Alan Shearer's Newcastle Legends to grace Kingston Park

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Kingston Park Stadium will host footballing icons on Sunday October 9 when Alan Shearer's Newcastle Legends take on Keith Gillespie's Manchester Select (kick-off 1.30pm).

Proceeds from the match will go to the Alan Shearer Foundation as stars from yesteryear reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Newcastle United's famous 5-0 thrashing of Manchester United.

Shearer will be in the dug-out as he manages Newcastle's star-studded side, assisted by fellow Toon striker Les Ferdinand. Players named in the squad include Colombian icon Faustino Asprilla, ex-England midfielder Rob Lee, Greek stopper Nikos Dabizas, Georgian forward Temuri Ketsbaia, former England centre-back Steve Howey and Geordie legend Peter Beardsley, to name just a few.

Former Newcastle and Manchester United winger Gillespie will take charge of the Manchester Select side for the event.

Standing match tickets are priced £10 adults and £5 under-16s, with seats from £20 adults and £10 under-16s. To book call 0871 226 6060 or click here.

Hospitality packages are also available for what is sure to be a memorable occasion. For more information call 0191 214 2892 or email

Newcastle Legends squad: Alan Shearer (manager), Les Ferdinand (assistant manager), Steve Harper, Nikos Dabizas, Steve Howey, John Beresford, Brian Kilcline, Olivier Bernard, Darren Peacock, Steve Watson, Rob Lee, Lee Clark, Ruel Fox, Alan Thompson, Temuri Ketsbaia, Scott Sellars, Peter Beardsley, Paul Robinson, Faustino Asprilla, Milan Srnicek.

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