Date:Friday December 23 2005
Graeme Souness has asked his skipper to consider putting off his retirement for a second time. Shearer was persuaded to stay on at St James' Park for one more year after originally declaring he would hang up his boots at the end of last season.
Souness: 'We'll see what happens over the next six months, but I certainly wouldn't close any doors. It would have to come from him, but if he's still playing like he has in recent weeks, he has an enormous part to play.
'I said last year that I do not see a player on the training ground who is ready to pack in and there's nothing that's happened since which suggests that has changed. It's like everything - if you're enjoying it, why stop?
'I think that since his hernia operation - only he knows how much he was being held back - he looks to have found another yard from somewhere. And that's coupled with the fact he's now playing with Michael. He really enjoys that. They have an understanding that goes back to when they played together with England.'
Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or to join in the debates on the forum.
Go on, get vitalled!
5 Years Since Sir Bobby Left Us (Thursday July 31 2014)
Remy Back OnThe Agenda? (Monday July 28 2014)
NUFC Chasing The Wrong Targets* (Sunday July 27 2014)
The Usual (Sunday July 27 2014)
Forthcoming Friendly Cup Chosen For TV (Thursday July 24 2014)
Mbiwa Still Linked With Loan Move (Thursday July 24 2014)
French Exodus Continues (Wednesday July 23 2014)
Liam Sweeney and John Alder (Monday July 21 2014)
Ben Arfa Saga Is A Real Shame (Thursday July 17 2014)
Janmaat Gets His Confirmation (Thursday July 17 2014)
|10. Man City||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|11. Man Utd||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Bojan Gets Squad Number
» Stoke : 31/07/2014 21:46:00
|Arsenal Fan Goes Out On Loan
» Arsenal : 31/07/2014 21:30:00
|Danny: Champion of the World!
» Spurs : 31/07/2014 21:10:00
|Albion Announce 2014-15 Squad Numbers
» WBA : 31/07/2014 18:13:00
|Bertrand Joins On Season Long Loan
» Southampton : 31/07/2014 18:02:00