The 21-year-old was arrested after police received reports of a fight between a couple in the car park of The Gate entertainment complex on Wednesday evening.
The former England U19 player, who left the Magpies by mutual consent two weeks ago, appeared before Newcastle Magistrates Court on Friday.
Court officials confirmed he admitted a charge of common assault and he was given conditional bail and will appear again on 9 April for sentencing.
Agreed, he doesn't play for Newcastle and will be in prison soon enough. No more news about this prat in the NUFC section please 365!- carlos101