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Michael Owen says he is confident he will be fully match fit for the World Cup in Germany this summer after been given the 'all clear' from a scan on his foot on Sunday morning. He seemed to hobble off the pitch at St Andrews on Saturday, but the scan revealed there is no damage.

Owen: 'The World Cup is six weeks away so I have no doubts I will be fit. We keep ourselves fit, even when we are injured, and in terms of fitness and everything else I have plenty of time to sharpen myself up.

'I would be disappointed to take six weeks to sharpen up - it should be more like six days.

'It has been a long four and a half months so far since I last played so I was very keen to get back into the thick of the action. I have trained for quite a while now and it is nice to have been out with the players on the pitch training all week.'

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Date:Sunday April 30 2006

Time: 1:07PM

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good job england cant be doing with owen injured aswell
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30/04/2006 20:36:00

definately need the boost of owen being there otherwise we`d have to call sheringham up!
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30/04/2006 21:38:00

Why not? If they aren't fit, then throw the youngsters in. Who knows how they'll perform. defoe, bent, lennon. Chuck em in and give them their head. Nothing to lose.
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01/05/2006 02:05:00

" excellent news- we are desperate for a fighting fit owen to play- top news"
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01/05/2006 10:22:00

I think Owen is going to be a flop at the World Cup. Even if he's fit, he won't be anywhere near match sharp.
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01/05/2006 11:52:00

Lets not be too confident eh pity. Or shall i presume that you are not english. Good news on Owen i say. World class finisher. Form is temporary but class is permanent.
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01/05/2006 16:12:00

I wonder if his fitness will be ok .
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02/05/2006 11:41:00


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