Did Alan Shearer's 1997 injury cost Kenny Dalglish's Newcastle United another Premier League title tilt? Rewriting history with Championship Manager 97/98 – Part THREE

With no sport on the horizon, we’re taking a look back into the past – and trying to rewrite it.

Sunday, 26th April 2020, 12:00 pm
Updated Sunday, 26th April 2020, 12:23 pm
Rewriting history with Championship Manager 97/98 – Part THREE

In a special, tongue-in-cheek series contributor Dave Black – writer, author and Championship Manager aficionado – plays out the full 1997/98 Premier League campaign, to see whether Alan Shearer’s fitness would have seen United maintain their title-chasing form.

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Part one, went something like this before there was an upturn in fortunes in part two. But what does the future hold for Kenny Dalglish’s Magpies?