English football great Alan Shearer and Scotland Women’s national team manager Shelley Kerr are to be awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Stirling.
What the papers say The Daily Mail reports that Gareth Bale flew to London on Monday to meet his agent amid reports the Welsh international is looking to leave Real Madrid. The paper says the meeting was routine but that will do little quell the ongoing speculation that the forward wants to leave the Spanish giants. The 30-year-old had been linked with a move to China during the summer, and his appearance in the British capital comes less than 48 hours before Madrid face Leganes in LaLiga.
Manchester City’s 8-0 victory over Watford joined the ranks of the biggest Premier League wins, just missing out on the overall record.
Ant and Dec have said they are trying to sign up Piers Morgan for this year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
Perhaps not in Newcastle, but the broad consensus seems to be that Michael Owen’s recently-released autobiography has altered perceptions for the better of a man who is now being looked upon as misunderstood during his playing career.
Michael Owen has included Alan Shearer in his ‘best’ England line-up despite the pair’s public fall-out.
Alan Shearer and Michael Owen have become involved in a Twitter spat over comments the former Liverpool star has made over his time at Newcastle.
Steve Bruce has launched a passionate defence of his fledgling reign at Newcastle amid smouldering discontent on Tyneside.
Gary Lineker has revealed that the BBC received a complaint about “bald jokes” made on Match of the Day.