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Shearer denies Owen quit rumours

15 May 2009 09:55:20

Shearer denies Owen quit rumours

Newcastle manager Alan Shearer has labelled reports on Friday stating striker Michael Owen will retire at the end of the season as "ludicrous".The 29-year-old has not scored since 10 January and was recently left out of the starting XI to face Liverpool and substituted against Middlesbrough. "He doesn't need it, doesn't deserve it," said Shearer. "The stories out are totally ludicrous and untrue as far as he's concerned, and he has laughed them off." Owen's management company release.... read more


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