Michael Owen

Born: December 14, 1979 (age 38)

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
© PA Photos
Career History
Senior2009-2012Manchester United
2012-2013Stoke City
Sports Mole has 537 articles about Michael Owen. Articles 1 to 40:
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Thierry Henry: 'Marcus Rashford may think about leaving Manchester United'
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry says that Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford may think about leaving the club, should his playing time not increase.
Feb 13, 14:54
Mauricio Pochettino keeps it casual during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Don't twist my comments on diving'
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino attempts to clarify his comments regarding simulation after claiming that some of his previous words have been 'twisted'.
Feb 8, 18:47
Islam Slimani is caught on camera during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Chelsea on September 9, 2017
Newcastle United to break record for Islam Slimani?
Newcastle United are reportedly prepared to spend a club-record £20m on the capture of Leicester City forward Islam Slimani.
Jan 24, 09:41
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Cenk Tosun out of Newcastle United's price range
A report claims that Besiktas want £17m from Newcastle United for striker Cenk Tosun, which would make him the club's record signing.
Nov 12, 15:53
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Liverpool unveil Kenny Dalglish Stand at Anfield
Liverpool unveil the Kenny Dalglish Stand at Anfield in honour of the former Reds player and manager.
Oct 13, 21:02
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Sergio Aguero is already a Manchester City legend'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists that Sergio Aguero is already a club legend as he closes in on Eric Brook's all-time goalscoring record.
Sep 16, 19:06
Marcus Rashford sends in the second during the World Cup qualifier between England and Slovakia on September 4, 2017
Gareth Southgate compares Marcus Rashford to Wayne Rooney, Michael Owen
England manager Gareth Southgate backs Marcus Rashford to emulate the likes of Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen for club and country.
Sep 7, 20:19
Philippe Coutinho puts his side back in front during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Everton on April 1, 2017
Michael Owen confident of Philippe Coutinho stay
Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen is confident that the club will hold on to Philippe Coutinho this summer, despite interest from Barcelona.
Aug 3, 13:08
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Southampton on May 7, 2017
Michael Owen: 'New Philippe Coutinho contract galvanised Liverpool'
Michael Owen believes that Liverpool "are in a better place" after getting Philippe Coutinho - rumoured to be on Barcelona's radar - to pen a new deal at Anfield.
Aug 1, 20:41
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Newcastle United 'to move for Cedric Bakambu'
A report claims that Newcastle United will have to break their transfer record if they wish to sign Villarreal forward Cedric Bakambu this summer.
Jul 2, 10:08
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The Top 20 England players of all time
Sports Mole counts down the top 20 English players of all time.
Jun 13, 14:33
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
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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
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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

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