FORMER NUFC DEFENDER MIKE WILLIAMSON JOINS NEA AS DIRECTOR
Former Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson has joined the board of Newcastle Elite Academy. We are delighted to welcome Mike on board this project.
With an ambition to to work with youngsters who may have slipped the net for the region’s three big clubs, the former United man will help run our full-time Football Education Programme to develop young players who are potentially looking for a second chance.
Currently player/manager of Gateshead, Mike brings with him a vast knowledge of the game from England’s main five divisions; National League up to the Premier League.
“His vast experience of being a professional football player as well as his most recent role as player/coach at Gateshead and his passion to be able to help nurture and develop the next generation, providing the best opportunities for our student athletes means he’s a great addition to our academy.”
– Louis Storey, Newcastle Elite Academy Manager