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Newcastle Was Good To Me – Michael Owen’s A Top Bloke

Nile Ranger joined Newcastle as a 17 year-old from Southampton in the summer of 2008, and had a big chance to make a name for himself on Tyneside and become a good professional footballer, but he threw away the chance. Nile Ranger while at Newcastle Nile made his first team debut for Newcastle in the […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Owen Backs Newcastle

Newcastle seem to have a tough game today at home to QPR,  but former striker and now pundit Michael Owen thinks we will be able to win and make it six wins in a row. Michael Owen – former Newcastle striker and now pundit And Michael makes some good points in his analysis of the […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Man United news and notes: Rooney, Di Maria, Van Persie

Here are latest Manchester United news stories that have been discussed in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world the past twelve hours or so. Let’s begin the next edition of Man United news and notes: -Wayne Rooney has risked the wrath of Everton and Manchester United fans by revealing he used to dream of being Liverpool star Michael Owen while growing up...
Via The Sports Bank
13 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Three glorious Man United moments in the Manchester Derby

The Manchester Derby is almost here, and all the experts are picking Manchester City to triumph at home over Manchester United. Tommy Smyth of ESPN FC went 3-1 in his prediction, a prop bet that will pay you 12-1. (Manuel Pellegrini being the next manager to be sacked pays out 14-1) City have the last 3 meetings (something that hasn’t happened since 68-69 and 69-70 seasons) Falcao...
Via The Sports Bank
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pundits Give Plaudits To Brilliant Newcastle

Robbie Savage, Gary Lineker and Michael Owen seemed to be in awe of the  Newcastle United fighting performance at the Etihad Stadium tonight, and it was a terrific 2-0 win for the Magpies. Gary Linekar - the best I’ve seen Newcastle play in yonks Robbie Savage had criticized Alan Pardew some weeks ago when he said that Alan Pardew looked […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Hillstar wins Canadian International

TORONTO (AP) British-bred Hillstar won the $1 million Pattison Canadian International, beating Big Blue Kitten by three-quarters of a length Sunday at Woodbine. Hillstar, ridden by Ryan Moore and trained by Michael Stoute, ran 1 1/2 miles in 2:29.0 on the turf course. ''The horse felt very relaxed, very comfortable all the way around,'' said Moore, also the winner...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Derby Week: 10 Things To Know About the Merseyside Derby

32 Flags is celebrating Derby Week. This week, we are going to cover both the Merseyside and North London Derbies. Stay tuned with 32 Flags as we’ll have articles throughout the week, culminating with us live tweeting both games on Saturday on our @32flags Twitter account. #1) Origins of the Merseyside Derby The Merseyside Derby started after Everton moved from Anfield to Goodison...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Derby Week: 10 Things To Know About the Merseyside Derby

32 Flags is celebrating Derby Week. This week, we are going to cover both the Merseyside and North London Derbies. Stay tuned with 32 Flags as we’ll have articles throughout the week, culminating with us live tweeting both games on Saturday on our @32flags Twitter account. #1) Origins of the Merseyside Derby The Merseyside Derby started after Everton moved from Anfield to Goodison...
Via Bloguin Best
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Owen backs Welbeck to shine

Former England striker Michael Owen has tipped Danny Welbeck to shine at his new club Arsenal. Welbeck completed his move […]
Via Soccer News
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tactical Analysis Of Liverpool’s Aggressive Tackling And Pressing Mentality

We can chalk that up with something not associated with a squad that scored 101 goals last season, along with something else that’s stuck in the back of the mainstream football brain – defense. Before we get into how the Reds win the ball back, losing someone who is statistically connected to 43 goals had to be addressed. There were many finishes that Luis Suarez was involved...
Via World Soccer Talk
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid Loses Maria to Manchester United

Angel Di Maria signed with Real Madrid in 2010 and will now be headed to Manchester United. (via BleacherReport) The speculation of Angel Di Maria leaving the white club became more and more of a done deal after the World Cup and with the signing of Columbian sensation James Rodriguez. Di Maria helped Real Madrid achieve “la decima” and the King’s Cup last season. Di Maria...
Via Grandstand University
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sweeper: 11 Soccer Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Before we throttle into another action-packed weekend, let The Sweeper, a new World Soccer Talk feature, take you back through the week that was for some of the stories from around the web that you may have missed. 1. “Christmas in August.” The transfers are flying fast and furious as the September 1st deadline nears which means plenty of opportunities for players to awkwardly...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool Legend Reveals why he Signed for Manchester United

