Michael Owen ponders move into management

He made the rest of the world sit up and take notice with a superb solo goal for England against Argentina at the 1998 World Cup finals in France -- one of 40 in 89 appearances for his country. But his career was blighted by a succession of injuries and Owen said that he did not have a break for years and years.

updated: March 24, 2013 08:39 IST
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London: Michael Owen is contemplating a move into management or coaching when he retires from football at the end of the season.

The 33-year-old Stoke and ex-England striker said Tuesday he will call time on his playing days come the finish of the current campaign.

Owen, who made his name at Liverpool before spells with Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United, plans to continue working as a football pundit and will launch his own management company.

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