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Manchester United missed the chance to close to within a point of leaders Chelsea as they needed a second half equalizer from substitute Michael Owen to salvage a 2-2 draw at Bolton on Sunday.

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Owen ruled out of World Cup through injuryupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 09:52:00

England striker Michael Owen has been ruled out for the rest of the season through injury, ending hopes that he could play at the World Cup for his country.

Rooney heads winner for United in English League Cup finalupdated: Sun Feb 28 2010 15:15:00

On-form Wayne Rooney came off the bench to score the winner as Manchester United beat Aston Villa 2-1 in the English League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday.

Four-goal Bayern put out Juventusupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 17:51:00

Bayern Munich eliminated fellow European powerhouses Juventus from this season's Champions League with a superb 4-1 win in Turin on Tuesday night.

Owen clinches Man Utd victory at Barnsleyupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 18:55:00

Michael Owen rolled back the years to score a superb second goal for Manchester United as they continued their English League Cup defense with a 2-0 victory at second-flight Barnsley on Tuesday.

Carrick gives Man Utd win over Wolfsburgupdated: Sat Oct 03 2009 13:26:00

Manchester United came a goal behind and shrugged off the early loss of Michael Owen to injury to beat German champions Wolfsburg 2-1 for their second victory in Champions League Group B.

Man United thump Wigan as Arsenal top tableupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 14:18:00

Michael Owen scored his first goal for Manchester United, and fellow-striker Wayne Rooney his 100th, as the English Premier League champions returned to winning form with a thumping 5-0 victory at Wigan on Saturday.

Football: Capello ignores Owen for Dutch clashupdated: Sat Aug 08 2009 16:22:00

Michael Owen has failed to win an international recall with England coach Fabio Capello ignoring his claims for next Wednesday's friendly against the Netherlands.

Manchester United snub Indonesian requestupdated: Sun Jul 19 2009 21:29:00

Manchester United have scheduled a second match in Malaysia after rejecting a request from the Indonesian government to fulfil a fixture canceled as a result of bomb attacks in Jakarta.

Man Utd spending on hold says Fergusonupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 10:53:00

Alex Ferguson handed Michael Owen the famous number seven shirt at Old Trafford and then dropped a strong hint that Manchester United's spending in the summer transfer window was at an end.

Owen completes shock Man United transferupdated: Fri Jul 03 2009 15:36:00

Former England striker Michael Owen has completed his shock free transfer move to Manchester United on a two-year contract.

SI.com: The Limey: Transfer market heats up in the EPL, and ESPN moves inupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 15:11:00

Credit crunch and slow economy be damned, the soccer world is still spinning from the record-busting $131 million fee Real Madrid is on the verge of pumping into Manchester United's coffers for FIFA World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo. That's on top of the $92 million the mysteriously loaded Spaniards already paid for last year's World Player of the Year, Kaká. But there's far more to come in the transfer market. This week, we run through the English Premier League looking at possible transfer targets, and who might be heading for the exit door.

Shearer turns to Owen in relegation dogfightupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 14:14:00

Alan Shearer says Newcastle face a "massive fight" to avoid relegation from the Premier League and has turned to his former England strike partner Michael Owen to reverse their fading fortunes.

Owen to delay Newcastle contract decisionupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 14:02:00

England striker Michael Owen has told Newcastle he will not make a decision on his future until the end of the season.

Newcastle concern as Capello checks Owenupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 10:42:00

Michael Owen heard that he could still feature in England's World Cup plans on the day Newcastle stepped up their bid to keep the striker at the Premier League club.

Newcastle boss Kinnear fights to keep Owenupdated: Fri Dec 12 2008 12:10:00

Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear admits that the troubled Premier League side have a battle on their hands to hold on to prize asset Michael Owen.

Owen set to miss England friendliesupdated: Fri May 23 2008 10:21:00

Newcastle striker Michael Owen is expected to miss England's two friendly internationals next week after coming down with an infectious virus.

Owen denies falling out with Capelloupdated: Fri Mar 28 2008 13:15:00

Michael Owen has denied that there is a rift between himself and new England coach Fabio Capello, despite not starting in either of the Italian's first two games in charge.

Owen earns Keegan's Newcastle vital pointupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 18:23:00

Michael Owen eased some of the pressure on Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan by salvaging a point in a nervy 1-1 Barclays Premier League relegation battle with Birmingham at St Andrews.

