Football: Owen back in the fray
Tuesday 24 August 1999
The teenage striker starts his return from his hamstring injury in a match against Crewe Alexandra at Liverpool's Melwood training ground.
Owen has been out of action since sustaining a painful tear at Leeds in April. England's coach, Kevin Keegan, will be awaiting a report on the forward's progress before he names his squad this week for the European Championship qualifiers against Luxembourg and Poland.
Liverpool's manager, Gerard Houllier, may consider Owen for an early first-team return against Arsenal this weekend.
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