Alan Shearer

Football pundit Alan Shearer attends the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards at ExCeL on December 16, 2012
Ex-Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer signs new BBC contract
The BBC announces that football pundit Alan Shearer has signed a new four-year contract extension with the organisation.
Apr 20, 12:35
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on October 3, 2015
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Manchester City's trip to relegation-threatened Newcastle United for a Premier League encounter.
Apr 18, 23:58
Sergio Aguero scores from the spot for his hat-trick during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 16, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini: 'Sergio Aguero is best striker in Premier League'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini hails Sergio Aguero as the best striker in the Premier League following his hat-trick against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 16, 20:28
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) shakes hands with Bournemouth's English manager Eddie Howe ahead of the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north west England on Oct
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League match between Bournemouth and Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium.
Apr 15, 19:25
Sevilla players celebrate their second during the Europa League quarter-final between Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla on April 7, 2016
Preview: Sevilla vs. Athletic Bilbao
Sports Mole previews the Europa League quarter-final second leg between Spanish rivals Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao.
Apr 13, 16:46
Eddie Howe has a nose during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Stoke City on February 13, 2016
Eddie Howe responds to Alan Shearer's jibe Bournemouth playing as if on "holiday"
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe responds to Alan Shearer's claims that his team look like they are already "on holiday".
Apr 9, 12:06
Andrew Surman of Bournemouth and Jordan Veretout of Aston Villa compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Aston Villa at Vitality Stadium on August 8, 2015
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole looks ahead to relegation-threatened Aston Villa's home Premier League encounter against Bournemouth.
Apr 8, 13:11
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015
Danny Murphy: 'Harry Kane could be one of England's greatest strikers'
Former Tottenham and England midfielder Danny Murphy tips Harry Kane to become one of his country's greatest ever strikers.
Mar 21, 19:46
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his team's 4-1 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Harry Kane sets sights on Alan Shearer's Premier League goalscoring record
Harry Kane admits that he dreams of breaking Alan Shearer's Premier League scoring record after bagging his 21st goal of the season against Bournemouth on Sunday.
Mar 21, 12:28
Harry Kane watches on during the game between Spurs and Sunderland on January 16, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Harry Kane is Premier League's best striker'
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino believes that Harry Kane is the best striker in the Premier League after moving ahead in the Golden Boot race.
Mar 20, 20:43
Football pundit Alan Shearer attends the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards at ExCeL on December 16, 2012
Alan Shearer hopes Newcastle board will allow Rafael Benitez to manage his way
Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer is hopeful that the board will allow new manager Rafael Benitez to take charge of the team in his own way.
Mar 11, 18:43
Theo Walcott of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Report: West Ham United preparing Theo Walcott bid
A report claims that Arsenal attacker Theo Walcott is a £26m summer transfer target for top four-chasing West Ham United.
Mar 8, 16:07
Theo Walcott of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Alan Shearer questions Theo Walcott's role at Arsenal
Alan Shearer questions Theo Walcott's role at Arsenal following his performance in Sunday's 3-2 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Feb 29, 09:28
Outgoing manager Manuel Pellegrini watches on during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
Alan Shearer critical of Manuel Pellegrini team selection in heavy Chelsea loss
Alan Shearer takes a swipe at Manuel Pellegrini's decision to rest a number of his key players for Sunday's 5-1 defeat against Chelsea in the FA Cup.
Feb 21, 21:32
Louis van Gaal looking like he's having a right old mare during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and Sheffield United on January 9, 2016
Alan Shearer: 'Louis van Gaal will be lucky to survive much longer'
Alan Shearer believes that Louis van Gaal would be "very lucky" to avoid the sack from Manchester United following defeats to Sunderland and Midtjylland.
Feb 20, 20:02
Louis van Gaal looks distraught during the Europa League game between FC Midjtylland and Manchester United on February 18, 2016
Alan Shearer: 'Manchester United have been pretty awful to watch this season'
Alan Shearer describes Manchester United's performances this season as "pretty awful".
Feb 19, 11:25
Louis van Gaal watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Alan Shearer: 'Louis van Gaal a defeated man'
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal had the look of "a defeated man" after his team's 2-1 loss at Sunderland, according to former England striker Alan Shearer.
Feb 15, 22:23
 Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores a late penalty to level the scores at 2-2 during their FA Cup third-round match against Leicester City at White Hart Lane on January 10, 2016
Harry Kane delighted to salvage FA Cup replay for Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is pleased to have made a contribution off the bench having kept his side in the FA Cup with a late penalty against Leicester.
Jan 10, 22:13
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015
Alan Shearer: 'Harry Kane worth £90m'
Former England international Alan Shearer claims that Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is worth as much as £90m.
Jan 10, 21:54
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on November 21, 2015
Olivier Giroud challenges Alan Shearer's claims Arsenal need three new players
Olivier Giroud rubbishes Alan Shearer's suggestion that Arsenal need three new players in order to win the Premier League title.
Jan 4, 08:50
Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring during the game between Manchester United and Swansea on January 2, 2016)
Result: Wayne Rooney flick ends Manchester United's eight-match winless run
Wayne Rooney scores the winner as Manchester United pick up their first victory in nine matches with a 2-1 triumph over Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Jan 2, 16:55
Pavel Srnicek of Newcastle during the Barclays Premiership match between Bolton Wanderers and Newcastle United at the Reebok Stadium on December 26, 2006
Newcastle fans will sing Pavel Srnicek chant to be played to comatose goalkeeper
Newcastle United fans will sing 'Pavel is a Geordie' against Everton today so that the recording can be played to the hospitalised former goalkeeper.
