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Alan Shearer - Your questions answered

Alan Shearer came into our studios to answer your questions. Listen to the whole interview again, chaired by BBC Radio Newcastle commentator Mick Lowes.

On Thursday 9 February 2006, just five days after he broke Jackie Milburn's goal scoring record for Newcastle, Alan Shearer came into our BBC Radio Newcastle studios to answer YOUR questions.

The phone lines, texts, and emails came flooding in, as hundreds of fans posed their questions to the Magpie Captain.

The show could have gone on all night, but we only had an hour. And you can listen to the whole interview right here!

Your comments

bradleydavidson
He is a world class stricker in my opinion same that are defence let us down as we are very unconsistant team.

thomas lee
i think you are great in the matches but if bobby robson was back uyou would score alot more goals, and i hope you decome manager

sam henry
you are world class

Frazer
Shearer is a true legend shame he couldn't win anything at Newcastle but he will avenge that when he is our manger and wins us a trophy!

Kimberley Johnstone
Ihave been a fan of newcastle united since i was little and shearer's record i was so pleased that he beat jackie milburns record which was 200 but shearer's was 201 yes well done alan.And i will always support newcastle united even with out shearer.But im sorry but my best player is Scott parker as wll as shearer.

Allison Counsell
Shearer is the best, ever. The geordies will miss him

delyth
i think alan is the best english forward in the last 20 yrs

mack
think its great but its time for him to take a back seat and let some of the younger players come on

LittleJohn
He is THE legend on Tyneside. I'm so proud that a Geordie broke Wor Jackie's amazing landmark, but so frustrated we couldn't bring him the trophies he deserved. He didn't win any silverware but he has won our hearts, loyalty and respect, and of course become a true part of our history. Cheers Al, for everything.

gareth furlong
shearer is the best thing to happen to newcastle and its been an honour 2watch him all these years. gareth,ireland.

JT
Only three words to describe the geordie legend. SIMPLY THE BEST!

Rob
all this fuss about Big AL, give Len White the credit a true footballing god deserves ....

Sophie Rowley
I think Shearer is the best player in his own way its sad to see him leave st james park at the end of the season good luke in the future x

lolly
it wasnt until recently tht i got into footy...shearer playin great 4 newcastle being th reason i got into it and thts saying something

kecso
Shearer FOREVER! Back to the national team !!!!!

OMONYI A.J. WALE
ALAN IS A MAN WHO SHOULD NOT GROW OLD BCOS IS A DELIVERER OF HOPE

ant
big al best centre forward ive eva seen in a black & white shirt and 4 him 2 beet jackies record absolutly brill shearer next boss at st james's

Derrick long
As a corporate ticket holder I was one of the privledged 55,000 that saw him break the record and he deserved it, what I cant understand is why wont play another season or 2, I would have liked to seen what he could of achieved with Michael owen fit this/next year?

Kevin
hes not just the son of a sheet metal worker from gosforth-hes a legend!

Lauren
a went 2 the toon match against charlton!! a was really gutted that u didnt play on that game!! coz i know we would have done better!!! it was the first toon match a went to !! and u were the player a wanted 2 see most !!! but a still watch every game at home in cullercoats!!! thanx xxxxx

dave
i have been a fan of alan for years now i have been to every game in the last 5 years and i reckon he should play for a couple of years and when he reties he should go manager

Jessica Rollings
IM FROM NEW ZEALAND! ONLY ONE LEGEND ONE GENIOUS ONE MACHINE ONE ULTIMATE PLAYER ALAN SHEARER!!!!!

Mahdi Ghodsi
i knew football by alan shearer and i think he was the best football player in the world

mathew burton (non geordie) and craig kirtley (pro
your most venemous striker in the game..BIG AL! Alan deserves a statue in the toon

maureen
your the best im gonna cry when you leave from a alan shearer fan in holland

Matty Allen
Sir Alan Shearer has a ring to it. im hopin he becomes our next manager!

Erenis
Im a CHELSEA FC suppoter but shearer's landmark recored is great quality player and a goal machine

marion pinchen
ALAN SHEARER what a fantastic player,what a fantastic achievement,well done alan you are the best.

simon
it was amasing time when he put it past the goal!!!. I wish i could be him

daz
i think alan has inproved when he was yonger. also i think when he leaves football i will still stick up for him.

Zayn Bhatty
Its great i think Shearer is a legend and Newcastle's greatest striker

Chris From Malaysia
I Cried that night for that goal....

Ken Brown
I live in Jamaica, but catch as many games as possible, Shearers photo is my cell phone cover, that answers your question.

Jack Blanchflower
Alan Shearer is a legend as is defo the best English striker that has eva lived . People shud look upto wot uve done and just smile, you're incredible . Born leader.

pb
i love u alan shearer newcastle till i die

Gemma
Alan's goal was amazing and i was lucky enough to be there in the gallowgate end. I new Alan would do it at home in the gallowgate end. Go Shearer!!!

