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Newcastle United’s Greatest Ever Strike Partnership

8 years ago

I saw the invitation on The Mag’s weekly newsletter (click HERE to subscribe for free and get information/entertainment, as well as exclusive offers and competitions direct to your mailbox) asking for fans to send in which two Newcastle strikers (past and present) they would team up to make their ideal partnership.

What a dilemma!

Eventually though I made my choice and have put together arguably the two greatest ever Newcastle United players, certainly of the modern era.

I know that they did play together for Newcastle but Alan Shearer and Peter Beardsley were at opposite ends of their United careers.

Beardsley was still brilliant, matches such as the 5-0 against Manchester United will live long in the memory.

However, just imagine if Shearer had played with Beardsley when both were at their very best, the Beardsley who made Lineker as an England centre-forward and who was an integral part of Liverpool’s last great team?

I would argue that Shearer & Beardsley would have not just been the greatest ever Newcastle United strike partnership but also England’s.

Who are the two best Newcastle United strikers you have ever seen who would form the most formidable partnership? We want to hear about which combination would stand above the countless others we have been lucky to see in black & white, send your pairing in and we will feature them either in the magazine or on the website. Send to [email protected] .

As a bonus we will try and match your goal choices up with video footage from The Mag’s YouTube Channel (Click HERE to subscribe for free).

Watch this collection of Shearer classics, what a player…
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…and what about this beauty, a Beardsley hat-trick against Sunderland!
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