Dec 26, 12:10
Alan Shearer of Blackburn Rovers in action during the Charity Shield match against Everton at Wembley Stadium in London. Everton won the match 1-0 on August 12, 1995
Alan Shearer tips Blackburn Rovers to reach Championship playoffs
Blackburn Rovers can claim a place in the Championship playoffs this season, according to the club's former striker Alan Shearer.
Dec 15, 15:03
Dennis Irwin leads the Manchester United players off the field after they lost 4-0 to Barcelona on November 2, 1994
Manchester United's Champions League group exits: How they fared afterwards
Sports Mole looks at how each of Manchester United's three seasons have unfolded when they have been knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages.
Dec 9, 10:23
Rio Ferdinand and team mate Matthew Jones of Leeds can''t believe it as Leicester score another goal during the FA Carling Premiership match between Leicester City and Leeds United on December 2, 2000
On this day: Rio Ferdinand's debut for Leeds United ends in defeat
Fifteen years ago today, Rio Ferdinand's first appearance as a Leeds United player ended in a 3-1 defeat away at Leicester City.
Dec 2, 06:00
Manchester United's Ruud van Nistelrooy celebrates after scoring his hat trick (3 goals) against Newcastle City during their Premiership clash at Old Trafford in Manchester 23 November 2002
On this day: Ruud van Nistelrooy hits Manchester United hat-trick
Thirteen years ago today, Ruud van Nistelrooy scored a hat-trick as Manchester United won an eight-goal contest against Newcastle United.
Nov 23, 06:00
Jermain Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur scores his fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Wigan Athletic at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2009
On this day: Jermain Defoe nets five in Wigan Athletic rout
Six years ago today, Jermain Defoe found the net five times as Tottenham Hotspur recorded a 9-1 victory over Wigan Athletic at White Hart Lane.
Nov 22, 06:00
England's Terry Butcher slide tackles France's Michel Platini in 1982.
England's last five wins over France
Ahead of their meeting, Sports Mole looks back on England's five most recent victories over their French counterparts.
Nov 17, 11:30
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City scores his team's opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Crystal Palace at The King Power Stadium on October 24, 2015
"Exceptional" Jamie Vardy tipped for Euro 2016 England spot
Jamie Vardy's former chairman tips him for a Euro 2016 place after the striker scored his 10th goal of the season for Leicester City in the win over Crystal Palace.
Oct 24, 17:50
Aleksandar Mitrovic of Newcastle United in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round between Newcastle United and Northampton Town at St James' Park on August 25, 2015
Aleksandar Mitrovic: "Alan Shearer is my idol"
Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic reveals that he wants to emulate his hero Alan Shearer at the North-East club.
Oct 24, 15:17
West Ham United's English manager Sam Allardyce looks on ahead of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St James Park, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England on May 24, 2015
Preview: Sunderland vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews the Wear-Tyne derby between Sunderland and Newcastle United.
Oct 23, 17:02
Wayne Rooney of England is presented with the Golden Boot by Sir Bobby Charlton after breaking his record of 49 goals prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Estonia at Wembley on October 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
David Moyes: 'Wayne Rooney will break more records'
David Moyes hails Wayne Rooney as "remarkable" and says that England's all-time top scorer will break more records before he retires.
Oct 20, 23:02
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his team mate Jesse Lingard during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on October 17, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 9
Sports Mole looks back over the ninth round of 2015-16 Premier League matches with a selection of facts from each of the 10 encounters.
Oct 20, 11:26
Newcastle manager Steve McClaren looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on October 3, 2015
Alan Shearer has 'no sympathy' for Steve McClaren
Alan Shearer says that he "does not have any sympathy" for Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren, and warns that his former side could go down this season.
Oct 5, 22:54
Sadio Mane of Southampton celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on October 3, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Premier League 2015-16 in numbers: Week 8
Sports Mole picks out a selection of statistics from each of the 10 Premier League matches that were played this weekend.
Oct 5, 11:14
Steve McClaren manager of Newcastle United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Watford at St James' Park on September 19, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Steve McClaren: 'Tuxedo jokes were not funny'
Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren admits that he never saw the funny side to his players turning up to matchdays in tuxedos.
Sep 23, 20:14
Newcastle fans celebrate as Alan Shearer scores against Sheffield Wednesday on September 19, 1999
On this day: Alan Shearer hits five in Newcastle United rout
On this day in 1999, Alan Shearer found the net five times to help Newcastle United on their way to an 8-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the Premier League.
Sep 19, 08:00
England coach Gary Neville watches a training session on August 11, 2013
Gary Neville dismisses Wayne Rooney critics
Gary Neville dismisses Wayne Rooney's critics after the Manchester United captain became England's all-time top scorer last week.
Sep 15, 19:56
Theo Walcott of England celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifying Group Six match between Croatia and England at the Maksimir Stadium on September 10, 2008
On this day: Theo Walcott nets England hat-trick
Seven years ago today, Theo Walcott became the youngster ever player to score a hat-trick for England.
Sep 10, 08:00
Wayne Rooney of England scores their second goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Switzerland at Wembley Stadium on September 8, 2015
Alan Shearer: 'Wayne Rooney should produce in major tournaments'
Alan Shearer suggests that Wayne Rooney still needs to perform in major tournaments to be considered a England great.
Sep 9, 11:25