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HATCHET MAN: Six games and six different formations - 'tactical genius' Shearer finally gets thing r
Published : 12 May 2009 11:30:17
Alan Shearer was being hailed as a managerial genius today after twoof his substitutions against Middlesbrough paid handsome dividends. But he is not the first boss to throw on a couple more forwards and hope for the best. Congratulations to Newcastle for getting out of the bottom three, but let's not get carried away. When you change formations and strike force personnel as often as hehas (six matches, six different starting combinations up front),something is bound to come off eventually.