Robert kirkwood
he is surley a great player and he will evan probley make a great manager and when my son meet himm in 2004 against fulham he was over the moon he even has his autagraph he even sleeps next to it at night every day me and my son usally wath his greatest moments and he wants to be like him when he is olderand we give alan shearer are best of loke in the neaar future

matthew knowles
great to see alan get that goal he is the best newcastle player ever.

johnny mcdougall
Shearer is a ledgend. He should be knighted and is my hero! good luck on saturday.

mark livesey
its great to see that shearer bettered milburns goal record but that would be why they keep going in the first place to beat those records

Dave M West
Anyone who slates shearer in the slightest is wrong, there is some people saying the record is irrelevant WHAT ARE YOU ON ABOUT? this is about the history of newcastle, shearer is the best, he should still be playing for england, and anyone who disagrees is wrong. he can help usa win deserved trophys. Stay on shearer, you are the best!

Shearers Prodigy
Shearer is a legend, he wears a legends hat, and when he joined the geordies, he said i fancy that, he didn't sign for manure cos hes black n white, he signed for toon united cos were proper dynamite

Lloyd J
S pecial H ero for E veryone A live, R eal A mazing R ecord

jranderson60@hotmail.com
Well done Alan from a "Geordie Canadian" we will be all routing for you to bring the F.A cup home for 2006

HAYLEY BREMNER
SHEARER-LEGEND!! ENUFF SED X X X

kristopher fulcher
How do you feel after geting 202 goals

ashley kight
i aws there it was a great moment for every one

ricky
i think alan shearer should stay another year to play with owen because when ever shearer is on the pitch it boost the team moral go up and what ever you say sherer is pure class

Mark
I was lucky enough to be there when Alan Shearer broke the record and it was a magical moment. Shearer will be missed by all at Newcastle but no doubt he will have more to do with the club.

NUFC FOR LIFE!!!!
HES faNTASTIC, amazing.. GOD ALIKE... WEL DONE ALAN. TEARS WILL BE RUNNIN DOWN MA FACE WEN IT COMES TO THE THAT LAST DAY U WEAR THT BLACK AND WHITE KIT.. YOU ARE MY HERO!!!!!!

emrah aydin
alan you are a legend in turkey also we will all miss you

Craig Reay
The greatest finisher the world has ever seen.

Bob Hedley
Geordie lad living in new orleans Alan packs more punch than Hurricane Katrina ever did i know i survived Katrina 2005

Lewis Davies
I think he one of are Best English centre forwards hes has score some outstanding goals.I would have like to have watch him score his 200th goal but i live to far away from Newcastle.

andy
you are one of the best footy players in the world well done

Andy U
Shearer wat a beaut

sharnie
he is nice and a good footballer

ashwin hosanee
it's a great one,alan is the best striker in the world that i have always supported.in every position he can net the ball.

mark stephenson
alan shearer is a pure legend and he will all ways be rememberd by the fans

kelly and dave
we are both 5 and 3/4 we like football its exciting when they score a try!!! we are gettin married in the summer.

matt richardson
magpies best player, diehard fan for years

Rick Adam
long before I was familliar with English league or any others I spotted Alan as a cut above the rest,a constant leader,not so flashy as some but a diligent hard working professional.

Gary Patterson
since da 2st time a saw shearer my hairs tingled and now he's goin there doin it again,he'll be missed 4eva and no 1 can replace him not evan da best strikers as commitment in football has gone,cheers all u'll never be forgotten

Sara
good going alan. happy for you!

Peter D.
I never saw Hughie Gallacher play but I saw the rest of the strikers in the poll. I agree withRay C, Len White was a little short to be a centre forward but was otherwise the best I've seen. I also think Jackie Milburn was ahead of Alan, although e would be my third choice.

matthew geddes
what a legend! it will be a shame when he leaves

FLip Lip
Alan Shearer = Legend

Andrew Howe
Im 6 and i like shearer. hes the best. my hero

rhys
ara y the next manij fNewcastle o no

sammie
shearer ur mint i was there wen you broke jacki milburns record well done!! x x

thomashouldsworth
i are the big is newcastle fan and alan shearer is the best captain at the club

James Godden
There are not enough superlatives to describe Shearer. He is a genius whos commitment to the club will never falter.

Ray.C.
Alan Shearer has been really great for N.u.f.c. but the greatest centre forward since the war was undoubtedly Len White who had everything-- pace,skill,heading ability and scored 153 goals in 269 appearences.

Rachel Davies
he"s a great footballer !and he"s inspied me to show people what i can do. I LOVED FOOTBALLER and played the game since i was just 5 now am only 13 and playing with the ladies they said am too small for the age groups and its the leagus orders but i can train with them all thanks to alan shearer whos made me show people what i can do!

