With the boy made from glass, Michael Owen , seeing a specialist about his brittle bones, the Newcastle United striker going to miss England’s crucial Euro 2008 qualifiers against Estonia and Russia next month. It’s a damn shame as he looked like he might be returning to form with some decent goals in recent weeks.
So with Little Mickey out, and Emile William Ivanhoe Heskey out with a fractured foot, Steve McClaren is having to look elsewhere. The press are all looking toward West Ham’s Dean Ashton , recently back after a year on the sidelines with a broken ankle. However, scoring two in two, is Ashton the right man for the job?