 2 station play friendlies arranged for nan Magpies faced wide disapproval from nan shot world pinch erstwhile Newcastle fable Alan Shearer describing it arsenic axenic 'madness'.

Shearer wasn't nan only 1 to sound his interest complete nan speedy turnover faced by nan players who played their past Premier League crippled conscionable 5 days ago.

England head Gareth Southgate who has named Newcastle's Kieran Trippier successful his provisional Euro 2024 squad described nan friendlies arsenic 'not bully news'.

Each twelvemonth a squad from Europe's apical formation League's makes nan travel complete to play nan All Star team.

Manchester United were nan first squad to do truthful successful 2013 and since then, teams specified arsenic Juventus and Barcelona person made nan agelong travel to look Australia's best.


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