Michael Owen

Born: December 14, 1979 (age 35)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: Chester, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Striker
Career History
Senior2009-2012Manchester United
2012-2013Stoke City
Sports Mole has 469 articles about Michael Owen. Articles 1 to 40:
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
Wayne Rooney of England celebrates as he scores their first and equalising goal from a penalty during the EURO 2016 Qualifier Group E match between England and Slovenia on November 15, 2014
Gary Lineker: 'Wayne Rooney is an England great'
Gary Lineker believes that Wayne Rooney deserves to be considered one of England's greatest players.
Jun 11, 05:39
Michael Owen poses with a t-shirt at a Global Legends Series media event on October 27, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Liverpool can replace Raheem Sterling'
Ex-Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes that the club can replace Raheem Sterling should the England international leave Anfield.
Jun 10, 23:18
Owen Hargreaves poses for a BT Sport photo
Interview: Two-time Champions League winner Owen Hargreaves
Read what Owen Hargreaves had to say when Sports Mole caught up with the two-time Champions League winner at the launch of BT Sport Europe.
Jun 10, 15:18
English midfielder David Beckham (L) and his teammate defender Trevor Sinclair jubilate after David Beckham scored a goal during the Group F first round match Argentina/England of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea and Japan, 07 June 2002
On this day: David Beckham exorcises Argentinian demons
Thirteen years ago today, David Beckham banished the memories of the 1998 World Cup by scoring the winning goal against Argentina.
Jun 7, 08:00
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on April 27, 2014
Michael Owen pays tribute to Steven Gerrard's Liverpool loyalty
Ex-Liverpool striker Michael Owen hails Steven Gerrard's loyalty to his boyhood club as the Reds skipper closes in on his final appearance at Anfield.
May 16, 16:55
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool applauds on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on April 13, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Brendan Rodgers should be given more time at Liverpool'
Michael Owen believes that Brendan Rodgers deserves to stay on as manager of Liverpool for another year at least.
Apr 21, 10:36
Charlie Adam of Stoke City celebrates with team-mates after scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on April 4, 2015
Charlie Adam's 65-yard goal: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole takes a look at the reaction on Twitter to Charlie Adam's 65-yard goal against Chelsea.
Apr 5, 09:55
Wayne Rooney of England shoots at goal during the UEFA Euro 2004 Qualifying match between England and Turkey held on April 2, 2003
On this day: Wayne Rooney stars on full England debut against Turkey
On this day in 2003, Wayne Rooney made his first England start as the Three Lions defeated Turkey at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 2, 08:00
David Beckham (left) celebrates with Steve McManaman (right) of England after the World Cup 2002 Group 9 Qualifying match against Finland at Anfield on March 24, 2001
On this day: David Beckham strike downs Finland
Fourteen years ago today, David Beckham struck his second goal for England to secure a 2-1 victory over Finland.
Mar 24, 10:00
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is interviewed for British televison ahead of the UEFA Champions League football match between Benfica and Chelsea at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, on March 26, 2012
Glenn Hoddle talks up England's forward options
Ex-England boss Glenn Hoddle talks up the strength in depth of the attacking options available to Roy Hodgson.
Mar 15, 14:44
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates his goal against Aston Villa wth team-mate Patrice Evra during the 2010 Carling Cup final at Wembley in London, on February 28, 2010
On this day: Wayne Rooney heads Manchester United to League Cup triumph
Five years ago today, Wayne Rooney scored the winning goal as Manchester United defeated Aston Villa to win the League Cup.
Feb 28, 10:02
Michael Owen poses with a t-shirt at a Global Legends Series media event on October 27, 2014
Michael Owen 'not surprised' by Arsenal loss
Michael Owen takes a dig at Arsenal following their 3-1 defeat against Monaco in the Champions League.
Feb 26, 12:15
Former England footballer Gary Lineker leaves a Thanksgiving Service to remember the life of former England football manager Sir Bobby Robson on September 29, 2009
On this day: England's Gary Lineker hits four against Spain
Twenty-eight years ago today, Gary Lineker scored all of England's goals in a 4-2 friendly victory over Spain in Madrid.
Feb 18, 09:59
Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014
Pundits react to Sky Sports, BT Sport £5bn Premier League deal
Jamie Carragher, Gary Neville and Michael Owen express their delight after Sky Sports and BT Sport pay £5bn to retain live Premier League TV rights.
Feb 11, 09:11
Arsenal's Dennis Bergkamp (L) argues with referee Mike Riley after being sent off for stamping on Liverpool's Jamie Carragher (R) 27 January 2002
On this day: Arsenal match-winner Dennis Bergkamp sees red
Thirteen years ago today, Dennis Bergkamp scored the winning goal and was later sent off as Arsenal beat Liverpool 1-0 in the FA Cup.
Jan 27, 10:00
Emile Heskey (R) of Bolton in action with James Tavernier of Wigan during the FA Cup Third Round match on January 3, 2015
Emile Heskey glad to be back at Liverpool
Emile Heskey says that he is happy to be back at Liverpool as the Reds host his current club Bolton Wanderers in the FA Cup fourth round at Anfield.
Jan 24, 17:30
Robin van Persie of Manchester United reacts as he leaves the pitch during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford on January 11, 2015
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United not functioning as a team'
Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen believes that the team is not functioning under the guidance of new coach Louis van Gaal.
Jan 20, 19:40
Manchester United players celebrate Cristiano Ronaldo's goal against Aston Villa on March 29, 2008.
