Previous
Hull City
Manchester United
0
0
FT
Game Details
Newcastle United
West Ham United
2
0
FT
Game Details
Chelsea
Sunderland
3
1
FT
Game Details
Arsenal
West Bromwich Albion
4
1
FT
Game Details
Stoke City
Liverpool
6
1
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
Southampton
2
0
FT
Game Details
Everton
Tottenham Hotspur
0
1
FT
Game Details
Aston Villa
Burnley
0
1
FT
Game Details
Leicester City
Queens Park Rangers
5
1
FT
Game Details
Crystal Palace
Swansea City
1
0
FT
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Philadelphia Union
0
2
FT
Game Details
San Jose Earthquakes
Orlando City SC
1
1
FT
Game Details
Next
ArsenalArsenal
West Bromwich AlbionWest Bromwich Albion
4
1
FT
Game Details
ChelseaChelsea
SunderlandSunderland
3
1
FT
Game Details
EvertonEverton
Tottenham HotspurTottenham Hotspur
0
1
FT
Game Details
Manchester CityManchester City
SouthamptonSouthampton
2
0
FT
Game Details
Hull CityHull City
Manchester UnitedManchester United
0
0
FT
Game Details

Shearer hails Carroll's mental strength

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has hailed the resiliance and mental strength of Andy Carroll after the striker maintained his form in the face of off-field problems.

Carroll scored his first goals for new club Liverpool in Monday's 3-0 Barclays Premier League victory over Manchester City, and repeatedly found himself in the headlines for his activities away from St James' Park while at Newcastle.

However, Carroll's form on the pitch won him a £35 million January move to Anfield, and Shearer has been hugely impressed by a player with whom he worked briefly during his eight-game spell as Magpies boss.

He told the Evening Chronicle: "Andy is excellent. I like the way he bullies defenders. He's a no-nonsense type of centre-forward - technically good, devastating in the air with a rocket left foot, and deceptively fast.

"What's more, Andy is mentally very strong, which is so important. During all his off-field problems up here, he never let anything affect his game.''

Shearer also revealed he has been close to accepting a first permanent managerial post after failing to be put off by his time at St James', during which he was unable to prevent the club from slipping out of the top flight.

He said: "Yes, I have had interviews and got close to taking a managerial job. I loved my eight weeks at Newcastle, despite the way it ended.

"I would seriously consider going back into football, but it would have to be right. It's imperative that you have a chance of success at your first job. That's what I would be looking for.''

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.