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 […]
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7 days ago  |  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...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Former Manchester United star Michael Owen on the World Cup

Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen gave an interview detailing the upcoming World Cup, with a a special focus on how he projects the English National team to performs. How far does Michael Owen see England going? He expects England to reach the knockout phase in Brazil, despite taking on two former World Cup winners ranked in the top ten. The Three Lions face Italy, Uruguay...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 14 – Michael Owen Bursts Onto The World Stage

No.14: Michael Owen Bursts Onto The World Stage (France, 1998) When it comes to World Cup memories, positive ones have been pretty scarce for England in recent years. Prosperous and promising qualifying campaigns have only paved the way for major tournament disappointment since Bobby Robson’s Three Lions side reached the semi-final of the 1990 World Cup. Penalties, injuries,...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcastle Are A Well Run Club – But Fans Have Big Ambitions

It seems that Michael Owen has joined the Newcastle United Admiration Society (NUAS), and in his interview with Lee Ruder in the Chronicle today he’s saying things like Newcastle are a stable club, well run, and that other clubs are envious of Newcastle’s very stable financial condition. Michael Owen – after finishing London Marathon last month […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Owen believes not all doom and gloom at Newcastle

Michael Owen thinks Newcastle United supporters should be wary of being critical towards owner Mike Ashley and manager Alan Pardew. […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcastle’s Plight – Michael Owen Hits The Nail On The Head

Michael Owen has given an exclusive interview in the Chronicle  today, and it’s a little surprising how accurate he is in the things he says about why Newcastle fans are so frustrated at the moment. Michael Owen doing his media duties This is some of what Michael has said: “Every fan wants the same thing. Everyone wants […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Owen – Newcastle Had Good Season – The Envy Of Lots Of Clubs

Michael Owen has given an exclusive interview in the Chronicle today,a nd he says when you look at he league table and how Newcastle have fared this season, it’s been a good season. Michael Owen - while at Newcastle This is some of what Michael has said: “It’s always an awkward one when you aren’t […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Soccer Wage Hysteria Is Misguided, Says Michael Owen

Former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Manchester United striker Michael Owen argues that soccer’s current salaries are justifiable, and says that footballers only earn as much as athletes do in other sports. The former England striker Michael Owen further stated that wages for footballers are deserved due to the high amount of interest shown in the sport by numerous fans across the...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen: “football wages justified”

Former England, Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen believes footballers’ wages are justified due to the high demand for the sport. Wayne Rooney’s recent five-year deal with Manchester United created a buzz, mainly because of his staggering £300,000 weekly wage packet, which makes the striker the highest paid footballer in Britain. Writing in his blog on social...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Owen Nervous Moyes Will Sink Manchester United’s Champions League Chances

This 2013-2014 Premier League season has been surrounded by an incredible fight for the top of the standings between Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester City. For the first time in years, that list does not include the reigning champions Manchester ... Read More
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex Manchester United Striker Michael Owen sizes up Premier League

Former England striker Michael Owen has claimed that Marouane Fellaini is not suited to Manchester United and that Everton’s Ross Barkley would have been a smarter purchase. Owen also criticises Mesut Ozil for a series of inconsistent performances. Here’s what Michael Owen had to say about the rest of the Premier League On the title credentials of Liverpool Michael Owen writes...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Owen – I Wasn’t The Same Player Newcastle Signed

We had reported last night how Newcastle’s acquisition of Michael Owen from Real Madrid in August of 2005, when Graeme Souness was the manager turned out to be a bit of a disaster for the club, and Michael played only 79 times for Newcastle over that four year period with 30 goals, and it’s one […]
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Owen – Newcastle Are A More Sensible Ship Now

Michael Owen spent four years at Newcastle, when through injury he managed to play only 70 times with 30 goals because of all the injuries he picked up, and a number of them were when he was playing for England. Michael Owen – an unsuccessful time at Newcastle Michael cots Newcastle a massive £17M from […]
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Is This Player Becoming Too Much Like Michael Owen?

Shola Ameobi came back to Newcastle after playing for Nigeria in the last International break, but picked up an injury and wasn’t available for Newcastle in any of their games, but he’s back in the Nigerian squad for their next game, which is today in the first leg of their two-legged World Cup qualifying playoff against Ethiopia. […]
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Owen: Liverpool is in My Blood

Owen: Liverpool is in My Blood - originally posted on Soccerlens.comMichael Owen says Liverpool is still close to his heart and explained his decision to join rivals Manchester United, adding he has no regrets over his career. After graduating from the youth academy at Liverpool, Owen went on to represent the Reds for eight glorious seasons, where he scored 158 goals (becoming eighth...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Owen claims Rooney needs love

Wayne Rooney just needs to feel loved at Manchester United, according to former team-mate Michael Owen. Owen played alongside Rooney with both United and England and believes it is the forward's desire to be appreciated rather than anything else that has prompted the talk of unrest. "I don't think it's a case that it's his last chance for a big move, you don...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Kinnear – I Was Manager At Newcastle Almost Two Years

We know that Michael Owen has been trying to rewrite his history at Newcastle with his interviews in the Evening Chronicle for the past several days, and Joe Kinnear is too – did you know he was manager of Newcastle for almost two years? Joe Kinnear – manager at Newcastle almost two years Well that’s [...]
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Owen – Signing For Newcastle Was Fantastic – Unbelievable

The Evening Chronicle today has a new series on Michael Owen, who was singed by Newcastle for £17M from Real Madrid in 2005, when Graeme Souness was managing the club. Michael Owen – while at Newcastle And Newcastle signed Michael at a wage of £110K/week for four years, and of course while it looked like [...]
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Owen rules out playing on

Retiring striker Michael Owen has ruled out a possible comeback to continue his career in the United Arab Emirates. It was hinted that the 33 year-old, who ended the 2012/13 campaign on the books of Stoke City, might prolong his playing career in the Middle East after attending a gala dinner held in Dubai last Tuesday to honour UAE's 50 most influential Britons. Al Shabab Al...
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May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Carroll Situation Similar To Michael Owen’s In 2005

In 2005 Liverpool were interested in signing Michael Owen, after he had spent a year at Real Madrid, but they didn’t want to pay more than the £8M they had received from Real Madrid the year before. Michael Owen - while at Newcastle Then Newcastle moved in and offered a staggering £17M ( money Newcastle [...]
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Owen admits to mixed emotions

Retiring Stoke striker Michael Owen admitted he had mixed emotions after his final appearance for the club. The former England frontman played the last 16 minutes of the 1-1 draw at Southampton but he could not end with a fairytale winning goal for Tony Pulis' side. The 33-year-old scored only once in nine appearances in an injury-hit campaign for the Potters since joining...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoke draw Saints as Owen exits

Michael Owen called time on his career on Sunday but there was to be no fairy-tale ending, as Stoke were held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton . After an illustrious career that has taken him to Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United, the former England striker announced in March that this was to be his last season. Winner of the Ballon d'Or in 2001, a career that...
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May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Southampton v Stoke preview

Michael Owen will be hoping to be involved in his final game before retirement and he could make his first Premier League start for Stoke against Southampton at St Mary's. Charlie Adam is suspended after the midfielder was sent off for two bookable offences in last week's 2-1 defeat at home by Tottenham. Glenn Whelan is a doubt after struggling for match fitness in recent...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

What might have been for Michael Owen

What might have been for Michael Owen - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe announcement, made back in March, that Michael Owen will be hanging up his boots at the end of this season ultimately came as little surprise to anybody. The decision was an expected one, but in many respects his retirement at just 33 years of age will be an ignominious conclusion for a player once seemingly...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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