Match report: Southampton 1-1 Stoke

Michael Owen called time on his career today but there was to be no fairy-tale ending, as Stoke were held to a draw at Southampton

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Stoke City striker, Michael Owen has announced his retirement from professional football. Here's a rundown of his sporting career

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Michael Owen signs to Stoke

Stoke City have signed Michael Owen on a free transfer, subject to Premier League board approval. Credit: PA

Stoke City have signed Michael Owen on a free transfer, subject to Premier League board approval.

The former Liverpool and Real Madrid player has penned a one-year deal at the Britannia Stadium, following his release from Manchester United.

"One ofEngland’s most decorated players, Owen boasts an impeccable scoring record at international level, racking up 40 goals from his 89 caps, including amemorable hat-trick against Germany in a 5-1 victory just over a decade ago." - Stoke City Football Club

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