Michael Owen

Born: December 14, 1979 (age 37)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: Chester, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Michael Owen of Stoke applauds all corners of the ground after the match against Southampton on May 19, 2013
Career History
Senior2009-2012Manchester United
2012-2013Stoke City
Sports Mole has 527 articles about Michael Owen. Articles 1 to 40:
England captain Bobby Moore lifts the World Cup on July 30, 1966.
The Top 20 England players of all time
Sports Mole counts down the top 20 English players of all time.
Jun 13, 14:33
Steven Gerrard in action for Liverpool Legends against Aussie Legends on January 7, 2016
Steven Gerrard to miss out on Michael Carrick testimonial
Steven Gerrard is forced to pull out of a testimonial match for Michael Carrick at Old Trafford after picking up a hamstring injury.
Jun 3, 14:41
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United better with Marcus Rashford'
Michael Owen says that Manchester United "will score a lot more" goals with Marcus Rashford leading their line, rather than Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
May 5, 22:49
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates with manager Ronald Koeman after scoring the opening goal in his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Why Everton can end 18 years of hurt against Liverpool at Anfield
Everton have not recorded a win over Liverpool at Anfield since 1999, but they are unlikely to have a better chance than this weekend's Merseyside derby.
Apr 1, 11:39
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Everton and Bournemouth on February 4, 2017
Result: Everton break into top six with win over Hull City
Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Everton thrash Hull City 4-0 to leapfrog Manchester United into sixth place in the Premier League table.
Mar 18, 17:01
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Manchester United announce plans for Michael Carrick testimonial
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is among the names confirmed to take part in Michael Carrick's Old Trafford testimonial later this year.
Mar 2, 14:35
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on October 25, 2016
Michael Owen: 'Liverpool should keep Daniel Sturridge'
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes that Daniel Sturridge remains the club's biggest goal threat despite falling down the pecking order at Anfield.
Jan 26, 15:12
Real Madrid's Ronaldo celebrates after scoring against Manchester United during their UEFA Champions League quarter final 2nd leg at Old Trafford in Manchester 23 April 2003
Ronaldo "shocked" by Michael Owen's weight jibe
Former Brazil forward Ronaldo says that he was "shocked" by Michael Owen's recent jibe about his weight.
Jan 11, 18:40
Michael Owen poses with a t-shirt at a Global Legends Series media event on October 27, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Arsenal not up for physical battle'
Michael Owen claims that Arsenal struggle against teams who confront them with a physical style following their 2-1 defeat to Everton.
Dec 14, 18:06
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on October 29, 2016
Jamie Vardy shrugs off Michael Owen criticism
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy insists that criticism from former England international Michael Owen did not affect him during his 16-match goal drought.
Dec 11, 22:42
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp serves up some side-eye on September 24, 2016
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp "afraid" of media hype surrounding teen Ben Woodburn
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that he is "afraid" of the media's hype over Ben Woodburn after the 17-year-old became the club's youngest ever goalscorer.
Nov 30, 11:35
Lucas of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 26, 2013
Jurgen Klopp, Lucas Leiva praise Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and midfielder Lucas Leiva praise Ben Woodburn after the 17-year-old became the Reds' youngest ever goalscorer with his EFL Cup strike.
Nov 29, 22:38
Paul Scholes during a photoshoot for the documentary 'The Class of '92'
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes tips Liverpool in Premier League title race
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes tips Liverpool to win the Premier League title, but 'hopes they don't'.
Sep 30, 11:20
England striker Marcus Rashford walks off the field after scoring on his debut during the 2-1 win over Australia at the Stadium of Light on May 27, 2016
Wayne Rooney hails "incredible" Marcus Rashford
England and Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney heaps praise on Marcus Rashford's meteoric rise ahead of Euro 2016.
Jun 9, 11:49
Paul Ince the manager of Blackpool during the npower Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Blackpool at City Ground on April 6, 2013
Paul Ince: 'England should have picked Jermain Defoe over Marcus Rashford'
Former England mainstay Paul Ince believes that Jermain Defoe should have been picked for the Three Lions' Euro 2016 squad instead of Marcus Rashford.
Jun 5, 17:05
John Stones sees something he likes during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Everton on May 7, 2016
Michael Owen: 'We must get behind John Stones'
Michael Owen calls on England to "get behind" young centre-back John Stones at Euro 2016.
Jun 3, 15:22
Michael Owen celebrates one of his three goals against Germany on September 08, 2001.
Michael Owen: 'England need to stop worrying about critics and play without fear'
Former England striker Michael Owen advises the current squad to ignore the critics and play without fear at Euro 2016 rather than worry about who will become a scapegoat.
Jun 2, 09:42
Marcus Rashford is congratulated by England manager Roy Hodgson following his goalscoring debut for the Three Lions against Australia on May 27, 2016
Roy Hodgson hails "fantastic" Marcus Rashford debut
England manager Roy Hodgson heaps praise on the "fantastic" Marcus Rashford following his historic goalscoring debut in the 2-1 victory over Australia.
May 27, 22:36
England striker Marcus Rashford walks off the field after scoring on his debut during the 2-1 win over Australia at the Stadium of Light on May 27, 2016
Result: Marcus Rashford marks England debut with a goal in win over Australia
Marcus Rashford scores within three minutes of his England debut to help the Three Lions to a 2-1 friendly victory over Australia at the Stadium of Light.
May 27, 21:39
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at Etihad Stadium on October 3, 2015
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Manchester City's trip to relegation-threatened Newcastle United for a Premier League encounter.
