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Owen: Newcastle lied over new contract

March 23, 2013
By ESPN staff
Michael Owen claims that Newcastle lied about offering him a new deal in 2009, as he hit back at Toon fans who criticised his leaving of the club after they were relegated.

Owen, 33, announced on Monday that he will retire from football at the end of the season. After making his name with Liverpool and a failed transfer to Real Madrid, the former England international had an injury-hit four year spell at St James's Park.

However, the £17 million signing left to join United ...

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