Former England, Liverpool and Real Madrid striker Michael Owen said he plans to start a player agency business when he retires from soccer at the end of the season.
Former England and Liverpool player Michael Owen said he’ll retire from soccer at the end of the season.
Michael Owen won’t be offered a new contract to remain at Manchester United, the striker said on his Twitter account.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Gerard Houllier, who was named last week as Aston Villa manager, wants Manchester United striker Michael Owen to be his first signing for the Premier League soccer club, the News of the World reported.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Manchester United won 3-0 at League Two club Aldershot to reach the quarterfinals of English soccer’s Carling Cup, while Arsenal rallied to beat Bolton 2-1.
Stoke signed former England striker Michael Owen to a one-year contract, pending approval from the Premier League board, the club said on its website.
Apple Inc.’s patent complaint that seeks to block imports of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S mobile phone and Galaxy Tab computer will be reviewed by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
"It is with an immense amount of pride that I am announcing my intention to retire from professional football."
- Michael Owen on Mar 19, 2013