Injury scan: Owen may miss World Cup

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:34 IST

Michael Owen will be ruled out of the World Cup once a scan on Wednesday confirms the extent of his knee injury.

Injury scan: Owen may miss World Cup
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Cologne:

Michael Owen will be ruled out of the World Cup once a scan on Wednesday confirms the extent of his knee injury. Although England are already fearing the worst after seeing striker Michael Owen being taken away on a stretcher during the first minute of the game against Sweden. The England striker has been struggling over match fitness through the tournament after recovering from a broken foot. An injured knee ligament could mean six months out of action for Owen and that would leave England with just three strikers in their squad.

Topics : Football
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