Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Tozer's Hoping to Get the Nod; Unites Young Gun Ben Sweats on Tour Call in Association with CARLING

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Tozer's Hoping to Get the Nod; Unites Young Gun Ben Sweats on Tour Call in Association with CARLING

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Byline: By LEE RYDER

NEWCASTLE United young gun Ben Tozer is hoping that he has impressed Kevin Keegan sufficiently to book a place on the plane for the Magpies' summer tour to Majorca.

The young Toon defender caught the eye in pre-season training enough to earn half an hour alongside Steven Taylor at Hartlepool and 12 minutes at Don caster Rovers.

United boss Keegan has high hopes for the youngster signed from Swindon Town last January.

And the Plymouth-born 18-year-old is also keen to gain more first-team experience, with KK using the big trip abroad as an incentive for his young fledglings.

And after getting a feel for life in the first-team pool, Tozer told the Chronicle: "I want to get on the pre-season tour, as does everyone. I've just got to keep working hard.

"I had such a good season last year, rounded off by being on the bench in the last game.

"I went home and had a good break, and I just couldn't wait to come back.

"I'm really enjoying it. …

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