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Michael Owen Set to Retire at the End of the Season

Michael Owen will retire at the end of the 2012/13 Premier League season. The Stoke City and ex-England striker will hang up his boots after a career of success, and unfortunately, injuries. The onetime Ballon D’Or winner has enjoyed success at some top clubs and internationally with England. In a statement, Owen said: “It is with… Read More »

The Weekly Football World Report: Issue #1

Wigan Athletic 2-1 Newcastle The Wigan-Newcastle match-up on Sunday proved a major talking point this weekend, and mostly due to controversial incidents. Newcastle, having had an injury to Mathieu Debuchy on 13 minutes, replaced him with Massadio Haidara. Newcastle had to make yet another substitution for Haidara, who was only on the pitch for 14 minutes, after a horrendous… Read More »

Why Ferdinand Saga Shows England are Failing to Progress

It was a development that bought all the typical England debates bubbling back to the surface. The classic club vs country row. The questioning of the desire of our top stars to turn out for their country. You know the rest. But the quarrel surrounding Rio Ferdinand’s recall then withdrawal from the England squad for their… Read More »