Injury fear for Michael Owen

Discussion in 'Premier League: News and Analysis' started by truthandlife, Oct 4, 2003.

  1. truthandlife

    truthandlife Member

    Jul 28, 2003
    Houston Dynamo

    LIVERPOOL, England, Oct 4 (Reuters) - England striker Michael Owen limped out of Liverpool's 2-1 Premiership defeat by Arsenal on Saturday, just seven days before his country's decisive Euro 2004 qualifier against Turkey.

    Owen limps off at Anfield (NealSimpson/Empics)

    Owen, England's leading forward, fell awkwardly on his ankle in the second half of the game at Anfield and was later substituted.

    Houllier said that when Owen came off the pitch, the England striker said he feared he had broken his ankle.....
  2. Harry Ottis Guff

    Harry Ottis Guff BigSoccer Yellow Card

    Oct 2, 2003
    Im gonna slap you!
    He hasnt broken it, and its not fractured, but if its not a muscle injury then he will miss the England game. He has a scan tomorrow.
  3. Arwel

    Arwel New Member

    Oct 1, 2003
    Crewe, UK
    According to the scan some ligament between the tibia and fibula bones has torn. His chances of making the Turkey match are 50-50.

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