Despite his career petering out unceremoniously, there is no denying that Michael Owen was one of the best strikers in the world during his prime. Owen burst into the scene as a fresh faced teenager during the 1998 World Cup, ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Retro Liverpool Shirts

Top 5: Retro Liverpool Shirts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com When Liverpool dismantled Arsenal last season at Anfield, 5-0, many fans across the globe thought the time had finally come to claim their 19th league title, and draw back on level terms with Manchester United. The fluidity and menace posed by Brendan Rodgers’ side was unlike anything the league has seen before...
Via Soccerlens
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Interview With Portland Timbers Captain Will Johnson

Last week, I was fortunate enough to be able to interview Portland Timbers captain Will Johnson about the burgeoning new sport “footgolf”, his involvement with regional sports drink maker Golazo, the Canadian national team, growing up in Liverpool, and what it’s like to be a captain of a soccer team. Here follows an edited version of that interview. First off, how did you get...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Michael Owen right to doubt Arsenal? Will Manchester United muscle them out of the Top 4?

Is Michael Owen right to doubt Arsenal? Will Manchester United muscle them out of the Top 4? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com There are no two ways about it; next season promises to be an ever bigger season in the Premier League than 2013/14 proved to be. The last campaign saw Arsenal finish 4th for the sixth time in 9 seasons, this run coming after their glorious years of...
Via Soccerlens
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool legend: Sanchez signing will not help Arsenal finish in top four next season

Liverpool legend: Sanchez signing will not help Arsenal finish in top four next season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Liverpool legend Michael Owen believes Arsenal will not finish in top four next season, despite signing Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean international completed his switch to the Emirates after leaving Barcelona earlier in the ongoing transfer window. The former...
Via Soccerlens
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Owen backs Neville for England job

Michael Owen has backed Gary Neville to take the England job when Roy Hodgson’s contract expires in 2016. England’s poor […]
Via Soccer News
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sky Sports Will Launch New European Football Channel To Escalate Competition With BT Sport

Sky Sports has ventured out to bring football fans a channel dedicated to broadcasting European football. The channel will provide viewers with up to 600 European football matches per season. Sky will open a new channel ready for the new season and is set to be their 7th Sky Sports channel. Joining Sky Sports 1, 2, 3, 4, News, F1 will be the new Sky Sports 5. The channel will show...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Make The Most Of This World Cup, There May Never Be Another Quite Like It

Just nine years old, I was jumping for joy around my living room when Zinedine Zidane inspired France to World Cup glory in 1998. Does my family have any Gallic roots? Nope. Did I harbor an early disdain for Brazil? Not at all. I was just really, really happy that France had won. The World Cup is a tournament that conjures up lots of little moments like the one aforementioned, and inevitably...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH Great World Cup Goals Animation Featuring Brazil, Argentina, England, Italy And Others

Several of the greatest goals scored in world soccer are captured in a beautifully designed video from animator Richard Swarbrick (@RikkiLeaks). Some of the greatest World Cup goals featured in the video include: • Roberto Baggio, • Diego Maradona, • Jurgen Klinsmann, • Michael Owen, • Dennis Bergkamp, and • Carlos Alberto. Not only are the goals animated, but they...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Newcastle United to keep close tabs on Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris

Abdul Majeed Waris has emerged as a transfer target for NewcastleBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuNewcastle United will be scouting on Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris at the 2014 World Cup, according to reports in the English press.The English Premier League club appear interested in the 22-year-old but will want to make sure he is worth a bid by monitoring him at this...
Via Ghanasoccernet
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 6 – 17-year-old Pele Fires Brazil To Glory

No.6: A 17-year-old Pele Fires Brazil To Glory (Sweden, 1958) Making an impression as a young player is never easy. So it’s understandable that when we explore the history of the World Cup—the highest profile, most important soccer competition there is—that there is a scarcity of occasions in which a young player has inspired his team to victory. Of course, there have been...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Owen tips Argentina for World Cup

Argentina are favourites to claim a third FIFA World Cup title, according to former England international Michael Owen. While Alejandro […]
Via Soccer News
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex Man United striker Michael Owen predicts World Cup champ

Michael Owen, the iconic striker who played for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Stoke City and most importantly Manchester United, picked Japan as his surprise team for the tournament. So that’s going out on a limb. No one’s really expected them to do much. Michael Owen believes the winner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the team, which he scored his most famous...
Via The Sports Bank
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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