Harry Redknapp has today backed Bobby Robson’s belief that Shearer should be given the job of Newcastle United manager.
Alan Shearer - Harry backs Bobby – get Shearer!
Harry talked today to Sky Sports about the vacant manager position at Newcastle United:
“I’d give Alan Shearer the job. I think he’s perfect for it. Experience doesn’t matter because he understands football,”
“Roy Keane hasn’t got the experience and he knows what he’s doing. He’s different class and he’s going right to the top. There’s no reason Alan Shearer can’t do that as well.â€
“He’d set the place alight and the fans would love him. You could bring a couple of experienced people in alongside him and it wouldn’t be a problem for him.â€
“Because of what he means to the place and what the fans think of him and what a player he’s been, he’d be absolutely perfect. I wouldn’t want to see any further than Alan Shearer.”
It’s going to be a difficult choice for Ashley and Mort, because neither of them, by their own admission, are footballing men. Here are two of the best, Harry and Bobby and they should at least listen to them.
We hope Chris and Mike are at least using the great football wisdom of Sir Bobby Robson, who seems to be supporting the club at every game, and is a true supporter, and just wants the club to do well.
Mike should hire Bobby as some kind of mentor or adviser for himself, at least in the short term, until he learns the ropes about managing a football team.
Harry knows what he’s talking about too, and since Harry turned the job down and knows what’s required, his opinion should carry some weight.
Harry Redknapp - quite content at Portsmouth
Harry went on to better explain his decision to turn down Newcastle, reiterating that he is quite content at Fratton Park:
“It was a great opportunity for me to go and manage one of the great football clubs. I understand all that. Some people will say I made the right move and some people will say I should have taken it,”
“Everyone’s got their own opinions but we all have our own lives. Everybody’s got to do what they want to do with their own life, and I love my life.”
“I enjoy going to work every day. If I didn’t like the place, if I didn’t like the owner or if I didn’t like the players I’d have been up there like a shot, but there was no need for me to change.”
Well, it’s been an action packed 4 days for Newcastle fans, since Big Sam was sacked last Wednesday, and to say it’s not been all good , would be an understatement.
Let’s hope we can get our new manager in place soon, and at least before next Saturday’s game against Bolton at St. James’ Park. We need some points on the board, and we should be able to beat Bolton Wanderers – well we hope we can.