BREAKING NEWS: Michael Owen announces retirement at end of season

The 33-year-old former England international says he will end his playing career at Stoke in the summer after spells at Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United

Stoke City striker Michael Owen has declared that he will end his playing career when the season finishes.

“It is with an immense amount of pride that I am announcing my intention to retire from professional football at the end of this season,” he wrote in a statement on his official website.

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