Dave West
Im from bristol, but I have supported newcastle all my life, shearer is a grteat role model, and my favourite striker, the best england and newcastle have seen, thanks al!

hugo chan
Alan Shearer has been a great player at Newcastle, always trying his best to score the winning goal

Sarah Kelly.
I have known Alan Shearer as one of the best ever strikers newcastle has ever had, i have grown up to respect this man and yet i am only 16. He is my idol and i will miss him deeply when he leaves at the end of the season into retirement, i have always wanted to meet my idol and i guess that will never happen. no one could take his place, i hope he becomes the next manager of Newcastle United.

Howard Kendrick
Shear Genius...

Robert Carr
Alan Shearer the greatest player newcastle have ever had. Just wish he could play forever we will miss him.

Wayne Smith
ALAN ALAN ALAN ALAN ALAN ALAN ALAN SHEARER SHEARER SHEARER SHEARER SHEARER SHEARER LEGEND LEGEND

lewis
IM GUNA BE JUST LIKE YOU !

nathan
it is very good my king

davey b
this man is an inspiration to all footballers and all fans of related to the game. respect is all he will ever get.

dava
hower big al bring the FA Cup home !!

JC Hinksman
The record is absolutely irrelevant. NUFC have won absolutely nothing while Sir Alan has amassed his millions, his media contracts, and the art of getting a whole club to revolve around his ego.

Philip `O Donnell
Next year can you help the lads at workington REDS in cumbria thanks ALAN.

mick curran
alan your the greatest.

les holmes
I think Alan has been fantastic but how many penalty goals were scored by Alan v Jackie ?

louis heasman [again]
shearer iz da best were d u gt tickets 4 testimonial i really want 2 go and no one can ever fill your boots

Ed
Pure class, magnificent and loyal. A pure geordie. An inspiration to us all.

Darren
Picture this, alan shearer leading out newcastle united at cardiff against man utd in the fa cup final. He scores a hat trick and toon win 4-0. Owen scores the other goal. The final whistle goes and goerdies all round the world salute alan shearer to the heart pumping music of local hero. My hairs are standing on end just thinking about it.

Nicky Mac
Thank you Alan for all the pleasure you have given me and all the fans, and thank you for being such a brilliant ambasador for the North East. The lack of silverware is not an issue, what you've done for us overall, and breaking Jackie's record is a much greater acheivement. You are ethched into the hearts and minds of all Geordies, be they football fans or not. The memory will not fade for a very long time. Howay the lads!

Kento
Well done Alan, thanks for the commitment. PS The quality of English on this page is abysmal.

danhartley
an amazing player simply amazing player

alan turner
a centre forward who has been the best in britain for the last decade.

danhartley
fantastic hes an amazin player, but he should leave when hes good, i hope he scores more though!

Ryan Delaney,Walker
SHEARER IS A LEGEND WHAT A RECORD HE HAS BEATEN, HES QUALITY AND HE'LL STILL BANG IN THE GOALS GO ONE SHEARER SON AND PLEASE STAY ON FOR AMOTHER YEAR

mahdi ghodsi
i knew football by alan shearer and i khink he was the best football player in the world

Steven Burn
St James Park is our church SHEARER is our God

Danny
Alan Shearer is an inspiration on and off the pitch to all wanna-be footballers. We need to stop paying crazy sums to foreign players and concentrate on our own grassroot players. Well done Alan, 100% Geordie, 100% Goalscorer.

darren miller
toon toon shearers army toon toon shearers army thank you LEGEND

Michael Pinchen Jr
Alan I knew you would break the record,you deserved it!!! Let's push forward and try and win the FA Cup for you in your last season!! Bring on Chelsea!!

anonymous
amazing. it's not often you get someone scoring two hundred goals for their club. Easily considered to be one of the best strikers england and newcastle have known

razzah ali
I reckon Shearer is good but he does get a bit carried away with his tackles. Also, why did he leave international football? To win the...premier league....champions league..uefa cup..interto..no, to...ill leave that to you. I'm not criticing his footballing abilities (or whats left of them), I think he should retire now (quit while newcastle can still win matches) rather than trying half of another season in division 1. I admire the nufc the most because they always cheer on newcastle and I wonder how long that is going to last.

elly of gossy
i used to play football with alan when down broadway west.if he still remembers me,its probibly the lump on his chin.i always knew he,d be great.god speed,thank for the memories,your a legend..

The Lad
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Chris taylor
top man hope he brings home the F A Cup for the toon now that would be great for us and shearer

Jonny Finn
I think it was a great goal to mark his 200th Goal. It's just a shame he is retiring at the end of this season but im sure another fantastic player will fill his boots hopefully even though no one can match the quality of Alan Shearer.

last updated: 24/04/2008 at 10:53
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