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Michael Owen’s top five memorable matches - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFormer Liverpool hero and England striker Michael Owen has announced that he will retire at the end of the season. Over the last few years, his career has come to a halt with recurrent injuries and this season he only managed six league appearances for Stoke City, all coming from the bench. However, the story was not supposed to be like this. The way he made his name in international football at such a tender age, he could have achieved lot more. His game was mainly dependent upon raw pace and more often than not careers of these types of players are blighted with injuries. Owen was not an exception. Former Liverpool hero Michael Owen will retire at the end of the season In his eight long senior years at Liverpool, he scored 158 goals in 297 appearances. He moved to Real Madrid in 2004/05 and managed just one season where he scored 16 goals for the La Liga giants. He returned to England and joined Newcas...
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