Newcastle crock Owen out for six weeks

Newcastle boss Joe Kinnear has confirmed striker Michael Owen suffered ankle-ligament damage at Manchester City on Wednesday and will be out for up to six weeks.

Newcastle boss Joe Kinnear has confirmed striker Michael Owen suffered ankle-ligament damage at Manchester City on Wednesday and will be out for up to six weeks.

"We will be without Michael now for between four and six weeks," Kinnear told Newcastle's official website.

Have your say