Shearer: I'd chosen house ahead of Man United move

The former Blackburn Rovers talisman had plundered 112 goals in just 138 league games for the Ewood Park outfit, helping them lift the Premier League title in 1995.

His phenomenal scoring record, and strong performance for England at Euro 96, led to strong rumours that he would join Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford.

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Gregg Davies

Gregg Davies is the Chief Sub Editor of FourFourTwo magazine, joining the team in January 2008 and spending seven years working on the website. He supports non-league behemoths Hereford and commentates on Bulls matches for Radio Hereford FC. His passions include chocolate hobnobs and attempting to shoehorn Ronnie Radford into any office conversation.