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  1. Alan Shearer scored his last goal for England in a match against which country?
  2. Against whom did Alan Shearer score a hat-trick for the English national team?
  3. How many goals did Alan Shearer score for the England national team in major international tournaments (World Cup and European Championship) combined?
  4. In which year did Alan Shearer make his senior international debut for England?
  5. During his international career, how many goals did Alan Shearer score for the England national team?
  6. Alan Shearer scored his last professional goal in a match against which club?
  7. In which year did Alan Shearer retire from professional football?
  8. During the 1994-1995 Premier League season, Alan Shearer won the Golden Boot for being the top scorer. How many goals did he score that season?
  9. In which match did Alan Shearer score five goals for Newcastle United?
  10. How many Premier League hat-tricks did Alan Shearer score during his career?
  11. How many Premier League goals did Alan Shearer score for Blackburn Rovers?
  12. How many Premier League goals did Alan Shearer score for Newcastle United?
  13. Who did Alan Shearer play for before joining Blackburn Rovers?
  14. In which year did Alan Shearer join Newcastle United?
  15. From which club did Newcastle United sign Alan Shearer?

FAQ of Alan Shearer

What teams did Alan Shearer play for?

Alan Shearer played for three teams in his professional career. He began with Southampton from 1988 to 1992, before moving to Blackburn Rovers. After playing with Blackburn until 1996, he moved to Newcastle United and stayed there until he finished his career in 2006.

How many goals did Shearer score in the Premier League?

Alan Shearer scored 260 goals in the Premier League and this total is a record for the division. Shearer’s closest challenger at the moment is Harry Kane who scored 213 goals. Alan Shearer’s mark of 260 may remain intact now that Kane has moved to Bayern Munich.

How many career goals does Alan Shearer have?

Between 1988 and 2006, Alan Shearer scored 409 senior goals. Forty-three of those came at Southampton and a further 130 while at Blackburn Rovers. Shearer also scored 206 club goals during his ten years with Newcastle United, and he scored 30 times for the English national team.

How many penalties did Shearer score for England?

Alan Shearer scored six penalty goals for England. When he made his debut for the national team. Gary Lineker was the designated penalty taker, so he wasn’t a regular from the spot. That total of six goals puts Shearer in joint fourth place in England’s overall penalty scorer list.

What trophies has Alan Shearer won?

Alan Shearer won just one major trophy in his career. He was a member of the Blackburn Rovers squad that won the Premier League title in the 1994/95 season. During his time with Newcastle United, Shearer played in two losing FA Cup finals in 1998 and again in 1999.

Did Alan Shearer win the Ballon d Or?

Alan Shearer did not win the Ballon d’Or at any time in his career. He had been nominated, and his best result in this individual award came in 1996. His exploits at domestic and international level meant that Shearer came third in this year’s voting, behind Matthias Sammer and Ronaldo.

When did Shearer retire?

Alan Shearer retired from playing football in 2006. The 2005/06 season was his last, and he scored 14 goals in 41 games for Newcastle United in that campaign. After retiring, Shearer briefly managed Newcastle, before taking up his current position as a TV pundit for the BBC.

Some interesting Facts about Alan Shearer

  • TV Pundit: After retiring from professional football, Shearer transitioned into a successful career as a football pundit and TV personality. He has been a regular on BBC’s “Match of the Day” and other football-related programs.
  • Love for Golf: Apart from football, Shearer is known for his love for golf and often participates in charity golf events.
  • Supporter of Charity: Alan Shearer is involved in various charitable activities. He established the Alan Shearer Foundation, which supports disabled individuals and provides facilities for people with complex disabilities.