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WHEN ALAN SHEARER hoisted the young Newcastle mascot onto his shoulders a couple of minutes before kick-off he appeared all smiles and light, all cuddly and loveable.

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Football: Red card Shearer, red mist Gullit

`I lost because of the referee. You can fine me whatever you want. I'm right and I know that I'm right'

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THE GULF between the Premiership and the Nationwide League is such that the teams winning promotion from the First Division are often sound bets to come straight back down a year later.

Football: Taylor's trip from Bulgaria to Bury

Guiding Gillingham to promotion will be a tough task after their close call last season

Football: Dyer's answer to dire outlook

Gullit's expensive buy takes the spotlight from reject goods as he moves into the shop window; Simon Turnbull says energy is the key for new Newcastle hope

Football: Reality tempers Keegan's fervour

England's Euro 2000 hopes remain in jeopardy, but Glenn Moore finds the coach in his usual high spirits

Football: Forest sign pounds 3m Scimeca

DAVID PLATT has persuaded Riccardo Scimeca, the Aston Villa centre- half, to become his first major signing at Nottingham Forest in a pounds 3m deal.

Football: Ince sought by Middlesbrough

BRYAN ROBSON is ready to rescue Paul Ince's career with a move to Middlesbrough from Liverpool.

Football: Keane turns down new United deal

ROY KEANE has refused Manchester United's first offer of an extended contract and has repeated his threat to leave unless the club meet his terms.

Football: Forest make Hoddle their top target

GLENN HODDLE is in talks with Nottingham Forest about a return to management.

Football: Young lions show Keegan the way

England's future: The potential is there but national coach must be given time to identify and nurture fresh talent

Football: Lessons ahead for Taylor's class

European Under-21 Championship: One-goal victory over Bulgaria hides young England's need for cohesion

Football: Three changes for Taylor's last hurrah

PETER TAYLOR is still waiting for the call that could offer him continued employment after he bows out as the most successful England Under-21 manager in history.
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