Early Doors takes a nostalgic and sherry-fuelled look back at the year's big stories through the medium of recycled posts. ED returns on January 4.
April 1: Appropriate timing for Alan Shearer's arrival at St James' Park.
ED's take: Alan Shearer, Newcastle manager - it was only a question of when, and now we have the answer; at the worst possible moment.
The Geordie Messiah MK II has no coaching experience whatsoever and has only ever voiced his tactical blueprint from the comfort of a well-lit studio. Now he has eight games to keep Newcastle in the Premier League.
Owner Mike Ashley has madeRead More »from Twelve Doors of Christmas: April