SI.com: Gavin Hamilton: Yet another injury to talented Messi is alarmingupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 11:54:00

Lionel Messi left the field in tears during Barcelona's 1-0 win over Celtic in the Champions League last week. His latest injury -- a torn thigh muscle -- was a major blow not only for Barça, which will be without its brightest talent for at least six weeks, but it also raised wider questions about Messi's long-term future.

Huth dashes Keegan's victory hopesupdated: Sun Feb 03 2008 16:53:00

Robert Huth dashed Kevin Keegan's hopes of celebrating the first win of his new spell as manager of Newcastle United, when he scored an 87th minute equalizer for Middlesbrough at St James's Park.

Owen could return to action earlyupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 11:22:00

Newcastle striker Michael Owen is on course for a quicker than expected return to action after suffering a thigh injury while on England duty.

Newcastle to receive Owen payoutupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 10:03:00

English Premier League club Newcastle United are to be paid £100,000 ($206,444) per week in compensation for as long as Michael Owen is out of action after being injured playing for England last Friday.

Owen injury spoils England victoryupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 17:25:00

Michael Owen's first-half injury overshadowed England's 1-0 victory over Austria in a friendly international in Vienna.

Owen cannot leave Magpies on cheapupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 06:40:00

Newcastle chairman Chris Mort has said that striker Michael Owen no longer has a buy-out clause in his contract and will not be able to leave the club on the cheap.

Owen set to lead England Euro bidupdated: Tue Oct 09 2007 07:26:00

Michael Owen is ready to lead England's bid for Euro 2008 qualification against Estonia and Russia despite the concerns of his Premiership club Newcastle United.

Owen named in England's Euro squadupdated: Sat Oct 06 2007 13:56:00

Michael Owen has been named in England's squad for the Euro 2008 qualifying matches against Estonia and Russia, despite doubts over his fitness following stomach surgery.

Owen set to miss Euro qualifiersupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 08:15:00

England's Euro 2008 hopes have been dealt a heavy blow with confirmation that star striker Michael Owen has been ruled of two qualifying matches in October.

Owen facing another injury setbackupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 16:15:00

The BBC are reporting that Newcastle striker Michael Owen may need a double hernia operation, potentially ruling him out of England's two Euro 2008 qualifiers in October.

Miller cracker gives Derby victoryupdated: Mon Sep 17 2007 17:20:00

Kenny Miller scored a memorable debut goal from 30 meters out to give Derby a first Premier League win of the season against Newcastle and lift them off the bottom of the table.

Owen double helps defeat Russiansupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 17:44:00

Michael Owen became only the fourth player to score 40 goals for England as his double strike helps them defeat Russia 3-0 in their crucial Euro 2008 Group E qualifier at Wembley.

Owen scores in Newcastle victory updated: Wed Aug 29 2007 05:48:00

Michael Owen scored his first goal of the season to help Newcastle see off Championship side Barnsley 2-0 in the English Carling Cup.

Portsmouth pair win England recallupdated: Thu Aug 16 2007 23:04:00

England coach Steve McClaren has recalled Portsmouth veterans Sol Campbell and David James for next Wednesday's friendly against Germany at Wembley.

Torres delights Benitez with goalupdated: Sat Aug 04 2007 07:39:00

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez praised record-signing Fernando Torres who scored his first goal for the Merseysiders in the 2-0 friendly win over Chinese side Shanghai in Rotterdam on Friday.

Reading win spoils Owen comebackupdated: Mon Apr 30 2007 15:14:00

Reading spoilt Michael Owen's comeback on Monday when they beat Newcastle United 1-0 on the day the striker was celebrating playing his first match since June.

Owen return to action put on hold updated: Fri Apr 20 2007 08:38:00

England striker Michael Owen has had to delay his return to action after picking up a minor injury in training.

Owen could return against Chelseaupdated: Thu Apr 19 2007 08:39:00

England striker Michael Owen could make his long-awaited comeback for Newcastle United in Sunday's match against league champions Chelsea.

Owen set to return to action earlyupdated: Sun Feb 18 2007 14:30:00

England international striker Michael Owen should be fit to play for Newcastle before the end of the season, his manager Glenn Roeder said on Sunday.

Owen hopes to return this seasonupdated: Sun Dec 03 2006 06:08:00

Injured England striker Michael Owen hopes to be back playing for his club Newcastle United before the end of the season.

