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Owen in hot water after punch

Michael Owen faces an anxious wait to discover if he is to be punished for throwing a punch during Stoke City's 1-0 defeat at Arsenal on Saturday.

The former England forward, 33, appeared to strike Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta on the back after reacting angrily to a full-blooded challenge by the Spanish midfielder.

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johnsonbat3708d ago

After the FA stop rolling around the floor laughing that anyone could actually be hurt by a Michael Owen punch they will eventually charge Arteta for attacking Owen's hand with his back, breaking Owen's hand in 17 places.

badz1493708d ago

dude...and they are like "Michelle, don't be such a naughty girl"

KingPin3708d ago

i seen this incident.

really? i would barely classify this as violent conduct. these officials are really turning football into a sissy sport its actually gonna be embarrassing to watch.

lando7863707d ago

I missed the "punch". It seems more like a weak shove.