Tag: Alan Shearer

Arsenal's English defender #04 Ben White celebrates after scoring their fifth goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 23, 2024. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

5 Arsenal players named in Premier League Team of the Season

Alan Shearer has selected five Arsenal players for the Premier League's Team of the Season, more than from any other club.
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - JUNE 20: Declan Rice of England reacts during the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match between Denmark and England at Frankfurt Arena on June 20, 2024 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Declan Rice tells critical England pundits what he wants to hear from them

Arsenal's Declan Rice calls for positivity and support for England at Euro 2024, dismissing criticism from former players and pundits
England's Bukayo Saka controls the ball during the UEFA Euro 2024 Group C football match between Serbia and England at the Arena AufSchalke in Gelsenkirchen on June 16, 2024. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

2 ex-England stars praise Saka performance vs Serbia

Bukayo Saka received praise from former England players Rio Ferdinand and Alan Shearer after his first game at Euro 2024 on Sunday.
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Arsenal stars contribute to new book inspiring future football professionals

Arsenal stars Declan Rice and Alessia Russo contribute to "50 Ways Into Football", a new book inspiring the next generation of football professionals.
Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes reacts to their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on April 13, 2024. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Newcastle manager responds to reports linking 2 of his stars to Arsenal

Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe quashes rumors of Alexander Isak and Bruno Guimarães leaving the club, asserting they are key to future plans.
Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak reacts after they concede their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 13, 2024. Man City won the game 3-2. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Howe reaffirms Isak’s key role at Newcastle amidst Arsenal rumours

Eddie Howe dismisses rumours of Alexander Isak leaving Newcastle amid Arsenal's reported interest, highlighting the striker's importance to the team.
LUTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Declan Rice of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's fourth goal to make it 4-3 during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023 in Luton, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players named in Team of the Season so far

Alan Shearer includes two Arsenal players in his Premier League Team of the Season
TOPSHOT - Arsenal's English midfielder #07 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 2, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players feature in Premier League Teams of the Week

Arsenal have two players in the BBC, WhoScored, and Premier League Teams of the Week after the weekend win against Wolves.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Alan Shearer and Ian Wright attend the Premier League Hall of Fame 2022 on April 21, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images for eSC)

Pundits discuss Arsenal’s need for attacking improvement despite defensive solidity

Explore insights from Steve Sidwell, Ian Wright, and Alan Shearer on Arsenal's need to enhance their attack, despite a strong defensive record in the Premier League.
Arsenal at war with referees Daily Mail Arteta criticism

Claims of PGMOL media pressure after Arsenal VAR complaint raises questions

Reports of pundits being asked to reduce criticism of referees following Arsenal's contentious defeat to Newcastle ignite a media and football debate.
Arsenal at war with referees Daily Mail Arteta criticism

Daily Mail wage war on Arsenal and Arteta

With claims being made phone calls were made to instruct pundits to tone down their criticism of match officials following Arsenal's recent defeat to Newcastle United, the Daily Mail's media machine has kicked into gear
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Gabriel Jesus, Declan Rice and Gabriel of Arsenal speak with Assistant Referee, Matthew Wilkes during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on October 21, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

VAR robbed Arsenal against Chelsea say MOTD pundits

Arsenal's recent match against Chelsea sparked debate about VAR and the decision to not award a penalty. Experts and fans are questioning the role of Jarred Gillett, who was VAR for the match.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: William Saliba and Gabriel of Arsenal celebrate following their sides victory after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on October 08, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players make Team of the Week for City win

Two Arsenal players have made it into multiple Teams of the Week after the Gunners' win over Manchester City on Sunday.
Arsenal's English midfielder Declan Rice (C) lifts the trophy after Arsenal win the shoot-out after the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, in London, August 6, 2023. Arsenal won after a 4-1 penalty shoot-out win, following the 1-1 draw in 90 minutes. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Pundit defends Declan Rice against unfair criticism

Alan Shearer gives a clear response to Declan Rice criticism, comparing him to Enzo Fernandez, and highlights the traits he believes Rice will bring to Arsenal.
The big screen shows the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) action, checking for a penalty for handball during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on May 7, 2023. (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)

Alan Shearer outraged at rightfully overturned penalty against Arsenal

Alan Shearer's fury at Newcastle penalty overturn was hilariously misplaced, as VAR made the correct decision against Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Alan Shearer and Ian Wright attend the Premier League Hall of Fame 2022 on April 21, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images for eSC)

Ian Wright and Alan Shearer pick up punditry work after BBC boycott

Ian Wright and Alan Shearer appeared as pundits on the Premier League's television coverage of Fulham vs Arsenal after boycotting the BBC's Match of the Day in solidarity with host Gary Lineker.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal celebrates at full time after scoring the winning goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and AFC Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on March 04, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

1 Arsenal player makes Premier League Team of the Week

Reiss Nelson made the Premier League Team of the Week following his goal and assist against Bournemouth at the weekend.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Mikel Arteta speaks to William Saliba of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on October 09, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

2 more Arsenal players feature in Premier League Team of the Season so far

Alan Shearer has named a couple of Arsenal players in his Premier League Team of the Season so far, as well as picking Mikel Arteta as manager.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Freddie Ljungberg caretaker Arsenal coach during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 5, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Ego, cowards & 21 other things I noticed as Arsenal messed up again

Arsenal against Brighton was a lot of things, few of them good as we moved closer to the relegation zone with our first home league defeat of the season, so here are 23 things I noticed from Thursday night.