Owen undergoes a second operationupdated: Thu Sep 07 2006 10:03:00

England striker Michael Owen has had a second knee operation in the U.S. and will start an intensive rehabilitation program immediately, his club Newcastle United said on Thursday.

Owen will have operation next weekupdated: Fri Jun 30 2006 12:24:00

England striker Michael Owen has revealed he will undergo surgery on his knee ligament injury in America next week.

Owen is ruled out of the World Cupupdated: Wed Jun 21 2006 07:06:00

England striker Michael Owen will miss the rest of the World Cup finals with a knee injury, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.

Hargreaves set for England returnupdated: Sun Jun 18 2006 10:24:00

England are likely to rest midfielder Steven Gerrard in Tuesday's final Group B match against Sweden and give Owen Hargreaves his first start in two years.

Crouch hat-trick is great send-offupdated: Sat Jun 03 2006 11:05:00

Striker Peter Crouch scored a hat-trick and Michael Owen also scored as England ran riot in a 6-0 rout of Jamaica in their final World Cup warmup at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Newcastle chief upset by Englandupdated: Tue May 30 2006 07:05:00

Newcastle United chairman Freddy Shepherd has criticized England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson and his staff for not informing his club that Michael Owen had been sent to hospital for a scan on a leg injury.

Owen and Walcott put to the testupdated: Wed May 24 2006 04:50:00

Michael Owen will lead England's attack in probably their most eagerly-awaited 'B' international when they face Belarus in Reading on Thursday.

Doubts over Walcottupdated: Mon May 08 2006 12:56:00

Rookie Theo Walcott's inclusion as one of only four strikers in England's World Cup squad is a "terrific gamble" given doubts over the fitness of Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen warns ex-national manager Bobby Robson.

England receive Owen injury boostupdated: Sun Apr 30 2006 10:14:00

England striker Michael Owen has suffered no further damage to his foot following his comeback from injury, his club Newcastle United have confirmed.

Portsmouth send Midlands pair downupdated: Sat Apr 29 2006 12:18:00

Benjani Mwaruwari's first goal in England and a penalty by Matthew Taylor guaranteed Portsmouth's Premiership status for another season as Harry Redknapp's strugglers came from behind to win 2-1 win at Wigan.

Pressure increases on injured Owenupdated: Tue Apr 04 2006 06:11:00

Newcastle striker Michael Owen has said that he may have just one game to prove his fitness for England's World Cup squad.

Owen set to boost England cup bidupdated: Mon Mar 27 2006 11:31:00

England and Newcastle striker Michael Owen says he will be fully fit at the World Cup finals in Germany starting on June 9.

Owen has to have another operationupdated: Sat Mar 25 2006 07:46:00

England striker Michael Owen has had further surgery on a broken foot raising concerns over his fitness for the World Cup.

Owen optimistic after foot injuryupdated: Sun Jan 01 2006 05:20:00

England striker Michael Owen is optimistic that he will be fully fit to play his part in their World Cup campaign this year, after breaking a bone in his right foot on Saturday.

Lethal Owen returns with hat-trickupdated: Sat Dec 17 2005 12:38:00

England striker Michael Owen returned from injury in sparkling style with a hat-trick as Newcastle won 4-2 at West Ham in Saturday's Premiership clash.

Owen headers give England victoryupdated: Sat Nov 12 2005 13:55:00

Michael Owen headed two goals in the last four minutes as England rallied to beat Argentina 3-2 in a thrilling friendly in Geneva.

Owen scores twice in Newcastle winupdated: Sun Oct 30 2005 14:25:00

Michael Owen scored twice and Alan Shearer added a third as Newcastle United romped to a 3-0 English Premier League victory at West Bromwich.

Souness blaming pitch for injuriesupdated: Fri Oct 21 2005 08:31:00

Newcastle manager Graeme Souness says a spate of 15 hamstring injuries this season, including one to England striker Michael Owen, is down to the club's training pitches.

New Owen injury blow for Newcastleupdated: Wed Oct 19 2005 08:58:00

Newcastle United's England striker Michael Owen has injured a hamstring in a practice match and is doubtful for the derby match at home to Sunderland on Sunday.

Late win sees England qualify topupdated: Wed Oct 12 2005 16:40:00

A superb late strike by Frank Lampard gave England a 2-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Poland and top place in Group Six.

