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Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer

English footballer

Alan Shearer CBE DL (born 13 August 1970) is an English football pundit and retired football player and manager who played as a striker. Widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation and one of the greatest players in Premier League history, he is the Premier League's record goalscorer. He was named Football Writers' Association Player of the Year in 1994 and won the PFA Player of the Year award in 1995. In 1996, he came third in both Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. In 2004, he was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players. Shearer was one of the first two players inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame in 2021


August 13, 1970
Alan Shearer was born in Newcastle upon Tyne.


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Kishan Vaghela
June 29, 2021
Mail Online
In-form Sweden will be looking to keep their momentum going at Euro 2020 with victory in the final round of 16 clash in the competition against Ukraine in Glasgow.
Paul Ian Campbell
May 14, 2021
On BBC Sport, Match of the Day pundits Ian Wright and Alan Shearer recently had a conversation about racism in football. Shearer, the white ex-England international striker asked his black ex-teammate Wright: "Do you believe a black guy gets treated differently to a white guy?" Wright's response was unequivocal: "Without a doubt, Al!"
Gareth Davies
May 5, 2020
The Telegraph
The new Nightingale hospital for the North East of England can be adapted to meet changing clinical needs, the Health Secretary has said
April 20, 2020
Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and around the world
March 18, 2020
BBC's Match Of The Day trio, Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright are bringing their knowledge, insight, wit and wisdom to brand new podcast series Match Of The Day: Top 10 - available only on BBC Sounds. Taking themselves out of the studio, the series will be recorded in Gary's kitchen and will see the guys getting into deep discussion to produce a top 10 on a variety of topics, ranging from Premier League captains to modern day goalkeepers, with Spanish midfielders of the 21st centur...
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