Date:Thursday January 26 2006
Alan Shearer does not think the next England manager needs to have much experience.
Shearer, who claims it would be 'a bit premature' for him to be linked with the job, points to Holland's Marco van Basten and Germany's Jurgen Klinsmann as examples of leading players who have recently been appointed national coaches.
Shearer: 'They are both doing reasonably well so I don't know how important that is. People will say he should be English but we want success. Ideally it would be with an Englishman, though.
'The job is about getting results. It did not affect us when Terry Venables announced he was standing down as England boss ahead of Euro 96. Nobody really expected it to be honest but I am not surprised by the outcome. And no-one knows yet whether it is the right or wrong decision - only time will tell.
'Fingers crossed, if England go on and win the World Cup then it will be right. If we don't, then people will say it was wrong - we have to wait and see.'
Sissoko's 'Love' For Arsenal (Monday December 22 2014)
Fans Praised After Tyne-Wear Derby (Monday December 22 2014)
Gutierrez Returns (Monday December 22 2014)
Newcastle MotM v Sunderland? (Monday December 22 2014)
4 In A Row @NUFC (Monday December 22 2014)
Stats: Newcastle v Sunderland (Sunday December 21 2014)
Newcastle v Sunderland: The Tyne-Wear Line-Ups (Sunday December 21 2014)
Pardew - Newcastle To Bounce Back (Saturday December 20 2014)
Pardew Confident Of Aarons Signature (Friday December 19 2014)
Pardew Happy With Pre Sunderland Injury News (Friday December 19 2014)
|12. Aston Villa||17||5||5||7||-10||20|
|De Bruyne And Ramos?
» Man City : 22/12/2014 19:23:00
|Silva - Pressure On Chelsea
» Man City : 22/12/2014 19:12:00
|Stoke v Chelsea - Team Sheets
» Chelsea : 22/12/2014 19:07:00
|City Win As Anticipated
» Man City : 22/12/2014 19:00:00
|Bruce Recalls Ince And Figueroa
» Hull City : 22/12/2014 18:42:00