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!
Audio - McClaren On Loss To Sergio Aguero (Saturday October 3 2015)
Stats: Man City v Newcastle (Saturday October 3 2015)
Audio - McClaren On Tough Start (Friday October 2 2015)
McClaren Previews Manchester City (Friday October 2 2015)
Mitrovic Says He's Learned His Lesson (Friday October 2 2015)
The Newcastle United Injury Table..Updated (Friday October 2 2015)
Mitrovic & Janmaat Ahead Of Manchester City (Thursday October 1 2015)
Newcastle Are You Protesting? - Fans Unite (Thursday October 1 2015)
North East Football Swings For Charity (Wednesday September 30 2015)
Colback Doubt For Man City Game (Wednesday September 30 2015)
|15. AFC Bournemouth||8||2||2||4||-2||8|
|18. Aston Villa||8||1||1||6||-5||4|
|Alex Neil: We Moved The Ball Too Slowly
» Norwich : 04/10/2015 08:00:01
|The return of Dark clouds to Chelsea FC
» Chelsea : 04/10/2015 01:30:00
|Pundits Predictions: Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur
» Swansea : 03/10/2015 22:26:01
|Gomes Stars As Hornets Draw At Bournemouth
» Watford : 03/10/2015 21:44:01
» Watford : 03/10/2015 21:43:01