Alan Shearer

The Record-Breakers: A 20-Year History Of British Football's Highest Transfer Fees

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Sport

The £59.7 million Manchester United have paid Real Madrid for Ángel di María will finally end Fernando Torres' forgettable stint as the most expens...

'Shearer Is Idiotic' - Why Is Alves Unhappy With BBC Pundit? (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Sport

Brazil right-back Dani Alves has labelled Alan Shearer "idiotic" following the BBC pundit's criticism of striker Fred. The Seleção face Cameroon ...

'Match of the Day Is Too White'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Sport

'Match of the Day' has too many white men on its lineup and needs to become more diverse. That is the criticism of the BBC's director of televisio...

Managers Who Deserve Another Crack at the Premier League

Antony Moule | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Sport
Antony Moule

Who can be trusted by an English top flight team once again despite their previous failures in the Premier League? The following managers are currently clubless and it could be argued that they deserve another chance to be successful in the Premier League.

England Vs Poland: Five Memorable Matches (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Sport

England's record against Poland is, with a couple of disastrous exceptions in 1973, a favourable one. One year on from the rain-sodden farce in War...

The Legends Are Back

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Sport

Newcastle's 90s legends were out in force for goalkeeper Steve Harper's testimonial, but Sunderland manager Paolo di Canio had the last laugh as AC Mi...

A Sign Of Things To Come?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Sport

A St James's Park bar named after former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer has had its sign removed. The bar is undergoing refurbishment althou...

Match of the Day Vs Media Plurality

Henry Cooke | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Sport
Henry Cooke

It feels disrespectful to criticise an institution, but when you consider Alan Shearer's mumblings are publically funded, it's worthwhile questioning the established order. Why is Match of the Day allowed to consistently underperform?

'So-Called Pundits Don't Know The Dynamics Of A Team' - Rodgers Slates Shearer Over Allen

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Sport

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticised Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer's analysis of midfielder Joe Allen in the team. Shearer sugge...

Cole Hits Back At Shearer After MOTD Preach

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Sport

Ashley Cole has become embroiled in another Twitter row after the Chelsea full-back endorsed a tweet criticising Alan Shearer for his comments on Matc...

The BBC's Euro 2012 Complacency Short Changes Fans and Licence Fee Payers

Steve Graves | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Sport
Steve Graves

On Friday a lowlight of BBC TV's coverage of the opening game of the tournament, Poland v Greece, was a pitchside interview with Alan Shearer at half time.

WATCH: When England Last Beat France... In 1997

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Sport

England face Laurent Blanc's French side tonight with the knowledge that France have not lost in 21 internationals. As if that was bad enough, there i...

Shearer Forecasts Bleak Outlook For England At Euro 2012

PA | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Sport

England's Euro 2012 prospects are bleak and the best the side can hope for is a place in the semi finals, former England captain Alan Shearer said tod...

GALLERY: Premier League 20 Seasons XI Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Sport

A Premier League XI has been revealed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the inception of English football's top tier. Chosen by a panel of e...

Grant Holt - The Hard Yards to Premiership Football

Kevin Graham | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Sport
Kevin Graham

I look out for players in the pro game that I played against during my own career to see how they are doing. Not so that I can say "it could have been me" - it couldn't and would never have been as I just wasn't good enough - but just so that I can look back with a touch of pride and say at least I shared the same pitch as them.

Why Newcastle fans renamed Mike Ashley years ago

Sam Parker | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK
Sam Parker

St James' Park sits at the top of Newcastle like a colossus. I can see it from my window as I type. To a football-mad region, it is reassuring presence - a 52,409 seat monument that stands strong in the whirlwind of madness and mismanagement that has engulfed the club for decades.