On this day: Cristiano Ronaldo scores only Manchester United hat-trick
Seven years ago today, Cristiano Ronaldo scored his only hat-trick for Manchester United in a clash against Newcastle United.
Jan 12, 06:55
Dean Ashton of Norwich City controls the ball during the Barclays Premiership match between Norwich City and Manchester City at Carrow Road on February 28, 2005
On this day: Norwich City sign Dean Ashton
Ten years ago today, Norwich City completed the signing of England Under-21 international Dean Ashton for a club-record fee.
Jan 11, 09:59
Juventus' Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Trabzonspor during their Europa League match on February 20, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Paul Pogba is ideal replacement for Steven Gerrard'
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen believes that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba would be an "ideal replacement" for Steven Gerrard.
Dec 23, 09:45
Fulham's USA player Clint Dempsey (L) congratulates Fulham's English striker Bobby Zamora (R) after he scores the second goal during the English Premier League football match on December 19, 2009
On this day: Manchester United slip to Fulham defeat
On this day in 2009, Manchester United's title ambitions suffered a blow after they fell to a surprise 3-0 defeat to Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Dec 19, 09:45
Steven Gerrard of England speaks with Raheem Sterling of England after he was shown a red card during the International friendly match between England and Ecuador at Sun Life Stadium on June 4, 2014
Steven Gerrard: Liverpool "perfect" club for Raheem Sterling development
Raheem Sterling is urged to sign a new deal at Liverpool by skipper Steven Gerrard, who says that the midfielder can continue to improve at the club.
Dec 19, 08:40
Michael Owen celebrates one of his three goals against Germany on September 08, 2001.
On this day: Michael Owen wins Ballon d'Or
Thirteen years ago today, Liverpool and England striker Michael Owen won the coveted Ballon d'Or award.
Dec 17, 09:58
Michael Owen of Liverpool celebrates scoring Liverpool's second goal during the match against AS Roma on February 15, 2001
English victories away to Roma
Ahead of Manchester City's crucial Champions League clash this evening, Sports Mole looks back at the three English sides that have won away at Roma.
Dec 10, 12:24
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on December 2, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Christian Benteke could save Aston Villa's season'
Michael Owen thinks that Christian Benteke's return to goal-scoring form could "save" Aston Villa's season this term.
Dec 3, 19:57
Newcastle player Nile Ranger in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Everton at St James' Park on January 2, 2013
Nile Ranger: 'I blew my chance at Newcastle United'
Nile Ranger says that he "messed up" his chance of making the grade at Newcastle United.
Dec 2, 10:46
Diego Forlan of Manchester United celebrates scoring the second goal of the match with team-mates Ryan Giggs and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Liverpool and Manchester United held on December 1, 2002
On this day: Diego Forlan brace guides Manchester United past Liverpool
On this day in 2002, Diego Forlan scores twice as Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield.
Dec 1, 10:14
Wayne Rooney of England leaves with his 100th cap after being presented with it by Sir Bobby Charlton prior to during the EURO 2016 Qualifier Group E match vs Slovenia on November 15, 2014
Peter Shilton: 'Wayne Rooney will struggle to reach 125 caps'
Ex-England goalkeeper Peter Shilton claims that Wayne Rooney may struggle to beat his record of 125 caps for the Three Lions as "he's not getting any younger".
Nov 16, 16:36
Swansea player Wilfried Bony celebrates his penalty which gives them the lead during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Swansea City at Britannia Stadium on October 19, 2014
Michael Owen backs Swansea City to draw with Arsenal
Michael Owen backs Swansea City "to avoid defeat" against Arsenal in their Premier League clash at the Liberty Stadium.
Nov 9, 07:16
Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on August 17, 2014
Steven Gerrard: 'Daniel Sturridge best English striker I've played with'
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard rates injured forward Daniel Sturridge as the best English striker that he has played with during his 16-year Anfield career.
Oct 31, 22:35
Liverpool's Italian forward Mario Balotelli is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Hull City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on October 25, 2014
Michael Owen: Mario Balotelli 'not the answer' to Liverpool's problems
Michael Owen says Liverpool's victory over Swansea City last night was a "big result", but maintains that Mario Balotelli is not the answer to the club's problems.
Oct 29, 06:48
Liverpool fans outside Anfield are offered a replacement shirt for their 'Balotelli 45' replicas by Paddy Power
Liverpool fans offered Fowler shirts in exchange for Mario Balotelli replicas
Liverpool fans at Anfield are able to swap a 'Balotelli 45' shirt for a replica with names such as Fowler and Owen in another light-hearted stunt by bookmaker Paddy Power.
Oct 25, 18:56
Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with team-mates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Manchester United may regret Danny Welbeck sale'
Michael Owen believes that Manchester United may have left themselves short of options in the future after selling striker Danny Welbeck to Arsenal.
Oct 25, 05:34
Brad Friedel of Tottenham Hotspur during a pre season friendly match between Colchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at the Colchester Community Stadium on July 19, 2013
Brad Friedel: 'Harry Kane among best I've played with'
Talking to Sports Mole, goalkeeper Brad Friedel waxes lyrical about his young Tottenham Hotspur teammate Harry Kane.
Oct 24, 08:47
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Putting all the blame on Mario Balotelli is harsh'
Michael Owen believes that it is "harsh" to put all the blame on Mario Balotelli following Liverpool's 3-0 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Oct 23, 09:52
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 backs "revitalised" Liverpool to beat Queens Park Rangers
Michael Owen backs his former side Liverpool to beat QPR in the Premier League on Sunday, claiming that the Reds will be "revitalised" after the international break.
Oct 19, 07:24
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