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

Michael Owen thinks David Moyes should have bought Barkley, not Fellaini

Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen thinks David Moyes Should have bought Barkley not Fellaini. Former England national team member 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. In an exclusive...
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December 18, 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 […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
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 […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
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

Suarez to Barcelona or Real Madrid makes more sense than Arsenal, says Owen

Arsene Wenger's side submitted a £42 million bid for the Uruguay forward on Monday as the striker prepares to hand in a formal transfer request in order to secure a move away Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes that it would make more sense for Luis Suarez to join Barcelona or Real Madrid ahead of Arsenal this summer. Goal exclusively revealed that the Uruguay international...
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July 28, 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 [...]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
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 [...]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
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

Stoke City's Pig-Headed Players

((HT: Fox Soccer)) The end of the season couldn't come any sooner for the mid-carders at Stoke City... First, Michael Owen is retiring and teammates puts eggs and flour all over his rather expensive car... Now, apparently, Kenwyne Jones became the proud owner of a pig's head in his locker... No one is coming forward to say who put it in there even as US import Brek...
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May 17, 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...
Via Fox Soccer
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...
Via Soccerlens
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Blackhawks fan goes into labor during Game 5

One Chicago Blackhawks fan celebrated Mother’s Day with a new baby boy. Donna Lebano went into labor one month early while watching the Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild play at the United Center Thursday. “No way was I leaving,” Lebano said. “We are a Hawks family. I had to see the end of the game.” Lebano was with her three sisters at the hockey game. Her first contraction...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Blackhawks fan goes into labor at Playoff game; stays to watch (video)

This is one dedicated Chicago Blackhawks fan. Donna Lebano is probably Blackhawks fan of the year! This Mother’s Day was extra special for her as she welcomed Owen Michael into the world Thursday night. Lebano, Blackhawks fan extraordinaire, took in the Hawks defeat of the Minnesota Wild May 9th at the United Center. The Blackhawks win eliminated the Minnesota Wild and propelled...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pregnant Blackhawks fan delayed birth to watch Game 5

There are diehard fans that put their lives on hold to watch their team(s) play.  And then there are diehard fans that put their lives and the lives of their unborn son on hold. Donna Lebano went into labor Thursday night while she was in attendance at Game 5 of the Blackhawks-Wild series.  At 8 months pregnant, Lebano’s first contraction supposedly came during the second period...
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May 12, 2013  |  2 Comments

Pulis: No regrets over Owen deal

Stoke boss Tony Pulis insists he has no regrets about bringing Michael Owen to the club. Owen, who has scored once in a Potters career that to date has amounted to only six substitute appearances and one start, announced last week that he is to retire from playing at the end of the season. Since joining at the start of the campaign, the 33-year-old striker - previously a free agent...
Via Fox Soccer
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Owen’s Attempt At Newcastle Rivisionist History Fails

We saw Michael Owen’s attempts at rewriting his Newcastle history yesterday, when he said that Newcastle had never offered him a new contract, and had even lied about it, and our advice to him at the time was to keep a diplomatic silence. Michael Owen – while at Newcastle This is what Michael had tweeted [...]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Owen hits out at Newcastle

Michael Owen has hit out at Newcastle and claims he was never offered a new contract when his time at St James' Park came to an end in the summer of 2009. The former England international, who announced on Monday he will hang up his boots at the end of the season, joined Newcastle in a £16million deal from Real Madrid in August 2005. His four years in the north east were badly...
Via Fox Soccer
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Advice to Michael Owen – Keep A Diplomatic Silence

33 year-old Michael Owen announced at the beginning of the week, that he will retire from football at the end of the season, and there’s no argument that Michael was once a world-class striker – but not since at least 2006, when injuries interrupted his career at Newcastle, Manchester United and now Stoke City. Michael [...]
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March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Owen: Saying goodbye to football’s most irrelevant, relevant player

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March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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