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Alan Shearer selects a Newcastle United star in the Premier League team of the week

Alan Shearer has chosen the eleven players who most impressed him this past weekend in the top flight.

The player became an expert and named his team of the week in the Premier League.

The NUFC legend, including one of the players who impressed in Sunday’s game at St James’ Park.

Alan Shearer selecting this Newcastle United player in his Premier League team (and manager) of the week.

Alan Shearer’s Premier League Team of the Week:

Meslier (Leeds)

White (Arsenal)

Tarkowski (Everton)

Mings (Aston Villa)

Moreno (Aston Villa)

Saka (Arsenal)

Douglas Luis (Aston Villa)

Ward Prowse (Southampton)

Harrison (Leeds)

Walcott (Southampton)

Isaac (Newcastle United)


Sean Dyche (Everton)

Alexander Isak was excellent on Friday throughout the match and took his goals superbly well, as well as setting up the Elliot Anderson ‘goal’ which should have stood.

Injury has severely affected his time so far with Newcastle United, but in just 624 Premier League minutes on the pitch, the Sweden international has scored six goals, averaging one every 104 minutes.

BBC Sport Stats:

Nottingham Forest 1 Newcastle 2 – Friday, March 17, 8:00 p.m.


Newcastle United:

Isak pen 45+2, 90+3


dennis 26

(Half-time stats in parentheses)

Possession was Forest 39% (47%) Newcastle 61% (53%)

total shots were Forest 5 (2) Newcastle 15 (6)

shots on target were Forest 3 (2) Newcastle 4 (1)

corners were Forest 3 (1) Newcastle 7 (2)

Referee: Paul Tierney

Attendance: 29,362 (Newcastle 2,900)

Newcastle United:

Papa, Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn, Longstaff, Bruno, Willock, Murphy (Ritchie 84), Isak, Saint-Maximin (Anderson 45)

Unused Subs:

Dubravka, Dummett, Lascelles, Targett, Manquillo, Lewis, Wilson

(Match Report: Hooters on London Road offers a perfect halfway house between the City Ground and Nottingham city center – read HERE)

(Nottingham Forest 1 Newcastle 2 – Match Ratings & Commentary On All NUFC Players – Go HERE)

(3 Positives and 3 Negatives to draw from Nottingham Forest 1 Newcastle 2 – Done HERE)

(Watch Official Nottingham Forest 1 Newcastle 2 Highlights HERE – Goals, Emotion, Controversy)

(Official Newcastle United injury update following Friday’s 2-1 win over Nottingham Forest – Read HERE)

(BBC Sport ‘neutral’ comments – Very interesting on Newcastle United after the win against Nottingham Forest – Read HERE)

(Good morning Tyneside! Just look at the Premier League table now… Read HERE)

(Gary Neville addresses the controversy after Nottingham Forest 1 Newcastle 2 – Read HERE)

(Nottingham Forest 1 Newcastle 2 – The Instant Reaction From NUFC Fans/Writers – Read HERE)


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