Kazenga LuaLua is hoping for more first team action with Newcastle United in 2009.
"Last season, when Sam Allardyce was in charge, I came on along with Frank Danquah and Mark Doninger," the teenage striker told the Evening Chronicle.
"That was only a friendly though.
"I was also on the bench against Birmingham two seasons ago when we drew 2-2 away in the FA Cup when Glenn Roeder was in charge.
"That was my first time on the bench, and it was good last season, I played against Stoke
"It was all a good experience for me."