Cole blow hits England world bid updated: Tue Oct 04 2005 12:20:00

Arsenal's Ashley Cole has been ruled out of England's World Cup qualifiers against Austria and Poland with a stress fracture to his foot.

Owen should be fit to face Austriaupdated: Sat Oct 01 2005 14:54:00

Injured Newcastle striker Michael Owen should be fit to play in England's World Cup matches next week, according to United manager Graeme Souness. .

Liverpool and United share pointsupdated: Sun Sep 18 2005 11:01:00

Liverpool and Manchester United played out a dull 0-0 draw in a Premier League match of few scoring chances and little creative flair at Anfield on Sunday.

Newcastle unveil new signing Owenupdated: Wed Aug 31 2005 07:20:00

England striker Michael Owen completed his transfer from Real Madrid to Newcastle by signing a four-year deal at St James's Park on Wednesday.

Owen accepts Newcastle's challengeupdated: Tue Aug 30 2005 05:19:00

England striker Michael Owen has joined Newcastle United for a club record fee after agreeing a four-year deal, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Owen talks over Newcastle transferupdated: Mon Aug 29 2005 16:16:00

England striker Michael Owen, the subject of recent transfer speculation, has held transfer talks with Newcastle United.

Newcastle agree Real deal for Owenupdated: Wed Aug 24 2005 05:49:00

Newcastle United have agreed a club record transfer fee with Real Madrid for unsettled England striker Michael Owen.

Real's Owen snubs move to Evertonupdated: Tue Aug 23 2005 08:37:00

Real Madrid and England star Michael Owen has turned down a move to Premiership Everton, the club's manager David Moyes revealed on Tuesday.

Defoe gets chance to stake claimupdated: Tue Aug 16 2005 07:38:00

Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe will be going all out to impress England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson after being handed a starting slot against Denmark for Wednesday's friendly in Copenhagen.

Lyon eye Owen after Essien departsupdated: Tue Aug 16 2005 06:52:00

French champions Olympique Lyon are ready to join the race to sign English striker Michael Owen from Real Madrid after landing an expected $47 million windfall from the sale of Michael Essien to Chelsea.

Sven backs Owen's England return updated: Wed Aug 03 2005 07:49:00

England would benefit if Michael Owen were to move to Manchester United, national coach Sven Goran Eriksson said on Wednesday.

United must decide over Owen swoopupdated: Mon Aug 01 2005 14:39:00

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has been told he can bid for Real Madrid's Michael Owen and must now decide whether the striker fits into his plans.

Real signings leave Owen in limboupdated: Sun Jul 31 2005 09:37:00

Michael Owen's future at Real Madrid is in real doubt after the signings of Brazilians Robinho and Julio Baptista left the Spanish giants with no less than five top class strikers.

Owen does not interest us - Unitedupdated: Fri Jun 24 2005 08:01:00

Manchester United assistant coach Carlos Queiroz claims his club does not want to sign Real Madrid striker Michael Owen or goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

Owen will stay unless told to moveupdated: Sun Jun 12 2005 08:26:00

Michael Owen will only leave Real Madrid if the club tells him to leave, the England striker says.

Owen hat-trick fires England win updated: Tue May 31 2005 17:30:00

Michael Owen grabbed a hat-trick as England completed their two-match tour of the U.S. with a 3-2 victory over Colombia in a friendly on Tuesday.

Owen says he'd re-join Liverpoolupdated: Fri Apr 08 2005 11:22:00

Michael Owen would be happy to return to Liverpool if he fails to win a regular starting place at Real Madrid, according to a magazine interview with the England striker.

Wales appoint Owen as new captainupdated: Fri Mar 04 2005 08:26:00

Number eight Michael Owen will replace the injured Gareth Thomas as Wales captain for their next Six Nations match against Scotland.

Real win to close gap on Barcelonaupdated: Wed Mar 02 2005 17:35:00

Real Madrid closed the gap on leaders Barcelona to six points at the top of the Primera Liga when they out-gunned Real Betis 3-1 at the Bernabeu.

Unimpressive Madrid held to a drawupdated: Thu Jan 13 2005 17:18:00

Real Madrid were held to a 0-0 draw by second-division Valladolid in the first leg of their Copa del Rey match, ending coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo's two-match winning streak.

