Owen out of Brunton battle
Just as soon as he`d issued the 'I`m fit and raring to go` call to the papers, England`s Michael Owen has been ruled out of the Carlisle and Celtic friendlies with a thigh strain. Disappointing for those Mags wanting to see him notch following his Hartlepool exploits. Nevertheless - Geremi and James Milner have however been confirmed as heading over the A69 as we try to make it two from two against our second League One opponents of the summer.
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