Newcastle’s wage bill looks as bleak as their league position

Toon would have spent £645,000 on Sunday’s abject performance

Sob on the Tyne

Championship football beckons for Newcastle United next season, but if Alan Shearer chooses to stay on (whatever happened to Joe Kinnear?), he could find himself lumbered with even more headaches off the pitch.


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Sky Sports claim Alan Shearer is taking over at Newcastle

Surely this has got to be a poorly-timed April Fools’ prank

Newcastle are about to appoint Alan Shearer as manager until the end of the season, according to Sky Sports.

Doubts have been cast over whether Joe Kinnear is fit to fulfil all his managerial duties after undergoing heart surgery but Shearer has [...]

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