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Shearer No Soft Touch Anymore

Ex-Newcastle captain Alan Shearer said he would 'open up more' on TV now that he has retired from playing.

And he certainly went for the juggular on Monday evening when he said on BBC TV that Switzerland will 'kill football' the way they hardly crossed their own half-way line in the World Cup against Ukraine. 'Thank God that's finished - I feel like I've been here for 10 years,' said the Toon legend.

Shearer: 'Both teams are content to sit back, sit deep and get everyone behind the ball. Ukraine tried a little bit but Switzerland will kill football if they play like this.'

Switzerland failed - or even attempt - to score in 126 minutes of play, and couldn't even find the net in a penalty shootout!




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Date:Wednesday June 28 2006

Time: 12:46PM

Your Comments

He's spot on. In fact it got so bad, i turned the game off about 1/2 way through the second half. Thank god they've gone out.
FEn_100
Hes still got a huge passion for the game I hope the rumours about England are true.
dazza71
Yeah hes righta and knows his stuff.id love to see him on the Englang coaching staff or manager a small club just to see how he does.
matty17x
Think the England job would give him much needed experience. Would love to see him and Pearce as McLarens assistants
DougInABox
" players dont like stick- he should know that from his days"
millers4eva
 

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