Alan Shearer became a CBE in the recent honours list and is lead analyst on the BBC’s flagship football programme Match of the Day, a weekly football columnist in the Sun newspaper and ambassador for Coral. In the 2016/17 season he also joins the Premier League Productions team to broadcast on their international coverage of the Premier League.
His Foundation – the Alan Shearer Foundation which launched on 31 May 2012, funds the Alan Shearer Disability Centre in Newcastle.
One of England’s greatest ever strikers, he is still the Premier League and Newcastle United’s record goalscorer.
His career started at Southampton where he scored a hat-trick on his debut. He moved to Blackburn Rovers where his goals helped them to win the Premier League title in the 1994-95 season. A world record £15m transfer fee saw him return to the north-east and Newcastle United where he stayed until he retired in 2006.
Alan was capped 63 times for England and scored 30 goals. He was named PFA Player of the year twice.
He now has a highly successful media career working for the BBC, Five Live and Be In Sport covering the Champions League and England matches. He is an ambassador for Speedflex, a high intensity cardio and resistance training concept and alongside his work for his own Alan Shearer Foundation he supports the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, CHUF and the NSPCC.
Alan is an accomplished 6 handicap golfer and Callaway ambassador and founder member at Close House Golf Club in Newcastle.
Alan’s latest feature in Barclays film about Walking Football
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Congratulations – Alan Shearer awarded the CBE for charitable services to the community.
Goldent Boot winner Alan Shearer remembers Euro 96 in advance on the Euro tournament in France this Summer.
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