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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.




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Date:Wednesday June 21 2006

Time: 12:30PM

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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
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21/06/2006 12:45:00

well he's out of the world cup for sure, and will miss more games for you, not good news
green giant 12
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21/06/2006 12:46:00

One question how much did you pay for him? !
Hoddlesleftnut
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21/06/2006 12:57:00

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
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21/06/2006 14:47:00

cant belive he's out again! that's so unlcuky!
wallis
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22/06/2006 20:51:00

 

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