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Michael Owen gives fans 'huge thanks' as he retires

Stoke City and former England player Michael Owen has given his fans a "huge thank you" after he played his last game before retiring:

Stoke City drew 1-1 with Southampton on the last day of the football season.


Michael Owen's car egged ahead of football swansong

Owen was left with egg on his car after this morning's prank Credit: Twitter / @themichaelowen

Footballer Michael Owen's car has been pelted with eggs and flour ahead of the final home match of his playing career.

The former England striker named several of his Stoke City team-mates as suspects and said he planned to take "revenge" for the prank.

Owen said he "might be delayed getting to the match" after the egg attack Credit: Twitter / @themichaelowen

"Chief suspects: (Dean) Whitehead and (Glenn) Whelan. (John) Walters is a possible. Others who can't be ruled out: (Peter) Crouch, (Matthew) Etherington," Owen wrote on Twitter.

"It's a long week lads. Revenge is in the air!" he added.

Owen is due to retire at the end of the season, and Stoke's clash with Tottenham today will be the penultimate game of his illustrious career.

Michael Owen will retire from football at end of season

Former England striker Michael Owen has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the season.

The Stoke player tweeted:

Michael Owen: I have never dived for a penalty

The Stoke and England striker Michael Owen has tweeted to complain about headlines that he says has misled his comments about diving, saying he "feels a bit let down by the British press":


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