Peter Beardsley can benefit United's next generation
IF Peter Beardsley can pass on even 5% of his contributions to the current Newcastle United young guns - then it can only be a major benefit to the current crop of Toon wannabes.
For many Beardo represented the Mags in arguably the best ever Newcastle side, even if he and the Entertainers came within a whisker of actually winning a trophy.
Now his experiences in the game can be passed on to those directly below the first team rung.
Chris Hughton has already called it the "development group" and hopefully they can blossom under both Pedro and Steve Stone, who has been promoted from the Under-15 coaching set-up.
We've all got our favourite Peter Beardsley moments but the time has now come for Beardo the coach to make his mark.
There aren't enough of the game's talented former professionals involved in significant coaching roles with Chris Waddle another name currently deployed no further than the Press box.
The whole of Tyneside will surely only pass on their best regards to Beardo.