‘Shameless’: English media blow Monreal dive way out of proportion

After Arsenal's defeat to Manchester City in the League Cup final, many in the media chose to focus on Nacho Monreal's first-half dive, even though the Spaniard himself didn't claim a penalty.

Shearer: Arsenal’s defence is terrible

Alan Shearer has hammered Arsenal's defence, suggesting that Southampton targeted the backline on Sunday because they knew it was a weakness.
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Arsenal fans have banter with Lineker but Express miss the point

The Daily Express have missed the point, after Arsenal fans jokingly tweeted Match of the Day on Saturday to complain at the Gunners' omission on the show despite not even playing.

Shearer: Arsenal had a very bad day against Manchester United

Alan Shearer came under fire from Arsenal fans following his comments on Match of the Day about the Gunners' poor performance against Manchester United and now he's hit back.

Pundits agree Welbeck punished for his honesty against Manchester United

A number of TV pundits say Danny Welbeck shouldn't have got up after being fouled in the area against Manchester United, and that the striker was punished for his honesty.

Shearer: Özil was absolutely superb against Spurs

Alan Shearer has surprised everyone by praising Mesut Özil, after Arsenal beat Tottenham in Saturday's North London derby.

Shearer: Arsenal fans will be frustrated with Spurs win

Alan Shearer feels Arsenal fans will be frustrated with their win over Tottenham, due to the team's mixed performances this season.

Shearer: Liverpool will finish above Arsenal

Alan Shearer thinks Liverpool will finish above Arsenal, because the Gunners haven't figured out their best team going forward.

Gallagher: Sterling didn’t dive to win penalty against Arsenal

Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher says Raheem Sterling didn't dive to win a penalty against Arsenal at the weekend.

Shearer: Wenger should apologise to Sterling for ‘diver’ comments

Alan Shearer reckons that Arsene Wenger owes Raheem Sterling an apology after accusing him of diving for Manchester City's penalty against Arsenal on Sunday.

Shearer: Arsenal have told the fans and players that failure doesn’t matter

Newcastle legend Alan Shearer believes that Arsenal handing Arsene Wenger a new, two-year deal back in May sent the message to fans and the players that failure doesn't matter.

Shearer: Arsenal are lacking leadership

Alan Shearer believes that Arsenal lack leadership and ruthlessness, which is how smaller clubs manage to get one over on them if they apply enough pressure.

Shearer: Wenger, Alexis and Ozil should have gone in the summer

Newcastle legend Alan Shearer doesn't just reckon that Arsenal should have sold Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez over the summer, he believes that Arsene Wenger should have gone too.

Alan Shearer: Lacazette and Kolašinac must be wondering what they’ve walked into

Newcastle United Alan Shearer questioned Arsène Wenger's decision to leave new signings Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolašinac on the bench against Liverpool and asked what the pair must be thinking now.

Alan Shearer: Wenger should’ve left after FA Cup triumph

Alan Shearer thinks Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger was wrong to stay on after winning the FA Cup last season.

Alan Shearer: The Ox and Alexis want to leave Arsenal because the title is...

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has said that the title is a distant dream for Arsenal, which is why Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez want to leave this summer.

Alan Shearer: Arsenal’s body language concerned me against Liverpool

Newcastle legend, Alan Shearer, lays into Arsenal in his recent column, admitting that the Gunners' body language during their 4-0 loss at Liverpool was worrying.

Alan Shearer: Arsenal’s approach played into Liverpool’s hands

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has criticised the way Arsenal approached the Liverpool game, believing Arsene Wenger gave too much freedom to his players.

Shearer: Tony Adams is the best defender I’ve played against

Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer has said that Arsenal centre-back Tony Adams is the best defender he's ever come up against.

Shearer: Arsenal can kiss goodbye to the title if they don’t spend

Newcastle legend, Alan Shearer, reckons that Arsenal can ‘kiss goodbye’ to the Premier League title this season if they don’t spend big this summer.

Alan Shearer mocks PSG’s reported £35m bid for Alexis Sanchez

Alan Shearer has taken a dig at Paris Saint-Germain's reported first bid of £35m for Alexis Sanchez.