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Shearer Tweets Reaction To First Win – Congratulates Wijnaldum

8:30 pm, Sunday, October 18th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 52 Comments

Alan Shearer has tweeted his delight at Newcastle getting their first win today with the magnificent Gini Wijnaldum getting four goals – the first time that has happened since Alan was playing for us.

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Alan Shearer – last player to score 4 goals for Newcastle
Of course!

The time on Alan’s tweet is US eastern time – add five hours for Newcastle time – Alan may have just finished his second pint in celebration.

Tags: Alan Shearer · Newcastle News · Premier League · Tweet · Twitter

52 responses so far ↓

  • 1 the broons // Oct 18, 2015 at 8:42 PM

    Wiji along with Shearer is one of only two toon players to score 4 or more in a prem game. We all know Shearer is the best player in a toon shirt of all time, however WIjinaldum is a midfielder so deserves special mention. 30 million, no less for this lad.

  • 2 toonking // Oct 18, 2015 at 8:44 PM


    saying that makes it all the more worrying that he’s going to be saying his bye bye come january if not next summer

  • 3 Average_Contents // Oct 18, 2015 at 8:49 PM

    Haven’t been on today because we conquered Snowdon. My little lad absolutely smashed it by the way so thanks to all who donated because he raised over £1000.

    Couldn’t even keep tabs on the scores, had to rely on my Bro once we got nearer the bottom. Excellent result. What a day!

  • 4 toonking // Oct 18, 2015 at 8:50 PM

    Wij is also the second non striking pos player to have scored 4 goals in the premier league other one was lampard who did it twice

  • 5 toonarmydownsouth // Oct 18, 2015 at 8:53 PM

    We all know stats can be manipulated
    Tiote’s passing was all sideways, glad he came off we looked better for it

  • 6 toonking // Oct 18, 2015 at 8:53 PM


    well done mate.

    Today’s game is the most entertaining game we’ve had in years certain a one to catch up with highlight on MOTD, if you’ve got sky sports it should be repeated during the week

  • 7 Blackley and Brownlie // Oct 18, 2015 at 8:55 PM

    Observations from the 1892 club.

    Pleased to see Sissoko has silenced his knockers this week.

    Wijnaldum shows what you need from a midfielder. Assists but better still, goals.

    Another good show from Perez who clearly enjoys playing up with Mitro.

    Largely a poor showing from Mitro today but his presence and partnership with Perez mean he’s a must. Cracking goal.

    I made a point of focusing on Colo, particularly when defending corners and set pieces. OMG! What an embarrassing liability. He has no physical presence and attackers brush him aside as if he’s not there. Please Makro. Get rid. It could easily have been a very different story.

    Janmaat. Suspect defensively. Can’t pick out a telling pass going forward.

    Dummett. Rusty.

    Pleased to see Makro grinning when we’ve won instead of when we’ve lost. I don’t mind his smarmy grins one bit when we win.

  • 8 Thump // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:00 PM

    @Average: Congrats mate! I’m sure the little lad is feeling proper chuffed with himself!

  • 9 Harley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:01 PM

    The way I saw the match today.

    First 15 mins we looked in total control without really threatening too much then got the goal.

    After that we looked bad and let Norwich right back in to it with awful defending. We could’ve collapsed but showed great character to turn the tide and get another 2.

    Then more calamitous defending saw them right back in it again and after the break they were all over us. I feel if they’d scored they’d have won 4-3, but luck was on our side and we got the goal and that was that.

    Winaldum was immense today even taking away his 4 goals. I have no clue how anyone could choose a different motm. Sissoko was great but come on, an all round great performance plus 4 goals from midfield.

    Anyway that’s my view if anyone can be bothered to read it.

  • 10 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:03 PM

    yeah tads people saying norwich dominated since tiote came off like tiote was the man in the 1st half!
    the only time tiote touched the ball was from someone passing to him and a couple of intercepting headers that is all
    norwich dominated 2nd half because they didn’t sit back as much as there own manager said he also said it was probably a mistake

  • 11 the broons // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:08 PM


    Ahh yeah, deffo away but not til summer. Like I said if he performs like he has so far we will fetch 30 mil so Ashley will be pleased.

  • 12 Blackley and Brownlie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:10 PM

    I can be bothered to read your post. I agree with it. 3% voted for Mitrovic. That’s incredible. Wijnaldum was, like you say, immense. Mitrovic was important for his presence, scored a great goal but had a generally subdued game.

  • 13 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:11 PM

    the broons,
    Shame you’d like to see him go !

  • 14 Lilongwe Geordie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:12 PM

    Direction of pass is surely irrelevant to the stat and your original comment. You said he gave the ball away continuously. He didn’t.

    Anyway, off now. Catch up another day.

  • 15 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:12 PM

    Well done !

  • 16 Harley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:16 PM


    Yes, loads of great performances all over the pitch, not taking anything away from anyone. But 1 truly amazing performance.
    Apparently first time in 16 years a nufc player got a hat trick and some people going for others?!!

  • 17 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:17 PM

    Leon Best, Andy Carroll ?

  • 18 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:21 PM

    demba ba??

  • 19 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:22 PM

    kevin nolan the most famous in recent history

  • 20 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:23 PM

    plus harley they weren’t indevidual goals they were mostly put on a plate for him so others deserve just as much credit

  • 21 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:23 PM

    Demba Ba

  • 22 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:26 PM

    jail yeah vs stoke

  • 23 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:27 PM

    On a Monday night

  • 24 Harley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:28 PM

    Sorry meant 4 not 3.

