for the first time since 1985 ALAN SHEARER react to newcastle united FA cup win at fulham


Alan Shearer is typically seen in the Match of the Day studio or on a podcast alongside Micah Richards and Gary Lineker.

However, during Newcastle United’s FA Cup victory against Fulham, the great striker made the decision to stand with the away supporters for the first time in 38 years.

Though it wasn’t ideal from Eddie Howe’s perspective, they managed to record a much-needed clean sheet in addition to adding their name to the hat for the following round.

Not your typical clientele, but childhood Newcastle United supporters Sean Longstaff and Dan Burn were the ones on the scoresheet.

It’s perhaps appropriate, given Alan Shearer’s presence in the Craven Cottage stands.

The 53-year-old, unable to contain his joy, tweeted, “what a night that was,” after posting a picture of himself and his family in the away end.

It was a long time coming for the side to win, so the Toon Army supporters will likely demand that he attend future games.

The team’s turbulent recent past has caused them to fall down the Premier League standings and into tenth place.

The club has suffered greatly from injuries as well as defensive shortcomings, which is why the Fulham clean sheet was necessary.

It’s not going to get any easier, though, as Newcastle will now face the toughest away match in the Premier League this season on Tuesday night at Villa Park.

With just one home loss this season, Unai Emery’s Aston Villa will be hoping to maintain their title challenge against a rejuvenated Newcastle squad.

Villa can rely on their amazing home record, but the Magpies will bring up the thrashing they inflicted early in the season.

Newcastle’s 5-1 victory seems like a long time ago, which only serves to highlight how opening

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