Shearer names Newcastle Legends squad for KP clash

Wednesday 7 September 2016

With only a month to go until they tackle Manchester Select at Kingston Park Stadium on Sunday October 9, Alan Shearer has named his Newcastle Legends squad.

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 in the 1.30pm kick-off, 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 Keith Gillespie will take charge of the Manchester Select side for the event, with tickets and hospitality packages still available.

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

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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