Apr 18, 23:58
PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic does his best impression of a Picasso painting after scoring in the 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Jan 31, 2016
Michael Owen: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic exactly what Arsenal need'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is exactly the type of striker that Arsenal should be looking to sign in the summer, according to Michael Owen.
Apr 6, 11:56
Michael Owen celebrates scoring for Manchester United against Wolfsburg on December 08, 2009.
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United wanted Karim Benzema'
Michael Owen reveals that he was Sir Alex Ferguson's second choice behind Karim Benzema prior to joining Manchester United in 2009.
Feb 17, 20:56
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring a second goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Saint-Etienne at the Gerland stadium in Lyon, southeastern France, on November 8, 2015
Report: Newcastle United bid £25m for Alexandre Lacazette
Newcastle United reportedly prepare a club-record bid of £25m for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette.
Jan 18, 00:33
Andrei Kanchelskis of Manchester United celebrates his goal during the FA Cup semi-final replay against Oldham at Maine Road on 13 April, 1994
Ex-Manchester United winger Andrei Kanchelskis hits out at Louis van Gaal
Andrei Kanchelskis says that Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal does not understand English football.
Dec 24, 10:56
Jack Rodwell for Sunderland on January 1, 2015
Jack Rodwell: "I had 50 injections in five days'
Sunderland's Jack Rodwell reveals that he has undergone unorthodox treatment in a bid to remain injury-free.
Dec 16, 01:02
Michael Owen celebrates scoring for Manchester United against Wolfsburg on December 08, 2009.
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United have been below par for 18 months'
Michael Owen slams his former club Manchester United and insists that their Champions League exit is the latest in 18 months of "below par" under Louis van Gaal.
Dec 8, 22:38
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Jack Butland good enough to replace David de Gea'
Michael Owen insists that Jack Butland is a good enough replacement for David de Gea.
Dec 5, 17:59
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Jack Butland can replace David de Gea at Manchester United'
Michael Owen tips Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland to become England number one and replace David de Gea at Manchester United.
Dec 5, 14:50
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal is pictured during their UEFA Champions League Group B football match between Manchester United and PSV Eindhoven at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, north west England on November 25, 2015
Paul Parker critical of "incredibly stubborn" Louis van Gaal
Ex-Manchester United full-back Paul Parker provides a damning assessment of the way that Louis van Gaal is currently managing the team.
Dec 1, 14:55
Robbie Fowler of Leeds United celebrates scoring against Ipswich Town in the FA Barclaycard Premiership game at Elland Road on March 6, 2002
On this day: Robbie Fowler completes switch to Leeds United
Fourteen years ago today, Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler finalised his move to Leeds United for a reported £11m.
Nov 30, 06:00
Michael Owen celebrates scoring for Manchester United against Wolfsburg on December 08, 2009.
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United of old would have qualified by now'
Michael Owen believes that old Manchester United teams would have had no problem reaching the knockout stage of the Champions League against the club's current opposition.
Nov 25, 22:37
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 best players from the 13th round of 2015-16 Premier League encounters.
Nov 24, 10:10
Romelu Lukaku (2nd L) of Everton celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Aston Villa at Goodison Park on November 21, 2015
Romelu Lukaku "hungry" after scoring 50th Premier League goal
Romelu Lukaku says that he wants to keep improving after scoring his 50th Premier League goal in Everton's 4-0 win over Aston Villa.
Nov 21, 17:48
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben applauds as he arrives for the warm up the German first division football Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Cologne on October 24, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Arjen Robben wouldn't solve Manchester United issues'
Michael Owen says that Manchester United need to change their style of play rather than sign players such as Arjen Robben.
Nov 21, 15:16
Brooklyn Beckham of Great Britain and Ireland comes on as a substitute for his father, David Beckham during the David Beckham Match for Children in aid of UNICEF between Great Britain & Ireland and Rest of the World at Old Trafford on November 14, 2015
David Beckham replaced by son Brooklyn Beckham in UNICEF charity match
David Beckham is replaced by his son Brooklyn Beckham during a UNICEF charity game at Old Trafford.
Nov 14, 17:08
Wayne Rooney (R) of Manchester United battles Jamie Carragher of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on March 21, 2010
Jamie Carragher: 'I never thought I'd play for Alex Ferguson'
Ahead of a UNICEF charity game at Old Trafford, Jamie Carragher says that the thought of playing for Alex Ferguson had never occurred to him.
Nov 14, 14:26
Noe Pamarot (C) of Portsmouth celebrates scoring his teams first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Portsmouth at St.James Park on November 03, 2007 in Newcastle, England.
On this day: Portsmouth run riot on Tyneside
Eight years ago today, Portsmouth recorded their first victory away at Newcastle United since 1949.
Nov 3, 06:00
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal awaits kick of in the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park in south London on October 31, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. CSKA Moscow
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League Group B match between Manchester United and CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford.
Nov 2, 18:57
Russia's goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev takes part in a training session at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 21, 2014
Igor Akifeev keen to avoid "horrible memories" of playing Manchester United
CSKA Moscow goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev hopes to avoid another "horrible" evening against Manchester United after drawing 3-3 in their last game against the English side.
Oct 20, 21:16
Tim Krul of Newcastle United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal at St James' Park on August 29, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Report: Newcastle United to receive compensation for Tim Krul injury
Newcastle United could receive up to £5.5m in compensation after goalkeeper Tim Krul was injured on international duty.
Oct 13, 18:01



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