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FA Cup semi-final weekend has led to Alan Shearer wondering what might have been for Newcastle United this season.
Fifteen years ago to the day, Alan Shearer put a smile on all of our faces – relive that moment with this video special.
Silvio Maric has the ball down the left hand side and lays it off to Shearer, Big Al cuts across the ball and smashes it into the top corner from outside the box.
We were behind the goal and you could see it angling towards that top right hand spot and the keeper beaten all the way.
Champions League qualification would be a miracle, finishing above the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs quite remarkable, qualifying for the Europa League a dubious reward.
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Joey Barton up in court yet again – ‘Assault by beating’ his wife is the charge this time