  • 25 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:30 PM

    god knows its a while back sure it was a 1st half one tho

  • 26 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:30 PM

    When did Shearer score five 2001 ?

  • 27 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:31 PM

    that makes more sense harley lol

  • 28 Harley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:32 PM

    It was against shef wed it was 1999. I was in Ibiza at time so remember the year.

  • 29 toonarmydownsouth // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:37 PM

    Was easily dis-possessed on several occasions, nout to do with his crab like passing by poor spacial awareness and in-ability to release the ball quickly enough
    Against a half decent side he’d of been butchered today

    The lads gone, he’s welcome to feign injuries until someone buys him if he keeps him away from the pitch

  • 30 JamesToon // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:40 PM

    Went to see the game today came all the way from Bournemouth don’t think I could have picked a better game to come to! The quartet of Gini, Mitro, Pérez and Sissoko need to keep performing because on their day they can turn games round single handedly as proved today

  • 31 Thump // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:41 PM

    @Harley: The thing that got me about Moussa was his atrocious defending. He improved in the second half, but for all he had a hand in each of our goals, he also had a hand in both of Norwich’s, and that tarnished an otherwise solid game for him.

    For all Gini might have put us under pressure on a few occassions, his forward play more than made up for it. The lad was absolutely unplayable today, and if he can perform like that game after game, we’ve got a fscking bargain on our hands.

  • 32 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:43 PM

    Of course, it was Gullit that took us to the cup final in 99 then sacked not long after, Shearers first home game, 16 years ago, eh !!!

  • 33 will die for the toon army // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:47 PM

    The front 4 were amazing. its wat we have to build on. The players need to keep to build a team.

    Krul, Mbemba, Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Ayoze, Mitrovic.

    We need a solid CM ti stand besides Colback and A new CB to partner Mbemba a new LB.

  • 34 Harley // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:48 PM


    Sissoko had a great game too but you’re right about defensive lapses. There were loads of great performances but 1 stand out.

  • 35 The overrated Frenchman // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:53 PM

    Somebody else has probably said this, but how frustrating is Sissoko? Just when you are finally ready to write him off as a lost cause he plays like that. The powerhouse performance you know he has in him. I don’t understand it.

  • 36 Howay50 // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:53 PM

    Thought that Elliott in goal had a pretty decent game and was composed. Good effort to come in as the No. 3 choice with so little playing time. Will SM replace him with Darlow as soon as he is fit?

  • 37 firebug666 // Oct 18, 2015 at 9:57 PM


    Great new mate, well done, I bet the little cherub sleeps tonight.

    On the match, we won it convincingly in the end, just glad Norwich has a poor defence too. This result helps to rekindle the hope, but turning up for one match does not make a season, I hope now we see some consistency in our play.

    Same again against the makems and the hope may begin to turn to belief.

  • 38 Lynxie // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:13 PM

    AC @ 3:
    Very hearty and well earned congratulations especially to the laddo. Very proud of him as Im sure you are, fantastic effort, great cause. Well done.

  • 39 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:14 PM

    I’m actually going to stay up late tonight and watch MOTD for the first time in a long time !

  • 40 cyprus // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:16 PM

    What a great game. Top performances by many. More analysis later. For now: the entertainers were back today 🙂

  • 41 Average_Contents // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:26 PM

    Thanks everyone.

    He did brilliantly today and smashed it. 10 miles up and down a mountain at 6years of age. Couldn’t be prouder to be honest.

    He found the descent a lot harder than the ascent and by the end was shattered (in bed as soon as we got in and asleep within 2 minutes the poor little mite lol)

  • 42 Average_Contents // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:30 PM


    Same here mate. Ain’t been able to bring myself to watch it in what feels like forever. Up early tomorrow aswell and aching a bit from climbing so it’d better be worth it….

  • 43 Blackley and Brownlie // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:30 PM

    When you watch MOTD2, you will see Colo just watch Mbokani power past him to get his boot to it. Colo has no physical presence or toughness. He should be goal side of Mbokani blocking his run and shot. It was embarrassing. And make no mistake, he did the same on several occasions but fortunately Norwich didn’t deliver.

    On the second goal, you can see Dummett thinking, “I don’t trust Colo if it goes in the middle”. He’s therefore caught between a rock and a hard place.

  • 44 Average_Contents // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:33 PM

    Thought I clocked welsheagle9 doing a bit of speed dating earlier too.

    Even my lad said “why are there so many sheep in Wales” nearly wet meself.

  • 45 Average_Contents // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:34 PM


  • 46 welshgeordie9 // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:43 PM


    Ah it’s like that is it, tell me what’s it like losing to the sheep shaggers.

    Ha ha ha

  • 47 MacToon // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:44 PM

    “… can see Dummett thinking, “I don’t trust Colo if it goes in the middle””


    motd2 watchable for a change

  • 48 SUTTY1978 // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:56 PM

    Glad to see they just decided to focus on the negatives on motd2. Their summation chat sounded like the back and forth on here after a defeat!

  • 49 Jail for Ashley // Oct 18, 2015 at 10:59 PM

    So the million dollar question, is toonbotherer going to pay out on his bet that we wouldn’t won a game this season with Collo in the starting line up !

  • 50 manxpie // Oct 18, 2015 at 11:01 PM

    wonder if ashley is charging the bbc for keeping the lights on or is that the deal to have shite direct in the backround constantly?

  • 51 neverwin // Oct 18, 2015 at 11:13 PM

    Colo turning his back yet again – what a TART he is.

  • 52 MacToon // Oct 18, 2015 at 11:19 PM

    Of course he wont Jail,.He never even acknowledged you had paid up, disgraceful behaviour.

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