Freddie Woodman was announced in the starting line up for Newcastle United’s third round FA Cup tie against Luton Town at St James’ Park on Saturday and the news was greeted with aplomb by supporters of the Magpies.
He wasn’t tested much in the first half but fans were delighted with what they saw and took to Twitter to hail a new hero.
The England U20 international has already got plenty of silverware under his belt having been the number one for the England youth side that won the U20 World Cup and being named Golden Glove Award winner.
The Magpies put the visitors under a lot of pressure early on but were unable to break the opposition down until Ayoze Perez scored a brace in the 30 and 36th minutes and Jonjo Shelvey added a third moments later.
On an afternoon where the away support brought 8,000 followers with them, the home support took to Twitter to give their opinion on Woodman.
Here is a selection of the Tweets:


https://twitter.com/steadios/status/949657153547141120
https://twitter.com/Harvey_Morgan47/status/949656703011905536


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