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Alan Shearer Explains That Famous Roy Keane Altercation

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Newcastle legend Alan Shearer has opened up on one of his many run-ins with Roy Keane after speaking on BBC’s Match of the Day programme on Saturday night.  Shearer was joined by host Gary Lineker and Ian Wright as the trio compiled the Top-10 captains in the Premier League era. Keane ultimately finished in fourth position on the Top-10 list …

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Match Of The Day Pundits Full Of Praise For Aaron Connolly’s Performance Against Spurs

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Aaron Connolly received praise from the Match of the Day pundits for his performance on Saturday afternoon. The 19-year-old forward from Galway scored twice in Brighton and Hove Albion’s 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Connolly, on his first start in the Premier League, became the first Irish teenager since Robbie Keane in 1999 to score a brace in the English …

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Shearer Defends ‘Fantastic’ Scudamore After Controversial Payout

England great Alan Shearer has defended the controversial £5 million farewell gift collected by clubs for outgoing English Premier League boss Richard Scudamore, saying he had done a “fantastic” job.  The payment — stumped up following a whip-round of £250,000 each from the league’s 20 clubs — has sparked criticism from fans, and accusations of greed. Scudamore, who is due …

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Shearer Unhappy With Owen’s Comments As ‘Contract’ Story Resurfaces

Michael Owen’s straight-laced style has seen his commentary pilloried over the years. That deadpan speaking was appropriate for his thoughts on his injury-ravaged career though, as his candid segment on BT Sport last night received almost widespread praise. A young phenom, Owen starred at the 1998 World Cup for England, and was a prolific goalscorer thanks to his finishing and …

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Alan Shearer Fears England’s Arrogance Could Come Back To Haunt Them

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Alan Shearer takes his position in the commentary box ahead of kick-off during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St. James Park on October 1, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Rich Linley - CameraSport via Getty Images)

England legend Alan Shearer has dismissed the notion of an “easier” path through the World Cup knockout stages – and fears that the nation’s arrogance could be their downfall. Gareth Southgate’s side finished in second place in Group G with a 1-0 defeat to Belgium this week – a placing that has seen them avoid a potential quarter-final clash with …

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Alan Shearer Selects His Premier League Team Of 2017

The all-time Premier League top goalscorer Alan Shearer has revealed his team of the calendar year.  As 2017 draws to a close, we look back on the second half of the 2016/17 season along with the first half of the 2017/18 season when assessing what went down in the Premier League over the past twelve months.   Chelsea comfortably took …

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Our Definitive ‘Premier League Best XI’ From The Past 25 Years

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With the Premier League celebrating its 25-year anniversary, now seems as good a time as any to put together a starting eleven of the best players that the league has had to offer. The financial boom that the Premier League facilitated (not least thanks to lucrative sponsorship deals and broadcasting contracts) have allowed English clubs to both sign and create …

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Watch: Are These The Top Ten Premier League Goals Of All Time?

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 26: West Ham United player Paolo Di Canio fires in the first goal past Neil Sullivan during the FA Carling Premiership match between West Ham United and Wimbledon at Upton Park on March 26, 2000 in London, England. West Ham won the game 2-1 and Di Canio's goal was voted goal of the season. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Premier League returns this week as Arsenal face Leicester in the first game of the 2017/18 campaign on Friday night. With the league coming back, we’re certain to see plenty more jaw-dropping moments this season.  With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the ten greatest Premier League goals of all time. Last campaign saw plenty of contenders – …

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Sutton Keeper Wayne Shaw Resigns From Club Following Betting Allegations

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Sutton United have accepted reserve goalkeeper and coach Wayne Shaw’s resignation following alleged breaches of betting rules. A betting company which sponsors Sutton had published odds of 8-1 that the goalkeeper would eat a pie during the non-league side’s FA Cup tie with Arsenal last night. Shaw was then captured on screen biting into a pie which gained widespread attention …

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