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#Alan Shearer

# alan-shearer - Friday 31 July, 2020

Saudi businessmen ‘offered sizeable sum to Premier League for screening rights’

The offer was made during takeover talks at Newcastle which have since fallen through.

# alan-shearer - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'At that moment – that very moment – I knew I needed to get out of professional football'

Former Newcastle physio Paul Ferris on suffering through Ruud Gullit’s troubled spell at the club.

# alan-shearer - Thursday 18 July, 2019

'This is the most toxic situation he has ever walked into' - Shearer warned Bruce against Newcastle job

The Magpies have handed a three-year contract to the ex-Sunderland boss.

# alan-shearer - Monday 24 June, 2019

Shearer slams ‘complete and utter chaos’ at Newcastle as ‘world-class’ Benitez exits

The Magpies’ announcement isn’t going down well on Tyneside.

# alan-shearer - Monday 31 December, 2018

'My career finished with injury and the thing I feared most, my mother dying, happened at that moment... I was 21'

Paul Ferris on adapting to life as a former footballer.

# alan-shearer - Monday 5 November, 2018

'We've never done that with other players' - Shearer hits out at Rooney's 'testimonial'

“You would think Gareth Southgate would need this match to prepare for the future, but clearly not.”

# alan-shearer - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Golden Boot win masked Kane's problems'

The Tottenham striker was top scorer at the 2018 World Cup but Alan Shearer believes the award belies problems with his form.

# alan-shearer - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'The best foreign player to play in the Premier League'

Alan Shearer has heaped praise on Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero following another impressive showing at the weekend.

# alan-shearer - Monday 14 May, 2018

'You can't say they're a great team yet': Shearer on Man City

The England legend believes that Pep Guardiola’s side need to win successive titles and enjoy European success to be considered great

# alan-shearer - Monday 30 April, 2018

‘No-brainer’ for Gerrard to take Rangers job - Shearer

The Liverpool legend has been heavily linked with the vacant post at Ibrox.

# alan-shearer - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Harry Kane breaks Alan Shearer's Premier League record

The Tottenham star now has more goals in a calendar year than any other striker since the 1992-93 campaign.

# alan-shearer - Monday 11 December, 2017

Is Lukaku justifying £75m price tag at Man Utd? Premier League legend Shearer suggests not

An iconic goalscorer of the modern era believes the Belgian striker is lacking confidence and not offering enough to the collective Red Devils cause

# alan-shearer - Friday 8 December, 2017

Do all football fans really want impartial analysis?

In modern sports coverage, bias is everywhere, except in the eye of the beholder, writes Tommy Martin.

# alan-shearer - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Alan Shearer slams football authorities over dementia fears from heading footballs

The former Newcastle star has looked at the effects of heading the ball in a new BBC documentary called ‘Dementia, Football and Me’.

# alan-shearer - Monday 16 October, 2017

Controversial owner Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

The Sports Direct tycoon plans to secure a buyer by Christmas.

# alan-shearer - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'He was waiting for me at the top of the tunnel': Shearer on that Keane punch

‘He’s another one who I had some great battles with. He punched me in the face once, didn’t he?’

# alan-shearer - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Revealed: How Man United missed out on Gascoigne, Shearer, Zidane and Lineker

Alex Ferguson oversaw a remarkable era of success at Old Trafford, but he might have achieved even more had these stars not slipped the transfer net.

# alan-shearer - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'I owe him a huge debt for bringing me home' - Ex-Newcastle chairman Freddy Shepherd dies

A popular figure at St James’ Park, he passed away today at the age of 76.

# alan-shearer - Monday 7 August, 2017

Do you agree with our all-time Premier League XI?

It’s 25 years since the beginning of a new era in English football.

# alan-shearer - Monday 3 July, 2017

Video Assistant Referee blunder in Confederations Cup final slammed by critics Controversy This post contains videos

Video Assistant Referee blunder in Confederations Cup final slammed by critics

The footballing world took to social media to express their distaste at the decision made by the referee in Sunday’s final

# alan-shearer - Monday 20 February, 2017

'I followed my dreams to the Premier League. He followed his to the burger van'

Wayne Shaw made headlines by eating a pie on live TV.

# alan-shearer - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Alan Shearer goes denim on denim and more in our sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Marc Ó Sé missed out on Tom Brady’s historic Super Bowl comeback.

# alan-shearer - Monday 2 January, 2017

Neville leads pundits' criticism of referee Dean after Feghouli red card

Mike Dean’s decision to send off Sofiane Feghouli for a tackle on Phil Jones led to criticism from pundits, including Gary Neville.

# alan-shearer - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'I didn't think England could stoop any lower... Now we're a laughing stock of world football'

'I didn't think England could stoop any lower... Now we're a laughing stock of world football'

Shearer has expressed his anger following Sam Allardyce’s departure.

# alan-shearer - Monday 29 August, 2016

Alan Shearer calls for Wayne Rooney to retire from England duty

Shearer says the time has come for the Manchester United captain to call time on his England career.

# alan-shearer - Friday 29 July, 2016

Payet linked with Man United, Pogba saga nearly done, and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, PSG could be about to steal one of Arsenal’s targets and we look back at the deal that smashed the world transfer record in 1996.

# alan-shearer - Saturday 2 July, 2016

A behind-the-scenes look at how the MOTD team reacted to England's loss to Iceland Anguish This post contains videos

A behind-the-scenes look at how the MOTD team reacted to England's loss to Iceland

Rio Ferdinand gives an insight into his feelings following the defeat.

# alan-shearer - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Alan Shearer puts his hand up for the England job live on BBC

England’s managerial post is up for grabs following Roy Hodgson’s resignation on Monday.

# alan-shearer - Friday 3 June, 2016

The retro Euro teams we loved: England, 1996

With Paul Gascoigne in his pomp, a magnificent Three Lions were an inch from a major final.

# alan-shearer - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

'You loved Newcastle, Pav, but I can assure you that Newcastle loved you' RIP

'You loved Newcastle, Pav, but I can assure you that Newcastle loved you'

Shay Given and fellow Newcastle legends pay respects to Srnicek at memorial service in England’s north-east.

# alan-shearer - Sunday 27 September, 2015

David Ginola hasn't taken too kindly to 'arrogant' Alan Shearer's view of French football

The pair played alongside each other at Newcastle in the mid-90s.

# alan-shearer - Monday 7 September, 2015

Alan Shearer says United are dull and Van Gaal's 'time is up'

The former England captain believes the Red Devils head coach has had enough time to build his own team and criticised the Dutchman’s style of football

# alan-shearer - Friday 5 June, 2015

Where are they now? The English team that played Ireland on that infamous night

What became of the side that faced Jack Charlton’s men 20 years ago.

# alan-shearer - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

# alan-shearer - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Alan Shearer (yes, Alan Shearer) is quickly becoming one of our Twitter favourites

The legendary striker is absolutely smashing the cutthroat world of social media.

# alan-shearer - Monday 27 April, 2015

Eden Hazard and 4 more players Manchester United memorably missed out on

The Belgian star could’ve moved to Old Trafford in 2012 but Sir Alex Ferguson signed Shinji Kagawa instead.

# alan-shearer - Friday 5 December, 2014

# alan-shearer - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Dani Alves attacks 'moronic' Shearer over Fred criticism

The former England captain reportedly criticised the player when speaking to a Brazilian website.

# alan-shearer - Sunday 15 June, 2014

VIDEO: Thierry Henry and the BBC panel joke about the famous Ireland-France handball

The Frenchman was in typically cheeky form at half-time of the England game.

# alan-shearer - Sunday 23 March, 2014

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