Temporary Newcastle boss Alan Shearer admits he is learning the management ropes on the job. Asked if he has been able to use what he gleaned from his own managers in his preparations, he said: "Yes and no, really.
"You can look at different circumstances, what happened to you in your own career.
"But even in the three years I have been outside of the football club, football is changing all the time and personalities are changing.
"Whatever problems you face, you have to deal with them at that particular time.
"What was right 10 years ago might not be right now, so you are learning how to deal with different things."