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      Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush

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      Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Jul 22, 2018 12:39:02 pm
      I'm curious as to who you think was the better overall striker, Shearer or Lineker or Rush. You could simply go by goals per game ratio (Lineker) but I think it's more involved than that.

      Fun fact: Gary Lineker was never carded in his entire career.

      Shearer
      League App: 559
      Goals: 283 (holds Premier League goalscoring record at 260)
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      International: 63
      Goals: 30

      Total App: 622
      Total Goals: 313
      Goal Per Game Ratio: 0.50

      Lineker
      League App: 460
      Goals: 238
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      International: 80
      Goals: 48

      Total App: 540
      Total Goals: 286
      Goals Per Game Ratio: 0.52

      Ian Rush
      League App: 602
      Goals: 256
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      International: 73
      Goals: 28

      Total App: 675
      Total Goals: 284
      Goal Per Game Ratio: 0.42
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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #1: Jul 22, 2018 12:52:53 pm
      No debate, ian rush, great goalscorer and great team player, end of story
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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #2: Jul 22, 2018 04:38:40 pm
      I'd say it's between Rush and Shearer, Lineker was more of a poacher whilst the other two were complete strikers, phenomenal forward players.
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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #3: Jul 22, 2018 11:22:47 pm
      Rush with day light.  The thing is Rush dragged his career long than the aforementioned.  Rushie played till he was nearly 40 his stats don't tell the real story.   Between the age of 20-30 He was far better than Shearer his closest rival.  He also lost a huge year at Juve he would have probably score another 40 goals that was when he was at his peak.    The best moment for me is when he pulled Neville Southall's pants down.   
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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #4: Jul 23, 2018 01:20:22 pm
       And by quite a margin for me.
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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #5: Jul 23, 2018 02:05:55 pm
      Rush with day light.  The thing is Rush dragged his career long than the aforementioned.  Rushie played till he was nearly 40 his stats don't tell the real story.   Between the age of 20-30 He was far better than Shearer his closest rival.  He also lost a huge year at Juve he would have probably score another 40 goals that was when he was at his peak.    The best moment for me is when he pulled Neville Southall's pants down.   

      You describe him at Juve asca lost year, don't think he would look at it like that, learnt other things to add to his game from the year he spent in Italy.
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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #6: Jul 24, 2018 10:57:49 am
      Rush with day light.  The thing is Rush dragged his career long than the aforementioned.  Rushie played till he was nearly 40 his stats don't tell the real story.   Between the age of 20-30 He was far better than Shearer his closest rival.  He also lost a huge year at Juve he would have probably score another 40 goals that was when he was at his peak.    The best moment for me is when he pulled Neville Southall's pants down.
      Rushie was tired of sticking the ball past southall,so much so he had a hump on his back picking the ball out the net,I bet once the Derby came around big nev wished he was still on the bins,as for who was the best out the 3 well it's Ian rush for me,he was f**king lethal.
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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #7: Jul 24, 2018 11:31:23 am
      Rush played in (arguably) a better team played more games than the other two yet scored fewer goals. I suppose the more clinical finisher would be Rush though.

      Who would you say was the best out of Shearer and Lineker?

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      Re: Alan Shearer vs Gary Lineker vs Ian Rush
      Reply #8: Jul 24, 2018 03:41:36 pm

      Who would you say was the best out of Shearer and Lineker?

      Still Rush

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