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/ 437 days ago

BBC Match of the Day crew steps away in support of Lineker

On Friday, a number of pundits on BBC Match of the Day announced they would not partake on the weekend in support of Gary Lineker. BBC suspended the host of the show and former England striker for comments breaching impartiality against the British government. Lineker criticized UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's take on the asylum […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 468 days ago

Exclusive interview: Alan Shearer on promotion and relegation

World Soccer Talk sat down with English soccer legend Alan Shearer to hear his thoughts on promotion and relegation, and the role it plays in world soccer. Legendary English footballer Alan Shearer has seen it all. From being the all-time Premier League goalscorer, as well as his playing career with Southampton, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 510 days ago

NBC Premier League Fan Fest in Orlando adds Alan Shearer

Legendary striker Alan Shearer will be included in the next NBC Premier League Fan Fest in Orlando. The former Newcastle forward joins the regular crew of Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Robbie Mustoe, and Tim Howard. Shearer released a statement proclaiming his excitement for the festivities. “The Premier League Mornings Live Fan Fests are always a […]


/ 4879 days ago

What The North East Has Given To Football

This weekend will see the Wear-Tyne derby as Sunderland and Newcastle look to grab local bragging rights once again. The last derby game, at St. James' Park, ended up with Sunderland on the end of a 5-1 drubbing and although that was considered one of the most anticipated derby games in recent seasons, Sunday’s game should […]

Leagues: Championship

/ 5467 days ago

Newcastle The New Leeds? Eight Reasons The Championship Will Not Be A Walk In St James' Park

Newcastle fans must have watched Leeds United's loss to Millwall in the League One play-offs and shuddered. It was like watching The Ghost of Football's Future. Two clubs of similar size with similarly raucous fans, they are teams that by rights should never experience relegation from the top flight, let alone into League One. But […]


/ 5476 days ago

Who Will Relegation Hit The Hardest?

With West Bromwich Albion's fate sealed last week we can now prepare ourselves for a dramatic conclusion to the Premier League season on Sunday. The neutral (including yours truly) will relish it and will want to see as many twists and turns as possible. Anyone supporters involved will have struggled to sleep for a week. We all have our […]


/ 5487 days ago

Alan Shearer Gets It Right

Alan Shearer needs all the good luck he can find in the dying weeks of Newcastle United's disaster of a season. And after his 69th minute substitution of Michael Owen for Obafemi Martins, fortune smiled on the Magpies' former number nine when their current number nine found the back of the net almost immediately after […]


/ 5495 days ago

Newcastle United Need a Miracle to Stay in the EPL

After another defeat, Newcastle United look destined for the Championship. Alan Shearer’s men have three games to save their season, but it appears too little too late, and although it is not mathematically certain they will go down, performances on and off the pitch have made it clear they are just not good enough to […]
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/ 5499 days ago

Newcastle United Just Keep Getting Things Wrong

Why is it so hard to do things right at Newcastle United? Well, I know the majority of issues are down to the current owner but sometimes I think the club seem to be a vacuum for bad decisions, bad signings and mixed messages. It's no wonder the fans are so fed up with the […]


/ 5527 days ago

The Relegation Rumble: Will Alan Shearer's Newcastle Be Relegated?

Newcastle has been in a rudderless malaise for most of the season. Kevin Keegan resigned and nearly every potential replacement rejected the offer. The club pulled backdated Joe Kinnear out of retirement, gave him the full time job and then watched him succumb to heart trouble. Chris Hughton took over as a caretaker, and the […]


/ 5528 days ago

Shearer Takes Newcastle Job

Well!  It's finally happened. The breaking news in the last 15 minutes is that Alan Shearer will take  charge of Newcastle United until the end of the current season. Joe Kinnear's medical condition leaves him unfit to return to work at this current time which has left owner Mike Ashley with a search for a new […]


/ 5642 days ago

Soccer Surgeon To The Stars Suffers Injury Setback

A massive injury crisis has hit the Premier League. It's not at Newcastle United, nor Everton. Instead it's in the snowy slopes of Vail, Colorado in the United States. Richard Steadman, the top football-serving surgeon in the world is himself injured after breaking an arm in a skiing accident. The doctor to the stars is […]


/ 5809 days ago

Euro 2008 Coverage Has Failed To Match The Tournament

Having watched most of Euro 2008 spread out between the BBC and ITV I have come to the conclusion that both channels need a major shake up in the ways they cover sport. Both sides irritate people with different aspects of their coverage, for example they both need some new pundits and co-commentators in because […]