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Michael Owen

Born: December 14, 1979 (age 39)

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 547 articles about Michael Owen. Articles 1 to 40:
Robbie Fowler for Liverpool in 1998
Top 10 Premier League strikers of all time - #10
Sports Mole's countdown of the top 10 Premier League strikers of all time begins with number 10 - Robbie Fowler.
Nov 22, 15:47
Wayne Rooney playing for England in November 2014
England's greatest XI: Does Wayne Rooney make the cut?
Ahead of Wayne Rooney's farewell appearance for England, Sports Mole looks at whether the all-time leading goalscorer would make it into his country's best-ever XI.
Nov 13, 10:42
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring the opening during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace on November 4, 2018
Paul Merson: 'Chelsea need a new striker'
Former Arsenal attacker Paul Merson insists that Chelsea need a new striker in the January transfer window.
Nov 10, 23:35
Sadio Mane in action for Liverpool on April 7, 2018
Sadio Mane to wear number 10 shirt for Liverpool
Liverpool winger Sadio Mane inherits Philippe Coutinho's number 10 shirt for the 2018-19 season, following in the footsteps of John Barnes, Michael Owen and Steve Heighway.
Jul 20, 13:31
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Preview: Colombia vs. England - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the last-16 clash between Colombia and England at the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 2, 15:50
Nabil Fekir and Kylian Mbappe of France celebrate after scoring the opening goal of their international friendly with USA in June 2018
France forward Kylian Mbappe flattered by Pele comparisons
France forward Kylian Mbappe describes comparisons to Pele as "flattering" but insists that the Brazil legend is in "another category" altogether.
Jun 30, 17:45
Generic image of a locker room
Osama bin Laden planned to target England in World Cup terror plot?
Claims in a new book suggest that Osama Bin Laden planned to carry out a terrorist attack on the England team at the 1998 World Cup.
Jun 19, 14:03
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Report: Rafael Benitez given £80m transfer kitty by Mike Ashley
Rafael Benitez will reportedly be given £80m to strengthen Newcastle United's squad this summer, but it is unknown whether that will be enough to persuade him to stay.
May 13, 13:43
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'Newcastle United have to break transfer record'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez acknowledges that his side will have to spend big if they want to bring in a 15-goal-a-season striker this summer.
May 9, 10:44
Mohamed Salah celebrates during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Watford on March 17, 2018
Jurgen Klopp talks up Mohamed Salah importance
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reserves special praise for Mohamed Salah after the winger scored four goals in their 5-0 win over Watford.
Mar 17, 20:19
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
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
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
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
The Top 20 England players of all time
Sports Mole counts down the top 20 English players of all time.
Jun 13, 14:33
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
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
Generic image of a locker room
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
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: '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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: '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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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