BBC Sport - Alan Shearer backs Gareth Southgate to handle the pressure of the England job

Southgate can handle pressure - Shearer

Alan Shearer backs his former England team-mate Gareth Southgate to succeed as England manager after the FA confirmed he would succeed Sam Allardyce.

Shearer said Southgate's international experience as a player should help him improve England's "very poor" recent record in major tournaments.

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