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Stoked! Michael Owen Finally Gets New Gig, Joins Potters In 12-Month Deal

By Alan Duffy

Pint-sized horse-lover Michael Owen has finally found himself a new team after spending the summer on the mooch for some football.

Since leaving Man Utd, the 32-year-old striker had even been linked with a move back to Anfield. However, rather than get a chance to join Brendan Rodgers’ tiki-taka revolution on Merseyside, Owen has signed up for the far more prosaic tactics of Tony Pulis and co. at Stoke. The deal is for 12 months while he’ll get a decent salary as well as bonuses for any goals he gets.

The free agent joins a Stoke squad which has been seriously strengthened in the transfer window with┬áJamie Ness, Geoff Cameron, Michael Kightly, Maurice Edu, Charlie Adam and Steven N’Zonzi all arriving during the summer.

Owen hasn’t played a competitive game since last November and will forever be one kick away from yet another injury. However, if the goal-poaching imp can steer clear of injuries, he could turn out to be a shrewd signing by Pulis. Although, whether or not he’s suited to the hoofy Stoke style remains to be seen.

Surely Mickey deserves one more shot at the big time?

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By Alan Duffy on September 4th, 2012 in Stoke City, Transfers & Rumours. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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5 Responses to “Stoked! Michael Owen Finally Gets New Gig, Joins Potters In 12-Month Deal”

  1. Milkchew says:

    Tosser.

  2. Jarren says:

    Just hope Crouch doesn’t try any low shots or he’ll have Owen’s head off

    Yeah, I know. Predictable.

  3. EDub says:

    It’s good to see that England 2014′s strike force will have plenty of time to gel together …

  4. noiz says:

    here’s hoping for another injury :)

  5. plops says:

    What’s this I hear about Stoke having already submitted their 25-man squad list, minus Owen? That’ll be a right old rofl if he can’t play due to that.

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