Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

Owen Out Until November!

Owen Out Until November!

I think we all feared the worst when Michael Owen hit the ground after just one minute of action for England in their World Cup match against Sweden.

And sure enough that fall has finally killed off his England dream.

The scan shows the Toon striker will out of action for up to five months after he suffered cruciate ligament damage.

Owen flew back to the team hotel in Baden-Baden before going for an MRI scan this morning at the Max Grundig hospital at Buhlertal.

SKY TV were first with the news ... it is serious ligament damage which will see him miss the World Cup AND the first half of the new season.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Wednesday June 21 2006
Time: 12:30PM

Comments

0
I've had that same injury playing football and also skiing. I think November is a very very caucious estimation. Obviously at a different level, I however, was able to play again 6 to 8 weeks after the injury. Still feeling the injury for another 6 - 8 weeks but only background.
Cpt. Mainwaring
21/06/2006 12:45:00
0
well he's out of the world cup for sure, and will miss more games for you, not good news
green giant 12
21/06/2006 12:46:00
0
One question how much did you pay for him? !
Hoddlesleftnut
21/06/2006 12:57:00
0
Thats devistating. Get well soon Michael. I hope the boys go out and win the cup for him now. We can do it! Just need to get our act together.
POMPEYMEV
21/06/2006 14:47:00
0
cant belive he's out again! that's so unlcuky!
wallis
22/06/2006 20:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Four Clubs Miss Disabled Access Target

On Friday evening it was confirmed that four clubs had failed to honour their self set deadline for basic access standards for disabled fans.

The Newcastle United Injury Table Updated 20/10/2017

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Newcastle United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

A Sensible Xmas For 2017/18

Following the speculation that at least one Premier League tie would be moved to Christmas Eve, it has now been confirmed...

Toon Xmas TV Schedule Expected

Today is supposedly that day when we can work our shopping or nights out around Newcastle playing home or away

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None3%
1-312%
4 or 540%
6 or 731%
More than 714%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot103
2.CuckFan84
3.MickMartin36
4.keggy_keagal29
5.Mcnamee6727
6.Jackals Tooth20
7.The Pyrry17
8.crooktownmags16
9.daftladguy16
10.Rytoon16
Write for Vital Football