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Alan Shearer
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Alan Shearer
Personal information
Full name Alan Shearer
Date of birth 13 August 1970 (1970-08-13) (age 50)
Place of birth Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Youth career
1986–1988 Southampton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1992
1992–1996
1996–2006
Southampton
Blackburn Rovers
Newcastle United
National team
1992–2000 England
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alan Shearer (born 13 August 1970) is a retired English footballer and BBC football pundit. He played for England national team, and club teams: Southampton, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United. He won the Premier League with Blackburn in the 1994/95 season. He is the person who has scored the most goals in the Premier League, as well as the 4th most goals for England. He played as a striker and was very good at taking penalties, and being at the right place at the right time in the goal area, so he scored many goals that were easy to score, but he had to be smart to be there at the right time. Shearer is considered a legend in his hometown of Newcastle, and he is well respected in the rest of England as well because of his good playing for England. He also managed Newcastle for the last eight games of the 2008/2009 Premier League season. The team only got five points out of 28 possible points and were relegated to the championship for the 2009/2010 season.

Club career statistics

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|- |1987/88||rowspan="5"|Northampton||rowspan="5"|First Division||5||3||0||0||0||0||colspan="2"|-||5||3 |- |1988/89||10||0||0||0||0||0||colspan="2"|-||10||0 |- |1989/90||26||3||3||0||6||2||colspan="2"|-||35||5 |- |1990/91||36||4||4||2||6||6||colspan="2"|-||46||12 |- |1991/92||41||13||7||2||6||3||colspan="2"|-||54||18 |- |1992/93||rowspan="4"|Blackburn Rovers||rowspan="4"|Premier League||21||16||0||0||5||6||colspan="2"|-||26||22 |- |1993/94||40||31||4||2||4||1||colspan="2"|-||48||34 |- |1994/95||42||34||2||0||3||2||3||1||50||37 |- |1995/96||35||31||2||0||4||5||6||1||47||37 |- |1996/97||rowspan="10"|Newcastle United||rowspan="10"|Premier League||36||25||3||1||1||1||5||1||40||28 |- |1997/98||17||2||6||5||0||0||colspan="2"|-||23||7 |- |1998/99||30||14||6||5||2||1||2||1||40||21 |- |1999/00||37||23||6||5||1||0||6||2||50||30 |- |2000/01||19||5||0||0||4||2||colspan="2"|-||23||7 |- |2001/02||37||23||5||2||4||2||colspan="2"|-||46||27 |- |2002/03||35||17||1||1||0||0||12||7||48||25 |- |2003/04||37||22||2||0||1||0||11||6||51||28 |- |2004/05||38||7||4||1||1||0||9||11||42||29 |- |2005/06||32||10||3||1||2||1||4||2||41||24 |- !rowspan="1"|Country!!colspan="2"|England !559||283||58||27||50||32||58||32||725||374 |- !colspan="3"|Total !559||283||58||27||50||32||58||32||725||374 |}

International career statistics

League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
England national team
Year Apps Goals
1992 6 2
1993 1 0
1994 6 3
1995 8 0
1996 9 8
1997 5 3
1998 11 6
1999 10 6
2000 7 2
Total 63 30



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