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Fresh from cycling from Tyneside to London for Sport Relief and spending his Saturday night with Messers Hansen and Lineker in the MOTD studios, Alan Shearer has reiterated his belief that the current crap, I mean crop, of players will have enough to keep the club in the Premier League. Shearer said:

"I don`t see any reason how he can be in danger. The owner [Mike Ashley] and chairman have put their faith in Kevin. He is - and was - the right choice and he will take the club forward providing the owner gives him the funds. There is no point in appointing him if they are not prepared to do that.

I think he went into it knowing they had a difficult run of fixtures and that confidence was at an all-time low. Put those two together and it is bad situation.

I still believe and maintain they won`t go down. They need a result against Birmingham, because it has been a long time since they won. They have three crucial home games and we will know more after those. It [speculation about Keegan`s future] is nonsense, but no one can stop that until they go out and get results."

The Journalist

Writer: Ross Molyneux Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 17 2008

Time: 1:09PM

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once you have that first win under Keegan you will be ok.
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18/03/2008 12:33:00

Most of the supporters in the Prem would like you relegated. Fingers crossed then.
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18/03/2008 12:38:00

u speak on behalf of u and ur jealous family. no1 else u bum. not get lost scum >spits at u<
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18/03/2008 13:16:00

they got a resukt against the brun 1-1 but they are still close shaky ground whose up nextZ???
ozanne park rangers
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19/03/2008 06:23:00

Shame that such brilliant fans have to endure such torture
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21/03/2008 20:27:00

Well done Kev, first win under his belt...youll stay up no worries..!
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24/03/2008 11:15:00

i have no worries we will be top 8 min next season up the toon
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24/03/2008 11:17:00

I'd love to see ye go down just for not giving Big Sam some time.If ye could be joined by Derby,Fulham,Wigan,Spurs and all the teams that sacked their managers after so little time.Ye have never had success so how can Ashley demand it instantly???
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27/03/2008 18:59:00

I don't want Toon relegated - fans are far too crazy for that and deserve more. Can't stand that chancer, KK though. No talent whatsoever.
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28/03/2008 16:42:00

"The Messiah". He'll walk pretty soon.When the goin gets tough...Keegan gets goin' ;))
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28/03/2008 17:47:00

java F@ck off you ***** you have to be a macum to be splurting cr@p like this. We got rid of BSA because he lost the plot and the dressing room and very poor results he could'nt get the team motivated and was more concentrating on draw results. 1 -4 win against the spuds come on Newcastle.
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30/03/2008 18:24:00

Nice one Toon - I don't think you're going down. And Big Sam was poor at Newcastle, that simple. Sticking with him, they would be relegated.
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30/03/2008 23:23:00

Definately now after Sunday's result.
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31/03/2008 22:52:00

amazing...ye beat spurs and now you're a big club again.funny stuff!!!
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02/04/2008 15:33:00

we never stoped being A BIG Club !
ToonFan [Est]
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02/04/2008 19:25:00


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