Tag Archives: Michael Owen

To tweet, or not to tweet

By Adam Hicks. Twitter is fast becoming a dangerous playground for some footballers as their comments are causing controversy and forcing clubs to re-think their stance on social networking sites. Joey Barton is the latest player to hit the headlines for misusing the site, last week he criticised the Newcastle United board and was subsequently […]

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Five things we learnt in Seattle

By Nathan Thomas. Seattle Sounders 0 Manchester United 7 Owen (15), Diouf (49), Rooney (51, 69, 72,) Park (71), Obertan (88) Centurylink Field, Seattle, 20/7/2011, 7pm KO (US Time) 1. The number one spot is still very much up for grabs. Despite twenty year old Spanish stopper David De Gea taking the number one shirt […]

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US Tour 2011: Seattle Sounders 0 Manchester United 7

By Nathan Thomas. Seattle Sounders 0 Manchester United 7 Owen (15), Diouf (49), Rooney (51, 69, 72,) Park (71), Obertan (88) Centurylink Field, Seattle, 20/7/2011, 7pm KO (US Time) United continued where they had left off against the New England Revolution and brought their ruthless streak with them to Seattle cruising to 7-0 win over […]

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How will six fit into two?

By James Johnson It seems like a strange idea that the joint top scorer in the Premier League last season isn’t likely to be first choice for his club this season. However that is exactly what is on the cards for Dimitar Berbatov. Berbatov is one player who can seemingly split the opinions of Manchester […]

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US Tour 2011: New England Revolution 1 Manchester United 4

By Nathan Thomas. Gillette Stadium, Boston, 13/07/2011 (US Time), Att. 51,523 Manchester United got their 2011/12 pre-season campaign off to the best possible start with a tough, but in the end comprehensive win of the New England Revolution. Second half substitute Michael Owen began the scoring just after the break and that was swiftly followed […]

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Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review Part 2 (November – January)

By Mark Young. Read Manchester United 2010-11 Season Review here November (CL) Bursaspor 0-3 United (PL) United 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (PL) Manchester City City 0-0 United (PL) Aston Villa 2-2 United (PL) United 2-0 Wigan Athletic (UCL) Glasgow Rangers 0-1 United (UCL) United 7-1 Blackburn Rovers (CC) West Ham United 4-0 United Man United were […]

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Player Ratings: Manchester United vs. Blackpool

By Mark Young. Manchester United 4-2 Blackpool The Premier League champions were too strong for Blackpool in the end after a spirited performance from the Seasiders. Ian Holloway’s men will play in the Championship next season after finishing a dramatic survival Sunday in the drop zone. Ji Sung Park gave United the lead in the […]

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Michael Owen: The forgotten man

By Oscar Chamberlain Having spent yet another season on the bench and in the treatment room it is looking increasingly likely that Michael Owens’s anticlimactic Manchester United career may be coming to an end. The emergence of Javier Hernandez has restricted Owens’s opportunities and lead to him becoming third choice at Old Trafford behind the […]

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Player Ratings: Scunthorpe United vs. Manchester United

Starting XI: Kuszczak – 7: Plenty of work to enjoy – dealt with numerous shots from Scunthorpe – including a couple of good saves. Future Manchester United No.1? I have doubts – he is a good shot stopper, but questions surround his ability to claim crosses and poor distribution. Brown – 6: Did okay – […]

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Loan Move for Mame Biram Diouf? Good or Bad Idea?

Recent rumours have linked Mame Biram Diouf with a loan move away from Manchester United. Is a loan move good or bad idea for the Senegalese? Diouf possesses pace, a good spring (useful in the air) and is a cool finisher. After hiss debut I was unsure what we had signed. His touch and passing was […]

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Is Javier Hernandez A Young Michael Owen?

I’m guessing I wasn’t the only United fan to say “who?” when Manchester United announced the transfer of Javier Hernandez. Since the signing, I like many of you have eagerly awaited the World Cup and Mexico’s warm up games. Having now watched Hernandez feature in five games a fairer assessment can be made. From what […]

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Michael Owen – His First Season

by Ben Davies A pinch of salt was my reaction when talkSPORT linked former Liverpool striker Michael Owen with a sensational move to Manchester United. The previous day the same radio station revealed United were strong favourites to sign Karim Benzema. Five hours later Benzema signed for Spanish giants Real Madrid. The press of course […]

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