Date: 15th July 2009 at 8:37am
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Bryan Robson has given his backing to Michael Owen, the ex-Liverpool striker who had been handed the magical number seven shirt which Robbo himself wore and did proud. But it does not bother the man.

‘It is a great signing, getting someone like Michael in on a free transfer.

‘He is a great player. He is only 29 and for me he is in the peak of his career.

‘The way United play and the way they dominate possession it will suit Michael’s game.’


I’m sorry Robbo but did you say he is in the peak of his career? I could have sworn he’s just spent four years at Newcastle United and got relegated from the Premier League with them in his final season.

Other than that, I hope he’s right and this whole Owen thing turns out to be one huge fairy tale. Doubt it though.