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Shearer To Enter Politics?

British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and Newcastle United fan, paid tribute Monday to Alan Shearer on Monday.

And judging by the latest 5 point drop in popularity announced this week, Blair could do with Shearer in something similar to the Roeder-Shearer partnership at St James' Park.

Blair: 'I should say for the purposes of the record that I think he's been a fantastic servant for Newcastle United and is a great player and a great man.'

Asked if there were any lessons he could draw from Shearer's decision to call it a day before his planned retirement, Blair said: 'My knees are fine. My knees are in great working order.'

Sadly Shearer was not available to pay any tribute to Tony Blair.




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Date:Tuesday April 25 2006

Time: 1:21PM

Your Comments

lol, Good article, and without getting too political. I think he'd do a better job.
FEn_100
bizarrely i think that shearer would get more votesas for a political party!
vertigo_red
" he cant do worse than blair... can he?"
millers4eva
Big Al would make an awful M.P.. He doesn't have any sleaze in his personal life.
still skeggy
 

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