England remove Rooney on bad nightupdated: Wed Nov 17 2004 17:44:00

Wayne Rooney was hauled minutes before the end of an ill-tempered first half as England sank to a 1-0 defeat in their prestige friendly against Spain in Madrid.

Owen strikes to set up a Real winupdated: Sun Oct 31 2004 15:19:00

England striker Michael Owen scored a fourth goal in as many games to help Real Madrid secure a flattering 2-0 win over Primera Liga newcomers Getafe.

In-form Owen extends scoring spreeupdated: Tue Oct 26 2004 17:02:00

England striker Michael Owen scored for the third straight match for Spanish giants Real Madrid on Tuesday as they cruised to a 2-1 win over Third Division outfit Leganes in the first round of the Spanish Cup.

Garcia Remon delighted with Owenupdated: Tue Oct 26 2004 05:04:00

Real Madrid coach Mariano Garcia Remon says he would not swap his in-form England international striker Michael Owen for Barcelona's Cameroon star Samuel Eto'o.

Jubilant Owen hits first Real goalupdated: Tue Oct 19 2004 16:45:00

Michael Owen scored his first goal for Real Madrid on Tuesday to lead the nine-times European champion to an edgy win over Dynamo Kiev 1-0 in Group B of the Champions League.

Owen clinches England win in Bakuupdated: Wed Oct 13 2004 14:18:00

Michael Owen's first half header kept England on course for the 2006 World Cup with a 1-0 win in qualifying group six.

Beckham stunner crowns England winupdated: Sat Oct 09 2004 12:05:00

David Beckham scored a superb goal as England beat Wales 2-0 in their Group Six World Cup tie, but then suffered a fractured rib, and earned a booking which keeps him out of Wednesday's tie in Azerbaijan.

Owen is closer to England go-aheadupdated: Thu Oct 07 2004 14:23:00

England striker Michael Owen took part in a full training session on Thursday, but keeper David James missed out as they prepared to face Wales.

Owen ready to prove critics wrongupdated: Tue Oct 05 2004 14:23:00

Michael Owen is confident of recovering from a back injury in time to line up for England against Wales in Saturday's World Cup qualifier at Old Trafford.

Owen doubtful for Wales encounterupdated: Mon Oct 04 2004 08:38:00

England striker Michael Owen is doubtful for Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Wales because of a leg muscle injury.

Owen relishing life at Real Madridupdated: Thu Aug 19 2004 15:59:00

England striker Michael Owen was given a warm welcome by Real Madrid players and fans on Thursday when he took part in his first training session since signing last week.

Smith and Owen lead England chargeupdated: Tue Aug 17 2004 11:27:00

England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson named Manchester United striker Alan Smith alongside Michael Owen for Wednesday's friendly against Ukraine at Newcastle.

Madrid unveil new signing Owenupdated: Sat Aug 14 2004 11:24:00

Michael Owen was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Saturday, a day after completing his $14.7 million move from Liverpool.

Owen set to complete Madrid moveupdated: Fri Aug 13 2004 06:36:00

Michael Owen will be officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Saturday after passing an exhaustive medical in Spain.

Owen linked with Real Madrid moveupdated: Tue Aug 10 2004 02:43:00

Liverpool striker Michael Owen is considering a move to Real Madrid, according to widespread reports in the British media on Tuesday.

Liverpool close on Owen signatureupdated: Thu Aug 05 2004 10:02:00

Liverpool are set to receive another pre-season boost with strong indications that England striker Michael Owen will agree a new contract before the Premier League season kick-off on August 14.

Owen goal gives Liverpool victoryupdated: Wed Aug 04 2004 11:30:00

A late Michael Owen goal gave Liverpool a 2-1 victory over Roma in the final game of the Champions World Series at the Giants Stadium in New Jersey.

Portugal go through after shootoutupdated: Thu Jun 24 2004 17:31:00

Hosts Portugal became the first team into the semi-finals of Euro 2004 when they defeated England 6-5 on penalties at the end of a pulsating game which ended 2-2 after extra time.

Owen planning to stay at Liverpoolupdated: Tue May 11 2004 04:22:00

Michael Owen says he won't walk out on Liverpool at the end of next season and intends to sign a new contract.

Two-goal Owen rediscovers his formupdated: Wed Mar 17 2004 17:29:00

Michael Owen scored twice and set up the other to shake off his scoring slump as Liverpool jumped three places to fifth with a 3-0 win over Portsmouth.

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