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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. 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

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
1987/88 Southampton First Division 5 3 0 0 0 0 - 5 3
1988/89 10 0 0 0 0 0 - 10 0
1989/90 26 3 3 0 6 2 - 35 5
1990/91 36 4 4 2 6 6 - 46 12
1991/92 41 13 7 2 6 3 - 54 18
1992/93 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 21 16 0 0 5 6 - 26 22
1993/94 40 31 4 2 4 1 - 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 Newcastle United Premier League 36 25 3 1 1 1 5 1 40 28
1997/98 17 2 6 5 0 0 - 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 - 23 7
2001/02 37 23 5 2 4 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
Country England 559 283 58 27 50 32 58 32 725 374
Total 559 283 58 27 50 32 58 32 725 374

International career statistics

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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