Michael Owen

Born: December 14, 1979 (age 36)

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 505 articles about Michael Owen. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Dortmund's head coach Jurgen Klopp reacts as his team scores its 2nd goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1899 Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund in Sinsheim, southwestern Germany, on December 14, 2013
Liverpool talks with Jurgen Klopp 'progressing well'
A report claims that Liverpool have opened up talks with Jurgen Klopp over replacing Brendan Rodgers at Anfield, with negotiations said to be progressing well.
Oct 5, 20:47
Dortmund's head coach Jurgen Klopp reacts after the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund vs SC Paderborn in Dortmund, western Germany, on April 18, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Jurgen Klopp ideal choice for Liverpool'
Michael Owen backs Jurgen Klopp to take the vacant managerial position at Liverpool, claiming that the German would be better suited to the job than Carlo Ancelotti.
Oct 5, 20:29
Monaco's French forward Anthony Martial celebrates after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match between Monaco and Toulouse on May 3, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Anthony Martial hasn't blown me away'
Ex-Manchester United striker Michael Owen claims that Anthony Martial has not done anything out of the ordinary yet.
Oct 1, 10:27
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Preview: Manchester United vs. Wolfsburg
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Champions League meeting between Manchester United and Wolfsburg at Old Trafford.
Sep 29, 17:00
England coach Gary Neville watches a training session on August 11, 2013
Gary Neville dismisses Wayne Rooney critics
Gary Neville dismisses Wayne Rooney's critics after the Manchester United captain became England's all-time top scorer last week.
Sep 15, 19:56
Michael Owen and Brown Panther in March 2015
Michael Owen mourns death of his classic-winning racehorse Brown Panther
Michael Owen admits that the death of his classic-winning racehorse Brown Panther is the "saddest day of my life".
Sep 14, 15:13
Theo Walcott of England celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifying Group Six match between Croatia and England at the Maksimir Stadium on September 10, 2008
On this day: Theo Walcott nets England hat-trick
Seven years ago today, Theo Walcott became the youngster ever player to score a hat-trick for England.
Sep 10, 08:00
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates scoring their second goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Switzerland at Wembley Stadium on September 8, 2015
Wayne Rooney's top five England goals
Sports Mole picks out some of Wayne Rooney's best goals for England following his record-breaking 50th goal against Switzerland.
Sep 9, 09:57
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between San Marino and England at Stadio Olimpico on September 5, 2015
Where Wayne Rooney ranks among England's greatest goalscorers
Sports Mole looks at England's top five scorers, as Wayne Rooney moves level with Bobby Charlton's record of 49 goals.
Sep 5, 20:44
England fans celebrate their 5-1 win over Germany in Munich on September 08, 2001.
England's biggest away wins
Sports Mole looks back at England's biggest away victories ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifier with San Marino.
Sep 5, 14:44
Austrian captain Andreas Ivanschnitz followed by his teammates celebrates Austria's winning goal to 2-1 against England during a FIFA World Cup 2006 qualifying match between Austria and England in Vienna on 04 September 2004
On this day: England stunned by Austria fightback
On this day in 2004, England began their qualification campaign for the 2006 World Cup Finals with a 2-2 draw away in Austria.
Sep 4, 08:00
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates after scoring their third goal during the UEFA Euro 2004, Group B match between Croatia and England at the Luz Stadium on June 21, 2004
Wayne Rooney: Top five England goals
As he closes in on a goalscoring record, Sports Mole picks out Wayne Rooney's top five goals for England.
Sep 3, 12:40
Jermain Defoe of England celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Euro 2008 Qualifying match between England and Andorra at Old Trafford on September 2, 2006
On this day: Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe doubles sink Andorra
Nine years ago today, Peter Crouch and Jermain Defoe scored braces as England thrashed Andorra in a Euro 2008 qualifier.
Sep 2, 08:00
El-Hadji Diouf of Liverpool scores against Southampton on August 24, 2002
On this day: Liverpool's El-Hadji Diouf marks Anfield debut with a brace
Thirteen years ago today, El-Hadji Diouf scored twice on his home debut as Liverpool recorded a 3-0 win over Southampton at Anfield.
Aug 24, 08:00
England Manager Steve McClaren holds a press conference in Zagreb 10 October 2006
On this day: Steve McClaren opens England reign with a win
On this day in 2006, England boss Steve McClaren opened his Three Lions reign with a 4-0 victory against Greece.
Aug 16, 09:55
Michael Owen, then of Real Madrid, celebrates his goal against Barcelona on April 10, 2005.
On this day: Michael Owen swaps Liverpool for Real Madrid
Eleven years ago today, Real Madrid completed the signing of Liverpool's England international Michael Owen.
Aug 13, 08:00
Southampton players celebrate after Jason Shackell of Burnley scored an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on March 21, 2015
Preview: Southampton vs. Vitesse
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Europa League qualifier between Southampton and Eredivisie outfit Vitesse.
Jul 29, 11:30
PSV's Georgino Wijnaldum in action during the match against SV Zulte Waregem on July 30, 2013
In Profile: Newcastle United's new signing Georginio Wijnaldum
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Newcastle United's new £14.4m signing Georginio Wijnaldum.
Jul 11, 13:25
Manchester United's Cristian Ronaldo (L) celebrates after scoring his team's third goal as teammate Ruud Van Nistelrooy (R) runs behind him on February 14, 2004
Manchester United, Real Madrid: Five that played for both
With David de Gea and Sergio Ramos reportedly eager to swap clubs, here are five players that have turned out for both Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Jul 2, 12:22
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates after scoring their third goal during the UEFA Euro 2004, Group B match between Croatia and England at the Luz Stadium on June 21, 2004
On this day: Wayne Rooney runs Croatia ragged
Eleven years ago today, Wayne Rooney scored twice as England recorded a 4-2 win over Croatia at Euro 2004.
Jun 21, 08:00
Liverpool's Michael Owen celebrates scoring his team's third goal against Leeds during their Premiership clash at Elland Road in Leeds on 3 February 2002
Michael Owen still 'Liverpool player at heart'
Former England striker Michael Owen claims that he is still a Liverpool player at heart despite moving on to various clubs throughout his career.
Jun 14, 07:32
French captain Zinedine Zidane (L) scores France's equaliser against England during their opening match at the European Nations football championships at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon on 13 June 2004
On this day: Late Zinedine Zidane double stuns England at Euro 2004
On this day 11 years ago, England saw a one-goal lead slip away in stoppage time against France at Euro 2004, as Zinedine Zidance struck twice to salvage three points.
Jun 13, 08:00
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2Tottenham HotspurSpurs25139345192648
3Arsenal25146539221748
4Manchester CityMan City25145647262147
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd25118632221041
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham2510963829939
7Southampton2510783324937
8Everton25811646341235
9Liverpool259883236-435
10Watford2596102727033
11Stoke CityStoke2596102431-733
12Crystal Palace2595112630-432
13Chelsea257993335-230
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2578102332-929
15Bournemouth2577112941-1228
16Swansea CitySwansea2569102433-927
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2566132644-1824
18Norwich CityNorwich2565142848-2023
19Sunderland2555153049-1920
20Aston Villa2537152040-2016